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Graduate Artist Diploma (Gr. Art. Dip.) Performance (30 credits)

Offered by: Music     Degree: D-ARST

Program Requirements

A one-year graduate performance diploma that allows excellent musicians to refine their technique and master repertoire through intensive coaching, practice, and performance projects. Designed as a polishing diploma, the program prepares musicians for professional careers as soloists, opera singers, collaborative pianists, chamber, jazz, and orchestral musicians or for further graduate studies in performance. Program requirements are flexible, with a range of performance project options including solo, chamber, recording, orchestral auditions, and creative collaborations. Admission is by audition, with candidates having previously completed a B.Mus., a Licentiate, or M.Mus.

Required Courses (16 credits)

  • MUIN 710 Graduate Artist Diploma Tutorial 1 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical Instruction; for individual artists will be defined around the specific performance projects detailed at audition. For chamber ensembles, includes individual artistry, development of group identity with respect to sound, communication skills, performance practice, and artistic/interpretative vision for chamber ensembles

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Hashimoto, Kyoko; Roy, Andre J; Eriksson, Erik; Labelle, Dominique; Devuyst, Russell; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Robinson, Brian; Cho, Jinjoo; Desgagne, Alain; Leclair, Marie-; Cope, Todd; Melancon, Violaine; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Strauss, Axel; Haimovitz, Matt; Brault, Olivier (Fall)

    • Restrictions: Open to students in the Graduate Artist Diploma only.

    • Additional Course Charges: Music Private Lesson Fee. Amount: $529.00

  • MUIN 711 Graduate Artist Diploma Tutorial 2 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Continued practical Instruction; for individual artists will be defined around the specific performance projects detailed at audition. For chamber ensembles, includes individual artistry, development of group identity with respect to sound, communication skills, performance practice, and artistic/interpretative vision for chamber ensembles.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Hashimoto, Kyoko; Eriksson, Erik; Labelle, Dominique; Devuyst, Russell; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Robinson, Brian; Cho, Jinjoo; Desgagne, Alain; Leclair, Marie-; Cope, Todd; Melancon, Violaine; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Strauss, Axel; Haimovitz, Matt; Brault, Olivier (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the Graduate Artist Diploma only.

    • Additional Course Charges: Music Private Lesson Fee. Amount: $529.00.

Complementary Courses (14 credits)

8 credits from the following:

  • MUPG 740 Graduate Artist Diploma Performance Project 1 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A public solo, collaborative piano, chamber music recital, or preparation/presentation of a Featured Opera Role (by audition).

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Recital (40 - 45 minutes), Featured Opera Role (by audition) as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists.

    • Restriction(s): Only open to students in the Graduate Artist Diploma.

  • MUPG 741 Graduate Artist Diploma Performance Project 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A second public solo, orchestral repertoire, collaborative piano, chamber music recital, or preparation/presentation of a Featured Opera Role (by audition).

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Only open to students in the Graduate Artist Diploma program.

    • Recital (40 - 45 minutes), Featured Opera Role (by audition) as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists, orchestral repertoire (minimum 20 excerpts; maximum exam duration of 40 minutes).

  • MUPG 742 Graduate Artist Diploma Performance Project 3 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A public solo, collaborative piano, chamber music recital, or Lead Opera Role (by audition).

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Only open to students in the Graduate Artist Diploma.

    • Recital (65-75 minutes); or Lead Opera Role (by audition) as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists.

  • MUPG 743 Graduate Artist Diploma Interdisciplinary Project (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A composition commission, a research-related project (e.g., transcription, performance edition) or inter-disciplinary collaboration (music technology, dance, etc.) that results in a public performance; by departmental approval.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MUPG 744 Graduate Artist Diploma Concerto Performance (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Concerto performance.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MUPG 745 Graduate Artist Diploma Recording Project (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Studio recording with liner notes, by approval of department.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Only open to students in the Graduate Artist Diploma. Restrictions may apply to the studio recording option depending on available resources.

    • By proposal only and with approval of the Department; additional fees may apply.

0-3 credits from:

  • MUSR 692 Music Production Workshop (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Sound Recording : The Seminar aims at giving Music Performance and Sound Recording students the tools to becoming better recording artists, performers and recording engineers in today’s music scene. It will help them acquire skills and abilities as well as develop an informed judgement about recorded music performances and the recorded sound.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: De Francisco, Martha (Winter)

    • 3 hours.

    • Restriction(s): This seminar is open to second year masters and doctoral Sound Recording students, master's and doctoral Performance and Graduate Artist Diploma students only.

* Required of all instruments except Voice.

3-6 credits from the following:

Performance courses with Schulich School of Music approval from the following lists:

3-6 credits from any ensemble courses with the prefix MUEN at the 500 or 600 level

  • MUPG 571 Free Improvisation 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Introduction to the creative practice of improvisation for performers. The course focuses on the development of listening as applied to the practice of collective and solo improvisation.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): Audition.

    • Restriction(s): Available to Music students; open to others by permission of the department. Not open to Jazz students. Not open to students who have taken MUEN 571.

  • MUPG 572D1 Free Improvisation 2 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : This course is designed for performers who want to develop their skills as advanced improvisers. Both collective and solo contexts are addressed as performance practices, touching upon the history of improvisation as well as current trends.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • MUPG 572D2 Free Improvisation 2 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : This course is designed for performers who want to develop their skills as advanced improvisers. Both collective and solo contexts are addressed as performance practices, touching upon the history of improvisation as well as current trends.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

and the additional courses from the following list:

Voice

  • MUIN 610 Vocal Coaching 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual coaching sessions on advanced vocal repertoire with emphasis on musical and linguistic nuance.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Knox, Hank; Hansen, Patrick; McMahon, Michael; Hargreaves, Stephen; Gonthier, Esther; Godin, Olivier; Leblanc, Suzie (Fall) Hansen, Patrick; McMahon, Michael; Hargreaves, Stephen; Gonthier, Esther; Godin, Olivier; Leblanc, Suzie (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUIN 600

  • MUIN 611 Vocal Coaching 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Continuation of Vocal Coaching I with emphasis on musical and linguistic nuance.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: McMahon, Michael; Hargreaves, Stephen; Gonthier, Esther (Fall) Knox, Hank; Hansen, Patrick; McMahon, Michael; Hargreaves, Stephen; Gonthier, Esther; Godin, Olivier; Leblanc, Suzie (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUIN 601

Piano

  • MUPG 670 Advanced Continuo 1 (2 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A historically-oriented study of the principles of figured bass. Standard idioms from historical treatises will be introduced. Preparation of operatic excerpts from the standard high Baroque repertory is required.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Nadler, Rona Miriam (Fall)

  • MUPG 671 Advanced Continuo 2 (2 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A study of the many different styles of figured bass accompaniment as revealed in contemporary sources. The emphasis will be on realization at the keyboard of representative 17th- and 18th- century operatic recitatives and arias.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Nadler, Rona Miriam (Winter)

  • MUPG 687 Collaborative Piano Repertoire 1: Song (1 credit) ***

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Issues in collaborative piano song repertoire and performance in different genres and musical styles.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: McMahon, Michael (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: MUEN 556 or equivalent or permission of the instructor

    • Restriction: Open to graduate students in collaborative piano or with the permission of the instructor

  • MUPG 688 Collaborative Piano Repertoire 2: Instrumental (1 credit) ***

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Issues in collaborative piano instrumental repertoire and performance in different genres and musical styles.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUEN 556 or equivalent or permission of the instructor

    • Restriction: Open to graduate students in collaborative piano or with the permission of the instructor

  • MUPG 689 Collaborative Piano Rep.3: Orch. Reduction, Opera, Oratorio (1 credit) ***

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Issues in collaborative piano orchestral reduction, opera, oratorio and performance in different genres and musical styles.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUEN 556 or equivalent or permission of the instructor

    • Restriction: Open to graduate students in collaborative piano or with permission of the instructor

** if not already taken
*** may be repeated with permission of the instructor

Chamber Music

  • MUIN 500 Practical Instruction 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual coaching sessions for musicians in advanced ensembles to focus on their individual instrumental technique.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to musicians in Chamber Music Stream in the Graduate Diploma in Performance and the Graduate Artist Diploma. May be taken by D.Mus. students with special permission.

    • 30 minutes

Organ

One 3-credit seminar at the 500 or 600 level approved by the Department.

** if not already taken

Early Music

  • MUPG 670 Advanced Continuo 1 (2 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A historically-oriented study of the principles of figured bass. Standard idioms from historical treatises will be introduced. Preparation of operatic excerpts from the standard high Baroque repertory is required.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Nadler, Rona Miriam (Fall)

  • MUPG 671 Advanced Continuo 2 (2 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A study of the many different styles of figured bass accompaniment as revealed in contemporary sources. The emphasis will be on realization at the keyboard of representative 17th- and 18th- century operatic recitatives and arias.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Nadler, Rona Miriam (Winter)

** if not already taken

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