Music Theory

Theory/Composition/Electronic Music Studies

The Music Theory and Composition Area of Study offers an immersive journey into the intricate world of musical creation and expression. Through a comprehensive curriculum designed for aspiring composers, students delve into the rich tapestry of music theory, mastering the fundamentals of harmony, counterpoint, and form. With a strong emphasis on creativity, students are encouraged to explore diverse compositional techniques spanning classical, contemporary, and electronic genres. Guided by experienced faculty, students not only refine their technical skills but also cultivate their unique artistic voices. From analyzing timeless masterpieces to crafting original compositions, this program equips graduates with a profound understanding of music's inner workings and the tools to captivate audiences with their innovative compositions.

In the Electronic Music Area of Study, students are immersed in the dynamic realm of sound manipulation and innovation. This cutting-edge curriculum merges technology with musical artistry, enabling students to harness the power of digital tools, hardware, and software to sculpt entirely new auditory landscapes. From synthesizers to digital audio workstations found in the Digital Audio Lab, students gain hands-on experience with the latest production techniques, exploring any genre they desire to pursue. Collaborations with visual artists and live performances enhance students' ability to engage with audiences in unconventional ways. With a focus on composition, sound design, and live electronic performance, graduates emerge from the program as adept sonic architects, poised to push the boundaries of music in an increasingly digital world. Whether crafting pulsating beats or ambient soundscapes, Electronic Music studies empowers students to redefine artistic expression through the realm of electronic sound.


Introduction to Music Theory

Music Theory and Aural Perception I-IV


Electronic Music I-III

Sound Synthesis