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.
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.