We’re home to one of the oldest, largest, and best collegiate programs in this musical area. The undergraduate and graduate writers in studio composition are all dedicated to the purpose of increasing musical beauty as they hear it.

The hallmarks of studio composition are:

  • hands-on studio experience
  • thorough training in conventional and unconventional music
  • small-group study with professional writers
  • a working community of artistic peers
  • a tradition of success in our alumni