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    Composition Week


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Music, Musical Theatre Arts
    • Selective: No
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (609) 896-5000 ext. 7355
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    Composition Week provides aspiring young composers with concentrated study in the fundamentals of composition. Through individualized attention, students of all levels of proficiency - from beginner to advanced - work with Westminster faculty members, Stefan Young, Christian Carey and Philip Orr. Classes in style, 20th-century music and musical analysis focus on works by major composers. After a week of daily private lessons and numerous compositions, students perform and record their newly composed pieces in a final concert.

    Program Highlights:
    Virtual format - participate from the comfort of home
    Daily private lessons
    Analysis: college level topics
    Lab time with Finale coach
    Participate in final concert (parents, family and friends are invited to attend)
    Faculty composers share their works
    Show-and-Tell for campers to share past compositions