Fall 2023

Seminar in Composition I

Listed in: Music, as MUSI-371


Eric W. Sawyer (Section 01)


Immersive composition projects tailored to the needs and experience of the individual student, deepening the experience gained in creative courses like Music 269. One class meeting per week and one individual meeting per week. Group meetings will include discussions on compositional topics, study of repertory from a wide range of styles and traditions, and sharing of music by students and visitors in a workshop environment. The semester includes partnerships to write for professional musicians, as well as a final class concert. This course may be repeated as topics and projects change each semester. Music 387 and Music 388 need not be taken in order.

Requisite: MUSI 269 or the equivalent, or consent of the instructor. Fall semester. Professor Sawyer.

How to handle overenrollment: null

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: emphasis on written work, independent research, oral presentations, group work, artistic work, visual analysis, aural analysis.

MUSI 371 - LEC

Section 01
M 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM ARMU 102


Other years: Offered in Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2022, Fall 2023, Fall 2024