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Leading professional musicians, music researchers and industry experts prepare our undergrads for professional life. Find a program below, or apply now.

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Thinking Sound, Making Music

Our graduate programs: Professional musical training, humanities-based scholarship, scientific-technological research.  Read more below, or apply now.

Breathing Life into Music

Research with students into breathing techniques for musicians is one of many projects at our school.

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Performance Opportunities

Whether playing solo or in a group, opportunities abound to take part in professionally staged performances. Discover our ensembles.

Discover our School

Concert halls, an opera studio, research and production labs, CIRMMT, extensive library resources, practice rooms, classrooms, and more. Visit us and explore our facilities.

 

Programs

Explore the links below for program descriptions, milestones and requirements (including courses, recitals, comprehensive exams, etc.):


Areas of Concentration:

MUSIC - GENERAL
Faculty Program B.Mus.
Faculty Program - Jazz B.Mus.
DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC RESEARCH
Area of Concentration Undergraduate Graduate
Composition B.Mus. (Major), Minor M.Mus., D.Mus., Ph.D.
Music Education B.Mus./B.Ed. (Major), Minor M.A., Ph.D.
Music Entrepreneurship Minor  
Music History/ Musicology B.Mus. (Major), Minor M.A., Ph.D.
Music Technology

Two minor options

M.A., Ph.D.
Music Theory B.Mus. (Major), Minor M.A., Ph.D.
Sound Recording Qualifying year for M.Mus. M.Mus., Ph.D.
DEPARTMENT OF PERFORMANCE
Area of Concentration Undergraduate Graduate
Conducting   M.Mus., D.Mus.
Early Music (Baroque Violin, Viola, Cello, Viola da Gamba, Lute, Flute, Recorder, Oboe, Organ, Harpsichord, Pianoforte and Early Brass Instruments) & Voice B.Mus., B.Mus. (Voice), MinorL.Mus.Art.Dip. M.Mus., D.Mus., Grad.Dip.
Guitar B.Mus., L.Mus.Art.Dip. M.Mus., D.Mus., Grad.Dip.
Jazz (Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Drums, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Voice) B.Mus., L.Mus.  M.Mus., D.Mus., Grad.Dip.
Orchestral Instruments (Brass, Percussion, Strings, Woodwinds) B.Mus., L.Mus.Art.Dip. M.Mus., D.Mus., Grad.Dip.
Organ / Harpsichord B.Mus., L.Mus., Art.Dip. M.Mus., D.Mus., Grad.Dip.
Piano B.Mus., L.Mus., Art.Dip. M.Mus., M.Mus. (coll. piano), D.Mus., Grad.Dip.
Voice and Opera B.Mus., L.Mus., Art.Dip. M.Mus., D.Mus., Grad.Dip.
OTHER MUSIC PROGRAM OFFERINGS AT MCGILL
Faculty of Arts - Music Concentration B.A. Major, B.A. Minor  
Management (for non-management students) Minor  
Marketing (for non-management students) Minor