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Emering Composers Workshop - Public reading
April 28, 2023
8:00 p.m.

The Athenaeum Art Center
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Ave., San Diego


San Diego New Music invites composers from grades 9-12 to apply for the Emerging Composers Workshop of Spring 2023. In this program, high school students participate in a three-part workshop with San Diego State University music composition and theory professor, Dr. Texu Kim, to compose an original musical work. The workshop will culminate in a public reading session with professional performers on Friday, April 28 at the Athenaeum Art Center at Bread and Salt.

Eligibility: Participants must be enrolled in high school in San Diego County, have completed at least two musical compositions and be able to demonstrate recent compositional activity, and is considering studying music composition in college.

Workshop Dates:
Feb 24 – 5pm
March 17 – 5pm
April 14 – 5pm

Public Reading:
April 28 – 8:00pm

1.     Submit one or two representative work(s) including a score and, if available, a recording, by February 10, 2023
2.     Submit a statement demonstrating eligibility and interest in the workshop, including which school they currently attend
3.     Submit a brief recommendation from a music teacher or professional musician who knows of their work and ambition

All submissions should be sent to


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