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Graduate Diploma in Professional Performance (30 credits)

Offered by: Music     Degree: Graduate Diploma in Music

Program Requirements

Two full-time terms of residence are required.

Required Courses (15 credits)

  • MUIN 634 Performance Tutorial 6 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Voice coaching, training in movement and acting for singers; individual artistry, development of group identity with respect to sound, communication skills, performance practice, and artistic/interpretative vision for chamber ensembles; for individual artists will be defined around the specific performance projects detailed at audition.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Pierre Beaudry, Sanford Sylvan, Andre J Roy (Fall)

    • Restriction (s): Not open to students who have taken MUPG 634. Open to students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Performance.
  • MUIN 635 Performance Tutorial 7 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Voice coaching, training in movement and acting for singers; individual artistry, development of group identity with respect to sound, communication skills, performance practice, and artistic/interpretative vision for chamber ensembles; for individual artists will be defined around the specific performance projects detailed at audition.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Sanford Sylvan, Andre White, Andre J Roy (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 635. Open to students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Perfomance.
  • MUPG 640 Media Project (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Practical aspects of media presentation, marketing, and distribution. Professional portfolio development using one or more of the following options: e-press kit, print media, or demo (video or audio).

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open to students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Performance.

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

12 credits from the following:

  • MUPG 641 Performance Project 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A composition commission, a research-related performance project (e.g., transcription, performance edition) or inter-disciplinary collaboration (music technology, dance, etc.) approved by the department.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open to students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Performance.
  • MUPG 642 Performance Project 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A performance project resulting in a public solo or chamber music recital (normally 35- 40 minutes), preparation/presentation of a minor operatic role (B list), studio recording, or presentation of concerto with program or liner notes approved by the department.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Specific restrictions may apply to the studio recording option depending on available resources.
    • Restriction: Open to students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Performance.
  • MUPG 643 Performance Project 3 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A performance project such as quick study or repertoire examination approved by the department.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open to students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Performance.
  • MUPG 644 Performance Project 4 (9 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A performance project resulting in a public solo or chamber music recital (normally 60 - 75 minutes), preparation/presentation of a major operatic role (A List), or studio recording with program or liner notes approved by the department.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Specific restrictions may apply to the studio recording option depending upon available resources.
    • Restriction: Open to students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Performance.
  • MUPG 645 Performance Project 5 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A substantial public solo or chamber music recital (normally 70 - 90 minutes) or studio recording with program or liner notes approved by the department.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Specific restrictions may apply to the studio recording option depending on available resources.
    • Restriction: Open to students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Performance.

Elective Course (3 credits)

3 credits of graduate seminar, ensemble, or special project at the 500 or 600 level approved by the Department.

Schulich School of Music—2014-2015 (last updated Feb. 18, 2014) (disclaimer)