Here is what you can expect if you attend either of the Institutes:
- Composition instruction
- 2-hours of daily music theory/ear-training
- Compose and perform new compositions
- Daily “salons” with guest artists
- Field trips to exciting music locations in the Twin Cities
- Multiple practice rooms
- Room and board
Junior Composers Institute
Dates to be announced soon
A week-long residential summer music camp for students age 14-20 who want to explore music composition. Limited to 20 students.
Core features: three composition tutorials during the week, 2-hours of music theory/ear-training every day, readings of new pieces by a guest wind ensemble, hear a premiere of your composition, perform in at least one new work, daily salons with guest artists, field trips.
2018 Junior Composers: String Quartet
“Call for Scores”
In preparation for our 2018 summer programs, we are formally inviting our students to compose a piece for string quartet. These pieces should be 2-4 minutes in length, and should be submitted electronically to Seth Custer (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than May 30, 2018. Selected works will be read by members of the Artaria String Quartet at the 2018 Junior Composers summer programs. Click here for more details.