Creative Chamber Music

Earlier this month a group of classically-trained adult musicians came together...


Footage from the Game Symphony Workshop

I had an exhilarating and inspiring weekend with thirteen musicians for the...


Presenting the Game Symphony Workshop

I'm thrilled to announce the launch of the Game Symphony Workshop. This creative...


Graphic Scores by Students

Collaborative graphic scores are extraordinary vehicles for teaching composition...


Being Generic Is a Choice

I had the privilege of leading hands-on improvisation workshops for music majors...


Soundpainting: The Art of Live Composition

One of the best vehicles for teaching group improvisation is Soundpainting, a...


The Uber Game and Sneaky Snake

Viola Spolin, the creator of improvised theater games, describes a spontaneous...


4 Myths About Improvisation

Improvisation, the most widely practiced of all musical activities, is probably...


Improvisation IS the Classical Tradition

Something spontaneous sounds different from something that is not, and that the...