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CCM, Composition, Musicology and Theory
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Master of Music

The MM in composition helps students acquire competence in the broad range of endeavors characteristic of composing through various means:

  • Lessons
  • Board Examinations
  • Recitals
  • Ensemble Participation
  • Classes in music theory, music history, graduate research and writing and music electives.

To accomplish these goals, students will also need to develop the requisite skills in musicianship, languages, etc. Determination of a student's specific responsibilities will be made by a principal adviser, cognate adviser, and director of graduate studies.

Admission Requirements

• Undergraduate degree transcripts
• International students: TOEFL exam
• For scholarship eligibility: 3.0 undergraduate GPA

For specific audition requirements, see the CCM Application Handbook on the CCM Admissions page.