The Departments of Music offer both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Composition. Each of our programs seeks first to strengthen and develop composers' technique and to expand the expressive range of their music.

If you have questions about any of our programs after reviewing these materials, please do not hesitate to contact us. Click here for information on applying to any of our programs in composition. 

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    Composition (B.M.)

    This program introduces you to the discipline of composition and prepares you either for a professional career involving composition, or for continued graduate study in the field.

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    Composition (M.M.)

    The Master of Music in Composition features two areas of emphasis: stage music and concert music.

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    Composition (D.M.A.)

    The D.M.A. program in Composition is designed to prepare the student for a career either as a university-affiliated composer or as an independent professional.

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