Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • Students will refine their musical voice as creative artists, and their skills as collaborators with performers and generative artists.
  • Students will demonstrate mastery of technical knowledge of writing for instruments, and large scale forms.
  • Students will further develop understanding of a variety of historical and current musical styles, genres, and media.
  • Students will refine their ability to speak and write about their music and the music of their time.
  • Students demonstrate activity in the field of composition through actively pursuing commissions, prizes, and performances.

Required Courses

CONSVTY 5500- CONSVTY 5600Music History3
CONSVTY 5500- CONSVTY 5600Music Theory3
CONSVTY 5593Introduction To Research And Bibliography In Music3
Take the following course 3 times:9
Advanced Composition
CONSVTY 5531Advanced Orchestration3
CONSVTY 5599Thesis 14
Total Credits30

An appropriate composition. A score must be filed in the Conservatory Library.