Innovation & Research



The University of Redlands School of Music offers music composition as a major at the undergraduate (B.M.) and graduate levels (M.M.), and introductory courses to composition at undergraduate levels for all students university-wide.

Composition professor Anthony Suter.

News from the Composition Studio:

Mario Godoy and Natalie Moller were finalists for the 2010 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award. Their works were reviewed by the final panel, which included Chen Yi, Chris Theofanidis, and Kamran Ince. Mario Godoy has been awarded an ASCAPlus Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. This award is given to composers who have had significant performances outside of normally licensed venues. ASCAP member composers submit an application, which is reviewed by a panel of prominent composers and conductors who decide if an award is warranted, and the amount.

Quiet the Mind
meditation room

The University’s Meditation Room opened in 2007 and is one of the first “contemplative classroom” spaces in the country.

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