The 2013 Darien Young Composers Concert

The Music Department of the Darien Public Schools would like to announce the 13th annual Darien Young Composers Concert. This special concert program will be held on Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Darien High School auditorium and will feature the works of student composers in the Darien Public Schools from the Elementary, Middle School, and High School levels.
All compositions for performance consideration must be recorded on a CD or DVD and submitted along with the application form to one of the school music teachers no later than March 8, 2013. Students whose compositions are chosen to be included on the concert performance will be notified by March 18. The student composers selected to perform will also have the opportunity to have their compositions reviewed by a professional guest composer and will also meet with the composer in a special workshop to discuss the creative process of music composition and opportunities for professional composers. During the course of each school year, the music teachers in the Darien Public Schools engage their students in composition lessons and activities as part of their curriculum and encourage participation in this unique opportunity. Guidelines, application forms and other information are available from all school music teachers in the Darien Public Schools, on our website at: on the Darien Music Department Blog at: or by calling the Music Office at: 655-3981 ext: 2250.


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