Young Artists Composition Program
July 3-August 13, 2016
*The Young Artists Composition Program is open to high school students who have not yet begun full-time college or conservatory study.
Directed by Boston University Professor, ASCAP composer, teacher and pianist Martin Amlin, with Assistant Director Justin Casinghino, the Young Artists Composition Program (YACP) offers talented high school composers the unique opportunity to focus for six weeks solely on exploring and refining their compositional skills.
- Two private lessons per week
- Daily classes in analysis, score-reading, theory, and compositional techniques
- Small ensemble composition projects with weekly readings/recordings by BUTI students and faculty
- Full orchestral reading/recording with the BUTI Young Artists Orchestra
- Concert showcasing pieces written during the summer performed by BUTI students and faculty
- Master classes with some of the world’s most esteemed music professionals (past visits and classes include John Harbison, David Del Tredici, Michael Gandolfi, Nico Muhly, Joan Tower, Richard Cornell, Joshua Fineberg, and Jonathan Newman)
- Access to Festival of Contemporary Music rehearsals and performances
- Access to all Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood Music Center concerts, as many as 15 events a week
- 6 hours of transferable Boston University course credit
Tuition, Fees, and Scholarships
The total cost of attending BUTI is based on the total number of weeks in attendance (even if attending more than one program). For more detailed information, click here.
Scholarships are awarded based on merit, financial need, and program need. Any student applying for scholarship must complete the scholarship section of the admissions application, even if only applying for a merit-based award (the scholarship application is found within the digital admissions application). Those applying for need-based awards must also provide the family or individual’s summary page(s) from their most recently completed tax return (or form with equivalent financial information) from either 2014 or 2015. Students will be notified of any potential scholarship assistance with their admission decision.
Student that are dismissed from the Institute will forfeit their award and receive an invoice for the total cost of attendance.
Apply Now for summer 2016!