Resources for composers and musicians recommended by Compose Yourself educators advisory council, jury members, high school council, and the staff at SFCMP. 

Ken Ueno

 Ken Ueno, educators advisory council

New Music Box
one of the most important American concert music site, with lists of opportunities, blogs, interviews with composers, concert listings, etc.

European version of the New Music Box

blog of one of the most informed colleagues I know

Society of Composers
for academic and budding academic composers

follow me on Twitter, you’ll read my convos with composers and performers from around the world (30k+)


Nick Pavkovic, educators advisory council

Arts Journal
comprehensive arts news

Slipped Disk
Norman Lebrecht’s blog at Arts Journal

BBC4 videos
music documentaries, interviews, concerts

American Composers Forum
opportunities and resources for composers


Michael Najar, educators advisory council

online notation tool

TI:ME Technology in Music Education
Blogs and tech info

My favorite up-and-coming composers
Sydney Guillaume
Shawn Crouch
Mason Bates


Rayna Saron, high school council
create your own loops and tracks



Perfect Pitch
music meets baseball – check it out!

The Future of Classical Music
Greg Sandow’s blog at Arts Journal


The Composer’s Site
a clearing house of opportunities for composers of all ages

Frog Peak
a composers’ collective


Professional Affiliations:

ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers)

ASMAC (American Society of Musicians, Arrangers, and Composers)

Society of Composers and Lyricists