Composition

Renowned for their thorough training of young composers, Boston Conservatory’s composition programs provide a strong foundation for a lifetime of expression through music.

Degrees Offered

B.M.

Bachelor of Music in Composition

Four-Year Program
Program Description

M.M.

Master of Music in Composition

Two-Year Program
Program Description

G.P.D.

Graduate Performance Diploma in Composition

Two-Year Program
Program Description

P.S.C.

Professional Studies Certificate in Composition

One-Year Program
Program Description

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In a Year

36
concerts featuring student-composed works
175
debuts of student-composed work
260
new works presented in concert

“Enthusiasm and talent will get you so far, but creating art is eventually an act of will. The more prepared you are, the stronger, more versatile, and more nimble your artistic muscles will be.”—Andy Vores, Interim Dean of Music