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Music Theory and Composition - Concert Music

New York University

Master
12 months
Duration
21540 USD/year
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In the Music Theory and Composition - Concert Music program from New York University, you will develop your skills as a music composer in a conservatory-like setting in this master of music program, working closely with our faculty of internationally recognized composers. 

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Overview

In the Music Theory and Composition - Concert Music program from New York University, you will specialize in traditional composition, electronic composition, composing for film, or music theatre. You will be actively involved in the performance of your work, collaborating with composers, musicians, and other artists at NYU and throughout New York City.

You’ll complete course work in music research, music history/literature, and music composition. Through elective courses, you may tailor your curriculum toward your specific interests and musical goals. Elective courses include Scoring Techniques, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, and Advanced Computer Music: Synthesis and Composition.

Performance Opportunities

You'll be actively involved in the scheduling and performance of your own works, in concerts and readings by NYU performance groups in residence and school performing ensembles, as well as chamber groups hired for composition concerts. 

You will also have countless opportunities to collaborate with performers, dancers, actors, and multimedia applications. Within our department, there are very active collaborations with the Music Technology, Jazz Studies, and Instrumental and Vocal Performance programs. In addition, we regularly collaborate with musicians and other artists in New York City.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Contemporary Music 
  • Music Criticism 
  • Colloquy in Music
  • Opera in the 20th century 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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