Composing Music. I started taking piano lessons at a young age, and over the years developed a love of music and composition. Here are a few examples of my music. You can find more on my SoundCloud page.
My Music Composition Process
In this video I describe my music composition process using Apple GarageBand.
I find inspiration from musicians in a variety of genres. In the 1970s and 1980s, I would make mix tapes of my favorite songs for any given year. By the year 2000, I was using CDs for making collections of favorite songs. I began offering these annual collections as Heart Songs each year and giving them as gifts. With the launch of Apple iTunes, I began posting monthly selections and then choosing the bests from those to make an annual playlist. I created some music collections that were designed to induce relaxation and others that were to motivate.
Inspiring Music Videos
I’m always been inspired by the fusion of high quality video and exceptional music. So, on 21 February 2011, I launched a website dedicated to Inspiring Music Videos along with an Inspiring Music Videos Facebook page.
I’ve wanted to become more familiar with the growing industry of independent musicians who write, mix, produce, promote, and sell their own music all without traditional labels, producers, agents, or stores. So, I’ve signed up with the following services: