Composition at BUTI

As a composer at BUTI, you will be guided by faculty and guest artists with a wide range of aesthetic perspectives to refine your technique, grow as an artist, and develop your own personal voice. The program offers individualized and class instruction, a supportive environment, and access to all of the artistic opportunities that Tanglewood has to offer.

Electroacoustic Composition Workshop

June 21-July 4 | Ages 14–20

The two-week Electroacoustic Composition Workshop (ECWS) introduces you to the world of interactive electronic music through intensive classes, private lessons, and scheduled personal work time with the electronic music studio equipment. Through listening and musical analysis, you will explore the philosophy, history, and compositional procedure behind various genres of electronic music. ECWS is directed by Justin Casinghino, BU Lecturer in Music in Composition and Music Theory.


Young Artists Composition Program

July 5-August 15 | Ages 14–19*

The six-week Young Artists Composition Program (YACP) offers talented high school composers the unique opportunity to focus solely on exploring and refining their compositional skills. YACP is led by Martin Amlin, Senior Director and BU Professor of Music in Composition and Theory, and Justin Casinghino, Director and BU Lecturer in Music in Composition and Theory. *The Young Artists Composition Program is open to high school students who have not yet begun full-time college or conservatory study.

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