The Colorado Composes With Friends Project is committed to the development of the music creator. The Project creates a composer community through NOTEFLIGHT, a web based music notation program, to allow social contact and sharing of musical ideas with participants in the project.
Our project offers educational opportunities for learning that enhance the creative process and works to stimulate the practice of the musical composition craft through the use of compositional themes, instructional tutorials by working composers, participation awards and personal composition mentors.Each student participant works one on one with a composer mentor in the project. Adults and teachers also have the opportunity to compose and receive mentoring with a published composer who will guide them through the composition process.
Since all musicians, even composers, must practice their craft, our participants are given the time to learn, develop and become proficient in music composition long before having to enter a formal competition or composition contest. Colorado Composes seeks to educate and encourage teacher and student participants to become more confident in the creation of music through composition.