Listen. Hear. Be Heard.
Push the boundaries of music and the arts at Mills through one of the three graduate programs led by our faculty’s internationally renowned composers, musicians, and scholars. Explore your unique musical voice in a community dedicated to creative experimentation.
MFA in Electronic Music & Recording Media
Produce work at the vanguard of electronic music, the recording arts, and experimental media through this program supported by the Center for Contemporary Music.
MFA in Music Performance & Literature
Master a broad range of repertoires and techniques. Choose to focus on improvisation or performance of composed music.
MA in Composition
Develop your distinct creative voice as you cross disciplinary boundaries, work with other composers and musicians, and join an experimentalist tradition.
Faculty Artists & Scholars
Learn from and collaborate with gifted composers, performers, and scholars who share an ethos of creative openness and dedication to their students.
Center for Contemporary Music
This leading center for musical innovation offers a creative community as well as 24/7 access to studios and technology for recording, editing, rehearsing, and experimenting.