Paige Garwood

The Art of The Cantus

What does a little creek from the northern Midwest have in common with the pyramids in Egypt or with this little thing called a Cantus firmus?    Well, let’s think about this for a second – this little creek in the middle of the northern Midwest eventually becomes the mighty Mississippi River – in fact, …

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In The Beginning

The point of this blog is to share the joy I get from pursuing what is becoming an all-consuming passion for me – musical composition. I have been in love with music as long as I can remember – my first memory being a jazz piece by Count Basie’s orchestra. From my youth on, I …

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What you need to know to take the composition course

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Learn the basics of music composition before heading into "Course #1: From The Cantus To The Choir"!