Composing can be an amazing experience whether you're a budding Mozart, a techno freak, a hard-core guitarist or a complete novice with just a computer at hand self-expression has never been as easy. But you've still got to know the basics to get yourself heard. This program looks at a variety of starting points for composition through the eyes of some of Australia's emerging composers and songwriters in a number of styles and genres. Featuring hip hop hero DJ Bonez, rock gods The Art Nova and Mark Pollard, and the head of composition at the Victorian College of the Arts, this program covers what composition is, theme and variation, lyrics and music and form and structure. A practical and entertaining look at this popular subject.