Composition Workshop (MUSC2614)


An opportunity to create a new composition in a supported environment. Students will hear their works rehearsed and performed, usually by other participating students. The outcome is a performance in a public concert at the end of the semester. The workshops may be themed around particular genres and musical techniques such as music theatre, drone-based composition, song-writing, sound and rhythm, creating a sound space and media composition.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


3 hr workshop/wk


Contribution in classes and concerts (20% ), composition portfolio and process diary (70% ), aural and/or written presentations (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

18 Junior credit points

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.