Life isn’t an audition.
Any music school can make you a better player. Our interconnected courses are built to transform you intellectually, artistically, professionally, and individually. You’ll understand the roots of your music, freeing you to take it somewhere new. You’ll see how your training broadens your options, rather than narrowing them. You'll find your voice. And you'll enter the world with the same confidence you bring to the stage.
The composition graduate thesis piece should be a 15-20 minute work showing a high level of mastery written for disparate forces. Two scores are to be submitted: One to the student’s studio teacher, and one to the department assistant to be placed in the SFCM library.
Curriculum: Master of Music in Composition
Credit Total: 51
|Musicianship and Music Theory||8|
|Music History and Literature||12|
|Winter Term||2 Years|
|Juries and Recitals||N/A|