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Master of Music (M.Mus.) Performance: Early Music (Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Music     Degree: Master of Music

Program Requirements

The Master of Music in Performance; Early Music program offers early music instrumentalists and vocalists instruction and performance experiences of a rich variety, as well as studies in historical performance practice.

Students admitted to the M.Mus. in Performance; Early Music program who have undergraduate degrees other than the B.Mus.; Major in Early Music Performance (Voice) or B.Mus.; Major in Early Music Performance (Baroque Violin, Viola, Cello, Viola da Gamba, Flute, Recorder, Oboe, Organ, Harpsichord and Early Brass Instruments) from McGill University, may be required to successfully complete one or more undergraduate courses before completion of the Master's degree. Students with a B.Mus.; Major Early Music Performance degree from McGill University may be required to successfully complete MUPD 560 Introduction to Research Methods in Music before completion of the Master's program.

Required Courses (21 credits)

  • MUEN 580 Early Music Ensemble (1 credit) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 4-6 vocalists and instrumentalists which performs music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Bandy, Dorian (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition. Prerequisite or corequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 272.

  • MUGS 605 Graduate Performance Colloquium

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses : Participation in three professional development workshops or research colloquium approved by the department on topics such as performance pedagogy, academic teaching, music production, copyright, business, grantsmanship, etc. Students participate in each semester of residency until requirements have been met.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

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

* 3 credits (3 terms of)

Thesis Courses

  • MUIN 620 Performance Tutorial 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental, vocal, conducting, collaborative piano or operatic tutorial. Technical and interpretive development, preparation of thesis performance projects.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Algie, Stephen; Cazes, Alain; Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Hauser, Rudolf-Alexius; Knox, Hank; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Poletaev, Ilya; Eriksson, Erik; Strauss, Axel; Leclair, Jacqueline; Lemelin, Stéphane; Labelle, Dominique; Baskin, Theodore; Box, James; Christie, Carolyn; Devuyst, Russell; Dolin, Elizabeth; Gaudreault, Jean; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Levesque, Stephane; Lupien, Denise; McMahon, Michael; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Weman Eriksson, Lena; Stoelzel, Richard; Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Aldrich, Simon; Bergeron, Sylvain; Chappell, Eric; Desgagne, Alain; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Mangrum, Martin D; Manker, Brian; Merkelo, Paul A; Napper, Susan; Plouffe, Helene; Swartz, Jennifer; Jennejohn, Matthew Dixon; Popescu, Maria; Ducharme, Jérôme; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Howle, Mark Austin; Read, Alexander; Normand, Jean-Francois; Cope, Todd; Cote, Nadia; Melancon, Violaine; Brouwer, Albert G; Brault, Olivier; Watson, Nathaniel; Polegato, Brett; Dobby, Timothy; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Smith, Tracy; Cowan, Steven; Lane, Christian; Hendrickson, Anna; Soderstrom, Elin; Bluteau, Denis; Dix, Trevor; Beausejour, Luc; Trevino, Matthew (Fall) Mdivani, Marina; Christie, Carolyn; Leclair, Marie- (Winter)

  • MUIN 621 Performance Tutorial 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Additional individual instrumental, vocal, conducting, collaborative piano or operatic tutorial according to area of performing specialization.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Hashimoto, Kyoko; Roy, Andre J; Strauss, Axel; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Levesque, Stephane; Bergeron, Sylvain; Leclair, Marie- (Fall) Algie, Stephen; Cazes, Alain; Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Hauser, Rudolf-Alexius; Knox, Hank; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Poletaev, Ilya; Eriksson, Erik; Strauss, Axel; Leclair, Jacqueline; Lemelin, Stéphane; Moye, Felicia; Labelle, Dominique; Baskin, Theodore; Box, James; Christie, Carolyn; Devuyst, Russell; Dolin, Elizabeth; Gaudreault, Jean; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Levesque, Stephane; Lupien, Denise; McMahon, Michael; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Weman Eriksson, Lena; Stoelzel, Richard; Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Hargreaves, Stephen; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Aldrich, Simon; Bergeron, Sylvain; Chappell, Eric; Desgagne, Alain; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Mangrum, Martin D; Manker, Brian; Merkelo, Paul A; Napper, Susan; Plouffe, Helene; Swartz, Jennifer; Jennejohn, Matthew Dixon; Popescu, Maria; Ducharme, Jérôme; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Howle, Mark Austin; Read, Alexander; Normand, Jean-Francois; Cote, Nadia; Melancon, Violaine; Brouwer, Albert G; Brault, Olivier; Watson, Nathaniel; Polegato, Brett; Dobby, Timothy; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Smith, Tracy; Lane, Christian; Hendrickson, Anna; Soderstrom, Elin; Cope, Todd; Bluteau, Denis; Dix, Trevor; Beausejour, Luc; Trevino, Matthew (Winter)

  • MUIN 622 Performance Tutorial 3 (3 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual tutorial according to area of performing specialization. Interpretative preparation of thesis performance projects and development of individual artistic vision.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Algie, Stephen; Cazes, Alain; Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Hauser, Rudolf-Alexius; Knox, Hank; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Poletaev, Ilya; Eriksson, Erik; Strauss, Axel; Leclair, Jacqueline; Lemelin, Stéphane; Labelle, Dominique; Baskin, Theodore; Box, James; Christie, Carolyn; Devuyst, Russell; Dolin, Elizabeth; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Levesque, Stephane; Lupien, Denise; McMahon, Michael; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Stoelzel, Richard; Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Aldrich, Simon; Bergeron, Sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Desgagne, Alain; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Mangrum, Martin D; Manker, Brian; Merkelo, Paul A; Napper, Susan; Plouffe, Helene; Swartz, Jennifer; Popescu, Maria; Ducharme, Jérôme; Mallette, Marcelle; Richer, Patrice; Read, Alexander; Normand, Jean-Francois; Cope, Todd; Cote, Nadia; Melancon, Violaine; Brault, Olivier; Watson, Nathaniel; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Smith, Tracy; Lane, Christian; Brouwer, Albert G; Bluteau, Denis; Chappell, Eric; Howle, Mark Austin; Jennejohn, Matthew Dixon; Polegato, Brett; G'Froerer, Joanna; Gaudreault, Jean; Soderstrom, Elin (Fall) Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Hauser, Rudolf-Alexius; Knox, Hank; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Poletaev, Ilya; Strauss, Axel; Christie, Carolyn; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Levesque, Stephane; Marandola, Fabrice; Stoelzel, Richard; Bergeron, Sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Merkelo, Paul A; Leclair, Marie-; Cowan, Steven; Napper, Susan; Lemelin, Stéphane; Algie, Stephen; Leclair, Jacqueline; Labelle, Dominique; Baskin, Theodore; Dolin, Elizabeth; Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Mac Master, John; Aldrich, Simon; Manker, Brian; Jennejohn, Matthew Dixon; Popescu, Maria; Ducharme, Jérôme; Cope, Todd; Brault, Olivier; Polegato, Brett; Wan, Andrew; G'Froerer, Joanna; Desgagne, Alain; Chappell, Eric; Gaudreault, Jean; Soderstrom, Elin; Eriksson, Erik (Winter)

  • MUIN 622D1 Performance Tutorial 3 (1.5 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual tutorial according to area of performing specialization. Interpretative preparation of thesis performance projects and development of individual artistic vision.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Algie, Stephen; Knox, Hank; Mdivani, Marina; Poletaev, Ilya; Leclair, Jacqueline; Lemelin, Stéphane; Labelle, Dominique; Baskin, Theodore; Christie, Carolyn; Dolin, Elizabeth; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Levesque, Stephane; Marandola, Fabrice; Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Mac Master, John; Aldrich, Simon; Manker, Brian; Jennejohn, Matthew Dixon; Popescu, Maria; Ducharme, Jérôme; Cope, Todd; Cote, Nadia; Brault, Olivier; Polegato, Brett; Wan, Andrew; G'Froerer, Joanna; Desgagne, Alain; Chappell, Eric; Gaudreault, Jean; Soderstrom, Elin; Eriksson, Erik (Fall)

  • MUIN 622D2 Performance Tutorial 3 (1.5 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual tutorial according to area of performing specialization. Interpretative preparation of thesis performance projects and development of individual artistic vision.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Lemelin, Stéphane; Algie, Stephen; Knox, Hank; Mdivani, Marina; Poletaev, Ilya; Leclair, Jacqueline; Labelle, Dominique; Baskin, Theodore; Christie, Carolyn; Dolin, Elizabeth; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Levesque, Stephane; Marandola, Fabrice; Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Mac Master, John; Aldrich, Simon; Manker, Brian; Jennejohn, Matthew Dixon; Popescu, Maria; Ducharme, Jérôme; Cope, Todd; Brault, Olivier; Polegato, Brett; Wan, Andrew; G'Froerer, Joanna; Desgagne, Alain; Chappell, Eric; Gaudreault, Jean; Soderstrom, Elin; Eriksson, Erik (Winter)

  • MUPG 600 Recital Project 1 (9 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Solo recital, collaborative piano recital, conducting recital or principal Opera Role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

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

    • Solo recital (60-70 minutes), collaborative piano recital (60-70 minutes), conducting recital (30-35 minutes) or Principal Opera Role as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Lead, Schedule C

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

Complementary Courses (24 credits)

9 credits from the following:

  • MUPG 601 Recital Project 2 (9 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Solo recital, collaborative piano recital, conducting recital or principal opera role (by audition) with program notes. May include chamber music providing none of the repertoire was prepared in a chamber ensemble taken for credit.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

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

    • Solo recital (60-70 minutes), collaborative piano recital (60-70 minutes), conducting recital (35-40 minutes) or principal opera role (by audition) as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Lead, Schedule C

  • MUPG 602 Recital Project 3 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Recital, conducting recital or featured opera role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

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

    • Recital (30-40 minutes), conducting recital (20-25 minutes) or featured opera role (by audition) as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Featured, Schedule C

  • MUPG 603 Recital Project 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Concerto performance with orchestra (for the concerto competition or other competition in Montreal) or supporting opera role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

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

    • Supporting Opera Role as defined by the American Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Supporting, Schedule C

  • MUPG 604 Chamber Music Recital (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Chamber Music Recital with program notes. Repertoire may not include works performed in MUEN courses. Various instrumentations permitted as long as student performs in all works.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

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

    • Chamber Music Recital (60-70 minutes). If single ensemble, recital may be taken for credit by all participating students, by approval of department.

  • MUPG 605 Recording Project (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Recording project with liner notes.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

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

    • Limited enrolment; admissions by proposal only and with approval of the Department; additional fees apply.

  • MUPG 606 Interdisciplinary Project 1 (3 credits) ***

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Research-creation involving collaboration between different disciplines resulting in a new work, interpretation or contribution to knowledge presented in public (i.e., performer-composer commission; performer and actor/dancer collaboration, subject in CIRMMT research study, etc) with program notes as relevant.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

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

    • Performer-composer composition of 5-10 minutes. By proposal only and with approval of the Department.

  • MUPG 607 Interdisciplinary Project 2 (6 credits) ***

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Research-creation involving collaboration between different disciplines resulting in a new work, interpretation or contribution to knowledge presented in public (i.e., performer-composer commission); performance and actor/dancer collaboration, participant as co-researcher in CIRMMT study including participation in analysis of data, etc.) with program notes as relevant.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

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

    • Performer-composer commission of 10-20 minutes. By proposal only and approval of the Department.

  • MUPG 614 Quick Study (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Preparation and performance of short program of vocal, operatic, or collaborative piano repertoire in a limited three week time frame.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

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

    • 20-25 minutes of repertoire

    • Restriction: Open to students in the M.Mus. in Performance; Opera and Voice and in the M.Mus. in Performance; Collaborative Piano programs.

*** Students may take either MUPG 606 or MUPG 607.

3 credits from the following:

A 3-credit seminar at the 600 level or higher with the prefix MUCO, MUGS, MUGT, MUHL, MUMT, MUPP or MUTH.

3 credits from the following:

  • MUHL 591D1 Paleography (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : The theory and practice of musical transcription for the period 1100 to 1600. Black modal notation, Franconian notation, French and Italian Ars Nova notation, Mannerism, white mensural notation, proportions, and lute and keyboard tablatures will be studied.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Cumming, Julie Emelyn (Fall)

  • MUHL 591D2 Paleography (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : See MUHL 591D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Cumming, Julie Emelyn (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUHL 591D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUHL 591D1 and MUHL 591D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • MUPG 575D1 Organ Repertoire and Performance Practice (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Seminar covering topics related to organ playing, such as liturgical organ playing, organ repertoire and improvisation.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Oldengarm, Jonathan (Fall)

    • 1. 1 1/2 hours

    • 2. Students must register for both MUPG 575D1 and MUPG 575D2.

    • 3. No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 575D1 and MUPG 575D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

  • MUPG 575D2 Organ Repertoire and Performance Practice (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : For description see MUPG 575D1.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Oldengarm, Jonathan (Winter)

  • MUPG 590 Vocal Styles and Conventions (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Emphasis on vocal performance practices through practical application: text, language, inflection, pronunciation and interpretation considered with individuality of each student's voice and technical development. After examining historical treatises, students will discuss and present musical selections utilizing modern performance standards yet remaining true to stylistic demands of each period.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Strauss, Anja (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 690.

  • MUPG 691 Vocal Ornamentation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Introduction to the major treatises with emphasis on their practical application to modern performance. Through the study and discussion of both primary and secondary sources, students will observe and compare national styles. Special topics include the conventions of recitative; text-driven embellishment; ornamentation in Handel's dramatic works.

    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.

    • 3 hours

    • Restriction: Open to singers, keyboardists, and conductors or with permission of the instructor

  • MUTH 602 Keyboard Modal Counterpoint (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Advanced study of polyphonic techniques of the renaissance period through written exercises, in-depth written case study, and improvised practice at the keyboard.

    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: MUTH 202 or equivalent

    • Restrictions: Open to graduate keyboardists in early music and organ or permission of the instructor. This course may count only as the additional seminar and not as the approved graduate seminar with the prefix MUCO, MUGS, MUGT, MUHL, MUMT, MUPP, MUTH.

or a 3-credit seminar approved by the Schulich School of Music

* If not already taken

Students take 6 credits from either Instruments or Voice from the following:

Instruments:
6 credits from the following:

  • MUEN 569 Tabla Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Performance and practice of the tabla of North India.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Mativetsky, Shawn Eliot (Fall) Mativetsky, Shawn Eliot (Winter)

    • Can be taken more than once.

  • 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: Winter 2021

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

    • 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: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Bandy, Dorian (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisites: Audition

  • MUEN 580 Early Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 4-6 vocalists and instrumentalists which performs music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Bandy, Dorian (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition. Prerequisite or corequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 272.

OR

Voice:
3 credits from the following:

  • 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

  • MUIN 612 Vocal Coaching 3 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Coaching sessions on advanced vocal repertoire with emphasis on musical nuance and the expression of an individual artistic voice.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Hansen, Patrick; McMahon, Michael; Hargreaves, Stephen; Gonthier, Esther; Godin, Olivier; Leblanc, Suzie (Fall) McMahon, Michael; Hargreaves, Stephen; Gonthier, Esther; Scarfone, Marie-Ève (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUIN 602

and

3 credits from the following:

  • MUEN 569 Tabla Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Performance and practice of the tabla of North India.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Mativetsky, Shawn Eliot (Fall) Mativetsky, Shawn Eliot (Winter)

    • Can be taken more than once.

  • 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: Winter 2021

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

    • 4 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: Winter 2021

    Instructors: McMahon, Michael (Winter)

  • MUEN 580 Early Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 4-6 vocalists and instrumentalists which performs music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Bandy, Dorian (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition. Prerequisite or corequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 272.

  • 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: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Hon, Chun Fung (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 654 Opera Repertoire Experience (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ensemble : Acting Methods, Aria as Monologue, theatrical movement, and script/score analysis. Productions singing roles, covering roles, and/or singing in the ensemble. Culminates in a Scenes Program that includes repertoire from the last 400 years of opera, operetta, Singspiel, opéra comique, musical theatre, and 21st century works.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Hansen, Patrick; Hargreaves, Stephen (Fall) Hansen, Patrick; Hargreaves, Stephen (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition

  • MUEN 696 Opera Theatre (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ensemble : Individual coaching in acting, movement and role preparation; possibility for roles in Opera McGill productions (by audition).

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Hansen, Patrick; Hargreaves, Stephen (Fall) Hansen, Patrick; Hargreaves, Stephen (Winter)

    • 3 - 6 hours

    • Prerequisite: audition

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