This innovative two year program gives passionate young composers the tools and the freedom to shape the future of music. Private and group composition lessons, seminars presented by LA Phil musicians, and encounters with professionals in the field, propel Fellows to excellence. Students experience the creative process from start to finish with the help of accomplished composers. At the end of the process, these young composers have the remarkable opportunity to hear their works performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Throughout their tenure in the program, the fellows are led and inspired by their mentors; Program Director, and recent recipient of the Charles Ives Living Award, James Matheson, and teaching assistant A.J. McCaffrey.
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