This minor provides a flexible course of study for students with a wide range of musical backgrounds who wish to create, arrange, and notate their own music. The minor familiarizes students with the current field of music composition, building a solid foundation in the basic concepts of composition and associated musical skills while emphasizing musical innovation and creativity.
The minor in Music Composition requires successful completion of 18 credits across four subject areas, as outlined in the chart below. Students must apply and be accepted into the minor before registering for Composition Major Lessons (there is an additional fee of $515 per lesson credit for all students).
Course availability may vary from semester to semester. Students seeking to pursue alternative applicable coursework at Mannes or other New School colleges to fulfill the minor should consult with their advisors.
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