Registration is available for two days, three days, one week, two weeks, or the whole three-week festival!
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ONLINE workshops for kids aged 11-18!
Explore new music creation!
Work with professional composers, instrumentalists, and singers!
We help you find your way to write music!
Kids hear their music immediately!
No experience required!
Younger kids (aged 8-10) can join a special morning Mini Camp!

 
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Individual and Group Projects

Composition projects based on inspirational themes

 

GUEST ARTISTS

GUEST SPEAKERS

COMPOSER & MUSIC EDUCATOR

Jonathan Berman

  CONDUCTOR

COMPOSER  

Oscar Bettison

COMPOSER & CONDUCTOR  

George Benjamin

Alison Cox

  PIANO

COMPOSER  

Marti Epstein

Katherine Dowling

Lucy Fitz Gibbon

  SOPRANO

Stephanie Jaimes

COMPOSER  

  PERCUSSIVE CELLO

Colin Matthews

JoAnn Lamolino

  TRUMPET & YOGA

COMPOSER  

Sean Shepherd

Will "Friendship" Lombardelli

  ABELTON, BEATBOX, LOOPS, BASS TROMBONE

COMPOSER & CONDUCTOR  

Michael Tilson Thomas

Andrew Noseworthy

  COMPOSER & ELECTRIC GUITAR

COMPOSER  

Mark-Anthony Turnage

Ryan MacEvoy McCullough

  PIANIST & COMPOSER

  PERFORMANCE MUSIC DIRECTOR

  FABER MUSIC

COMPOSER & CELLIST 

Zoë Martlew

Sam Wigglesworth

Roger Wright

 

"The craft of making music — along with being kind to people — it's the most important thing there is."

Oliver Knussen

Teaching Artists

OUR AWESOME TEAM

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Sonya Knussen

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

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Michael Rickelton

COMPOSER

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Kathleen Berger

CONDUCTOR

MINI CAMP TEACHER

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Andrew Sauvageau

ADMINISTRATOR
"HOW TO" COORDINATOR

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Christopher Ciampoli

COMPOSER & VIOLIN
MINI CAMP TEACHER

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Saman Shahi

COMPOSER

 

Information

The weekday schedule will take place online, Monday to Friday between

10:00AM and 3:30PM (EDT, GMT-4), with some days extending to 4:15PM. 

Weekends are event-based, with special activities and performances.

*all times subject to change*

 
 

“I haven’t understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it.”

Igor Stravinsky

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Compositions Written During

Go Compose North America Workshops

 
 
 

"I didn't ever decide I was going to be a composer. It was like being tall. It's what I was."

Richard Rodney Bennett

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE  

BRITTEN-PEARS ARTS