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Music Composition

Music is a language of human expression that communicates the spirit and creative impulse of the society that gives rise to it. The music we create helps us to know ourselves and understand the peoples of other cultures. It is an academic study that develops creativity and discipline and has long been considered an intrinsic part of a liberal education.

Students who wish to make music their major focus of study have the opportunity to do so at IU Southeast by enrolling in the B.A. in music degree program. Admission is by audition only, to ensure that students are properly placed in courses and have the background and ability to succeed in the program.

The Music Department at IU Southeast offers the following concentrations:

  • Performance - Vocal or Instrumental
  • Composition
    • Concert Stage
    • Film and Media
  • Music Industry
    • Sound Engineering
    • Music Business

Possible Employers

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Job Titles

  • Architectural Acoustic Monitor
  • Instrument Service & Repair Specialist
  • Orchestra Librarian
  • Armed Forces Band Member
  • Journalist
  • Piano Tuner
  • Artist & Repertoire (A&R) Person
  • Manufacturers Representative
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Arts Administrator/Manager
  • Music Attorney
  • Publicist
  • Church Music Director
  • Music Copyist
  • Recording Technician
  • Community Development Specialist
  • Music Critic
  • Recreation Director
  • Composer/Arranger
  • Music Promoter
  • Royalties Broadcast Monitor
  • Conductor
  • Music Publishing Specialist
  • Sales Representative
  • Copyright Specialist
  • Music Reporter
  • Singer
  • Copywriter
  • Music Software Programmer
  • Studio Musician
  • Cruise Director
  • Music Store Manager
  • Synthesizer Specialist
  • Disc Jockey
  • Music Stringer
  • Technical Writer
  • Editor
  • Music Teacher
  • Tour Manager
  • Engineer/Mixer
  • Music Therapist
  • Union Contractor
  • Film Music Editor
  • Musician
  • Voice Teacher


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