Music Composition Project (MCO4802.01)

Allen Shawn

This is a course for music composition students. Each student produces a sizable piece for a single small ensemble (to be determined), such as a piano trio or string quartet. All students will be composing for the same instrumentation. There are regular reading sessions of the pieces in progress, culminating in a class presentation and taping of the completed works. The class time is used in three ways: for analysis and study of works composed for our chosen medium; for the reading sessions; and for examination of the student’s works-in-progress.

 


Learning Outcomes:
Experience composing an extended composition
Increased knowledge of repertoire and of musical instruments
Greater command of notation



Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Prerequisites: Experience as a composer and good notational skills. Permission of instructor. please email Allen : ashawn@bennington.edu Tell me about your musical interests and activities, your experiences as a composer, what you have studied, what your instrument is, and send me an example of your music.
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 2
M 1:40PM - 3:30PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years

Categories: Fully In-Person , All courses , Composition
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