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Music Composition, Bachelor of Music

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The Composition program at Wheaton College Illinois provides comprehensive training aimed at developing skills and imagination necessary to create compelling music in a variety of professional contexts. 

About

The Composition program at Wheaton College Illinois encourages openness to diverse styles and genres, and emphasizes growth in craft and purposeful creativity. Resources include a state-of-the-art Digital Music Studio. Concerts of student works are presented at the end of each semester, and a full composition recital is required in the senior year. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Theory 
  • Aural Skills 
  • Music Notation 
  • Composition 
  • Counterpoint 
  • Orchestration 
  • Arranging 
  • Digital Music Technology 
  • Music Before 1600
  • Baroque and Classical Music 
  • Nineteenth-Century Music 
  • World Music

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    95

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  • Minimum required score:

    587

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Complete the Online Application
  • Write and Submit Your Essays
  • Pay the Application Fee 
  • Official transcripts
  • Academic Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37700 USD/year
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    37700 USD/year
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Living costs for Wheaton

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
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