Young Composers

‘Glocken der Fantasie’ for oboe and piano by Justin Park, 13

I started to compose when I was about 9 years old and wrote about 5 pieces of music. Back then I had played the piano for about 5 years already. I started to play the oboe when I was about 12 years old and still play both instruments today. What inspired me to write this piece was […]

World Peace, Piano Music by Rik Bhattacharyya, 12

Rik Bhattacharyya, who is twelve, in 2017 wrote this piano piece in response to some of the turmoil taking place in the world today. This is his thinking behind the piece: Currently our world is going through a lot of turmoil. Whether it is about missile testing in North Korea or terrorist attacks in France, […]

Let this be the World, a song without words by Kathleen Werth, 8

This lovely song by Kathleen Werth, 8, is beautiful musical moment. There are big formal pieces of music but there are also in all of our lives the songs we hum to ourselves. This song feels to me like a quiet, intimate communication. It makes me smile. [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/user-28081890/let-this-be-the-world” comments=”yes” auto_play=”no” color=”” width=”100%” height=”81px”]