ANTOINE BEUGER - COMPOSER MENTORING
2008, canadian composer andré cormier asked me,
whether i could imagine having him as a student for an
intensive period of study (3 weeks).
i had been teaching and coaching composers on a private
(non-institutional) basis for many years, but never had
thought of anything like this before.
being very enthusiastic about the idea i happily agreed.
helped by a grant of the canadian council of the arts
andré came to düsseldorf july 2009.
this very positive experience (both for andré
and for me) inspired me to think of a way to make this
opportunity available to other young composers as well, so
they may benefit from my long-standing experience not only
as a composer and teacher, but also as a concert organizer,
performer and publisher.
you come to düsseldorf for a mentoring period of 1, 2
or 3 weeks.
your stay will be an intensive period of study, discussion,
analysis, commentary, advice, support based on your personal
needs and wishes.
we work out a personal work plan and meeting schedule.
in addition, since i am engaged in a very lively concert
series for experimental music in düsseldorf, you are
likely to meet other interesting composers and musicians.
also, including some of your music in these concerts might
CRAIG SHEPARD - COMPOSER MENTORING IN
NEW YORK CITY
Craig Shepard now
offers 13-week courses in composition mentoring, focusing on
developing and maintaining a long term composition practice
and working through creative blocks. Integral to the course
is an engagement with the rich music and art of New York.
Especially welcome are young composers wishing to develop a
practice without going into debt. Assistance available to
obtain housing and visa. Shorter courses will be considered.
Limited availability. To apply, please send an email
describing who you are and why you want mentoring to craig