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Composition

Rider University

Master
12 months
Duration
43720 USD/year
43720 USD/year
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About

The program in Composition at Rider University, music history and theory aims to develop the aural skills needed by all musicians, to provide the necessary theoretical knowledge for the continuing study and performance of music, to develop analytical and esthetic understanding of music forms and styles, and to foster the creative impulse in music.

Overview

Composition majors at Rider University are expected to write works for soloists, for chamber ensembles, and for large wind or orchestral ensembles. The department welcomes diversity of compositional styles and esthetic viewpoints and encourages exploration on the part of its students. 

The program culminates with a recital of original music written while a student is enrolled at Westminster.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Composition Primary 
  • Composition Project
  • Keyboard Harmony
  • Electroacoustic Music
  • Seminar in Music Theory
  • Analysis
  • Intro to Musicology
  • Symphonic Choir

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Completed applications must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to audition dates .

Language

English

Credits

38 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Application
  • Transcripts must have the official school seal and be translated to English.
  • Photocopies are only accepted when attested by the college or university.
  • Submit Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Submit personal statement
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit proof of finances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    43720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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