This course will be ongoing. Anyone who wants to learn is more than welcome to join in and learn at their own pace. The professors will still be here to answer questions.and the material will continue to be updated. We are working on making a hard-copy edition of this course at the request of many educational institutions.In the weeks and months ahead we have more courses planned. We are putting the finishing touches on them and will announce them soon.
Thanks you all for participating and making this pioneering interactive course a model for interactive learning. I hope this course inspires and encourages people toward the further study of music.
– Many of the most important things in Rimsky are mentioned only ONCE in his book. Keep in mind that a real teacher would hammer away at these things again and again. Go over the material again and make note of the main PRINCIPLES.
Professor Alan Belkin
Concluding words from Professor Terry Dwyer:
THANKS to all of you who participated, in public or in private. Many of you have bravely subjected your work to public scrutiny–the comments were both kind and developmental–it couldn’t have been done any better.My fourth and fifth words are
THANKS to Gary for putting this course online. He has stated so many times that his goal is to make music more available to people, and he has scored a big Peyton Manning Touchdown success(sorry–a Colts fan!) with this course. I’d also like to express my appreciation for Gary’s allowing me to play a small role in this by copying some of the excerpts and advising on the low brass.Finally, but certainly not least,
THANKS to Alan Belkin for his pivotal role in helping us to develop our skills. He is both a powerful composer and a wonderful educator.Again, as an educator myself, my parting words to my students every semester are that LEARNING NEVER STOPS, even when class is “over.”
Professor Jim Williams
Concluding words from Professor Jeannot Welter:
Concluding words from Professor Jonathon Cox:
I offer Mr. Garritan my deepest congratulations on this amazing achievement. It’s just as revoltuionary to education as GPO was to Modern Music Synthesis.
I believe that the Orchestration course will be offered as a stand alone interactive course for schools to use. Hopefully, this will also be offered to everyone who is interested in the subject.
Once again, congratulations to those who created and to those who traveled.
Professor Jonny Lost