30 Best Music Composition Podcasts
Music Composition Podcasts
Here are 30 Best Music Composition Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
The Portfolio Composer Podcast exists to help composers with the business end of writing music through mindset, marketing, and business skills.
1K⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Feb 2015 Get Email Contact
Madison, Wisconsin, US
A podcast about making music: Why do musicians create what they do? Why do they create in that particular way? Mark Linsenmayer (aka songwriter Mark Lint, and host of The Partially Examined Life) talks to songwriters and composers about specific recordings, which are played in full. We cover lyric meanings, writing and recording techniques, arrangements, band dynamics, the stories behind the songs, and even music theory.
Play⋅ 801⋅ 1K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 70 min ⋅ Jan 2016 Get Email Contact
This podcast is for all songwriters, whether just starting or advanced - no musical background necessary! Composer and teacher Joseph Lilore cover the techniques of modern hit songwriters, along with an in-depth analysis of popular songs through time. The first series of lessons is an interactive course, where Joe plays chord progressions on the guitar as you sing along, turning your words into melodies. By the end of that series, you will have written your first song, and you will be able to compose as many songs as you wish, in any style - pop, jazz, rock, country & more!
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Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 15 min Get Email Contact
Burbank, California, US
The official F.M.M podcast! Film.Music.Media is one of the premiere film music resources. All of our in-depth composer interviews, event coverage, behind the scenes looks, photo coverage, and more of your favorite composers and their worlds of storytelling in podcast form for easy listening.
Play⋅ 10.2K⋅ 2.9K ⋅9 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 51 min ⋅ Aug 2017 Get Email Contact
A podcast about the most fascinating time in classical music history: right now. Hosted by composer Seth Boustead, Relevant Tones features interviews with and music by some of the most creative figures in contemporary classical music, themed shows exploring new trends in classical music, and frequent live-streamed shows featuring conversations and musical performances.
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Play⋅ 1.5K⋅ 152 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Oct 2011 Get Email Contact
South Oxfordshire, England, UK
This show is for the Trailer Music Composer both amateur and professional. I cover a range of topics from mindset to productivity, to creativity and production. From time to time there will be special guests giving their experience of working in the Trailer Music industry and even some aspiring composers sharing their stories from The Trailer Music School.
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Play⋅ 30.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Dec 2019 Get Email Contact
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Hear the interview of the week from the Music Show, where composer Andrew Ford entertains and informs a wide audience each week, providing two hours of essential listening from the world of music.
Play⋅ 282.9K⋅ 98K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
8. Moveable Do
Composer and conductor Steve Danielson interviews other living composers to learn about their journeys, successes, and learning experiences. Each episode features an interview with the composers about their lives plus a review of 4 of their pieces (including audio!).
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Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 39 min Get Email Contact
How I Make Music is a weekly music showcase podcast featuring the works and insights of respected soundtrack musicians from the audio drama community. Each episode is self-hosted by a composer and explores their inspirations for writing a music track they've selected.
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Play⋅ 22⋅ 279 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 18 min ⋅ Apr 2019 Get Email Contact
10. Composer Talk
Composer Talk is a podcast hosted by Matthew Wang where you'll get to know acclaimed composers who are making the soundtracks of our lives. We all watch films, TV, and digital media and know the important role that scoring plays in storytelling. In this podcast, we learn about the artists who are creating music.
Play⋅ 138 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Stephen Trygar delves into the stories of composers past and present and their works. Each episode focuses on a particular work by the featured composer and examines their life during the time the piece was written and performed. Through these tales, you're invited to explore each composers' legacy and their impact on keeping the world entertained. Once a month, a living composer will be a featured guest, sharing their own stories.
Play⋅ 198⋅ 870 ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 46 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
Paul STEENHUISEN is an award-winning composer, writer, and broadcaster. He is having In-depth interviews with international contemporary music artists and composers.
Play⋅ 178 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 52 min ⋅ Oct 2010 Get Email Contact
The main goal is to create content that helps you in your creative journey of making your own music! You will either find case study episodes and listen to how each song grows as I go through my music composition process; or episodes about music theory tips for songwriters, tools, and other creative strategies to keep your music flowing.
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Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 250 ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
This classical music podcast explores the history and lives of some of western classical music's most famous composers and musicians. Classical music is filled with very colorful personalities and riddled with drama of all kinds, from political intrigue to failed romances and everything in between. Through the course of the show, we will discuss composers and musicians from the distant past all the way to the present, beginning with the greatest, JS Bach.
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Play⋅ 610⋅ 24 ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 100 min ⋅ Jun 2016 Get Email Contact
Multi-award-winning trailer music composer Richard Schrieber sharing his insights, thoughts, and ideas about being a full-time composer and generally creative person.The idea being that Richard supplies other composers with inspiration, motivation, and tools to keep them focused on their journeys so they can more comfortably navigate the ever-changing landscape that is being a professional composer.
Play⋅ 14K ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
16. Composer Stories
London, England, UK
We are part of an amazing global movement happening right now. People are taking their passion for music & turning it into a thriving career. We want to share stories of these brilliant people who make a living from music. Started from scratch & now they have created a solid career from their music being featured on films, TV shows, video games, & movie trailers. They are living the dream, & we want to show you that you can do it too. Podcast presented by Protege; a premium music production course, training composers to turn their passion for music into a sustainable career.
Play⋅ 359 ⋅20 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
Strasbourg, Grand-Est, France
This podcast features interviews with prominent musicians, analyses of great modern and contemporary works, and lectures/concerts by Samuel Andreyev. Samuel Andreyev is a composer, oboist, and professor residing in Strasbourg, France. The material on this podcast is sometimes unique to this format, sometimes derived from Samuel Andreyev's public lectures and YouTube channel.
Play⋅ 2.7K ⋅12 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 67 min ⋅ Mar 2019 Get Email Contact
Welcome to The Screen Composer's Studio, a podcast about the musical storytellers behind some of your favorite films, shows, video games, and more. In each episode, we'll be taking you behind the screen and talking to the musical magicians who bring these stories to life. These hidden giants may not often bask in the limelight, but you've definitely felt the power of their work. Join us to find out how they shape emotional journeys, give color and shade to beloved characters and worlds, and enhance the viewer's experience in a way only music can.
Play⋅ 1.3K⋅ 1.9K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 71 min ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
19. That Oneness Guy
Englishtown, New Jersey, US
Author, and singer-songwriter Danny Rongo aka 'That Oneness Guy' addresses many aspects of the Spiritual concept known as Oneness. His unique message combining his original musical compositions along with the Spiritual insight he has gained in over 40 years, makes this the perfect podcast for anyone who senses humanity's urgent need for Oneness.
Play⋅ 173 ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 43 min ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact
Music and religion have been intertwined for as long as humanity has been singing. 'The Composer as Contemplative' Podcast exists at this point of intersection, meditating both on the role of music in the spiritual and liturgical life, and about the role of faith in the musical life. From discussions of contemporary music to musings on the interior life, and everything in between, the topics of 'The Composer as Contemplative' Podcast is as diverse as the interests of its host, NY-based composer and liturgical musician Conner David McCain.
Play⋅ 139 ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
Interviews and conversations about the stunning music of English Composer Andrew Downes, presented by his daughter, Paula Downes.
Play⋅ 910⋅ 428 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Mar 2019 Get Email Contact
The Arrangers Podcast is a show dedicated to insightful discussion about the art, craft, and business of music arranging and composition.
Play⋅ 862 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 43 min ⋅ Apr 2017 Get Email Contact
Composing Made Simple is a monthly podcast aimed at composers of all experience levels, discussing the craft of music composition in the digital age. From commercial music to concert music, we talk about the latest news and tools. Our goal is to demystify the art and craft of music composing. Whether that be music theory discussions, sample library recommendations, or film scoring dissections, we strive to help you become more comfortable and confident in your music-making career.
Play⋅ 135⋅ 32 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 69 min ⋅ Dec 2019 Get Email Contact
Lakeland, Florida, US
Learn about the Excelcia Music Publishing composers, and their music. This podcast will present composers talking about their background and give insights into preparing and performing their music.
Play⋅ 4.6K⋅ 165 ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
Every week, I choose one piece from one composer to pick apart and look at in detail. I look at the stories behind it, I examine the composer and what inspired him/her to compose that music, and of course offer my own opinion on the piece! New episode every Sunday.
Play Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
In *Music Zettel*, I share ideas and resources for teaching and learning music from my lectures at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, from my own practice as a composer-producer-educator-academic, and from my free online course 'The Place of Music in 21st Century Education'. Warning - I'm a classically-trained composer, but I passionately believe our model for music education is exclusive, irrelevant, and broken. I advocate for a pluralist approach to music education for ALL children/humans and welcome you to the discussion around those ideas.
Play⋅ 287⋅ 4.2K ⋅ Sep 2019 Get Email Contact
Nova Scotia, Canada
From Alex Evans. Talking to composers in the industry about their approach and love of the craft.
Play⋅ 95⋅ 2 ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
Music Composition Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Australian Broadcasting Corporation||abc.net.au||69|
|Joseph R. Lilore||josephlilore.com||38|
|The Screen Composers Guild of Canada||feeds.buzzsprout.com||22|
Music Composition Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Nakedly Examined Music Podcast||11|
|Azrieli Music Prize||1|