Curriculum - Music Composition

MM in Music Theory and Composition

 

Total 36 pts

CORE
6 points required. Choose 3 points from Research and 3 points from Music History/Literature by advisement

6 points

Research

MPAME-GE 2021

Music Reference and Research Materials

3

MPAJZ-GE 2271

Reference and Research in Jazz

3

MPAVP-GE 2066

Music Theatre: Process and Analysis

3

Music History/Literature

MPATC-GE 2151

Sonata in the 19th Century

3

MPATC-GE 2039

Contemporary Music

3

MPATC-GE 2046

Music Criticism

3

MUSIC COMPOSITION

17 points

Applied Instrument or Voice

9

MPATC-GE 2321

Private Composition

9

Ensemble

5

MPATC-GE 2028 Seminar in Composition 3
 MPATC GE 2034 NYU Composer's Forum 2

Performance Practice
(one from the following)

3

MPATC-GE 2127 Compositional Processes in the Symphony 3
MPATC-GE 2020 Advanced Orchestration 3

GUIDED ELECTIVES
10 points from the following sample of courses by advisement

10 points

**A “core” or “concentration” course that is not used to satisfy that category can be used as a guided elective

Music Theory

MPATC-GE 2123 Analysis of Contemporary Practices 3
MPATC-GE 2200 Seminar in Music Theory 3

Music History/Literature

MPATC-GE 2440

Music in the Baroque Period

3

MPATC-GE 2073

Music in the Classical Era

3

MPATC-GE 2460

Music in the Romantic Period

3

Performing Arts Administration

MPAPA-GE 2130

Environment of Performing Arts Administration

3

MPAPA-GE 2131

Principles & Practices of Performing Arts Administration

3

Related Areas of Interest

MPATC-GE 2042

Psychology of Music

3

MPATE-GE 2047

Advanced Computer Music: Synthesis and Composition

3

MPATC-GE 2048 Scoring for Film and Multimedia 3

MPAME-GE 2096

Advanced Instrumental Conducting

3

 

Internship in the Music Industry

1 - 3

TERMINAL EXPERIENCE

3 points

MPATC-GE 2026 Colloquy in Music (assessed public recital and related research paper)

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Baccalaureate in Music Performance or its academic equivalent
Successful completion of exams in Music Theory, Aural Training, and Music History and any required remedial classes resulting from those exams