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.


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." 


VCFA to host Steinway & Sons performance and piano sale

VCFA will be home to a Vermont first in early November. Steinway & Sons will visit campus November 1-4 to hold a special presentation and piano sale in College Hall. 

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