Open Call


Arts Letters & Numbers

No Funding


Topics to be covered during group and private classes include composition; performance practice, coaching and improvisation; DIY performance, recording and career strategies in the current environment; Indian classical ragas, rhythms and techniques; and developing interdisciplinary collaborations. Performance coaching (Ashley, Payton and Michael) Composition (Michael and Reiko) Aesthetics of Composition (Reiko) Writing for string instruments (Ashley) Writing for percussion (Payton) Improvisation (Michael and Payton) Intro to recording/streaming/filming oneself at home with a DIY setup (Ashley)

Number of Participants



Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


July 13, 2020 - August 02, 2020


  • $325.00 program fee (one-time)


No meals

Public Programs

Courses, Critique, Discussion, Forum, Group Dinners, Online Exhibition, Performances, Publication, Readings, Visiting Professionals, Workshops


Composers, Music, Music Composition


English, Korean, Spanish, Swedish

Program Description

Summer 2020 | July 13th - August 2nd 2020 | Virtual Program Creative Music Online is a three-week virtual program held from July 13th – August 2nd. The program is open to both amateur and professional musicians in any genre. Participants will be immersed in the creative process of making and performing music, exploring new approaches and developing individual and collaborative works as creative artists. The program will be led by composer/pianist Michael Harrison and co-taught by cellist Ashley Bathgate, and composer/percussionist/vocalist/filmmaker Payton MacDonald and composer Reiko Fueting. They will each host weekly classes via Zoom, give one-on-one lessons, as well as facilitating potential collaborations with co-participants and a wide range of artists affiliated with Arts Letters & Numbers.

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