Compose Yourself! Registration

ACO Compose Yourself


The ACO Compose Yourself! program is designed to help young composers develop positive approaches to creativity, learn professional standards of notation, and develop strong orchestration technique in a supportive, hands-on environment.

This class is great for high schoolers who are interested in music creation, whether they’ll be attempting their first score, or have already been composing for years, whether they’re writing pop songs, jazz or the next great symphony. 

You are registering for classes offered in partnership with Frank Sinatra School of the Arts High School. Please fill the registration form completely and hit submit.

Classes will take place Mondays 3:30-4:45pm in 401 (band room) Starting on October 31. 

The full schedule of class dates is as follows:
October 31 — November 7, 14 — December  5, 12 
January 9, 23 — February 6, 13, 27 — March 6, 13 — April 3, 17, 24 — May 1, 8, 15, 22


Fill out and submit the form below – you’ll need to scroll through this section to see all the questions. When you hit “Submit”, you’ll receive a confirmation that your registration has been received.

Questions & Information

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 at

Our Mission & Vision

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) is dedicated to the creation, celebration, performance, and promotion of orchestral music by American composers. With commitment to diversity, disruption and discovery, ACO produces concerts, pre-college and college education programs, and emerging composer professional development to foster a community of creators, audience, performers, collaborators, and funders.

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