Below is a list of resources to help you write music or try new ideas. Below you will find tutorials and opportunities to take you forward in an exploration of music!
Writing for Rhythm Section
Dave Milligan’s second tutorial.
Writing for drums
This is a tutorial written by Dave Milligan on how to write for drums.
World Music Resources
We have been very lucky to have some great world musicians teach at Distil. Here are some resources from around the world.
Thanks to Mihály Borbély for sending us these links to learn more about Hungarian music.
Distil Scratch Band
This scratch band operates twice a year and is an opportunity to try ideas in writing. Click on the link below to read more.
Red Note Ensemble
This great ensemble regularly gives writing opportunities to composers to write for wonderful combinations of instruments. Their Noisy Night series are lots of fun and they bring to the fore much new music.
Distil Showcase Archive
A recorded archive of our last few showcases performed by Mr McFall’s Chamber