MFA in Music Composition

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Musicians and composers involved in the program have developed their own creative, dynamic voices that resound on local, national and international levels.

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MFA in Music Composition announces upcoming residency events

VCFA welcomes the MFA in Music Composition program to campus February 5-11. Multiple concerts and events featuring music written by VCFA students and performed by world-class musicians fill the week. All events are open—and free of charge—to the public.

Jonathan Bailey Holland

Jonathan Bailey Holland Named MFA in Music Composition Faculty Chair

Jonathan Bailey Holland is the new MFA in Music Composition Faculty Chair.

Jonathan Kohrs

Chatham Baroque to perform music from current MFA in Music Composition student Jonathan Kohrs in Pittsburgh

The recent work of current MFA in Music Composition student Jonathan Kohrs will be performed throughout Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Nov. 18-20 by Chatham Baroque.

VCFA announces $100K in new scholarship funding for incoming MFA in Music Composition students

The MFA in Music Composition program has announced $100,000 in new scholarship funds for the incoming class starting this winter. 

Current MFA in Music Composition student Richard Tuttobene featured in the Huffington Post

Richard Tuttobene, a musician, composer, and current MFA in  Music Composition student, was recently featured in the Huffington Post’s “Composer Chats” blog. 

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