Author Archives: Rob Deemer

Why Do We Do This?

By Rob Deemer

The fact that this simple question inspires such a ubiquitous pregnant pause with so many who are successful is a testament, I feel, to what makes composing music so mysterious and alluring—those who do it rarely have a simple, pat answer to such a query.

Dialogues into Monologues

By Rob Deemer
How present should the interviewer be when the conversation is presented in its final published form?

Whither our Anthology?

By Rob Deemer
When this project got started, it seemed only right to make a good attempt to not only bring the words and thoughts of today’s composers to light, but also their music.

Composer Talk

This is about the most fun I’ve had on any project in my life so far, and I’m only half-way done.