Yeah, I would call myself a composer, more than a music producer.
I use a MIDI keyboard, and VSTi instruments.
I'm hoping to get a keyboard with weighted 88 keys for better playing, and also some synths (can cost alot of money), for instance Collosus (about £400)
I have produced a few good pieces of music in my time here on earth.
My best one being my newest, I call Mood Synth.
Made in the best free music program ever: Renoise (a tracker based sequencer)
I'm trying to make an album, and I'm half way through programming in the second piece
You'll have to hear it sometime. Its ambient/trance/classical, and stands at 4 mins, 22 seconds