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Composition Training

In Person Lessons

Ms. Newman teaches composition and music theory to students at the collegiate, and graduate levels.

Lessons are catered to the needs and interest of the individual students, whether that be a wish for general knowledge surrounding composition and music theory, specific assistance on an upcoming work, or navigating the music industry as a budding composer. 


In-Person lessons are held at Ms. Newman's Malibu studio in an open, Covid-19 safe environment. 

Covid-19 Prevention Policy: For the safety of student and teacher alike, all students must be vaccinated and masked at all times. Proof of vaccination required prior to your first lesson. 

We thank you for your understanding!

To book an in-person lesson with Maria Newman or to inquire about pricing, please email marianewmancomposer@gmail.com

Virtual Lessons

Ms. Newman teaches composition and music theory virtually to students at the collegiate, and graduate levels through Zoom or Facetime. 

To book a virtual lesson with Maria Newman or to inquire about pricing, please email marianewmancomposer@gmail.com