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Composition, B.M.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cedarville, OH, United States
Our distinctly Christian B.M. in composition degree will prepare you for a career in film and concert composition, arranging, music production, and music entrepreneurship. From regular collaborations with the performance area, to readings with our large ensembles, to well-equipped technology facilities, we provide the tools you need to pursue your artistic and professional goals.

Overview

  • Dual focus — The Cedarville composition degree has a dual focus on composition for the concert hall as well as composition for contemporary media.
  • Music technology — You will be exposed to significant music technology that will prepare you to be a composer for film, games, and other contemporary media.
  • Digital environment — You will learn how to record, mix, and produce your compositions in the digital environment.
  • Varied mediums — To prepare for artistic pursuits in concert music, you will compose pieces for many different medium in the course of your studies and have regular opportunities for performances and readings of your work.
  • Selective (audition required) — You will be accepted into the music program — and be eligible for a department scholarship — based on a successful audition with music faculty.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International applicants do have a final deadline of May 1 for Fall Semester and November 1 for Spring Semester.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Composition Portfolio
  • Form and Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete the application and essay.
  • Ensure that your name is typed in the top right corner of the essay.
  • Complete the internship questionnaire and bring the completed form to the office of international programs.
  • Bring the completed application and essay to the office of international programs.
  • Submit the reference form to a faculty member to complete and return to the office of international programs.
  • Print out your transcript from CedarInfo and submit it with your application.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      28956 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 28956 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      28956 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 28956 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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    Funding

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