Dates: Monday, July 10-Sunday, July 23

How many participants can attend?: 16

Eligibility: participants must be at least 18 years old, and may be of any nationality

Instructional Fee: $800

Housing: dorm (about $30/night) and homestay ($125 for two weeks) options (participants are responsible for their own food)

Resident Faculty: Zae Munn and Josh Marquez

Guest Faculty: Sky Macklay (composer), James Romig (composer), John Gruber (trombonist)

What is the design?: 5 faculty presentations, each leading to a compositional prompt to be worked on over several days, then a masterclass on the resulting sketches

In addition: 6 private lessons, presentations by participants, optional evening improvisation sessions, plenty of individual work and social time

When to apply: Feb. 1 through April 1 for priority admission, then open until positions filled, international students should apply early if time is needed for visas

Questions? Contact Zae Munn, [email protected]

Where is the Intensive? It is hosted by the Music Department 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 Exit 77 on 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.