Conservatory of Music:
Studio Composition 

Master of Music:
Concentration in Studio Composition

Applicants to the conservatory’s MM concentration in studio composition are expected to demonstrate significant professional accomplishment upon entry into the program. Graduate music majors in this concentration must meet the following conservatory requirements (42 credits) and earn a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at Purchase College.

First Year: 21 credits
 
Fall: 11 credits
MPE 5110/Private Study: Composition 3 credits
MCO 5450/Seminar in Mixing and Engineering 2 credits
MCO, MTH, or MUS 5 —/Graduate seminar electives (two) 4 credits
MTH 5180/Electroacoustic Music I 2 credits
 
Spring: 10 credits
MPE 5110/Private Study: Composition 3 credits
MCO, MTH, or MUS 5 —/Graduate seminar electives (two) 4 credits
MTH 5190/Electroacoustic Music II 2 credits
MPE 5993/Master’s Recital: Studio Composition 1 credit
 
Second Year: 21 credits
 
Fall: 11 credits
MPE 5110/Private Study: Composition 3 credits
MCO 5200/Writing and Production Seminar I 2 credits
MCO 5430/Advanced Songwriting 2 credits
MCO 5455/Seminar in Studio Design 2 credits
MCO 5460/Seminar in Studio Arranging 2 credits
 
Spring: 10 credits
MPE 5110/Private Study: Composition 3 credits
MCO 5210/Writing and Production Seminar II 2 credits
MCO 5445/Practical Techniques in Studio Composition 2 credits
MCO, MTH, or MUS 5 —/Graduate seminar elective 2 credits
MPE 5993/Master’s Recital: Studio Composition 1 credit

Updated April 22, 2016

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