1Exempted students take private instrumental/vocal study.
2Enrollment dependent on placement exam.
3Major choral or instrumental performing organization, four semesters. Composers’ ensemble, four semesters. Other approved performing organizations may be substituted.
Students with a major in composition must have the equivalent of one evening’s performance of their music before graduation. Programs of performances must be submitted at least four months before the anticipated date of graduation.
Composition majors should refer to the Hartt Undergraduate Handbook for departmental grade requirements.
Students wishing to specialize in composition for electronic and digital instruments should include the following courses in their elective choices: COM 462 - Music Technology II , COM 463 - Music Technology III , COM 466 - Introduction to Computer Music , COM 468 - Scoring for Film, TV, and Video , MPT 450 - Sound Technology I , MPT 451 - Sound Technology II .
Students wishing to specialize in composition using more traditional musical materials should include the following courses in their elective choices: TH 330 - Keyboard Harmony , TH 333 - Score Reading , TH 420 - Modal Counterpoint , TH 421 - Tonal Counterpoint .