Major Performance Piano (125 credits)

Offered by: Performance     Degree: Bachelor of Music

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.) - Major Performance Piano program requires 90 credits (plus 35 credits for the freshman requirement for out-of-province students).

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

28 credits - Required Performance
14 credits - Complementary Performance
16 credits - Required Courses (Theory, Musicianship and Music History)
8 credits - Complementary Courses (Musicianship, Music History, Literature, or Performance Practice)
21 credits - Free Electives
3 credits - Non-Music Electives

Special Requirements:
Continuation in the program requires a minimum grade of B- in practical instruction/exams and ensembles.

Program Prerequisites - Freshman Program (35 credits)

35 credits selected as described below, in consultation with the Program Adviser:

23 credits of Prerequisite Courses
2 credits of Assigned Small Ensemble
4 credits of Basic Ensemble Training
6 credits of Non-Music Electives

Prerequisite Courses

23 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 below will be exempt from them and may proceed to more advanced courses.

Students who have been admitted to a degree or diploma program with keyboard as their principal instrument are exempt from MUSP 170 (but not from MUSP 171); see section on Keyboard Proficiency testing for complete information.

  • MUHL 186 Western Musical Traditions (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : A survey of Western music from the Middle Ages to the present. Emphasis on key musical concepts and genres in their historical context and aural recognition of style.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Cumming, Julie Emelyn (Fall)

    • 3 hours

  • 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 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Algie, Stephen; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Box, James; Devuyst, Russell; Baskin, Theodore; Desgagne, Alain; Freeman, Peter; Hutchins, Timothy; Mangrum, Martin D; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Clayton, Greg; Bolduc, Remi; Hollins, Fraser; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; McCann, Christopher; Couture, Jocelyn; Haimovitz, Matt; Manker, Brian; Guimond, Claire; Roy, Andre J; Roberts, Richard Allen; Rager, Joshua; Kutan, Aline; Popescu, Maria; Harboyan, Patil; Karlicek, Martin; Wan, Andrew; Dix, Trevor; Mdivani, Marina; McMahon, Michael; Shuter, Cindy; Poletaev, Ilya; Ducharme, Jérôme; 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; Dumouchel, Michael; Mahar, William V; Dyachkov, Yegor; Lambert, Frédéric; Chappell, Eric; Laing, David; Aldrich, Simon; Gauthier, Michael; Leclair, Jacqueline; Laimon, Sara; Robinson, Brian; Davidson, Thomas; Di Lauro, Ronald; Feltham, Scott O; Dobby, Timothy; Strauss, Axel; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Plouffe, Helene; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Mallette, Marcelle; Dardykina, Tatiana; Read, Alexander; Lemelin, Stéphane; Labelle, Dominique; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; Merkelo, Paul A; Hillis, Amy; Beaudry, Pierre; Stoelzel, Richard; Eriksson, Erik; Peletsis, Anna; Turner, Dave; Tremblay, Sophie; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Hollenbeck, John; MacMillan, Elizabeth H; Leclair, Marie-; Dahlen, Sienna; Bibace, Kenneth; Smith, Tracy; Cote, Nadia; Marandola, Fabrice; Amirault, Greg G; Mac Master, John; Brouwer, Albert G; Zuk, Luba; Novak, Bohdanna; Watson, Nathaniel; Ferguson, Mark; Alvarez, Christophe; Melancon, Violaine; Fournelle-Blain, Victor; Roy, Jocelyne; Normand, Jean-Francois; Vedady, Adrian; McLean, Allan Robert; Jensen, Christine; Cho, Jinjoo; Turner, Catherine; Lane, Christian (Fall) Bourget, Daniele; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Wan, Andrew (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 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Mangrum, Martin D; Gavrilova, Julia; Mdivani, Marina; Strauss, Axel; Couture, Jocelyn; Lemelin, Stéphane (Fall) McMahon, Michael; Shuter, Cindy; Mdivani, Marina; Poletaev, Ilya; Ducharme, Jérôme; 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; Moye, Felicia; Labelle, Dominique; Di Lauro, Ronald; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; Merkelo, Paul A; Hillis, Amy; Beaudry, Pierre; Stoelzel, Richard; Eriksson, Erik; Peletsis, Anna; Turner, Dave; Tremblay, Sophie; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Dahlen, Sienna; MacMillan, Elizabeth H; Leclair, Marie-; Bibace, Kenneth; Smith, Tracy; Cote, Nadia; Marandola, Fabrice; Amirault, Greg G; Mac Master, John; Brouwer, Albert G; Zuk, Luba; Novak, Bohdanna; Watson, Nathaniel; Ferguson, Mark; Algie, Stephen; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Box, James; Devuyst, Russell; Baskin, Theodore; Desgagne, Alain; Freeman, Peter; Hutchins, Timothy; Kestenberg, Abe; Mangrum, Martin D; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Clayton, Greg; Bolduc, Remi; Dean, Kevin; Hollins, Fraser; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; McCann, Christopher; Couture, Jocelyn; Haimovitz, Matt; Manker, Brian; Guimond, Claire; Roy, Andre J; Roberts, Richard Allen; Rager, Joshua; Kutan, Aline; Popescu, Maria; Harboyan, Patil; Karlicek, Martin; Dix, Trevor; Alvarez, Christophe; Melancon, Violaine; Fournelle-Blain, Victor; Roy, Jocelyne; Normand, Jean-Francois; Vedady, Adrian; McLean, Allan Robert; Jensen, Christine; Turner, Catherine; Cho, Jinjoo; Lane, Christian (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUIN 180

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

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

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Professional Development : Music Professional Development: An introduction to information, resources, and skills related to physical, mental, and professional well-being for the musician and scholar.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Mativetsky, Shawn Eliot (Fall)

    • Open to B.Mus. students or by permission of the instructor.

  • MUPD 235 Music as a Profession 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Professional Development : An overview of the responsibilities and skills required of professions in music and of the varied career paths leading from a music degree.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Boucher, Helene (Winter)

    • Open to BMus students in U2 and U3, or by permission of the instructor.

    • Prerequisite(s): MUPD 135

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken MUPD 136.

  • MUSP 140 Musicianship Training 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Rhythm and metre basic subdivisions and conducting patterns; intervals, chords, and scale patterns; non-modulating tonal melodies with treble and bass clefs; harmonic progressions emphasizing two-part outer voice structures.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Mariner, Justin B; Petit-Homme, Fredericka; Yeunyonghattaporn, Akkra; De Castro, Margaret Emily; McCart, Vanessa; Donaldson, James (Fall)

    • 2 hours

    • Prerequisite: Matriculation Music or McGill Conservatory Theory Secondary V or its equivalent.

    • Corequisites: MUTH 150, MUSP 170

  • MUSP 141 Musicianship Training 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Rhythm and metre mixed divisions and syncopations; triadic and seventh chord voicings and disjunct pitch collections; chromatically embellished melodies adding alto clef; simple modulating harmonic progressions emphasizing two-part outer voice structures.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Mariner, Justin B; De Castro, Margaret Emily; Petit-Homme, Fredericka; McCart, Vanessa (Winter)

    • 2 hours

    • Prerequisites: Matriculation Music or McGill Conservatory Theory Secondary V or its equivalent. MUSP 140

    • Corequisites: MUTH 151, MUSP 171

  • MUSP 170 Musicianship (Keyboard) 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Harmonic, melodic and rhythmic analysis at the keyboard through the study of rudiments, repertoire, chorale/score reading, transposition and harmonization.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Neidhofer, Christoph; Mariner, Justin B; Gavrilova, Julia; Kovacs, Jolan Ilona; Yeunyonghattaporn, Akkra; Vromet, Jonathan (Fall)

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisite: Matriculation Music or McGill Conservatory Theory Secondary V or its equivalent.

    • Corequisites: MUTH 150 and MUSP 140.

    • Course contents parallel with those of MUTH 150 and MUSP 140.

  • MUSP 171 Musicianship (Keyboard) 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Building chordal fluency. Harmonic vocabulary including sequences, chromaticism and modulation. Chorale and score reading with transposing instruments and alto/tenor clefs.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Gavrilova, Julia; Kovacs, Jolan Ilona; Yeunyonghattaporn, Akkra; Li, Jui-Sheng; Mariner, Justin B (Winter)

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisite: MUSP 170

    • Corequisites: MUTH 111 and MUSP 131; or MUTH 151 and MUSP 141

    • Restriction: All students admitted to B.Mus. and L.Mus. programs, including those with keyboard or guitar as their principal instrument, are required to take MUSP 171 Keyboard Lab, unless exempt on the basis of a placement test. Students who are exempt from MUTH 111 through placement tests must still take MUSP 171 (unless exempt) since this course forms the foundation of keyboard-based musicianship tasks at upper levels. (All Majors in Jazz Performance substitute MUJZ 171 for MUSP 171. Students in Jazz Performance who have completed MUJZ 170 and MUJZ 171, and who transfer to a Department of Theory program, will be required to complete MUSP 171.) Students who do not achieve a continuation pass in MUSP 171 must reregister for the course in the semester immediately following. Students who do not achieve a continuation pass after repeating the course will not be allowed to proceed with further Musicianship or Theory studies until a continuation pass is achieved. Tests for MUSP 171 are held in August-September, December-January, and April-May [as well as during the Summer Session when course(s) offered], the exact dates determined by the Department of Music Research.

    • Course contents parallel with those of MUTH 151 and MUSP 141.

  • MUTH 150 Theory and Analysis 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Diatonic chords and harmonic progressions, focus on outer-voice framework, cadences, embellishments, building chordal fluency in common-practice tonality, applied chords.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Klorman, Edward (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Matriculation Music or McGill Conservatory Theory Secondary V or its equivalent.

    • Corequisites: MUSP 140 and MUSP 170

  • MUTH 151 Theory and Analysis 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Sequences and modulation, chromatic vocabulary, analysis of simple theme types (sentence, period, hybrids) and fugal techniques.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Neidhofer, Christoph (Winter)

Required Performance (28 credits)

28 credits, select all the courses below:

  • MUIN 280 BMus Practical Lessons 3 (2.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Kolomyjec, Joanne; Box, James; Gaudreault, Jean; Aldrich, Simon; Desgagne, Alain; 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; Lambert, Frédéric; Roy, Andre J; Roberts, Richard Allen; Rager, Joshua; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; Popescu, Maria; Karlicek, Martin; Wan, Andrew; Dix, Trevor; Doxas, Dimitrios; Hutchins, Timothy; McCann, Christopher; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Algie, Stephen; Mahar, William V; Devuyst, Russell; Mangrum, Martin D; Baskin, Theodore; Freeman, Peter; Couture, Jocelyn; Dean, Kevin; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; 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; 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; Marandola, Fabrice; Gauthier, Michael; Feltham, Scott O; Maute, Matthias; McLean, Allan Robert; Peletsis, Anna; Read, Alexander; Lemelin, Stéphane; Loftus, Gili; Dardykina, Tatiana; Johnson, Alexander David; Leclair, Jacqueline; Labelle, Dominique; Bluteau, Denis; Hillis, Amy; Novak, Bohdanna; Plouffe, Helene; Stoelzel, Richard; Kutan, Aline; Smith, Tracy; Hollenbeck, John; Tremblay, Lisanne; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Mac Master, John; Richer, Patrice; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; Dahlen, Sienna; Merkelo, Paul A; Leclair, Marie-; Von Eccher, Magdalena; Barry, Suren; Skinner, Elizabeth; Bergeron, Sylvain; Bourassa, Francois; Melancon, Violaine; Vedady, Adrian; Watson, Nathaniel; Ferguson, Mark; Cote, Nadia; Ledger, Timothy; Roy, Jocelyne; Cope, Todd; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Lane, Christian; Cho, Jinjoo; Turner, Catherine; Stevenson, Francois; Suh, Min Jung; Cicchillitti, Adam; Trudel, Marianne; Li, Jui-Sheng (Fall) Strauss, Axel; Gaudreault, Jean; Mangrum, Martin D; McLean, Allan Robert; Christie, Carolyn; Gavrilova, Julia; Mdivani, Marina; Laimon, Sara; Bibace, Kenneth; Roy, Andre J; Lemelin, Stéphane; Suh, Min Jung (Winter)

  • MUIN 281 BMus Practical Lessons 4 (2.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Knox, Hank; Haimovitz, Matt; Davidson, Thomas; McCann, Christopher; Popescu, Maria; Lozano, Francisco J; Mallette, Marcelle; Walkington, Alec; Hollins, Fraser; Manker, Brian; Karlicek, Martin; Mdivani, Marina; Algie, Stephen; Mac Master, John; MacMillan, Elizabeth H; Ducharme, Jérôme; Devuyst, Russell; Roberts, Richard Allen; Marandola, Fabrice; Harboyan, Patil (Fall) Doxas, Dimitrios; Hutchins, Timothy; McCann, Christopher; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Algie, Stephen; Mahar, William V; Devuyst, Russell; Mangrum, Martin D; Baskin, Theodore; Freeman, Peter; Kestenberg, Abe; Couture, Jocelyn; Dean, Kevin; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; 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; 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; Dardykina, Tatiana; Johnson, Alexander David; Bourget, Daniele; Leclair, Jacqueline; Moye, Felicia; Labelle, Dominique; Bourassa, Francois; Bluteau, Denis; Hillis, Amy; Novak, Bohdanna; Plouffe, Helene; Stoelzel, Richard; Kutan, Aline; Smith, Tracy; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Tremblay, Lisanne; Mac Master, John; Richer, Patrice; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; Merkelo, Paul A; Leclair, Marie-; Von Eccher, Magdalena; Barry, Suren; Skinner, Elizabeth; Bergeron, Sylvain; Dahlen, Sienna; Marandola, Fabrice; Melancon, Violaine; Vedady, Adrian; Watson, Nathaniel; Ferguson, Mark; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Box, James; Gaudreault, Jean; Aldrich, Simon; Desgagne, Alain; 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; Lambert, Frédéric; Roberts, Richard Allen; Rager, Joshua; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; Popescu, Maria; Karlicek, Martin; Wan, Andrew; Dix, Trevor; Cote, Nadia; Ledger, Timothy; Roy, Jocelyne; Cope, Todd; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Turner, Catherine; Cho, Jinjoo; Lane, Christian; Stevenson, Francois; Cicchillitti, Adam; Trudel, Marianne; Li, Jui-Sheng; Suh, Min Jung (Winter)

  • MUIN 282 BMus Performance Examination 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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

  • MUIN 333 Piano Techniques 2

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical examination in piano techniques.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • pass/fail

    • Mandatory test for pianists to be taken prior to the Performance 2 Exam.

  • MUIN 369 Concerto

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical examination on concerto repertoire.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • pass/fail

    • Mandatory test for pianists

  • MUIN 380 BMus Practical Lessons 5 (2.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    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; Box, James; Knox, Hank; Grott, David; Lozano, Francisco J; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Popescu, Maria; Levesque, Stephane; Desgagne, Alain; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Bolduc, Remi; Poletaev, Ilya; Walkington, Alec; Gavrilova, Julia; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Ducharme, Jérôme; Dolin, Elizabeth; Haimovitz, Matt; 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; Lambert, Frédéric; Strauss, Axel; Amirault, Greg G; Laing, David; Lee, Ranee Y; Mallette, Marcelle; Mahar, William V; Gaudreault, Jean; Richer, Patrice; Dobby, Timothy; Swartz, Jennifer; Dumouchel, Michael; Yazdanfar, Ali; Chappell, Eric; Robinson, Brian; Weman Eriksson, Lena; Derome, Denys; Lambert, Michel; Kutan, Aline; Howle, Mark Austin; Johnson, Alexander David; Lemelin, Stéphane; Read, Alexander; Christie, Carolyn; Dean, Kevin; Stoelzel, Richard; Maute, Matthias; Laimon, Sara; Labelle, Dominique; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Novak, Bohdanna; Turner, Dave; McLean, Allan Robert; Hollenbeck, John; Dahlen, Sienna; Smith, Tracy; Leclair, Jacqueline; Freeman, Peter; Bluteau, Denis; Aldrich, Simon; Karlicek, Martin; Merkelo, Paul A; Melancon, Violaine; Mac Master, John; Bourassa, Francois; Ferguson, Mark; Bergeron, Sylvain; Suh, Min Jung; Marandola, Fabrice; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Lane, Christian; Leclair, Marie-; Turner, Catherine (Fall) Haimovitz, Matt; Mdivani, Marina; McCann, Christopher; Popescu, Maria; Howle, Mark Austin; Lozano, Francisco J; Mallette, Marcelle; Lee, Ranee Y; Hollins, Fraser; Richer, Patrice; Manker, Brian; Mac Master, John; MacMillan, Elizabeth H; Ducharme, Jérôme; Bibace, Kenneth (Winter)

  • MUIN 381 BMus Practical Lessons 6 (2.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: White, Andre; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Strauss, Axel; Dix, Trevor; Popescu, Maria; Lambert, Michel; Mallette, Marcelle; Algie, Stephen; Lemelin, Stéphane; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Leclair, Jacqueline; Dyachkov, Yegor; Dean, Kevin; Smith, Tracy; Mac Master, John; MacMillan, Elizabeth H; Brault, Olivier (Fall) Rager, Joshua; Box, James; Knox, Hank; Grott, David; Lozano, Francisco J; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Popescu, Maria; Levesque, Stephane; Desgagne, Alain; Doxas, Dimitrios; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Bolduc, Remi; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Poletaev, Ilya; Walkington, Alec; Gavrilova, Julia; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Ducharme, Jérôme; Dolin, Elizabeth; Haimovitz, Matt; 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; Dobby, Timothy; Swartz, Jennifer; Dumouchel, Michael; Mallette, Marcelle; Yazdanfar, Ali; Chappell, Eric; Robinson, Brian; 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; Stoelzel, Richard; Maute, Matthias; Laimon, Sara; Labelle, Dominique; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Novak, Bohdanna; McLean, Allan Robert; Hollenbeck, John; Smith, Tracy; Leclair, Jacqueline; Freeman, Peter; Bluteau, Denis; Aldrich, Simon; Karlicek, Martin; Skinner, Elizabeth; Merkelo, Paul A; Dahlen, Sienna; Melancon, Violaine; Mac Master, John; Suh, Min Jung; Ferguson, Mark; Hollins, Fraser; Bibace, Kenneth; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Di Lauro, Ronald; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; McCann, Christopher; White, Andre; Bergeron, Sylvain; Marandola, Fabrice; Cho, Jinjoo; Lane, Christian; Leclair, Marie-; Turner, Catherine; Hove, Erik Anthony (Winter)

  • MUIN 382 BMus Performance Examination 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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

    • Prerequisite(s): MUIN 282

  • MUIN 433 Piano Techniques 3

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical examination in piano techniques.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • pass/fail

    • Mandatory test for pianists to be taken prior to the Performance 3 Exam.

  • MUIN 480 BMus Practical Lessons 7 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Hollins, Fraser; Bolduc, Remi; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; McCann, Christopher; 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; Knox, Hank; Ducharme, Jérôme; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Levesque, Stephane; Dumouchel, Michael; Haimovitz, Matt; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Amirault, Greg G; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Lambert, Michel; Walkington, Alec; Poletaev, Ilya; Roy, Andre J; Lambert, Frédéric; Beaudry, Pierre; Dolin, Elizabeth; Devuyst, Russell; Eriksson, Erik; Desgagne, Alain; Hutchins, Timothy; Baskin, Theodore; Strauss, Axel; Roberts, Richard Allen; Wan, Andrew; Manker, Brian; Dyachkov, Yegor; Algie, Stephen; 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; Derome, Denys; Bourassa, Francois; Rager, Joshua; Aldrich, Simon; Chappell, Eric; Novak, Bohdanna; Richer, Patrice; Merkelo, Paul A; Gavrilova, Julia; Dahlen, Sienna; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Lemelin, Stéphane; Stoelzel, Richard; Maute, Matthias; Labelle, Dominique; Mangrum, Martin D; Bluteau, Denis; McNabney, Douglas; Cote, Nadia; Vedady, Adrian; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Jensen, Christine; Marandola, Fabrice; Melancon, Violaine; Smith, Tracy; Kutan, Aline; Leclair, Jacqueline; Freeman, Peter; Christie, Carolyn; Von Eccher, Magdalena; Usui, Masashi; Mac Master, John; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Doxas, Dimitrios; Feltham, Scott O; Lane, Christian; Cho, Jinjoo; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Trudel, Marianne (Fall) White, Andre; Dean, Kevin; McCann, Christopher; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Strauss, Axel; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Dix, Trevor; Popescu, Maria; Laing, David; Mallette, Marcelle; Moye, Felicia; Algie, Stephen; Lemelin, Stéphane; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Leclair, Jacqueline; Dyachkov, Yegor; Smith, Tracy; Mac Master, John; MacMillan, Elizabeth H; Lambert, Michel; Brault, Olivier (Winter)

  • MUIN 481 BMus Practical Lessons 8 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction on an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Lozano, Francisco J; Bolduc, Remi; McCann, Christopher; Laimon, Sara; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Mdivani, Marina; Haimovitz, Matt; Richer, Patrice; Lambert, Michel; Algie, Stephen; Mallette, Marcelle; Dyachkov, Yegor; Yazdanfar, Ali; Mac Master, John; Mahar, William V (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; Knox, Hank; Ducharme, Jérôme; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Levesque, Stephane; Dumouchel, Michael; Haimovitz, Matt; Kolomyjec, Joanne; 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; 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; Derome, Denys; Bourassa, Francois; Dix, Trevor; Aldrich, Simon; Bourget, Daniele; Chappell, Eric; Kestenberg, Abe; Richer, Patrice; Vukovich, Emmanuel; Merkelo, Paul A; Gavrilova, Julia; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Hollenbeck, John; Novak, Bohdanna; Lemelin, Stéphane; Stoelzel, Richard; Maute, Matthias; Labelle, Dominique; Mangrum, Martin D; Bluteau, Denis; McNabney, Douglas; Cote, Nadia; Vedady, Adrian; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Suh, Min Jung; Jensen, Christine; Marandola, Fabrice; Melancon, Violaine; Smith, Tracy; Kutan, Aline; Mac Master, John; Freeman, Peter; Christie, Carolyn; Usui, Masashi; Hollins, Fraser; Bolduc, Remi; Kennedy, Donald Leyland; McCann, Christopher; Stevenson, Francois; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Lee, Ranee Y; Dahlen, Sienna; Feltham, Scott O; Cho, Jinjoo; Lane, Christian; Doxas, Dimitrios; Trudel, Marianne (Winter)

  • MUIN 482 BMus Performance Examination 3 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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

    • Prerequisite(s): MUIN 382

  • MUPG 350 Introduction to Piano Pedagogy (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : An introduction to pedagogical methods, philosophies and materials, including selected graded repertoire and materials for technical and musical advancement on the instrument.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Tweedie, James (Fall)

  • MUPG 356 Piano Repertoire Studies 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Selected keyboard and piano repertoire to 1830.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • MUPG 357 Piano Repertoire Studies 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Selected piano repertoire from 1830 to the present. Familiarity with scores and recorded examples will be required.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Poulin, Brigitte (Winter)

  • MUPG 541 Senior Piano Seminar 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : In-class performance and analysis of solo and ensemble repertoire, including historical and modern recordings.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Hashimoto, Kyoko (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite(s): MUIN 382 or MUIN 352, and 4 semesters of Basic Ensemble.

    • Restriction: Only open to Faculty of Music Piano Performance students

  • MUPG 542 Senior Piano Seminar 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Issues of piano pedagogy and preparation for competitions.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Poletaev, Ilya; Hashimoto, Kyoko (Winter)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: MUPG 541

    • Restriction: Only open to Faculty of Music Piano Performance students.

Complementary Performance (14 credits)

Large Ensemble during the first four terms (2 credits x 4 semesters).

14 credits of complementary performance selected as follows:

8 credits from:

  • MUEN 563 Jazz Vocal Workshop (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Vocal workshop for jazz musicians.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Novak, Bohdanna (Fall) Novak, Bohdanna (Winter)

  • 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 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Leblanc, Suzie (Fall) Leblanc, Suzie (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • 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 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

    • Note: May be taken instead of Choral Ensemble.

  • MUEN 590 McGill Wind Orchestra (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Large ensemble for wind instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    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 2018, Winter 2019

    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 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Ricketts, Floydd; Mahabir, Walter (Fall) Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Ricketts, Floydd; Mahabir, Walter (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 2018, Winter 2019

    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 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Doxas, Dimitrios; Jensen, Christine; Di Lauro, Ronald; Mahar, William V (Fall) Hollenbeck, John; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Jensen, Christine; Di Lauro, Ronald; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Mahar, William V (Winter)

    • 3-4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 597 McGill Symphony Orchestra (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for orchestral instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

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

    • 6 - 7 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

Assigned small ensemble - during every term of enrolment as a full-time or part-time student.

6 credits from:

  • MUEN 540 Chamber Music Project 1 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Chamber music ensemble for various instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

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

    • Requires departmental approval

    • Restrictions: Open to undergraduate and graduate Performance students

  • MUEN 541 Chamber Music Project 2 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Chamber music ensemble for various instruments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Requires departmental approval

    • Restrictions: Open to undergraduate and graduate Performance students

  • MUEN 556 Introduction to Collaborative Piano 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Aspects and techniques of performing in ensembles, including vocal accompanying, piano duos, instrumental duos and chamber ensemble work. Ensemble score-reading, preparation and performance analysis.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Marchand, Jean (Fall)

    • 2 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUEN 583

    • Open to singers and pianists.

  • MUEN 557 Introduction to Collaborative Piano 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Developing the collaborative performance. Masterclass-style coaching of assignments in vocal accompanying, piano duos, instrumental duos and chamber ensemble work. Further ensemble score-reading, preparation and performance analysis.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Marchand, Jean (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition

  • MUEN 560 Chamber Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for chamber music - various instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: McNabney, Douglas; Roy, Andre J; Dolin, Elizabeth; Swartz, Jennifer; Leclair, Jacqueline; Aldrich, Simon; Bourgogne, Guillaume; Leclair, Marie-; Roy, Jocelyne; Lupien, Denise; Read, Alexander; Cho, Jinjoo; Dominguez, Chloe; Choi, Alicia; Shuter, Cindy; Devuyst, Russell; Gaudreault, Jean; Stoelzel, Richard; Box, James; Yazdanfar, Ali; Robinson, Brian; Brouwer, Albert G; Dix, Trevor; Hashimoto, Kyoko (Fall) McNabney, Douglas; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Dolin, Elizabeth; Swartz, Jennifer; Lupien, Denise; Dominguez, Chloe; Cho, Jinjoo; Choi, Alicia; Leclair, Jacqueline; Leclair, Marie-; Aldrich, Simon; Roy, Jocelyne; Bourgogne, Guillaume; Roy, Andre J; Gaudreault, Jean; Dix, Trevor; Devuyst, Russell; Stoelzel, Richard; Box, James; Baskin, Theodore; Robinson, Brian; Yazdanfar, Ali (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): Audition.

    • Restriction(s): For Music students; open to others by permission of the Department.

  • MUEN 578 Song Interpretation 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Normally open only to Voice and Piano Performance students. Study of the standard song repertoire with emphasis on the singer and pianist as partners. A public recital will be given at the end of each term.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: McMahon, Michael (Fall) Scarfone, Marie-Ève (Winter)

    • 2 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 579 Song Interpretation 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Study of song repertoire for singers and pianists.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: McMahon, Michael (Fall) Godin, Olivier (Winter)

  • MUEN 581 Introduction to Ensemble Playing for Pianists (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Concentration on interpretation and performance of piano duet and two piano repertoire.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Gavrilova, Julia (Fall) Mdivani, Marina; Gavrilova, Julia (Winter)

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisite: Piano Concentration 1 Examination or Audition.

  • MUEN 582 Piano Ensembles (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble playing in two-piano and piano 4-hand repertoire.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Mdivani, Marina (Fall) Mdivani, Marina; Marchand, Jean (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUEN 581 or permission of the instructor.

  • MUEN 584 Studio Accompanying (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Highly qualified collaborative partners will be assigned to work independently with studio teachers and their students.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Hashimoto, Kyoko; Labelle, Dominique; Mac Master, John; Popescu, Maria; Kolomyjec, Joanne (Fall) Hashimoto, Kyoko; Mac Master, John; Abbott, Patricia; Cho, Jinjoo; Labelle, Dominique; Popescu, Maria; Kolomyjec, Joanne (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 585 Sonata Masterclass (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Exploration of the vast literature for sonatas with piano and instrument, including multiple issues of ensemble preparation and performing.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Hashimoto, Kyoko (Fall) Hashimoto, Kyoko (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition or permission of the instructor.

    • Restriction: Limited to 4 advanced pianists and 4 instrumentalists.

Required Courses (16 credits)

16 credits of required courses selected as follows:

9 credits of Theory
4 credits of Musicianship
3 credits of Music History

Theory

9 credits

  • MUTH 250 Theory and Analysis 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Compositional resources of late 18th and early 19th century music. Analysis of forms common to the period c. 1770 - 1840, including Classical sonata forms in several media.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Caplin, William Earl (Fall) Wild, Jonathan (Summer)

  • MUTH 251 Theory and Analysis 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Expanded harmonic resources of the 19th century (e.g., advanced chromaticism including enharmonic reinterpretation and symmetrical division). Analysis of characteristic small and large forms. Writing and analytical skills with a goal toward perceiving how levels of musical structure interact.

    Terms: Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Klorman, Edward; Wild, Jonathan; Caplin, William Earl (Winter) Biamonte, Nicole (Summer)

  • MUTH 350 Theory and Analysis 5 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Exploration of 20th and 21st century organizations of pitch, rhythm, timbre etc. Written and analytical skills for the purpose of gaining insight into the compositional techniques and aesthetics of this repertoire.

    Terms: Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Hasegawa, Robert (Winter) Duinker, Benjamin (Summer)

Musicianship

4 credits

  • MUSP 240 Musicianship Training 3 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Rhythm and metre mixed divisions and two-part work; additional chordal voicings and pitch collections; melodies modulating to closely-related keys adding tenor clef; harmonic progression including applied chords; two-part keyboard-style passages.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Asly, Monica; Guzik, John W P; Goddard, Christopher; McCart, Vanessa (Fall) Asly, Monica (Summer)

    • Prerequisites: Matriculation Music or McGill Conservatory Theory Secondary V or its equivalent. MUSP 141

    • Corequisite: MUTH 250

  • MUSP 241 Musicianship Training 4 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Changing metres; chord voicings and atonal pitch collections; modulating tonal melodies and score reading of transposing instruments; harmonic progression including chromatic chords; two-part passages.

    Terms: Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Asly, Monica; Guzik, John W P; McCart, Vanessa; Fillion, Maxime (Winter) Asly, Monica (Summer)

Music History

3 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 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Barg, Lisa (Fall) Cain, Jerry (Winter) Huebner, Steven (Summer)

Complementary Courses (8 credits)

Musicianship

2 credits from:

  • MUSP 346 Post-Tonal Musicianship (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Extended tonal and post-tonal harmonic and contrapuntal structures, rhythmic practices of the 20th and 21st century, score reading.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Asly, Monica (Fall) Mariner, Justin B (Winter) Mariner, Justin B (Summer)

  • MUSP 350 Musicianship for Pianists (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Fundamental musicianship issues in the context of performance with an emphasis on sight-reading, practical score analysis and focused learning methods.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Music History, Literature or Performance Practice (6 credits)

3 credits from:

  • MUHL 366 The Era of the Fortepiano (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Survey of the repertoire for keyboard 1750-1850: the instruments, Empfindsamkeit, gallant style, London, Paris, Vienna, the Czech school, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, sonatas, variations, character pieces, "high" and "low" salon music, virtuosos and the virtuoso repertoire, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Mendelssohn, early Liszt.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • MUHL 395 Keyboard Literature before 1750 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : The solo repertoire for organ, harpsichord, and clavichord from 1400 to 1750: intabulation, cantus firmus treatment, indigenous keyboard genres, German organ literature, French harpsichord repertoire.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • MUHL 396 Era of the Modern Piano (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Survey of keyboard repertoire from 1850 to the present: instruments, the crisis at mid-century, character pieces, Brahms, late Liszt, national schools, commercialization - the concert hall, music for the bourgeois - salon music, Scriabin, the Second Viennese School, Impressionism, Neo-Classicism, Neo-Romanticism, serialism, the sonata in the 20th-century, North American composers.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

3 credits from courses with a MUHL or MUPP prefix

Free Electives (21 credits)

(May not include courses with a MUEN prefix.)

Non-Music Electives (3 credits)

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