Composition Major B.M.
What is a Bachelor of Music in composition?
Composition is the act of writing or creating musical works. The music composition degree at UNH builds on a core set of classes in music history, theory and analysis, and places heavy emphasis on composition and performance. The major is recommended for students considering a professional career in composition, or graduate study leading to an advanced degree.
Why study composition at UNH?
As a music student at UNH, you’ll study composition with nationally and internationally known composition faculty and learn from guest artist composers. You’ll be able to participate in the university’s dynamic undergraduate research conference, which each spring highlights performances of student composers’ works. Our ensembles include touring chamber and choral groups, as well as orchestras and bands that inspire from the stage to the football field. You’ll also be able to engage with the community through our many outreach programs. Take advantage of an exchange program in Cardiff, Wales, where you can study with professional musicians.
- Music industry executive
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