Bret Newton - Composer

is creating Videos, lessons, and books for composers and orchestrators
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About Bret Newton - Composer

Welcome to my totally revamped Patreon page. I'm excited to begin again with new and more engaging content. 

My main goal has shifted more towards creating YouTube videos as that has proven to be the easiest and most successful way of teaching and learning. 

I'm most excited to announce that I will soon begin teaching online classes in orchestration. These classes will only be available to Patreon members. Each mini-course will last 5 weeks and cover one instrument. For example, mini-course 1 will be five weeks devoted to studying the Flute and the flute family. The mini-course will end with the student composing a solo piece that will be played by a professional musician during our final group video.

Here's how you can support and join the classes:

  • $1 per month - video supporter - this helps to cover some of the basic costs in producing videos
  • $2 per month - video sustainer - you will receive credit at the end of all videos and access to a dedicated Discord server where band nerds can discuss ideas.
  • $5 per month - book supporter - you will receive credit in all videos and in all future published books (including Band Orchestration - Volume 1 second edition and Band Orchestration - Volumes 4 and 5) as well as a 10% discount on all books purchased from www.bretnewtoncomposer.com and access to the Discord server.
  • $10 per month - auditor - you will receive all previous rewards and be able to audit all orchestration mini-courses.
  • $25 per month - orchestration scholar - here, you will be able to participate in all classes as an active member, receive coaching (one 15 minute one-on-one coaching session prior to each mini-course's final assignment), and have your final piece played by a professional
  • $40 per month - orchestration master - in addition to all the above benefits, you will receive one one-hour coaching session (or two thirty-minute sessions) prior to each mini-course's final assignment.
  • $100 per month - orchestration benefactor - in addition to all the above benefits, you will receive print or eBook versions of all textbooks (both those currently available and those that are published during your patronage) as well as weekly thirty-minute lessons.
Goals
  • At $100 per month, I will be able to upgrade my editing software to produce better quality videos.
  • At $150 per month, I will be able to upgrade the camera I use for shooting.
  • At $250 per month, I will be able to start building a home studio where I can shoot better quality videos.
  • At $500 per month, I will be able to start purchasing more instruments for reviews and demonstration videos.
  • At $1000 per month, I will be able to make this my full-time job.
Goals
$33 of $100 per month
I will be able to upgrade my editing software to produce better quality videos.
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Recent posts by Bret Newton - Composer

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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 8 exclusive posts
7
Writings
1
Video
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