BM in Composition

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BM in Composition

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Azusa

Traditional Undergraduate Major

This is a 4-year program for traditional undergraduate and transfer students offered at Azusa Pacific University’s main campus.

Prepare to Work as a Professional Composer 

APU’s composition major prepares you for work as a professional composer or for graduate studies. Courses in music theory, musicianship, music technology, counterpoint form, arranging, orchestration, applied composition, music history, literature, and conducting give you thorough preparation in comprehensive musicianship.

You’re a Composition Major if You:

  • Already love to compose and/or creatively arrange
  • Are willing to put in extensive time and effort to hone your talent into skill
  • Enjoy the creative process and finding new skills and new ways to compose
  • Plan to pursue a career as a composer/arranger or an advanced degree in music

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Did you know that 100% of APU undergraduate students receive financial aid? We’ll help put a meaningful education experience within your reach. Request info to find out more!

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You’re a Composition Major if You:

  • Already love to compose and/or creatively arrange
  • Are willing to put in extensive time and effort to hone your talent into skill
  • Enjoy the creative process and finding new skills and new ways to compose
  • Plan to pursue a career as a composer/arranger or an advanced degree in music

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Did you know that 100% of APU undergraduate students receive financial aid? We’ll help put a meaningful education experience within your reach. Request info to find out more!

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Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California, that offers more than 150 degree options from bachelor’s to doctorate.

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