Student Composer Showcase - Callum Robechek
September's Student Composer Showcase highlights 11th grade, Montpelier High School student Callum Robechek, "Progression" was performed at MusicCOMP's Opus 36 concert in April of 2022. Callum plays the piano, viola and drums and loves to compose both written and electronic music, in various styles and genres.
In this interview, Callum talks about their love for jazz and why they chose to write "Progression" in 5/4 time and in the Dorian mode.
"Progression" by Callum Robechek
Performed at Music COMP's Opus 36 Concert
April 26, 2022, St. Paul's Cathedral, Burlington
Hilary Goldblatt, flute
Dan Liptak, clarinet
Katie Oprea, oboe
Maxwell Grube, bassoon
Brooke Quiggins, violin
Jane Kittredge, violin
Ana Ruesink, viola
Michael Close, cello
Kyle Saulnier, bass
The Music Composition Mentoring Program (Music-COMP) is a Vermont non-profit started in 1995 that teaches students in grades 3-12 how to compose original music. Students are paired with professional composers as mentors, and over 50 works are premiered each year with professional musicians.
Production support for the Student Composer Showcase is provided by Lake Champlain Access Television, a community media center serving eight towns in Chittenden, Franklin, and Grand Isle Counties, providing a free forum for expression, and a link to local government and training. More at lcatv.org