Samples of Student Compositions
Looking for samples of student compositions? Visit the results webpage to listen to audio recordings of past student composition award winners. Click on the blue song titles to listen.
Top 10 List of Edits
Are you a student looking for addition guidance before registering your composition?
Are you a teacher wanting to provide feedback for your student before they register?
Check out the Top 10 List of Edits compiled by Mathew Buchman, a composer, educator and past evaluator. These tips will help polish a composition and strengthen your skills while doing it!
New this year! WSMA is now offering both classroom workshops (for students) and educator workshops to support composition in the classroom. Visit the school year workshops webpage for more details.
Looking for lesson plan ideas focused on composition? Click here to access a collaborative resource for and by Wisconsin music teachers.
Do you have a composition lesson plan you would like to share? Submit this short form and we will add your lesson to share with others.
Digital Learning Resources
WMEA and WSMA combined forces to develop a Digital Learning Resources tool to support students and educators with a comprehensive list of known software and cloud-based resources for online learning.
If you would like to submit an update or new idea for the list, please complete this form.