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Composition opportunities have expanded in many ways. The student studying composition can concentrate on classical, contemporary, opera, dance, and many times a combination. Music is realized using technology, ensemble performances including new music ensembles, multimedia presentations, and as part of an opera or dance concert. Graduates of this program often seek to advanced studies in many of the nation’s leading doctoral programs.


Potential Career Options

  • Composer of original music for orchestras, bands, and choirs
  • Production of original music for film scores
  • University professor in music composition