University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Music MM - Music Theory and Composition


Concentration in Music Theory and Composition
This concentration is designed for the person possessing creative talent in acquiring and utilizing the techniques and craft of musical composition. Minimum degree requirement is 32 graduate credits.

Applicant should preferably have experience in computer notation, midi applications, theory, literature, and analysis pedagogic areas. Applicant must submit portfolio of original compositions, which could include tapes/cd/computer/midi programs, in addition to at least one excerpt and one complete composition in conventional notation or analytical research paper(s) or presentations submitted or presented in a regional or national theory society organization, computer assisted analysis or presentation in such areas as Schenkerian analysis or Spectromorphology in acoustic, electronic or acousmatic theory.

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