Kevin Ure

Beast of Gevaudan Released

The Beast of Gevaudan is a live recording from 2003. I initially took this recording off the market, but I’ve since grown to appreciate the style of music that I was creating back then. It’s now available for streaming on SoundCloud, and you can purchase the entire album through Gumroad. In a few weeks, it will also be available through major retailers like Apple Music and Amazon.    Loading…

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Interview by Jennifer Bellor of Nextet

Recently, I completed an interview hosted by the composer Jennifer Bellor for UNLV’s Nextet Podcast. It was a great experience to be able to talk about my music, discuss working in the pandemic, and talk about new projects. Check it out!    If you would like to support the creation of new music, please consider buying the album at Gumroad (Preferred). You can also find the recording at the retailers located here:...

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Eternal Autumn

I’m in the process of editing a new piece. You’ll be able to see the progress and listen to edits as I work through this process. Edits are made weekly on Fridays! Kevin Ure (UreMusic) · Eternal Autumn

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New Year, New Books, and New Music

Composing Music Series The Elements of Music Composition and the Technique Builder have been updated to the third, and likely, final editions. These books are now available as a hardcover, paperback, and ebook through Barnes and Noble. (Hardcover books are scheduled to be available within the next week! Purchase Books on Barnes and Noble Craft of Music Composition I’m currently in the process of creating the third volume of the...

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Music Composition Technique Builder

The Music Composition Technique Builder is now available in paperback and ebook format. This is the second volume of the Music Composition Technique Series. Get it today! Develop your ability to mentally envision your musical works, improve your ear and learn to compose music more efficiently. Purchase on Amazon today!  

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Elements of Music Composition Sale

The print version of The Elements if Music Composition is on sale right now for $9.99. I’m not sure how long Amazon will keep this price, so get it today! The print version has been greatly expanded and edited. Now is a great time to purchase this book if you’ve been on the fence. If you do purchase the book, please leave a review and let me know your thoughts!...

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Cyber Monday Sale!

Today only! Get 80% off the eBook (DRM Free) version of The Elements of Music Composition. Own it for only $4. https://gumroad.com/l/MUS100/Cybermonday A print version (full price) is also available on Amazon.com.

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The Elements of Music Composition Now Available in Several Formats

The Elements of Music Composition is now available in a Print, iBook, Nook, and Kobo edition. Click the appropriate link to see your purchase options. If you’re looking for the perfect gift this holiday, the first volume in the Music Composition Technique Series is now available in multiple formats. This book is the result of my time teaching private music composition lessons through The Composers Studio at UreMusic.com. The book...

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The Elements of Music Composition

The Elements of Music Composition (2nd Edition) is Coming Soon! If you wondered what happened to The Elements of Music Composition and The Music Composition Technique Builder, I’m in the middle of updating these textbooks to a new edition. Stay tuned and follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and my Amazon Author page to be the first to know when it is released. The Elements of Music Composition is the first volume...

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The Difference Between Amateur and Professional Composers

I’ve been asked at various points in my life why I compose music. To be honest, I don’t really think it’s much of a choice. Yes, I can choose to not write anything at all if I want, but ultimately, I still get ideas for new compositions even if I’m not currently in composing mode. It’s just something that happens throughout the course of the day. There are plenty of...

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