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

Offered by: Music     Degree: Master of Music

Program Requirements

The M.Mus.; Performance Piano program blends performance training with humanities-based scholarship in a vibrant musical environment. The program provides opportunities for chamber music and a range of recital options including solo and chamber music performance, sound recording, and creative interdisciplinary projects.

Students admitted to the M.Mus.; in Performance; Piano program who have undergraduate degrees other than the B.Mus.; Major in Performance Piano from McGill University, may be required to successfully complete one or more undergraduate course(s) before completion of the Master's degree. Students with a B.Mus.; Major in Performance Piano 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)

  • 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.

  • MUPG 683 Piano Seminar 1 (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Content to include comparative studies of recorded solo and ensemble repertoire, and lecture-recital presentations reflecting knowledge of historical context and performance practice. Analysis and discussion will accompany attendance at specific performing events at McGill and beyond, as well as presentations by guest lecturers and piano area faculty.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Poletaev, Ilya (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 681

  • MUPG 684 Piano Seminar 2 (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Content to include detailed critiques of in-class teaching, and general discussion of preparation for competitions and academic job applications. Analysis and discussion will accompany attendance at master classes and competitions and beyond, as well as presentations by guest lecturers and piano area faculty.

    Terms: Winter 2021

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

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 682

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

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.

* 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.

A 3-credit seminar a the 600 level or higher, approved by the Schulich School of Music.

6 credits from the following:

  • 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: 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.

    • 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 2020-2021 academic year.

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

    • Requires departmental approval

    • Restrictions: Open to undergraduate and graduate Performance students

  • MUEN 560 Chamber Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for chamber music - various instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Swartz, Jennifer; Leclair, Marie-; Dix, Trevor; Lupien, Denise (Fall) Cho, Jinjoo; Yazdanfar, Ali (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): Audition.

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

  • MUEN 561 2nd Chamber Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Chamber music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Cho, Jinjoo (Winter)

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 568 Multiple Ensemble 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Special arrangement ensemble. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Yazdanfar, Ali; Leclair, Jacqueline; Devuyst, Russell; Roberts, Richard Allen; Dolin, Elizabeth; Leblanc, Suzie; Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Doxas, Dimitrios; Johnston, Jeffrey E H; Kennedy, Donald Leyland (Fall) Yazdanfar, Ali; Leclair, Jacqueline; Devuyst, Russell; Roberts, Richard Allen; Dolin, Elizabeth (Winter)

  • 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 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: Winter 2021

    Instructors: McMahon, Michael (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: Winter 2021

    Instructors: McMahon, Michael (Winter)

  • 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: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Mdivani, Marina (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 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Hashimoto, Kyoko; Labelle, Dominique; Hauser, Rudolf-Alexius (Fall) Hashimoto, Kyoko (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: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Hashimoto, Kyoko; Melancon, Violaine (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition or permission of the instructor.

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

  • MUEN 588 Multiple Ensemble 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Special arrangement ensemble. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Vallée, Jean-Sébastien (Fall)

  • MUEN 590 McGill Wind Orchestra (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Large ensemble for wind instruments.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Cazes, Alain (Winter)

    • 4-6 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition

  • MUEN 594 Contemporary Music Ensemble (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for contemporary music - instruments and voice.

    Terms: Winter 2021

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

    • 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: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Hauser, Rudolf-Alexius (Winter)

    • 6 - 7 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 688 Multiple Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ensemble : Student participation in more than one ensemble in different concert periods over the course of a term.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Hashimoto, Kyoko; Vallée, Jean-Sébastien (Fall)

  • MUPD 580 Piano Pedagogy Practicum (2 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Music Professional Development : Observation of studio and master class teaching, videotaped private instruction, and adjudication of student performances.

    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: Open to pianists in the graduate piano and Artist Diploma programs. Limited enrolment.

  • 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.

  • MUPG 646 Score- and Sight-Reading 1 (1 credit) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Playing operatic piano-vocal scores at sight. Realizing at the piano operatic orchestral scores with emphasis on repertoire from before 1800.

    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 647 Score- and Sight-Reading 2 (1 credit) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Playing operatic piano-vocal scores at sight. Realizing at the piano operatic orchestral scores with emphasis on repertoire from after 1800.

    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 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 670D1 Advanced Continuo 1 (1 credit)

    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: 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 670D2 Advanced Continuo 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : For description see MUPG 670D1.

    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: MUPG 670D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 670D1 and MUPG 670D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • 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 671D1 Advanced Continuo 2 (1 credit)

    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: 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 671D2 Advanced Continuo 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : For description see MUPG 671D1.

    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: MUPG 671D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 671D1 and MUPG 671D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • 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

* May be taken only once.

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