Kaufman Music Center

ComposerCraft  |  ID# 10059

Class Details:
Day: Wed
Time: 6:10 pm - 8:10 pm
Start/End: Sep 13, 2017 - Apr 18, 2018
Sessions: 25
Term: Year 17-18
Prerequisites: N/A
Tuition: $875
Age: 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
Max Class Size: 8
Instructor: Robinson McClellan
Notes: N/A

 

Hear ComposerCraft on Q2 radio, with Metropolis Ensemble at Le Poisson Rouge (tracks 2-7), and on WQXR with Lysander Trio (20 minutes in).

 

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ComposerCraft is a program for composers ages 10-16 at Kaufman Music Center's Special Music School and Lucy Moses School. These young composers' musical imagination ranges widely, from klezmer-dubstep remixes to electronic experiments to fugues, operas, symphonies, and much more.

Every CC composer writes new works each year for professional ensembles such as Yarn/Wire, the Lysander Trio, soprano Emily Eagen, and for a yearly collaboration with Metropolis Ensemble, a Grammy-nominated chamber orchestra.

Each new piece appears in concert at NYC venues like Le Poisson Rouge, Merkin Concert Hall, and Symphony Space.

Class time is devoted to listening, discussion, score analysis, and visits from distinguished guest composers and other leaders in NYC's contemporary music community.

ComposerCraft meets on Wednesday evenings for two hours at Kaufman Music Center; ComposerCraft Weekend is the smaller Sunday section.

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ComposerCraft is taught and directed by composer Robinson McClellan. We have exciting collaborations planned for 2014-2015, our fourth year of operation.

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ComposerCraft: The Crew, with cellist Ashley Bathgate Yarn | Wire Reading (photo 1) Yarn | Wire Reading (photo 2) Yarn | Wire Reading (photo 3) Yarn | Wire Reading (photo 4) Yarn | Wire Reading (photo 5) Yarn | Wire Reading (photo 6) Yarn | Wire Reading (photo 7) ComposerCraft in 2014 with teacher Robinson McClellan

All Class Dates

  • Sep 13, 2017
  • Sep 27, 2017
  • Oct 18, 2017
  • Oct 25, 2017
  • Nov 01, 2017
  • Nov 08, 2017
  • Nov 15, 2017
  • Nov 29, 2017
  • Dec 06, 2017
  • Dec 13, 2017
  • Dec 20, 2017
  • Jan 03, 2018
  • Jan 10, 2018
  • Jan 17, 2018
  • Jan 24, 2018
  • Jan 31, 2018
  • Feb 07, 2018
  • Feb 14, 2018
  • Feb 28, 2018
  • Mar 07, 2018
  • Mar 14, 2018
  • Mar 21, 2018
  • Mar 28, 2018
  • Apr 11, 2018
  • Apr 18, 2018
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