Young Women Composers Camp

Next Steps

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what's next?

There are many options for continuing your musical education after the YWCC has ended. Here are just some of the programs that run year-round in the Philadelphia area:

composition programs

Luna Composition Lab

Philadelphia Songwriters Project

instrumental programs

Temple University Music Preparatory Division

Settlement Music School

Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth (PMAY) Artist's Initiative

Symphony in C Youth Orchestra

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO)

Youth Orchestra of Bucks County (YOBC)


Project 440

new music organizations



Network for New Music

Jazz Lives Philadelphia


online resources

notation software

Sibelius First - Student and Teachers ($8.95 per month)

Finale Notepad (free!)

Noteflight (online platform - free!)

music theory

Open Music Theory - online open-source music theory textbook, easy to read and comprehensive - classic resource for music theory and ear-training basics, includes lessons and exercises

Teoria - music theory and ear-training lessons and exercises, more options than