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MUSA 3120 Seminar in Composition (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

The course will be conducted in two parts. One: class will meet once a month. Works in both tonal and twentieth century idioms will be discussed and used as models for student compositions. Two: each student will meet once a week with the instructor for a private studio composition lesson. The student will complete, by the end of the semester, three original compositions: theme and variations, a movement for string quartet, and a song cycle for voice and piano. The purchase of Finale music software, created by Coda Music Technology, Mac or PC version, is required for this course.


Instructor(s): Ralf Gawlick and Thomas Oboe Lee

Prerequisites: Must have successfully completed MUSA3100

Cross listed with:

Comments: Theory course


Last Updated: 10-Jun-16