2021 Summer Composition Intensive

at Saint Mary's College

Location and Cost

• The Summer Composition Intensive takes place at Saint Mary's College in the Moreau Center for the Arts, with meetings in the modern, air-conditioned Music Lab, Music Seminar Room, and faculty offices.  

• Saint Mary's College is located in South Bend, Indiana, just off the I80/90 toll road, and easily accessible by car, Amtrak, Chicago South Shore train, and air.  By car, it is 1.5 hrs. from Chicago and Kalamazoo, 2.5 hours from Indianapolis, and 3 from Ann Arbor.

• Instruction begins Monday July 12 in the morning, so Sunday arrival is recommended. Check-out date will be Saturday July 24, with instruction ending in the mid-afternoon, so departures that day are possible.


• $650 Instructional Fee (presentations, workshops, masterclasses, 6 private lessons, 10 group lunches)

• Housing
  1) local homestay, $125 for the entire Intensive (a fabulous deal!)--available to vaccinated individuals
  2) hotel/motel with extended stay rate--required for unvaccinated individuals
• Meals: Breakfast on your own; lunch is likely to be on campus as a group (still in the works); dinner on your own (Dining Hall may be an option)