If you were asked to write a piece of music, what would it sound like? If you could write any kind of music what would it be? What kind of music inspires you? Who are you favorite artists? If you could sing like anyone, who would it be? If you could play an instrument like anyone, who would it be? What intrigued you about using GarageBand and Audacity to make music? How would you play with either program to make music?
Don't write what you think I want to hear. Listen to your heart. Listen to the music in your head––the music you hear when you are walking down the hallway, the music you hear when you are all alone, the music you hear when no one else is listening.
Write a blog entry and brainstorm answers to these questions, or make a list of pieces you want to write, or techniques you want to use, or artists you want to sound like, or composers you admire, or ideas for compositions you've had, or little things that just caught your fancy (bleu cheese?). I will not post them and make them live, but we will have the conversation together. I will not critique or ridicule any idea. All your musical ideas are valid.
THIS BLOG ENTRY IS DUE BY THE END OF CLASS TODAY! (Friday, May 2, 2008)