Requirements and Courses (Collaborative Piano M.Mus.)

Master of Music (M.Mus.) Performance: Collaborative Piano (Thesis)(45 Credits)

    Offered by:Music
    Degree:Master of Music

Program Requirement:

The M.Mus. in Performance; Collaborative Piano program focuses on the pianist as a collaborative musician in art song, instrumental, and opera répétiteur settings, including coaching responsibilities as well as collaboration with other musicians.

Students admitted to the M.Mus. in Performance; Collaborative Piano program who have undergraduate degrees other than the B.Mus.; Major in Performance Piano from McGill University, may be required to successfully complete one or more undergraduate courses before completion of the Master’s degree. Students with a B.Mus.; Major in Performance Piano from McGill University may be required to successfully complete MUPD 560 Introduction to Research Methods in Music before completion of the Master’s program.

Required Courses (23 credits)

2 credits (2 terms) of MUEN 584


  • MUEN 584 Studio Accompanying 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUGS 605 Graduate Perf. Colloquium
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 687 Collab. Piano Rep. 1: Song 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 688 Collab. Piano Rep. 2: Instrum. 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 689 CollabPianoRep3:Orch/Red/Op/Or 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Thesis Courses


  • MUIN 620 Performance Tutorial 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 621 Performance Tutorial 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 622 Performance Tutorial 3 3 Credits**
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 622D1 Performance Tutorial 3 1.5 Credits**
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 622D2 Performance Tutorial 3 1.5 Credits**
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 600 Recital Project 1 9 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 653 Opera Coach Project 9 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

* Students may take MUPG 653 or MUPG 600
** Students may take MUIN 622 or MUIN 622D1 and MUIN 622D2.


Complementary Courses (22 credits)

9 credits from the following:


  • MUPG 601 Recital Project 2 9 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 602 Recital Project 3 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 605 Recording Project 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 606 Interdisciplinary Project 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 614 Quick Study 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 653 Opera Coach Project 9 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 654 Opera Coach Performance 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

* Students may take either MUPG 653 (if not already taken) or MUPG 601 (if MUPG 600 not already taken).


3 credits from the following:


  • MUPG 590 Vocal Styles and Conventions 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 691 Vocal Ornamentation 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 690 Performance Practice Seminar 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 691 Performance Practice Seminar 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 692 Performance Practice Seminar 3 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 693 Performance Practice Seminar 4 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 694 Performance Practice Seminar 5 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 695 Performance Practice Seminar 6 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

A 3-credit seminar at the 600 level or higher with the prefix MUCO, MUGS, MUGT, MUHL, MUMT, MUPP, or MUTH.

A 3-credit seminar at the 600 level and higher, approved by the Schulich School of Music.


4 credits from the following:


  • MUEN 540 Chamber Music Project 1 0.5 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUEN 541 Chamber Music Project 2 0.5 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUEN 553 Vocal Chamber Ensemble 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUEN 560 Chamber Music Ensemble 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUEN 561 2nd Chamber Music Ensemble 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUEN 569 Tabla Ensemble 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUEN 579 Song Interpretation 2 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUEN 580 Early Music Ensemble 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUEN 584 Studio Accompanying 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUEN 585 Sonata Masterclass 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUEN 596 Opera Repetiteur 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 670 Advanced Continuo 1 2 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 671 Advanced Continuo 2 2 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

* May not be repeated.


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