School of Music

Department of Theory, Composition & Musicology

Theory, Composition & Musicology

Composition: The ECU School of Music's Composition program is devoted to helping students develop the skills necessary to pursue a professional and/or academic career in the composition of contemporary concert music.  More information, including application guidelines, can be found here

Music Theory: The ECU School of Music’s Theory program is designed to help students develop their skills in music analysis, with specialized instruction in counterpoint, Schenkerian and post-tonal analysis, as well as music theory pedagogy.  More information, including the application guidelines, can be found here.

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Curricular Requirements in Composition:

Curricular Requirements in Theory:

Course Offerings (scroll or search "MUSC: Theory Composition")
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NC NewMusic Initiative