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Technology and Applied Composition Immersive

In this week-long immersive program, students will take a deep dive into music technology, media composition, and state-of-the-art production techniques. Through fun and interactive workshops, students will learn hands-on about the evolving field of media composition and what’s possible with the latest and greatest software tools. With guidance from world-class faculty members and visiting industry professionals, students will practice scoring for various media while learning best practices and professional workflows. Throughout the immersive, students will work towards a culminating recording session of their own hybrid score, to add to their portfolio of works.

Ages: 15+
When: June 13 - 17
Application Deadline: March 15, 2022.
Application Fee: $50
Tuition: $650
Housing & Dining:
    Single Bedroom: $720
    Shared Bedroom: $610
Technology Requirements: Laptop Computer
Admissions: Designed for currently enrolled high school students, ages 15+ with experience in music composition and electronic media or sound design. Applicants are required to submit links to two or three examples of their work that demonstrates their creativity with electronic media. (YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, GoogleDrive, etc.) Scores for traditional instruments, audio recordings, electronic music production, or video files with original music, etc are all welcome.


Daily 10am-7pm
Open Lab Hours in the evening

Monday - 6.13.22

10:00 AM: Orientation, Sign-in, Registration
11:00 AM: Creative Briefing
1:00 PM: Lunch
2:00 PM: Digital Orchestration
4:00 PM: Break/Open Lab
5:00 PM: Synthesis Masterclass
7:00 PM: Dinner Break/ Open Lab w/ TA until 9 PM

Thursday - 6.16.22

10:00 AM: Open Lab/Recording Setup (Optional)
12:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM: Recording Session PT 1
5:00 PM: Dinner Break
6:00 PM: Recording Session PT 2
9:00 PM: Session Warp-up