Discipline of Music

Composition

Composition

  • author
  • orchestrator
  • initiator
  • arranger
  • (virtual) instrument builder
  • sound designer
  • programmer (system/process controller)
  • collaborator
  • conductor
  • producer
  • sonic sculptor
  • researcher
At the University of KwaZulu-Natal we define “composer” very broadly. You are expected to become a  in order to function well within a highly complex world of diverse media, writing music for and many other applications. Creative ability is an important prerequisite for this course of study.
Composition 1 and 2 lead progressively through supervised assignments to the submission of a portfolio of compositions and a public presentation of some of the works.

BMUS – MMUS – DMUS

  • radio
  • film
  • bands
  • video
  • theatre
  • television
  • audio plays
  • concert
  • multimedia
  • ensembles
  • advertising
  • dance
  • orchestras
  • games