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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Lamont School of Music

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Bachelor of Music in Composition

Aspiring composers receive a rigorous training in composition, harmony, counterpoint, analysis, conducting, orchestration, and digital audio.

The high ratio of performance majors to composition majors at Lamont gives composers many opportunities to have their music performed.

For students interested in digital audio, our state-of-the-art recording studio is wired to every performance and rehearsal space, allowing composition students to graduate with a diverse portfolio of digitally recorded works.

To learn more, please contact Professor Leanna Kirchoff, Acting Chair of the Composition Department, at [email protected], and check out the Composition Department's portfolio page.

Sample Curriculum

Portfolio Requirements

Leanna Kirchoff