Jazz saxophone players

Jazz Performance; B.Mus. (Major)

The Jazz B.Mus. curriculum includes jazz theory and harmony, keyboard, history, performance practice, and two years each of improvisation, composition, and arranging.

Throughout this program, will have private instrumental instruction. You can participate in McGill's three award-winning jazz orchestras, the chamber jazz orchestra and approximately twenty combos that perform regularly at local venues.

Minors, double degrees and double majors

Once you're enrolled in this program, you can apply to add a minor in another music field or from another faculty at McGill University.

You can also apply to add a second major or degree to your B.Mus. Jazz program.

Program structure

Professor REmi Bolduc plays with jazz combo

The B.Mus. Jazz program is made up of 126 credits.


Jazz singer in concert

Apply by January 15 for Fall 2020 admission.

Student resources

Guy holding a guitar and looking at music sheet

If you're a new student, check out our orientation guide (link below)!

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