Music Composition, MMus

    Program Description

    At the core of the School of Music and Dance’s composition program is a thriving artistic community of approximately 45 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral composers.

    The program’s comprehensive approach integrates compositional studies with theory, history, ethnomusicology, intermedia technology, contemporary performance practice, multimedia collaboration, and an intensive career development seminar.

    A diverse yet focused curriculum prepares each student for a future as a professional composer.

    Application at a Glance

    Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website. The following are required for your application:

    Program-Specific Application Requirements:
    Audio or video recordings of compositions
    Evidence of live performance of your works
    List of compositions
    List of performances of compositions
    Statement of Purpose
    Scholarly writing sample
    Scores of original works for large and small ensembles that demonstrate marked ability and technical skill in composition.
    Three letters of recommendation

    An interview with a member of the composition faculty can be arranged at the request of the applicant

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    School of Music and Dance
    Campus: Eugene
    Fall 2024
    Final Deadline - December 10, 2023