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What research and creative activity looks like for music composer W. Thomas McKenney

From an interview with Thomas McKenney, Professor, Composition and Music Theory

Research for composer Thomas McKenney often takes the shape of such activities as score studies. That is, before McKenney begins to write a piece, he examines what other composers have done. While research informs his creative process, helping to get the creative juices flowing, McKenney then strives to put aside the research and focus on what he wants to do with his own composition.