Jul 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Harmony and Composition Microcredential

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Faculty Coordinator: Michael Masci

email: masci@geneseo.edu, office: Brodie 121

This microcredential is designed for students with some background in instrumental or vocal music and who want to explore the foundations of music composition. Focusing on classical techniques for polyphonic composition, coursework emphasizes three-, four-, and five-part writing for small vocal and instrumental ensembles. Students enrolled in this microcredential complete a series of short compositions leading to a final project and public performance. An ability to read music is required.

This microcredential stacks toward the Music BA at Geneseo.

Integrative Curricular Microcredential in Harmony and Composition

1. Required Coursework (11cr)

2. Applied Learning Experience

Students will propose an original composition project as part of MUSC 356  or MUSC 357  to be completed under supervision of the advisor. Pieces may be given public performance upon revision and completion of the reflective statement.

3. Reflective statement

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