MFA in Music Composition


The diverse and highly accomplished faculty in the MFA in Music Composition work across multiple genres, while students focus in on one area or in several areas, exploring and blending musical streams.

The broad spectrum of the field of music composition is well-represented by the students and faculty. Composing for symphonies, ensembles, bands, soloists, and even laptops, the program's faculty work in concert halls, film, television, dance, theater, advertising, and many other venues. Students have the opportunity to study and incorporate a variety of compositional approaches into the music they produce.