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Making a Living as a Composer

Frank J. Oteri is a musician, composer and editor of, a web magazine published by the New York-based American Music Center. Oteri’s compositions run a gamut from operas to bluegrass songs and have been performed at venues from Carnegie Hall to the Knitting Factory. He is an advocate for new music and has written articles on the subject for publications such as Time Out New York, BBC Music, and the Revised New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

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Frank J. Oteri, a composer and editor of New Music Box for the American Music Center, talks about different ways to make a living as a composer. Grants programs are available if you are looking to go the NPO route. There are commissions and other opportunities for composers in other types of media such as film and video.

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