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Doctor of Music (D.Mus.); Music — Composition

Offered by: Music     Degree: Doctor of Music

Program Requirements

A minimum of two years' residence is required beyond the M.Mus. in Composition, or its equivalent. Details concerning the comprehensive examinations, composition performance, thesis, and academic regulations are available from the Graduate Coordinator, Schulich School of Music or from the Music Graduate Handbook (http://www.mcgill.ca/music/current-students/graduate/graduate-music-hand...).

Additional prerequisite courses may be assigned to candidates in Composition, Music Education, Music Theory, Music Technology, and Musicology following transcript review and/or placement exams.

Thesis

The thesis is a musical composition of major dimensions together with a written analysis of the work. The thesis must be defended in an oral examination.

Required Courses (12 credits)

12 credits (two years) of:

  • MUCO 722D1 Doctoral Composition Tutorial (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Composition

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Brian Cherney, Philippe Leroux, Sean Alastair Ferguson, Denys Bouliane, Jean Lesage, Christopher Harman, Jonathan Wild, Christoph Neidhofer, John Rea (Fall)

    • Students must register for both MUCO 722D1 and MUCO 722D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUCO 722D1 and MUCO 722D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • MUCO 722D2 Doctoral Composition Tutorial (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Composition : See MUCO 722D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Brian Cherney, Philippe Leroux, Sean Alastair Ferguson, Denys Bouliane, Jean Lesage, Christopher Harman, Jonathan Wild, Christoph Neidhofer, John Rea (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUCO 722D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUCO 722D1 and MUCO 722D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Elective Courses (12 credits)

Four approved 3-credit graduate electives or the equivalent.

Composition Performance

The candidate must present a concert of his/her compositions. With the permission of the Composition Area Committee, the compositions may be presented as parts of two or three concerts, or as a list of national and international performances since the student began his/her residency.

Schulich School of Music—2012-2013 (last updated Jan. 8, 2013) (disclaimer)