Composition at The Hartt School Community Division
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Learn about our composition programs: Compose Yourself, the Young Composers Project, and the Young Composers Project: Summer Edition. Please visit the private lessons page for information on composition private lessons.

Compose Yourself


During each 6-week session, students explore basic composition techniques by writing music for themselves to play on their instrument. Offerings include songwriting and film scoring.  Read More

Young Composers Project (Oct.–May)


The Young Composers Project inspires students in grades 7–12 to express themselves creatively in music. This unique program is designed for students of all experience levels and aims to provide each student with the skills necessary to develop his or her own voice as a composer.  Read More

Young Composers Project: Summer Edition


The Young Composers Project (YCP) Summer Edition is a five-day intensive workshop for for students in grades 7–12, or homeschool equivalents, interested in writing music. Each year focuses on a different musical topic.  Read More