Saturday, March 16, 2013
Young Composers Challenge Workshop (FREE)
9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at UCF Create
A free workshop for musicians and aspiring composers ages 13-18. Attendees will learn the principles of composition, orchestration, music notation, scoring software and MIDI technology from nationally-recognized composers. Orlando Philharmonic musicians will provide demonstrations of each orchestral instrument, along with tips for writing for each instrument. Part of the 2013 National Young Composers Challenge competition. www.YoungComposersChallenge.org. Sponsored by University of Central Florida, Rollins College, Full Sail University, The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, United Arts of Central Florida and the Goldman Charitable Foundation.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Young Composers Challenge ‘COMPOSIUM’ Concert (FREE)
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre
The 9th annual ‘Composium,’ is a free concert event featuring new orchestral works written by students ages 13 to 18 from around the country. The student composers are winners of the 2012 National Young Composers Challenge, a composition competition that allows students to submit original compositions for judging. The six winning compositions (three orchestral and three ensemble) are performed at the Composium, and winners receive cash prizes and professional recordings of their work. Part of the 2012 National Young Composers Challenge competition.www.YoungComposersChallenge.org. Sponsored by University of Central Florida, Rollins College, Full Sail University, The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, United Arts of Central Florida and the Goldman Charitable Foundation.