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Splash Biography



JOSHUA YANG, Berkeley junior studying CS and Music




Major: Computer Science and Music

College/Employer: UC Berkeley

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Josh is a Berkeley student who has played music all his life. He currently plays the piano, the drums, and sings. Josh has won international composing compositions, and has composed pieces for the Vancouver Chamber Choir, a jazz combo that he founded in high school, and more. Josh values helping others and creating a supportive environment in which everyone can be themselves and express their creativity on the canvas of our society.



Past Classes

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A653: Introduction to Music Composition in Splash Fall 2019 (Nov. 02, 2019)
Want to learn how to compose a catchy tune or two? This course will supply you with the basic tools needed to compose music! This course is for beginners, so no previous experience is necessary; however, experience with a musical instrument is highly encouraged, as this will make music composition easier to grasp. On top of learning about composing, at the end of the class we will try to perform everyone's compositions. Feel free to bring your instruments! Course content: Music chords and basic harmony, song structure, writing melodies, arranging, and notes on the creative process.


A386: Introduction to Music Composition in Splash Fall 18 (Nov. 04, 2018)
Want to learn how to compose a catchy tune or two? This course will supply you with the basic tools needed to compose music! This course is for beginners, so no previous experience is necessary; however, experience with a musical instrument is highly encouraged, as this will make music composition easier to grasp. On top of learning about composing, at the end of the class we will try to perform everyone's compositions. Feel free to bring your instruments! Course content: Music chords and basic harmony, song structure, writing melodies, arranging, and notes on the creative process.


A307: Introduction to Music Composition in Splash Spring 18 (Mar. 04, 2018)
Want to learn how to compose a catchy tune or two? This course will supply you with the basic tools needed to compose music! This course is for beginners, so no previous experience is necessary; however, experience with a musical instrument is highly encouraged, as this will make music composition easier to grasp. Also, at the end of the class, we will try to perform everyone's compositions, so bring your instruments! Course contents: Music chords and basic harmony, song structure, writing melodies, arranging, and notes on the creative process.