Graduate Diploma in Composition

This traditional conservatory program allows graduate-level composers to focus intensively on composition. Each of four semesters includes individual instruction and appropriate ensemble opportunities.

Level: Graduate (conservatory diploma, bachelor's degree, or equivalent credential required).

Normal Program Length and Credits: 2 years, 29 credits required for graduation.

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, post-secondary conservatory diploma, or demonstrated equivalent
  • Academic record demonstrating the capacity to excel in full-time studies
  • Applicants in composition must submit a portfolio of completed compositions demonstrating advanced compositional skills in a variety of media