With over 15 years’ experience of writing music under her belt, Sabrina Peña Young has composed classical and commercial music, worked on film soundtracks, and even created a groundbreaking virtual opera of her own, called Libertaria.

Now, wanting to help others try their hand at composing, Sabrina has created Composer Boot Camp 101, a resource containing all the basics you need to know for modern composing.

Musical U had the opportunity to talk to Sabrina about her inspiration for the workbook, her advice for beginner composers, and the secret to getting your creative juices flowing.

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