24 novembre 2015
Music blog

NEW MFAs in Brooklyn for composers

Brooklyn College will launch two new MFA programs in composition next fall — one in Media Scoring and the other in Sonic Arts.

We are trying to get the word out immediately, since we know that many students are already preparing their applications for next fall. If you know of any students who might be interested, we would love to hear from them.
Any interested students may email directly at dgeers@brooklyn.cuny.edu . We also have overviews of the degrees on our Center for Computer Music website:

Media Scoring will instruct students in current techniques of composing and producing music for visual media such as films, TV, and video games. Nearly all of the courses for the program will happen at our new Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema:

Sonic Arts will instruct those who create music, sound art, and sound design using new technologies. It will have flexible curriculum to allow each student to customize based on his/her interests. Given the non-traditional backgrounds of professionals currently working in the field, Sonic Arts will not require applicants to possess a bachelor’s degree in music (although we welcome it!). Sonic Arts courses will happen at the Feirstein School and on our main campus, including our new Performing Arts Center. Given the late notice of these degrees, we will have a rolling deadline for admissions. However for priority consideration applicants should submit materials by January 18, 2016. A number of partial-tuition scholarships will be available for incoming students.