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Composition

Composition

Overview

Students pursuing this minor take courses in traditional theory and aural theory, orchestration, music history, and private applied lessons in composition. Composers learn to write for various combinations of instruments and voices, and have works performed through the annual TNU Student Composers' Forum, New Music Ensemble, and through group and individual creative endeavor research projects. Student composers meet in a weekly seminar to discuss and present works in progress, explore composition topics, and works by other composers.

Overview

Students pursuing this minor take courses in traditional theory and aural theory, orchestration, music history, and private applied lessons in composition. Composers learn to write for various combinations of instruments and voices, and have works performed through the annual TNU Student Composers' Forum, New Music Ensemble, and through group and individual creative endeavor research projects. Student composers meet in a weekly seminar to discuss and present works in progress, explore composition topics, and works by other composers.