Doctor of Musical Arts in Contemporary Music

The primary purpose of the D.M.A. program is to develop versatile composers and performers through concentrated focus on contemporary music. Graduates of the program will be broadly trained composers and performers possessing a wide range of skills enabling them to fulfill teaching and creative responsibilities in the academic world, as well as in other musical settings.


Our Shared Vision - The DMA at BGSU

A BGSU doctoral student will be an outstanding musician conversant in the technical, aesthetic and philosophical aspects of the creation and performance of contemporary music.

A BGSU doctoral student will be an excellent teacher with significant experience in the classroom and the studio.

A BGSU doctoral student will produce significant research and a professional portfolio that provide evidence of outstanding scholarship and multidisciplinary work.

A BGSU doctoral student will broaden her/his entrepreneurial skills through practical training and outreach endeavors beyond the classroom.


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