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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, California 94613, USA
PO Box 9970, Oakland, California 94613-0970, USA
+1 510 430 3228
Bachelor of Arts in Music. Four years. Studies include performance (classical, early music, contemporary), composition, theory, aural skills, electronic music, music history, world music, music technology, recording engineering.
Master of Arts in Composition. Emphasis on electronic music and recording media. Master of Fine Arts. In performance and music literature.
A private liberal arts college for women founded in 1852. In 1871 it was granted the name Mills College in 1865 and in 2022 it joined forces with the Boston-based Northeastern University to become the Mills Institute at Northeastern University, Oakland. It becomes co-educational at the graduate level. The library houses an extensive collection of the compositions of Darius Milhaud and a large collection of tapes of first performances of experimental music from the 1950s to the present. The Center for Contemporary Music within the music department has a recording studio and offers innovative programs in sound synthesis and in electro-acoustic and computer music performance. Composition programs have always included experiments in the creation of new instruments, particularly in the electronic area.