Works in Progress

Debra Lynn's Compositional Journey



Waxing Philosophical

Tidbits about composing and performing from Debra's interviews and articles. A composer's best friend is their eraser. Some people believe The Arts are dying, but if history truly repeats itself, they just need a little time to recover and grow... Continue Reading →


The photo above shows my advanced conducting class from 2021. We were discussing some of the difficulties with getting a decent conductor headshot -- I mean, what d'ya do with a baton, after all? So, we decided to imitate some... Continue Reading →

Pithy Proffing

Rehearsal and voice lesson quotes compiled by Debra's students - also quotes found penciled in the margins of choir music returned at the end of the semester. Rational thinking? Not so much. Creative thinking? We've got this! Perspective changes everything.... Continue Reading →

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