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Composition (BM)

A Bachelor of Music in composition consists of traditional musical studies with instruction in analysis, orchestration, counterpoint, compositional procedures and contemporary musical styles.

Composition (BM)

  • Receive private composition instructions from faculty who are active composers
  • Take part in composition seminars with guest composers and musicians from outside DePaul
  • Write consistently and produce original works for a variety of instrumental and vocal combinations
  • Have compositions performed during DePaul Composers Forum, a quarterly student composition concert, and submit works to be read and possibly performed by DePaul Ensemble 20+, DePaul Wind Ensemble, DePaul Choirs, DePaul Chamber Orchestra and DePaul Symphony Orchestra

Learn more about the Composition program on our Studios and Areas of Study page​. ​​

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