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Tonal Diversions with Lori Archer Sutherland

Music and life, intertwined

Nov 3, 2021

Today's topic is writing for beginner/intermediate/non-pro musicians. I'll discuss what influenced me to focus on this group:  my experiences in high school district band (and two conductors in particular); a student and her friend who wanted to play a duet for solo and ensemble contest; and how writing for beginners strengthens my composition skills.

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