Summer Composition Intensive at Saint Mary's College

The Summer Composition Intensive at Saint Mary's College is in its 8th season and will run from Monday, July 13 to Saturday, July 25. Faculty this summer will be composers Zae Munn, Joshua Marquez, Marilyn Shrude, and Oznat Netzer; and Stephen Burns, trumpet.
• 6 lessons with 4 faculty composers
• 5 presentation-workshop-masterclass cycles
• presentations by all participants
• readings and recordings of sketches by instrumentalist-faculty
• intense and supportive work environment with other adult composers
• enrollment generally capped at 16 to allow for plenty of contact with faculty and participants

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and should have experience with various techniques that developed since the common practice period. The presentations are geared towards graduate students and professionals, but advanced undergraduates are welcome as well. Emphasis is on sketching, feedback, and revision of new material created in response to each successive presentation-workshop.
Contact director Zae Munn for more information (>

1 Apr 2020