Curriculum for MM in Music Theory and Composition: Screen Scoring

Curriculum for MM in Music Theory and Composition: Screen Scoring

Program Requirements

CORE
(two courses from the following by advisement)
6 points

Music Composition

MPAME-GE 2028

Seminar in Composition

3 - spring

Research

MPAME-GE 2021

Music Reference and Research Materials

3

MPATC-GE 2042

Psychology of Music

3

Music History/Literature

MPATC-GE 2069

Opera in the 20th Century

3 - spring

MPATC-GE 2039

Contemporary Music

3 – fall

MPATC-GE 2046

Music Criticism

MPATC-GE 2127

Compositional Processes in the Symphony

3 – fall

MPATC-GE 2095

Songwriting History and Criticism

3

Music Theory

MPATC-GE

Seminar in Music Theory

3

AREA OF CONCENTRATION: SCORING FOR FILM AND MULTIMEDIA
20 points

MPATC-GE 2321

Private Composition Lesson (Scoring)

9

MPATC-GE 2424

NYU Composers Forum (a)

2 – fall, spring

MPATC-GE 2048

Scoring Techniques

MPATC-GE 2550

Screen Music: History, Analysis, and Aesthetics

MPATC-GE 2555

Music Editing for Screen Music

GUIDED ELECTIVES
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

Film Scoring Electives

** These courses are recommended for all scoring majors, unless discussed otherwise during advisement.

MPATC-GE 2049

Contemporary Scoring

3

MPATC-GE 2020

Advanced Orchestration (for Film Music)

3

Music Theory & Composition

MPATC-GE 2020

Advanced Orchestration

3 – spring

Related areas of interest

MPATE-GE 2047

Advanced Computer Music: Synthesis and Composition

3 – fall

 

Jazz Piano/Arranging

2 – fall, spring

MPATE-GE 2604

Audio for Games and Immersive Env.

3 – fall, spring

MPAME-GE 2102

Fund of Conducting

1 – fall

MPATE-GE 2620

Audio for Video

2-3 – fall

MPATE-GE 2650

Ear Training for Audio Engineers

3– fall

MPATE-GE 2629

Advanced Audio Production

3

MPATE-GE 2604

Game Audio

3 – spring

MPATC-GE 2090

Songwriters Forum

3

MPATC-GE 2095

Songwriting History and Criticism

3 – fall

MPAME-GE 2118

Independent Study

1-3

TERMINAL EXPERIENCE
3 points

MPATC-GE 2026

Colloquy in Music (seminar and professional Website)

3 – fall, spring

* OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Baccalaureate in Music Composition 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.

(a)You need to take Composers Forum for two semesters for a total of two points

Semester by Semester Sample Schedule

Semester 1

12 points

MPATC-GE 2321

Private Composition

3

MPATC-GE 2424

Composers Forum

2

MPATC-GE 2049

Contemporary Scoring (or another guided elective)

3

 

Screen Music: History, Analysis, and Aesthetics

3

 

Guided Elective

1

 

** New International Student Seminar

0

Semester 2

12 points

MPATC-GE 2321

Private Composition

3

MPATC-GE 2424

Composers Forum

0

MPATC-GE 2555

Music Editing for Sceen Music

3

MPATC-GE 2020

Adv. Orchestration (or another guided elective)

3

Semester 3

12 points

MPATC-GE 2321

Private Composition

3

MPATC-GE 2048

Scoring Techniques

3

 

Core Requirements

3

 

Guided Elective

3

Semester 4

3 points

MPATC-GE 2026

Colloquy in Music

3

 

See course descriptions