Major Performance Jazz (Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Drums, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Voice) (126 credits)

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Offered by: Performance     Degree: Bachelor of Music

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.) - Major Jazz Performance (Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Drums, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Voice) program requires 91 credits (plus 35 credits for the Freshman requirement for out-of-province students).

126 credits are selected as follows:
35 credits - Prerequisite Requirements (for out-of-province students)

18 credits - Required Performance
18 credits - Complementary Performance
30 credits - Required Courses (Jazz improvisation, Theory and History)
4 credits - Complementary Music
3 credits - Non-Music Electives
18 credits - Free Electives

Special Requirements:

1. Students majoring in Jazz Performance must achieve a minimum grade of B- in all Jazz courses and Practical Instruction/Exams, including Jazz Combo and Ensembles, excluding 100-level courses with the subject code of MUJZ.
2. Students are permitted to study with the same teacher for the assigned practical instruction for a maximum of two consecutive years.

Prerequisite Courses

25 credits, all of the courses below:

Note: Students who can demonstrate through auditions and placement tests that they have mastered the material in any of the courses listed below, will be exempt from them and may proceed to more advanced courses.

Incoming jazz guitarists and pianists are automatically exempt from MUJZ 170 and MUJZ 171.

First-year students who have completed the Quebec Diploma of Collegial Studies (Diplôme d'études collégiales) in a Jazz concentration or equivalent, or students transferring from other universities or colleges, and have completed a course in the history of Jazz will be exempted from the first-year Jazz History Survey requirement (MUJZ 187).

Note: Jazz Combo MUEN 570 is taken in each term (1 credit + 1 credit)

  • MUEN 570 Jazz Combo (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : A Jazz Improvisation Ensemble of approximately 4 to 9 players.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; Gossage, David Mark; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Laing, David; Linsley, Chad; Gauthier, Michael; Grott, David; Lee, Ranee Y; Hove, Erik Anthony; Walkington, Alec; Hollins, Fraser; Mahar, William V; Miller, Joel; Jensen, Christine (Fall) Kennedy, Donald Leyland; Gossage, David Mark; White, Andre; Hove, Erik Anthony; Mahar, William V; Hollins, Fraser; Leroux, Andre; Gauthier, Michael; McCann, Christopher; Lozano, Francisco J; Laing, David; Lambert, Michel; Bibace, Kenneth; Miller, Joel (Winter)

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUIN 180 BMus Practical Lessons 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Algie, Stephen; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Box, James; Devuyst, Russell; Zirbel, John; Baskin, Theodore; Desgagne, Alain; Forget, Normand; Freeman, Peter; Hutchins, Timothy; Kestenberg, Abe; Mangrum, Martin D; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Amirault, Steve; Clayton, Greg; Bolduc, Remi; Dean, Kevin; Hollins, Fraser; Lee, Ranee Y; Tremblay, Sophie; Lozano, Francisco J; McCann, Christopher; Couture, Jocelyn; Haimovitz, Matt; Manker, Brian; Guimond, Claire; Antonio, Garry M W; Roy, Andre J; Lupien, Denise; Roberts, Richard Allen; Rager, Joshua; Sylvan, Sanford; Kutan, Aline; Strauss, Anja; Popescu, Maria; Harboyan, Patil; Karlicek, Martin; Purdy, Winston; Fewer, Mark; Wan, Andrew; Crowley, Robert; Dix, Trevor; Huang, Yai-Yun; Marandola, Fabrice; Mdivani, Marina; McMahon, Michael; Shuter, Cindy; Poletaev, Ilya; Ducharme, Jérôme; Boudreault-Sevadjian, Therese; Swartz, Jennifer; Yazdanfar, Ali; Dolin, Elizabeth; Lambert, Michel; Christie, Carolyn; Gaudreault, Jean; Derome, Denys; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Doxas, Dimitrios; Gossage, David Mark; Levesque, Stephane; Grott, David; Walkington, Alec; Kinslow, Valerie; Dumouchel, Michael; Mahar, William V; Dyachkov, Yegor; Lambert, Frédéric; Chappell, Eric; Laing, David; Aldrich, Simon; Azar, Andree; Gauthier, Michael; Leclair, Jacqueline; Laimon, Sara; Robinson, Brian; Davidson, Thomas; Di Lauro, Ronald; Feltham, Scott O; Dobby, Timothy; Strauss, Axel; Bourget, Daniele; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Plouffe, Helene; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Mallette, Marcelle; Dardykina, Tatiana; Read, Alexander; Lemelin, Stéphane; Moye, Felicia; Labelle, Dominique; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; Merkelo, Paul A; Hillis, Amy; Thompson, Geoffrey (Fall) Bourget, Daniele (Winter)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: Admission to the B.Mus. program by audition.

  • MUIN 181 BMus Practical Lessons 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical examination in clarinet techniques.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Mangrum, Martin D (Fall) Marandola, Fabrice; Reimer, Benjamin; Mativetsky, Shawn Eliot; McMahon, Michael; Shuter, Cindy; Mdivani, Marina; Poletaev, Ilya; Ducharme, Jérôme; Boudreault-Sevadjian, Therese; Swartz, Jennifer; Yazdanfar, Ali; Dolin, Elizabeth; Lambert, Michel; Wan, Andrew; Christie, Carolyn; Gaudreault, Jean; Derome, Denys; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Doxas, Dimitrios; Gossage, David Mark; Levesque, Stephane; Grott, David; Walkington, Alec; Kinslow, Valerie; Dumouchel, Michael; Mahar, William V; Dyachkov, Yegor; Lambert, Frédéric; Chappell, Eric; Laing, David; Aldrich, Simon; Azar, Andree; Gauthier, Michael; Leclair, Jacqueline; Laimon, Sara; Robinson, Brian; Davidson, Thomas; Feltham, Scott O; Dobby, Timothy; Strauss, Axel; Bourget, Daniele; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Plouffe, Helene; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Mallette, Marcelle; Dardykina, Tatiana; Read, Alexander; Lemelin, Stéphane; Dominguez, Chloe; Moye, Felicia; Labelle, Dominique; Di Lauro, Ronald; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; Merkelo, Paul A; Hillis, Amy; Thompson, Geoffrey; Algie, Stephen; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Box, James; Devuyst, Russell; Zirbel, John; Baskin, Theodore; Desgagne, Alain; Forget, Normand; Freeman, Peter; Hutchins, Timothy; Kestenberg, Abe; Mangrum, Martin D; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Amirault, Steve; Clayton, Greg; Bolduc, Remi; Dean, Kevin; Hollins, Fraser; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; McCann, Christopher; Couture, Jocelyn; Haimovitz, Matt; Manker, Brian; Guimond, Claire; Antonio, Garry M W; Roy, Andre J; Lupien, Denise; Roberts, Richard Allen; Rager, Joshua; Sylvan, Sanford; Kutan, Aline; Popescu, Maria; Harboyan, Patil; Karlicek, Martin; Purdy, Winston; Fewer, Mark; Crowley, Robert; Dix, Trevor (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUIN 180

    • Restriction: Open to students entering directly from High Schools outside Quebec.

  • MUJZ 160 Jazz Materials 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Fundamental aural and theoretical skills associated with the jazz idiom. Nomenclature, chord construction, chord/scale relationships, harmonic progression, circle of 5ths, simple turnarounds, simple substitution, symmetrical scales and chord relationships, voice leading.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Resney, Jonathon (Fall)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: none. Open to non-jazz majors, space permitting, but not for elective credit in B.Mus. or Artist Diploma programs

  • MUJZ 161 Jazz Materials 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Simple and advanced substitution, borrowed chords, reharmonisation, modes of harmonic minor and melodic minor diatonic systems, unresolved tensions, odd and infrequent modulations, mixed two-five-ones, introduction to polychords, slashchords and non-functional harmony.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Resney, Jonathon (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 160. Open to non-jazz majors, space permitting, but not for elective credit in B.Mus. or Artist Diploma programs

  • MUJZ 170 Jazz Keyboard Proficiency 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Basic piano skills, basic comping techniques, standard 3 note rootless voicings in 7, 3 and 3, 7 position with one extension, two-five-ones in major and minor - limited keys. Simple substitution and reharmonisation.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Desjardins, Gabriel; Suh, Min Jung (Fall)

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisite: none. Open only to Jazz Performance Majors. May not be taken for elective credit in B.Mus. or Artist Diploma programs

  • MUJZ 171 Jazz Keyboard Proficiency 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Continuation of previous semester. Two-five-ones and mixed two-five-ones using 4 note close position voicings and 4 and 5 note spreads, in all keys, diminished passing chords, half step shifts, voice leading extensions, quartal and modal voicing, sight reading of standard jazz repertoire.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Desjardins, Gabriel; Suh, Min Jung (Winter)

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 170. Open only to Jazz Performance Majors. May not be taken for elective credit in B.Mus. or Artist Diploma programs

  • MUJZ 187 Jazz History Survey (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : An introductory study of the principal recordings, artists and musical trends in jazz from its origins to the present day.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: White, Andre (Winter)

    • 3 hours

  • MUPD 135 Music as a Profession 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Professional Development : An introduction to the responsibilities and skills required of professionals in music; job options, contracts, professional organizations, freelancing.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Kestenberg, Abe (Fall)

  • MUPD 136 Music as a Profession 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Professional Development : Additional responsibilities and skills required of professionals in music.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Mativetsky, Shawn Eliot (Winter)

  • MUSP 123 Jazz Ear Training 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Rhythmic, melodic and harmonic materials from the jazz idiom. Sight-singing, dictation and transcription with some classical materials.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Bucher, Laura; Novak, Bohdanna (Fall)

    • 2 hours

    • Corequisites: MUJZ 160, MUJZ 170

    • Restriction: Open to Jazz Performance Majors.

  • MUSP 124 Jazz Ear Training 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Advanced jazz idioms.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Novak, Bohdanna; Ouellet, Jean-François (Winter)

Required Performance (18 credits)

  • MUIN 280 BMus Practical Lessons 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Kolomyjec, Joanne; Box, James; Gaudreault, Jean; Martin, David R; Zirbel, John; Aldrich, Simon; Desgagne, Alain; Forget, Normand; Levesque, Stephane; Gavrilova, Julia; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Zuk, Luba; Bibace, Kenneth; Clayton, Greg; Bolduc, Remi; Di Lauro, Ronald; Grott, David; Hollins, Fraser; Lozano, Francisco J; Dolin, Elizabeth; Haimovitz, Matt; Antonio, Garry M W; Lambert, Frédéric; Roy, Andre J; Roberts, Richard Allen; Rager, Joshua; Stevenson, Francois; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; Sylvan, Sanford; Popescu, Maria; Karlicek, Martin; Wan, Andrew; Fewer, Mark; Crowley, Robert; Dix, Trevor; Doxas, Dimitrios; Huang, Yai-Yun; Marandola, Fabrice; Hutchins, Timothy; McCann, Christopher; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Algie, Stephen; Purdy, Winston; Lupien, Denise; Mahar, William V; Devuyst, Russell; Mangrum, Martin D; Baskin, Theodore; Freeman, Peter; Kestenberg, Abe; Amirault, Steve; Couture, Jocelyn; Dean, Kevin; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Boudreault-Sevadjian, Therese; Ducharme, Jérôme; Harboyan, Patil; Dyachkov, Yegor; Shuter, Cindy; Walkington, Alec; Laing, David; Lee, Ranee Y; Lambert, Michel; McNabney, Douglas; Manker, Brian; Turner, Dave; Poletaev, Ilya; Davidson, Thomas; Derome, Denys; Miller, Dennis; Swartz, Jennifer; Eriksson, Erik; Dumouchel, Michael; Christie, Carolyn; Yazdanfar, Ali; Strauss, Axel; Mallette, Marcelle; Gossage, David Mark; Dobby, Timothy; Beaudry, Pierre; Knox, Hank; Azar, Andree; Amirault, Greg G; Robinson, Brian; Chappell, Eric; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Petersen, Katherine; Gauthier, Michael; Feltham, Scott O; Maute, Matthias; McLean, Allan Robert; Peletsis, Anna; Read, Alexander; Lemelin, Stéphane; Loftus, Gili; Dardykina, Tatiana; Johnson, Alexander David; Bourget, Daniele; Leclair, Jacqueline; Moye, Felicia; Labelle, Dominique; Bluteau, Denis; Hillis, Amy; Novak, Bohdanna; Plouffe, Helene; Thompson, Geoffrey; Smith, Christopher; Merkelo, Paul A (Fall) Strauss, Axel; Gaudreault, Jean; Mangrum, Martin D; McLean, Allan Robert; Christie, Carolyn; Ducharme, Jérôme; Manker, Brian; Aldrich, Simon; Laimon, Sara; Bibace, Kenneth; Roy, Andre J (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUIN 181 or admission to the B.Mus. program by audition.

  • MUIN 281 BMus Practical Lessons 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Knox, Hank; Haimovitz, Matt; Davidson, Thomas; McCann, Christopher; Popescu, Maria; Lozano, Francisco J; Krowicki, Marek; Mallette, Marcelle; Walkington, Alec; Hollins, Fraser (Fall) Doxas, Dimitrios; Huang, Yai-Yun; Marandola, Fabrice; Hutchins, Timothy; McCann, Christopher; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Algie, Stephen; Purdy, Winston; Lupien, Denise; Mahar, William V; Devuyst, Russell; Mangrum, Martin D; Baskin, Theodore; Freeman, Peter; Kestenberg, Abe; Amirault, Steve; Couture, Jocelyn; Dean, Kevin; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Boudreault-Sevadjian, Therese; Ducharme, Jérôme; Harboyan, Patil; Dyachkov, Yegor; Shuter, Cindy; Walkington, Alec; Laing, David; Lee, Ranee Y; Lambert, Michel; McNabney, Douglas; Manker, Brian; Roy, Andre J; Turner, Dave; Poletaev, Ilya; Davidson, Thomas; Derome, Denys; Miller, Dennis; Swartz, Jennifer; Eriksson, Erik; Dumouchel, Michael; Christie, Carolyn; Yazdanfar, Ali; Strauss, Axel; Mallette, Marcelle; Gossage, David Mark; Dobby, Timothy; Beaudry, Pierre; Knox, Hank; Azar, Andree; Amirault, Greg G; Robinson, Brian; Chappell, Eric; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Petersen, Katherine; Gauthier, Michael; Feltham, Scott O; Maute, Matthias; McLean, Allan Robert; Smith, Tracy; Peletsis, Anna; Read, Alexander; Lemelin, Stéphane; Dardykina, Tatiana; Johnson, Alexander David; Dominguez, Chloe; Bourget, Daniele; Leclair, Jacqueline; Moye, Felicia; Labelle, Dominique; Bluteau, Denis; Hillis, Amy; Novak, Bohdanna; Plouffe, Helene; Thompson, Geoffrey; Merkelo, Paul A; Smith, Christopher; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Box, James; Gaudreault, Jean; Martin, David R; Zirbel, John; Aldrich, Simon; Desgagne, Alain; Forget, Normand; Levesque, Stephane; Gavrilova, Julia; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Zuk, Luba; Bibace, Kenneth; Clayton, Greg; Bolduc, Remi; Di Lauro, Ronald; Grott, David; Hollins, Fraser; Lozano, Francisco J; Dolin, Elizabeth; Haimovitz, Matt; Antonio, Garry M W; Lambert, Frédéric; Roberts, Richard Allen; Rager, Joshua; Stevenson, Francois; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; Sylvan, Sanford; Popescu, Maria; Karlicek, Martin; Wan, Andrew; Fewer, Mark; Crowley, Robert; Dix, Trevor (Winter)

  • MUIN 282 BMus Performance Examination 1

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Assessment of student's progress in the practical area.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

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

    • Exam details are to be found under Examinations and Goals in Practical Subjects in the Music Chapter of the University Calendar.

  • MUIN 380 BMus Practical Lessons 5 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hollins, Fraser; Bibace, Kenneth; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Di Lauro, Ronald; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; McCann, Christopher; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; Doxas, Dimitrios; Rager, Joshua; Zirbel, John; Box, James; Martin, David R; Knox, Hank; Grott, David; Lozano, Francisco J; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Popescu, Maria; Purdy, Winston; Sylvan, Sanford; Levesque, Stephane; Crowley, Robert; Desgagne, Alain; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Amirault, Steve; Bolduc, Remi; Poletaev, Ilya; Walkington, Alec; Gavrilova, Julia; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Lupien, Denise; Ducharme, Jérôme; Dolin, Elizabeth; Haimovitz, Matt; Fewer, Mark; Roy, Andre J; Devuyst, Russell; Beaudry, Pierre; Mdivani, Marina; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Algie, Stephen; Dix, Trevor; Eriksson, Erik; Hutchins, Timothy; Baskin, Theodore; Wan, Andrew; Roberts, Richard Allen; Manker, Brian; Dyachkov, Yegor; Kestenberg, Abe; Lambert, Frédéric; Strauss, Axel; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Amirault, Greg G; Laing, David; Lee, Ranee Y; Mallette, Marcelle; Mahar, William V; Gaudreault, Jean; Richer, Patrice; Antonio, Garry M W; Dobby, Timothy; Swartz, Jennifer; Dumouchel, Michael; Yazdanfar, Ali; Chappell, Eric; Robinson, Brian; Boudreault-Sevadjian, Therese; Huang, Yai-Yun; Marandola, Fabrice; Weman Eriksson, Lena; Derome, Denys; Bourget, Daniele; Lambert, Michel; Kutan, Aline; Howle, Mark Austin; Johnson, Alexander David; Lemelin, Stéphane; Read, Alexander; Christie, Carolyn; Moye, Felicia; Dean, Kevin; Thompson, Geoffrey; Smith, Christopher (Fall) Haimovitz, Matt; Mdivani, Marina; McCann, Christopher; Popescu, Maria; Howle, Mark Austin; Lozano, Francisco J; Mallette, Marcelle; Lee, Ranee Y; Hollins, Fraser; Richer, Patrice; Algie, Stephen (Winter)

  • MUIN 381 BMus Practical Lessons 6 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: White, Andre; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Strauss, Axel; Dix, Trevor; Popescu, Maria; Lambert, Michel; Huang, Yai-Yun; Marandola, Fabrice (Fall) Rager, Joshua; Zirbel, John; Box, James; Martin, David R; Knox, Hank; Grott, David; Lozano, Francisco J; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Popescu, Maria; Purdy, Winston; Sylvan, Sanford; Levesque, Stephane; Crowley, Robert; Desgagne, Alain; Doxas, Dimitrios; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Amirault, Steve; Bolduc, Remi; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Poletaev, Ilya; Walkington, Alec; Gavrilova, Julia; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Lupien, Denise; Ducharme, Jérôme; Dolin, Elizabeth; Haimovitz, Matt; Fewer, Mark; Roy, Andre J; Beaudry, Pierre; Mdivani, Marina; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Devuyst, Russell; Algie, Stephen; Dix, Trevor; Eriksson, Erik; Hutchins, Timothy; Baskin, Theodore; Wan, Andrew; Roberts, Richard Allen; Manker, Brian; Dyachkov, Yegor; Kestenberg, Abe; Lambert, Frédéric; Strauss, Axel; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Amirault, Greg G; Laing, David; Lee, Ranee Y; Mahar, William V; Gaudreault, Jean; Richer, Patrice; Antonio, Garry M W; Dobby, Timothy; Swartz, Jennifer; Dumouchel, Michael; Mallette, Marcelle; Yazdanfar, Ali; Chappell, Eric; Robinson, Brian; Boudreault-Sevadjian, Therese; Marandola, Fabrice; Reimer, Benjamin; Mativetsky, Shawn Eliot; Weman Eriksson, Lena; Derome, Denys; Bourget, Daniele; Lambert, Michel; Kutan, Aline; Howle, Mark Austin; Johnson, Alexander David; Lemelin, Stéphane; Dominguez, Chloe; Read, Alexander; Christie, Carolyn; Moye, Felicia; Dean, Kevin; Thompson, Geoffrey; Smith, Christopher; Stewart, Andrea; Hollins, Fraser; Bibace, Kenneth; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Di Lauro, Ronald; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; McCann, Christopher; White, Andre (Winter)

  • MUIN 382 BMus Performance Examination 2

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Assessment of student's progress in the practical area.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

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

    • Exam details are to be found under Examinations and Goals in Practical Subjects in the Music Chapter of the University Calendar.

  • MUIN 480 BMus Practical Lessons 7 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Amirault, Steve; Hollins, Fraser; Bolduc, Remi; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; McCann, Christopher; Stevenson, Francois; White, Andre; Grott, David; Dean, Kevin; Laing, David; Clayton, Greg; Lozano, Francisco J; Mahar, William V; Bibace, Kenneth; Lee, Ranee Y; Laimon, Sara; Gaudreault, Jean; Mdivani, Marina; Box, James; Zirbel, John; Knox, Hank; Ducharme, Jérôme; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Purdy, Winston; Levesque, Stephane; Crowley, Robert; Dumouchel, Michael; Haimovitz, Matt; Sylvan, Sanford; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Lupien, Denise; Martin, David R; Amirault, Greg G; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Lambert, Michel; Walkington, Alec; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Poletaev, Ilya; Roy, Andre J; Lambert, Frédéric; Beaudry, Pierre; Dolin, Elizabeth; Devuyst, Russell; Fewer, Mark; Eriksson, Erik; Desgagne, Alain; Hutchins, Timothy; Baskin, Theodore; Strauss, Axel; Roberts, Richard Allen; Wan, Andrew; Manker, Brian; Dyachkov, Yegor; Algie, Stephen; Kestenberg, Abe; Couture, Jocelyn; Dix, Trevor; Popescu, Maria; Howle, Mark Austin; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Johnson, Alexander David; Swartz, Jennifer; Robinson, Brian; Yazdanfar, Ali; Read, Alexander; Mallette, Marcelle; Moye, Felicia; Boudreault-Sevadjian, Therese; Derome, Denys; Rager, Joshua; Huang, Yai-Yun; Marandola, Fabrice; Aldrich, Simon; Bourget, Daniele; Chappell, Eric; Novak, Bohdanna; Richer, Patrice; Vukovich, Emmanuel; Smith, Christopher (Fall) White, Andre; Dean, Kevin; Laing, David; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Strauss, Axel; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Dix, Trevor; Popescu, Maria; Marandola, Fabrice; Reimer, Benjamin; Mativetsky, Shawn Eliot (Winter)

  • MUIN 481 BMus Practical Lessons 8 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Lozano, Francisco J; Bolduc, Remi; McCann, Christopher; Laimon, Sara; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Mdivani, Marina; Zirbel, John; Haimovitz, Matt; Sylvan, Sanford (Fall) Grott, David; Dean, Kevin; Laing, David; Lozano, Francisco J; Mahar, William V; Popescu, Maria; Bibace, Kenneth; Laimon, Sara; Robinson, Brian; Gaudreault, Jean; Mdivani, Marina; Box, James; Zirbel, John; Knox, Hank; Ducharme, Jérôme; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Purdy, Winston; Levesque, Stephane; Crowley, Robert; Dumouchel, Michael; Haimovitz, Matt; Sylvan, Sanford; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Lupien, Denise; Martin, David R; Amirault, Greg G; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Lambert, Michel; Walkington, Alec; White, Andre; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Poletaev, Ilya; Roy, Andre J; Lambert, Frédéric; Beaudry, Pierre; Dolin, Elizabeth; Devuyst, Russell; Fewer, Mark; Eriksson, Erik; Desgagne, Alain; Hutchins, Timothy; Baskin, Theodore; Strauss, Axel; Roberts, Richard Allen; Wan, Andrew; Manker, Brian; Dyachkov, Yegor; Algie, Stephen; Leclair, Jacqueline; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Howle, Mark Austin; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Johnson, Alexander David; Swartz, Jennifer; Yazdanfar, Ali; Read, Alexander; Mallette, Marcelle; Moye, Felicia; Boudreault-Sevadjian, Therese; Derome, Denys; Marandola, Fabrice; Reimer, Benjamin; Mativetsky, Shawn Eliot; Dix, Trevor; Aldrich, Simon; Bourget, Daniele; Chappell, Eric; Kestenberg, Abe; Richer, Patrice; Vukovich, Emmanuel; Smith, Christopher; Amirault, Steve; Hollins, Fraser; Bolduc, Remi; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; McCann, Christopher; Stevenson, Francois (Winter)

  • MUIN 482 BMus Performance Examination 3

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Assessment of student's progress in the practical area.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

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

    • Exam details are to be found under Examinations and Goals in Practical Subjects in the Music Chapter of the University Calendar.

12 credits from:

  • MUEN 563 Jazz Vocal Workshop (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Vocal workshop for jazz musicians.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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

  • MUEN 572 Cappella Antica (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 8 to 12 voices specializing in early music. N.B. This ensemble may substitute as a Basic Ensemble in programs that specify Choral Ensemble, with Departmental approval.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Kinslow, Valerie (Fall) Kinslow, Valerie (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 573 Baroque Orchestra (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Open to singers and instrumentalists, this ensemble specializes in chamber music primarily of the Baroque era.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Knox, Hank (Fall) Knox, Hank (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisites: Audition AND MUEN 480 AND a prerequisite or corequisite of MUPP 381. Additional prerequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 372 with a grade of A-.

  • MUEN 587 Cappella McGill (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 16 voices performing challenging repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day. Since the expectation is a level of performance equivalent to a professional chamber ensemble, singers wishing to join this group should have had considerable ensemble experience, and advanced vocal and sight-reading skills.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

    • Note: May be taken instead of Choral Ensemble.

  • MUEN 590 McGill Winds (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Large ensemble for wind instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Cazes, Alain (Fall) Cazes, Alain (Winter)

    • 4-6 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition

  • MUEN 592 Chamber Jazz Ensemble (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : This ensemble will deal with the extensive repertoire of music which exists for small jazz orchestra (9-13 instruments).

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Trottier, Jean-Nicolas (Fall) Trottier, Jean-Nicolas (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to Jazz Performance students only.

  • MUEN 593 Choral Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Students enrolling in Choral Ensembles will be assigned to one of the above groups.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Ouimet, Francois; Hansen, Patrick (Fall) Ouimet, Francois (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

    • Section 001 Chamber Singers: a group of approximately 24 mixed voices which explores the a cappella repertoire of all periods as well as works with chamber accompaniment.

    • Section 002 Concert Choir: an ensemble of approximately 60 voices (S.A.T.B.) which performs the repertoire from all periods appropriate to a group of this size.

    • Section 003 University Chorus: a mixed chorus of approximately 100 which performs a variety of choral material including both traditional and popular selections.

    • Section 004 Women's Chorale: an ensemble of approximately 40 women stressing the fundamentals of singing and ensemble participation.

  • MUEN 594 Contemporary Music Ensemble (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for contemporary music - instruments and voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Bourgogne, Guillaume (Fall) Bourgogne, Guillaume (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 595 Jazz Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for jazz - instruments and voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Nelson, Mark; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Di Lauro, Ronald; Mahar, William V (Fall) Nelson, Mark; King, Andrew; Di Lauro, Ronald; Mahar, William V (Winter)

    • 3-4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 597 Orchestral Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for orchestral instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hauser, Rudolf-Alexius (Fall) Hauser, Rudolf-Alexius (Winter)

    • 6 - 7 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

6 credits, select MUEN 570 (1 credit x 6 semesters):

  • MUEN 570 Jazz Combo (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : A Jazz Improvisation Ensemble of approximately 4 to 9 players.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; Gossage, David Mark; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Laing, David; Linsley, Chad; Gauthier, Michael; Grott, David; Lee, Ranee Y; Hove, Erik Anthony; Walkington, Alec; Hollins, Fraser; Mahar, William V; Miller, Joel; Jensen, Christine (Fall) Kennedy, Donald Leyland; Gossage, David Mark; White, Andre; Hove, Erik Anthony; Mahar, William V; Hollins, Fraser; Leroux, Andre; Gauthier, Michael; McCann, Christopher; Lozano, Francisco J; Laing, David; Lambert, Michel; Bibace, Kenneth; Miller, Joel (Winter)

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

Jazz Improvisation

12 credits

  • MUJZ 223 Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Basic improvisational concepts with emphasis on time feel, phrasing, articulation, melodic development, voice leading, harmonic control and stylistic nuance. Memorization and aural recognition of standard jazz repertoire also stressed. The aural tradition of the music is emphasized through rhythmic/melodic dictation.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Clayton, Greg; Walkington, Alec (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: none.

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors

  • MUJZ 224 Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Continuation of Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship MUJZ 223.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Clayton, Greg; Walkington, Alec (Winter)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 223.

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors

  • MUJZ 423 Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Refinement of improvisational concepts in conjunction with ear training, leading towards the establishment of a personal style of playing. Complex forms and harmonies, and contemporary techniques. Memorization of large and varied repertoire is stressed. The ability to identify, transcribe and perform various melodies, rhythms, and complex harmonies by ear will be stressed.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Bolduc, Remi; Hollins, Fraser (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 224.

    • Corequisite: MUJZ 340.

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors

  • MUJZ 424 Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Continuation of Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship MUJZ 423.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Bolduc, Remi; White, Andre (Winter)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 423.

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors

Theory

12 credits

  • MUJZ 260 Jazz Arranging 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Introduction to concepts and techniques commonly used in jazz arranging. Notation, calligraphy and score preparation are discussed; including study of classical and contemporary scores by prominent jazz arrangers.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Rager, Joshua; Kennedy, Donald Leyland (Fall)

    • Corequisite: MUJZ 223.

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors. Not open to students who have taken MUJZ 261D1/D2.

  • MUJZ 261 Jazz Arranging 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Consolidation of knowledge of basic concepts and techniques used in jazz arranging.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Rager, Joshua; Kennedy, Donald Leyland (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 260.

    • Corequisite: MUJZ 224.

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors. Not open to students who have taken MUJZ 261D1/D2.

  • MUJZ 340 Jazz Composition 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Jazz composition based on the stylistic concepts of leading jazz composers. Development of a personal and creative compositional style and of control of factors such as: rhythmic, harmonic, and melodic continuity, vertical modal, and linear modal harmony, polychordal techniques, and non-functional harmonic concepts.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Dean, Kevin; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas (Fall)

  • MUJZ 341 Jazz Composition 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : A continuation of development of a personal and creative jazz compositional style.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Dean, Kevin; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas (Winter)

History

6 credits

  • MUHL 286 Critical Thinking About Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Examination of various periods and styles: e.g., central works from different traditions, the interaction of music and society, performance practice, and music's relation to other arts.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: Whitesell, Lloyd (Fall) Huebner, Steven (Winter) Hatter, Jane (Summer)

  • MUJZ 493 Jazz Performance Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : An in-depth exploration of the performance practice of leading jazz figures, primarily through the study of solo transcriptions. Comparative study of conceptual differences in time feel, ornamentation, tone quality, articulation and harmonic and melodic approach. Detailed study of major rhythm sections and their interaction with soloists.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Dean, Kevin (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisites: MUJZ 187, MUJZ 224.

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors

Complementary Music (4 credits)

One of the following pairs:

Select MUJZ 440D1 and MUJZ 440D2 OR MUJZ 461D1 and MUJZ 461D2.

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