John Corigliano. Quotes
Date of birth
February 16, 1938
I think it's good for the composer to teach because you always have new students and you have to begin at the beginning and make things clear.
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Entertainment is one of America's greatest exports. And the stories that we tell about people inform the world about how to think about people.
But the fact is, no matter how good the teacher, how small the class, how focused on quality education the school may be none of this matters if we ignore the individual needs of our students.
The best kind of entertainment is the kind that also makes you question something or think outside the box or live another life. Those are the stories that I'm drawn to.
I don't care how good you play, you can find somebody who can beat you, and I don't care how bad you play, you can find somebody you can beat.
There are as many routes to writing success as there are writers who got there. My advice, however, applies across the board: read widely, learn the craft by whatever means you can - workshops and writing programs are ideal, but even self-study can work - apply what you learn, and persevere.
I certainly learned how to break down a text at Princeton, which helps me break down a script - or at least that's the line I feed my parents when they start wondering where all that good money went.
I can't predict exactly what the TV channel of the future is, but we think more and more time spent on TV is going to be around web content and web video.
Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit.