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A popular 3-day composition course for creative young musicians and composers aged 11-18 and in secondary education.
Create your own original piece of music with support from composers Laura Bowler and Rylan Gleave who will guide you through the process of writing a piece from start to finish.You will write music for the flute, viola and cello and it will be played by Red Note musicians. We play lots of different styles and types of music and enjoy working with creative young people!Go Compose! is suitable for young people aged 11-18 and in secondary education who have an interest in creating and exploring sounds and music and would like to develop their skills and experiences in a fun and creative environment. No previous compositional experience is required.
Sunday 16 October | 2pm – 8pm | Phoenix Centre, Newton Dee Village, Aberdeen
Monday 17 October | 10am – 5pm | Phoenix Centre, Newton Dee Village, Aberdeen
Tuesday 18 October | 10am – 4pm with a sharing performance at 5pm
We will be able to organise supervised accommodation for you if you will be travelling from a distance and would like the option to stay overnight to attend the course. There will be an additional cost for this. For more information, please contact Naomi at sound by emailing: naomi@sound-scotland.co.uk.
To apply for a place on Go Compose! please complete the online registration form here. The deadline for applying is Monday 27 September and we will confirm all places by Monday 3 October.

If you need any further information or have any questions, please contact Naomi at sound by emailing: naomi@sound-scotland.co.uk


Go Compose! is run in partnership with sound and is generously supported by Creative Scotland, Aberdeen City Council, Kintore Charitable Trust, Hugh Fraser Foundation, The EIS Education Committee, Aberdeen Endowments Trust, David and June Gordon Memorial Fund and the Gordon and Ena Baxter Foundation.

27 September, 2022 - 0:00 to 23:59


Cost: Free

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