Requirements and Courses (Opera and Voice M.Mus.)

Master of Music (M.Mus.) Performance: Opera and Voice (Thesis)(45 Credits)

    Offered by:Music
    Degree:Master of Music

Program Requirement:

The M.Mus. in Performance; Opera and Voice program blends performance training with humanities-based scholarship in a vibrant musical environment. The program provides opportunities to develop artistry in a variety of solo and operatic repertoires.

Students admitted to the M.Mus. in Performance; Opera and Voice program who have undergraduate degrees other than B.Mus.; Major in Performance Voice 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 Voice degree 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 (21 credits)


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

  • MUIN 610 Vocal Coaching 1 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 611 Vocal Coaching 2 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 612 Vocal Coaching 3 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

* Students can take MUIN 622 or MUIN 622D1 and MUIN 622D2.


Complementary Courses (24 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 603 Recital Project 4 3 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


3 credits from the following:


  • MUPG 590 Vocal Styles and Conventions 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.



    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

    • MUPG 693 Vocal Treatises and Methods 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUPG 694 Vocal Physiology for Singers 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    * If not already taken.


    6 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 572 Cappella Antica 2 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 593 Choral Ensembles 2 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUEN 654 Opera Repertoire Experience 1 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUEN 696 Opera Theatre 1 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer


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