Composition Department

Study Resources & Links

Physical Resources

Binding Machine access

Rehearsal Room Reservations

Composition Department Audio Recorder Checkout Form

Online Resources

IU Composition Department Music Notation Style Guide, a reference being developed in an effort to standardize IU composition department preferences for notation, particularly regarding theses and dissertations.

Instrumentation Studies for Eyes and Ears an interactive score/video/commentary project that has occupied Don Freund for a couple years is now available to all IU students on-line.

Catalog of works for solo instrument and chamber groups demonstrating effective writing for each orchestral instrument.

Compositional Tutorial for the E-flat Clarinet

Resource for Harp Extended Techniques and Notation

Multiphonics for Modern Bassoon

Multiphonics for Bb Clarinet

Lyric Hyphenator - A great resource for vocal music composers.

I500 Comprehensive Listening List, including yearly lists starting from 2001.  This is a useful resource for listening and general knowledge of repertoire.

DRAM. (Database of Recorded American Music)

Cook Music Library

Music Library Purchase Request. Can't find a score? Ask that it be ordered.

IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library.  The free public domain sheet music library.

Teacher Preference Form. For students to use when requesting teacher preferences for the following semester or academic year. The call for these will be announced by the Composition Head.

Project Jumpstart: Gain access to over 3000 listings of grants, auditions, teaching jobs, internships, competitions, festivals, and more through the Bridge database. For current JSoM students, faculty, and staff only (check email 02/18/11 "JSBridge" for password and user name info).

Writing Tutorial Services (WTS) For free help at any phase of the writing process—from brainstorming to polishing the final draft — contact Writing Tutorial Services.

Information about Exams & Documents  (Degrees)

Degree Recitals (Degrees)

Student Composition Recitals (Student Activity)

Opportunities (Student Activity)