Music Composition - M.A. Download to print
College of the Arts
School of Music
E101 Kent State University's Center for the Performing Arts
The Master of Arts in Music Composition is designed to advance the music composition creative skills of advanced students and to prepare them for admission to doctoral study. The program emphasizes mastery of composition of large-scale works for media including orchestra, choir, band and/or chamber music ensembles. Based on a solid undergraduate music degree, the master's degree further develops abilities in music theory including analytical, aural, written, keyboard and pedagogical skills. The program further develops breadth and depth in the area of Western music history and literature.
Official transcripts(s); 3.00 GPA; portfolio of original compositions; goal statement(s); three letters of recommendation; and resume.
Please refer to the university policy for graduate admission.
Minimum 32 total credit hours.
Program Learning Outcomes
The Master of Arts program requires a thesis.
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