Composition Intensives and Music Research Projects (MCO4397.02)

Allen Shawn

This course is open to composers who want to work in a focused way on an ambitious composition project, or to those who have a specific musical research project they wish to pursue. Musical research projects could include such things as a serious study of a composer or musical topic, or a detailed analysis of a musical work. The class will meet in small groups and individually, as needed, times to be determined. To be in the class, students need to be available in a 1:40PM-5:20 PM afternoon slot on at least one of these days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. This is a 2nd 7 weeks course.

Learning Outcomes:

Delivery Method: Hybrid in-person and remote, with faculty in-person
Prerequisites:Permission of the Instructor. Interested students should write to Allen ( If they have not worked with him they should send examples of their compositions. Those who wish to pursue a research project should describe the type of study or project they have in mind.
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 4
TBA (2nd seven weeks)
Maximum Enrollment: 16
Course Frequency: One time only

Categories: All courses , Composition