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Video Interviews

Enjoy full length interviews conducted by Mei Endo with students at Opus 31. Hear what Jacob Dennison, Jonathan DeRoehn and Izzy Patterson think about composing, the inspiration behind their pieces, the mentor process and more. 

Jacob Dennison

 

Jonathan DeRoehn

 

Izzy Patterson

 

OPUS 30

During Opus 30, students were interviewed to see what they think about writing music, the composition process, Opus events and more.

Thank you to LCATV for all of their help.

How are real musicians different from computer playback?

Thoughts from Nadia Scoppettone, Wayne Alexander, Kaleigh Goulet-McCarthy, Rachel Schwartz, Erin Magill, Malayna Johnson and Eileen Kocherlakota. Music by Ethan Duncan.

 

 

Why do you write music?

Thoughts and music from Saigelyn Green and Jonathan DeRoehn
North Country Union High School

 

Thoughts and music from Victoria Barbieri and Gracie Bangoura
Grade 5, Integrated Arts Academy at H.O. Wheeler

 

Thoughts and music from Ethan Duncan
Grade 8, Williston Central School

 

What's your favorite part of an Opus concert?

Thoughts and music from Leslie Bixby and Erik Heitsmith
Black River High School and Ludlow Elementary

 

Thoughts from Neika and Ella Haire. Music by Neika Haire
Charlotte Central School

 

Thoughts and music from Susie Francy
Grade 11, Leland And Gray Union High School

 

Thoughts and music from Saigelyn Green and Jonathan DeRoehn
North Country Union High School