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Welcome to Young Composers!

Young Composers is a place where composers and musicians of all ages can communicate, share, and collaborate with others on the subjects of music, composition, performance and repertoire. This site is home to many people of different experiences and styles, and is an excellent resource for all musicians. After registering, you will be able to converse with musicians of all types and ages in the forum. You may also make use of the wiki system to create a profile showcasing you and your works, or just write about something that you are particularly knowledgeable about. Furthermore, we have an Online Music Store that sells sheet music, notation software, sequencers, music samples and more. Click one of the links below to get started! Remember, if you want to participate, you must first register.

Article of the Month

August will explore the the relationship between two or more voices that are independent in contour and rhythm, and interdependent in harmony-- more frequently referred to as counterpoint. It has been most commonly used in Western music, developing strongly in the Renaissance, and also dominant in much of the common practice period, especially in Baroque music. Want to learn more about this technique? Then read more...

Previous months' featured article: Masashi Hamauzu

Featured Profile

A composer since the age of 12, 18 year old Hector Omar Sanchez is an Editor and active member of the Young Composers community. He is a talented musician, with his instrumental abilities including the clarinet, piano, flute, and mallet percussion. He has been commissioned 4 times since beginning his career as a composer and hopes to attend Berklee College of Music. Read more...

Previous featured profile: Tyler Justin Hughes

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Editor's Threads

Happy Birthday Competition winner - Magyari Marcell

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June's flute solo competition winner - Tyler Chen

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