Music Notes Q&A: Andrew Barret Cox

Andrew Barret Cox has found success as a performer in the New York and Boston music and club scenes with his original music and choreography. His music has been described as “electric, explosive, uniquely contemporary electronic pop.” Since 2007 he has been composing in various genres of pop, electro pop, EDM, country, and orchestral. He received his BA in audio post production and visual media arts from Emerson College, focusing on music… Read More

Music Magic Q&A: Eamon O’Dwyer

Eamonn trained at the Royal Academy of Music and has worked as a musician in theatres all over the world. As a composer he has written original music for Stones in his Pockets (Dukes Theatre Lancaster); Five Children & It (Tristan Bates); Portia Coughlan (Old Red Lion); Around the World in Eighty Days​ & The Glass Menagerie (Chipping Norton Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing ​(Stockholm English Speaking Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream… Read More

Music Magic Q&A: Finn Anderson

Finn Anderson is a brilliant composer/songerwriter, based in Scotland, and I’m so excited to share his story with all of you Write Teacher(s) Reader(s)! Megan: First things first, when did you know you wanted to be a composer/songwriter? Finn: I have been writing scripts and songs from a very young age – and it was the norm for visitors to our family home to get roped into being an audience or part… Read More

Music Magic Q&A Series: Gus Gowland

Gus Gowland was born & raised in Muswell Hill, North London.  He trained as an actor at the RSAMD in Glasgow (Special Prize for Merit) and completed his Masters degree in Musical Theatre at Goldsmiths in 2011, graduating with Distinction. In November 2015 he wrote a short musical ‘SICK!’ which was performed at LOST Theatre as part of ‘Accidents & Emergencies’. In 2014 his short play ‘Clocks & Teapots’ was performed at… Read More

Music Magic Q&A Series: Charlotte Jaconelli

Hello Beautiful People, It’s time to introduce you to my new friend + collaborator, the one and only, Charlotte Jaconelli. In a word – she’s fantastic. But I’ll save you the gush fest, and get on with our latest Q&A here at The Write Teacher(s)! MM: First things first, did you always want to be a singer? If not, when did you realize you wanted to be a performer? CJ: I actually… Read More

Music Magic Q&A Series: Zack Zadek

Hello Beautiful People, This next Q&A is with the one and only, ZZ. Aka Zack Zadek. NO INTRODUCTION IS NECESSARY – we’ll just dive right in. MM: First thing first, can you pinpoint the moment when you knew you wanted to write musicals? ZZ: I wish I could be like one of those people who can remember every single day of their lives in exacting detail, and I could be like “It was… Read More

Music Magic Q&A Series: Blake Pfeil

Hello Beautiful, Blake Pfeil is an actor and a songwriter. His debut album Wallpaper, is available on iTunes, Amazon, Google, and many others sites. After a sold-out 2013 NYC debut at Joe’s Pub (Blake Pfeil is in Love with a Girl Named… Irene,) Blake’s music has also been featured in larger venues like the Highline Ballroom and Rockwood Music Hall, as well as on the club scene, including at his home base… Read More

Music Magic Q&A: Trillium

Hello Beautiful People, I’m so thrilled to be able to introduce you to these two artists – Janet Krupin and Alex Caraballo of Trillium. They are the type of creatives that inspire others to just jump after dreams, ideas, and work that fuels your soul. MM: First things first, can you tell our readers what type of music you create? Janet Krupin: Trillium is dance music with integrity and consciousness and diversity…. Read More

Music Magic Series: Pawns or Kings

Hello, music lovers! Have I ever mentioned on here how much I love social media?  I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t have found some of the music I have it weren’t for Facebook and Twitter – like the band that I’m showcasing this month, a folk group from Missouri called Pawns or Kings.  Pawns or Kings found me on Twitter awhile back, and asked if I would check out their music.  I obliged,… Read More

Music Magic Series: Mia Von Glitz

Hello Beautiful People, Mia Von Glitz is no stranger to the media, and also happens to be the front-woman of Mad Moon Riot. Mad Moon Riot’s first video single, “Running On Empty” (already quickly becoming a YouTube sensation with over 11,000 views) was shot and directed by Rocco Guarino, and their debut album, set to be released in early Summer, 2014, is being produced by legendary Bob Marlette (Traci Chapman, Black Sabbath, Marilyn Manson, Lynyrd Skynyrd). I expect that Mad Moon Riot will be a household… Read More