CIM’s robust Music Theory program provides students with the aural and analytical skills that aid in the development of the perceptive and thinking musician. At CIM, virtually all conservatory students study with members of the Music Theory faculty. Theory instruction is provided for every degree program, from basic musicianship and remedial courses to upper-level specialized seminars. Students can double major in music theory at CIM, in combination with performance or composition. To learn more about double majoring, please connect with Dr. Timothy Cutler at email@example.com.
CIM’s Music Theory faculty constitutes a diverse and distinguished collective of musician-scholars. Their varied backgrounds include training as composers, vocalists, pianists, string players and brass players. They maintain busy performing schedules, write for leading publications and present at national and international conferences.