ACO SONIC SPARK LAB is a hands-on, project-based program that teaches students to engage with their creativity, to use curiosity to grow their imagination and to build an idea from just a spark to artistic realization. Sonic Spark Lab is a fun and effective approach to building creative capacity among New York City Middle and High School students.
COMPOSE YOURSELF! wishing to learn to compose their own music. Compose Yourself! helps young composers develop their creativity and learn professional standards in a supportive, hands-on environment, and has a strong record of preparing its students for the rigors of college and beyond.
— culminating performances of students works. Compose Yourself! reading sessions are with professional musicians
— all classes are taught by high-level active professional composers with strong teaching experience
— class sizes are limited to assure personalized attention
— visits by renowned guest composers
— access to ACO dress rehearsals and special events
— Students are required to attend all classes.
— for Compose Yourself! the ability to read music is highly recommended since a great deal of our learning results from experiencing how musicians respond to our notation.
Tuition*: ranges from $125-450
American Composers Orchestra is committed to making our programs available to ALL interested students -scholarships are available in cases of financial need.
If you have any questions or would like further information on how you child could benefit from ACO Education programming, contact Kevin James, Education Director: 212.977.8495 ext. 202 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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