Author Archives: Belinda Reynolds

The Dos of Composing for Middle School

Many composers who are mid-career or beyond lack the training and experience of composing music that is for the blossoming musician. How can we entice them into exploring this uncharted territory?

Children’s Music Out of Balance?

Our house has been overrun with dozens of children’s videos for preschoolers but last evening my husband decided to take matters into his own hands; he began with popping in a DVD of Philip Glass’s Koyaanisqatsi.

A Lack of Imagination

Why is it that we take such care programming a concert by professionals, yet often fail to take the same approach with our students?