Orchestral Training at McGill includes all students in the B.Mus., L.Mus., Artist Diploma, M.Mus., and D.Mus. degrees and diplomas whose major is one of the orchestral instruments. Many of its graduates are now members of professional orchestras throughout North America, Europe, and the rest of the world. Led by full-time conductors in residence and supported by a number of full-time staff as well as many members of the top professional orchestras in and around Montreal, Orchestral Training at McGill provides for regular private practical lessons as well as performance in one or more large instrumental ensembles including a full symphonic orchestra (approximately 100 players), a contemporary music ensemble, a percussion ensemble, and a variety of small chamber music groups. It also includes regular coached orchestral sectionals and orchestral repertoire classes.