MFA in Music Composition

News & Events

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


Steinway piano

Steinway & Sons to partner with us once again for performances and piano sales

For the second consecutive year, we have partnered with Steinway & Sons to showcase Steinway and Steinway-designed Boston or Essex pianos in the College Hall Gallery. 

Summer 2018 ensembles

MFA in Music Composition Announces Summer 2018 Residency Events

VCFA welcomes the MFA in Music Composition program to campus August 5-11th. 


Faculty member Carla Kihlstedt interviewed for VCFA's Art More Than Ever podcast

CarlaThe second interview in the new Art More Than Ever podcast is now available on our podcast page and iTunes! 


MFA in Music Composition announces winter residency events

VCFA welcomes the MFA in Music Composition program to campus February 4-10. 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. 


Scott Barkan ('16) releases new album “Good at Goodbye”

MFA in Music Composition alumnus Scott Barkan has released his latest album "Good at Goodbye." 

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