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Major Early Music Performance (Voice) (126 credits)

Offered by: Performance     Degree: Bachelor of Music

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Music; Major Early Music Performance (Voice) program provides comprehensive training in historical performance practice and in singing period repertoire. The program combines individual lessons and ensembles with the study of historical approaches to performance in its various activities - workshops, master classes, guest lectures, and research projects.

The Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.); Major Early Music Performance (Voice) program requires 92 credits (plus 34 credits for the Freshman requirement for out-of-province students).

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

Program Prerequisites - Freshman Program (34 credits)
34 credits selected as described below, in consultation with the Program Adviser:

22 credits of Prerequisite Courses
2 credits of Assigned Small Ensemble
4 credits of Large Ensemble
6 credits of Non-Music Electives

Prerequisite Courses
22 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.

  • 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 2021

    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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; 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; McMahon, Michael; Roberts, Richard Allen; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Stoelzel, Richard; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Trevino, Matthew; Aldrich, Simon; Amirault, Greg G; Bolduc, Remi; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Davidson, Thomas; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Di Lauro, Ronald; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gauthier, Michael; Gavrilova, Julia; Gossage, David Mark; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; MacMillan, Elizabeth; Mahar, William; Mangrum, Martin D; Manker, Brian; McCann, Christopher; Merkelo, Paul A; Plouffe, Helene; Shuter, Cindy; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Zuk, Luba; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Beausejour, Luc; Turner, Dave; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; McLean, Allan Robert; Popescu, Annamaria; Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés; Ducharme, Jérôme; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Feltham, Scott O; Tremblay, Sophie; Read, Alexander; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Normand, Jean-Francois; Basque, Alexis; Barry, Suren; Cote, Nadia; Turner, Catherine; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Ferguson, Mark; Vedady, Adrian; Melancon, Violaine; Brouwer, Albert G; Fournelle-Blain, Victor; Watson, Nathaniel; Jensen, Christine; Suh, Min Jung; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Dobby, Timothy; Yazdanfar, Ali; Karlicek, Martin; Wan, Andrew; Harboyan, Patil; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Peletsis, Anna; Dardykina, Tatiana; Hillis, Amy; Novak, Bohdanna; Alvarez, Christophe; Trudel, Marianne; G'froerer, Joanna; Hendrickson, Anna; Dunn, Jarred; Polegato, Brett; Putterman, Mika; Knox, Hank; Wang, Tong; Cheung, Stanford (Fall) Bourget, Daniele (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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Strauss, Axel; Lemelin, Stéphane; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Couture, Jocelyn; Gavrilova, Julia; Mangrum, Martin D; Wan, Andrew (Fall) Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Kestenberg, Abe; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; 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; McMahon, Michael; Roberts, Richard Allen; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Stoelzel, Richard; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Trevino, Matthew; Aldrich, Simon; Amirault, Greg G; Bolduc, Remi; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Davidson, Thomas; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Di Lauro, Ronald; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gauthier, Michael; Gavrilova, Julia; Gossage, David Mark; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; MacMillan, Elizabeth; Mahar, William; Mangrum, Martin D; Manker, Brian; McCann, Christopher; Merkelo, Paul A; Plouffe, Helene; Shuter, Cindy; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Zuk, Luba; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Beausejour, Luc; Turner, Dave; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; McLean, Allan Robert; Popescu, Annamaria; Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés; Ducharme, Jérôme; Beaudry, Pierre; Azar, Andree; Mallette, Marcelle; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Feltham, Scott O; Bourget, Daniele; Tremblay, Sophie; Read, Alexander; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Normand, Jean-Francois; Basque, Alexis; Barry, Suren; Cote, Nadia; Turner, Catherine; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Ferguson, Mark; Vedady, Adrian; Melancon, Violaine; Brouwer, Albert G; Fournelle-Blain, Victor; Watson, Nathaniel; Jensen, Christine; Suh, Min Jung; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Dobby, Timothy; Yazdanfar, Ali; Karlicek, Martin; Wan, Andrew; Harboyan, Patil; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Peletsis, Anna; Dardykina, Tatiana; Hillis, Amy; Novak, Bohdanna; Alvarez, Christophe; Lane, Christian; Trudel, Marianne; G'froerer, Joanna; Hendrickson, Anna; Dunn, Jarred; Hollenbeck, John; Polegato, Brett; Putterman, Mika; Knox, Hank; Wang, Tong; Cheung, Stanford (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 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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

  • 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 2021

    Instructors: Asly, Monica; Mariner, Justin (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 2022

    Instructors: Asly, Monica (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 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • 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 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • 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 2021

    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 2022

    Instructors: Neidhofer, Christoph (Winter)

Required Courses (54 credits)

Performance

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Jensen, Christine; Burmeister Strauss, Anja; Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Knox, Hank; Laimon, Sara; McNabney, Douglas; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; 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; Roberts, Richard Allen; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Stoelzel, Richard; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Trevino, Matthew; Aldrich, Simon; Amirault, Greg G; Bergeron, Sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Davidson, Thomas; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Di Lauro, Ronald; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gauthier, Michael; Gavrilova, Julia; Gossage, David Mark; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; Mahar, William; Mangrum, Martin D; Manker, Brian; Maute, Matthias; McCann, Christopher; Merkelo, Paul A; Plouffe, Helene; Shuter, Cindy; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Zuk, Luba; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Beausejour, Luc; Turner, Dave; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; McLean, Allan Robert; Bluteau, Denis; Popescu, Annamaria; Stevenson, Francois; Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés; Ducharme, Jérôme; Beaudry, Pierre; Azar, Andree; Mallette, Marcelle; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Howle, Mark Austin; Read, Alexander; Bourassa, Francois; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Normand, Jean-Francois; Tremblay, Lisanne; Cope, Todd; Basque, Alexis; Barry, Suren; von Eccher, Magdalena; Skinner, Elizabeth; Cote, Nadia; Turner, Catherine; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Ferguson, Mark; Vedady, Adrian; Melancon, Violaine; Brouwer, Albert G; Watson, Nathaniel; Suh, Min Jung; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Dobby, Timothy; Yazdanfar, Ali; Karlicek, Martin; Wan, Andrew; Harboyan, Patil; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Peletsis, Anna; Hillis, Amy; Novak, Bohdanna; Cowan, Steven; Ledger, Timothy; Cicchillitti, Adam; Lane, Christian; Li, Jui-Sheng; Trudel, Marianne; G'froerer, Joanna; French, Alexis; Hendrickson, Anna; Dunn, Jarred; Miyagaki, Mai (Fall) Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Strauss, Axel; Lemelin, Stéphane; Baskin, Theodore; Christie, Carolyn; Gaudreault, Jean; Gavrilova, Julia; Mangrum, Martin D; McLean, Allan Robert; Bibace, Kenneth; Wan, Andrew; Harboyan, Patil (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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Algieri, Stefano; Haimovitz, Matt; Knox, Hank; Mdivani, Marina; Leclair, Jacqueline; Marandola, Fabrice; Mac Master, John; Davidson, Thomas; Gavrilova, Julia; Lozano, Francisco J; MacMillan, Elizabeth; Manker, Brian; McCann, Christopher; Walkington, Alec; Hollins, Fraser; Popescu, Annamaria; Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés; Ducharme, Jérôme; Mallette, Marcelle; Karlicek, Martin; Harboyan, Patil; Lemelin, Stéphane (Fall) Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Kestenberg, Abe; Knox, Hank; Laimon, Sara; McNabney, Douglas; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; 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; Roberts, Richard Allen; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Stoelzel, Richard; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Trevino, Matthew; Aldrich, Simon; Amirault, Greg G; Bergeron, Sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Davidson, Thomas; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Di Lauro, Ronald; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gauthier, Michael; Gavrilova, Julia; Gossage, David Mark; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; Mahar, William; Mangrum, Martin D; Manker, Brian; Maute, Matthias; McCann, Christopher; Merkelo, Paul A; Plouffe, Helene; Shuter, Cindy; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Zuk, Luba; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Beausejour, Luc; Turner, Dave; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; McLean, Allan Robert; Bluteau, Denis; Popescu, Annamaria; Stevenson, Francois; Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés; Ducharme, Jérôme; Beaudry, Pierre; Azar, Andree; Mallette, Marcelle; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Petersen, Katherine; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Bourget, Daniele; Howle, Mark Austin; Read, Alexander; Bourassa, Francois; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Normand, Jean-Francois; Tremblay, Lisanne; Cope, Todd; Basque, Alexis; Barry, Suren; von Eccher, Magdalena; Skinner, Elizabeth; Cote, Nadia; Turner, Catherine; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Ferguson, Mark; Vedady, Adrian; Melancon, Violaine; Brouwer, Albert G; Watson, Nathaniel; Suh, Min Jung; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Dobby, Timothy; Yazdanfar, Ali; Karlicek, Martin; Wan, Andrew; Harboyan, Patil; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Peletsis, Anna; Hillis, Amy; Novak, Bohdanna; Cowan, Steven; Ledger, Timothy; Cicchillitti, Adam; Lane, Christian; Li, Jui-Sheng; Trudel, Marianne; G'froerer, Joanna; French, Alexis; Hendrickson, Anna; Dunn, Jarred; Burmeister Strauss, Anja; Miyagaki, Mai (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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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

  • MUIN 300 Voice Coaching 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual coaching on repertoire.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Knox, Hank; McMahon, Michael; Nigrim, Dana; Pelletier, Louise; Gonthier, Esther; Scarfone, Marie-Ève; Godin, Olivier; Leblanc, Suzie (Fall) Nigrim, Dana; Pelletier, Louise; Scarfone, Marie-Ève; Godin, Olivier (Winter)

  • MUIN 301 Voice Coaching 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual coaching on repertoire.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Nigrim, Dana; Pelletier, Louise; Scarfone, Marie-Ève; Godin, Olivier; Leblanc, Suzie (Fall) Knox, Hank; McMahon, Michael; Nigrim, Dana; Pelletier, Louise; Gonthier, Esther; Scarfone, Marie-Ève; Godin, Olivier; Leblanc, Suzie (Winter)

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Tremblay, Sophie; Trevino, Matthew; Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Knox, Hank; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; 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; Roberts, Richard Allen; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Weman Eriksson, Lena; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Stoelzel, Richard; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Aldrich, Simon; Amirault, Greg G; Bergeron, Sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Di Lauro, Ronald; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; Mahar, William; Manker, Brian; Maute, Matthias; McCann, Christopher; Merkelo, Paul A; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Beausejour, Luc; Turner, Dave; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; McLean, Allan Robert; Bluteau, Denis; Popescu, Annamaria; Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés; Ducharme, Jérôme; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Howle, Mark Austin; Read, Alexander; Bourassa, Francois; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Normand, Jean-Francois; Cope, Todd; Basque, Alexis; Cote, Nadia; Turner, Catherine; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Ferguson, Mark; Vedady, Adrian; Melancon, Violaine; Brouwer, Albert G; Jensen, Christine; Suh, Min Jung; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Dobby, Timothy; Yazdanfar, Ali; Karlicek, Martin; Wan, Andrew; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Novak, Bohdanna; Lane, Christian; Trudel, Marianne; French, Alexis; G'froerer, Joanna (Fall) Haimovitz, Matt; Mdivani, Marina; Mac Master, John; Derome, Denys; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; MacMillan, Elizabeth; Manker, Brian; McCann, Christopher; Hollins, Fraser; Bluteau, Denis; Popescu, Annamaria; Ducharme, Jérôme; Mallette, Marcelle; Richer, Patrice; Howle, Mark Austin; Lemelin, Stéphane (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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; White, Andre; Strauss, Axel; Leclair, Jacqueline; Lemelin, Stéphane; Mac Master, John; Dix, Trevor; Dyachkov, Yegor; Johnston, Jeff; Lambert, Michel; MacMillan, Elizabeth; Manker, Brian; Kennedy, Donny; Popescu, Annamaria; Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés; Ducharme, Jérôme; Mallette, Marcelle; Brault, Olivier; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Trudel, Marianne; Wan, Andrew (Fall) Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Kestenberg, Abe; Knox, Hank; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; 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; Roberts, Richard Allen; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Weman Eriksson, Lena; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Stoelzel, Richard; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Aldrich, Simon; Amirault, Greg G; Bergeron, Sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Di Lauro, Ronald; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; Mahar, William; Manker, Brian; Maute, Matthias; McCann, Christopher; Merkelo, Paul A; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Beausejour, Luc; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; McLean, Allan Robert; Bluteau, Denis; Popescu, Annamaria; Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés; Ducharme, Jérôme; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Bourget, Daniele; Burmeister Strauss, Anja; Howle, Mark Austin; Read, Alexander; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Normand, Jean-Francois; Cope, Todd; Basque, Alexis; Skinner, Elizabeth; Cote, Nadia; Turner, Catherine; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Ferguson, Mark; Vedady, Adrian; Melancon, Violaine; Brouwer, Albert G; Jensen, Christine; Suh, Min Jung; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Dobby, Timothy; Yazdanfar, Ali; Karlicek, Martin; Wan, Andrew; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Novak, Bohdanna; Lane, Christian; Trudel, Marianne; French, Alexis; Tremblay, Sophie; Trevino, Matthew; G'froerer, Joanna (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 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Knox, Hank; Laimon, Sara; McNabney, Douglas; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; 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; Roberts, Richard Allen; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Stoelzel, Richard; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Aldrich, Simon; Amirault, Greg G; Bergeron, Sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; Mahar, William; Mangrum, Martin D; Manker, Brian; Maute, Matthias; McCann, Christopher; Merkelo, Paul A; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; Bluteau, Denis; Popescu, Annamaria; Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés; Ducharme, Jérôme; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Howle, Mark Austin; Read, Alexander; Bourassa, Francois; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Cope, Todd; Cote, Nadia; Turner, Catherine; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Vedady, Adrian; Melancon, Violaine; Jensen, Christine; Suh, Min Jung; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Usui, Masashi; Novak, Bohdanna; Lane, Christian; Trudel, Marianne; French, Alexis; Basque, Alexis; Hove, Erik Anthony; Tremblay, Sophie; Brouwer, Albert G (Fall) Smith Bessette, Tracy; Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; White, Andre; Strauss, Axel; Leclair, Jacqueline; Lemelin, Stéphane; Moye, Felicia; Christie, Carolyn; Mac Master, John; Dix, Trevor; Dyachkov, Yegor; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; MacMillan, Elizabeth; Manker, Brian; McCann, Christopher; Popescu, Annamaria; Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés; Ducharme, Jérôme; Mallette, Marcelle; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Wan, Andrew; Trudel, Marianne (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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Algieri, Stefano; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Mac Master, John; Bolduc, Remi; Dyachkov, Yegor; Lambert, Michel; Lozano, Francisco J; McCann, Christopher; Kennedy, Donny; Amirault, Steve; Mallette, Marcelle; Richer, Patrice; Yazdanfar, Ali (Fall) Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Haimovitz, Matt; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Kestenberg, Abe; Knox, Hank; Laimon, Sara; McNabney, Douglas; Mdivani, Marina; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; 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; Roberts, Richard Allen; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Stoelzel, Richard; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Trevino, Matthew; Aldrich, Simon; Amirault, Greg G; Bergeron, Sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Lozano, Francisco J; Mahar, William; Mangrum, Martin D; Manker, Brian; Maute, Matthias; McCann, Christopher; Merkelo, Paul A; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; Bluteau, Denis; Popescu, Annamaria; Stevenson, Francois; Rodríguez, Carlos Andrés; Ducharme, Jérôme; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Bourget, Daniele; Burmeister Strauss, Anja; Howle, Mark Austin; Read, Alexander; Bourassa, Francois; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Cope, Todd; Cote, Nadia; Turner, Catherine; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Vedady, Adrian; Melancon, Violaine; Polegato, Brett; Jensen, Christine; Suh, Min Jung; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Vukovich, Emmanuel; Usui, Masashi; Novak, Bohdanna; Lane, Christian; Trudel, Marianne; French, Alexis; Basque, Alexis; Tremblay, Sophie; Hove, Erik Anthony; Brouwer, Albert G (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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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

Diction

  • MUPG 209 Introduction to Lyric Diction (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Rules of lyric diction and the sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Algieri, Stefano (Fall)

    • 1 hour

    • Restriction: Open to singers and collaborative pianists.

  • MUPG 210 Italian Diction (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Study of International Phonetic Alphabet. Study of Italian pronunciation in singing using song and opera texts.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Trevino, Matthew (Fall)

    • 2 hours

  • MUPG 211 French Diction (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Study of French pronunciation in singing using song and opera texts.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • 2 hours

  • MUPG 212 English Diction (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Study of International Phonetic Alphabet. Study of Standard English pronunciation in singing using song and opera texts with a special emphasis on problematic vowels, diphthongs and consonants.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • 2 hours

  • MUPG 213 German Diction (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Study of German pronunciation in singing using song and opera texts.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • 2 hours

Prior to, or concurrent with registration in the corresponding Diction courses, the Bachelor of Music; Major Early Music Performance (Voice) must furnish evidence of having completed English Second Language courses, ITAL 205D1/ITAL 205D2, GERM 202, and FRSL 207, or their equivalent. This language requirement may be fulfilled by appropriate high school or CEGEP courses, or as part of the non-music and/or free elective requirements above, or by extra university courses.

Theory

  • 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 2021

    Instructors: Wild, Jonathan (Fall)

  • 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 2022

    Instructors: Biamonte, Nicole; Wild, Jonathan; Mariner, Justin (Winter)

  • 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 2022

    Instructors: Hasegawa, Robert (Winter)

  • MUTH 426 Topics in Early Music Analysis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Music from before 1700 is analyzed using recently developed techniques as well as materials gathered from treatises contemporaneous with the music. The implications of analysis for performance are considered.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Musicianship

  • 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 2021

    Instructors: Asly, Monica (Fall)

    • 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 2022

    Instructors: Asly, Monica (Winter)

Music History/Literature/Performance Practice

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Bandy, Dorian (Fall) Brackett, David (Winter)

  • MUPP 381 Topics in Performance Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Issues in performance traditions. Topics focus on rhythmic interpretation, vocal and instrumental style, ornamentation, improvisation, performance venues and context. Sources include original notation and modern editions, treatises, iconography, organology, analysis, criticism, and recordings.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Bandy, Dorian (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPP 385

Professional Development

  • 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 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • 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.

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

Performance

10 credits* of complementary performance selected from:

  • MUEN 454 Introductory Opera Repertoire Experience (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Instruction on Acting Methods, Aria as Monologue, theatrical movement, and script/score analysis as well as take part in production singing roles, covering roles, and/or singing in the ensemble. The course culminates in a Scenes Program that may include repertoire from the last 400 years of opera, operetta, Singspiel, opéra comique, musical theatre, and 21st century works.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

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

    • Prerequisite: Audition

  • MUEN 496 Opera Studio (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Coachings, rehearsals, stagings, technical/dress rehearsals in the theatre, and performances in front of an audience.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

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

    • 2 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition

    • For Music students; open to others by permission of the Department.

    • For undergraduate voice majors cast in roles in Opera McGill productions.

  • MUEN 553 Vocal Chamber Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Vocal ensemble repertoire written after 1800.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Popescu, Annamaria (Fall) Popescu, Annamaria (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition

    • Restriction: Open by audition to pianists and singers.

  • MUEN 563 Jazz Vocal Workshop (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Vocal workshop for jazz musicians.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • 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: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: McMahon, Michael (Fall) 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: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: McMahon, Michael (Fall) 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: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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

  • 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

    • Note: May be taken instead of Choral Ensemble.

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Bourque, Philippe (Fall) Vallée, Jean-Sébastien (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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Bourgogne, Guillaume (Fall) Bourgogne, Guillaume (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

* All ensemble courses under MUEN may be taken in multiple terms.

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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Mariner, Justin (Fall) Mariner, Justin (Winter)

  • MUSP 353 Musicianship for Voice (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Fundamental musicianship issues in the context of performance with an emphasis on intonation accuracy, rhythm, voice-leading and sound texture.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • MUSP 354 Introduction to Improvisation and Ornamentation (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Principles of improvisation and ornamentation for music before 1800, including harmonic progressions and voice-leading and contrapuntal patterns for instrumentalists and singers, along with examples of ornamented vocal and instrumental works from 17th and 18th century sources.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • MUSP 381 Singing Renaissance Notation (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Choral sightsinging of mensural notation, with a focus on white notation c. 1420-1600. Development of basic fluency in the notation, interpretation of values in triple meter, addition of accidentals given the contrapuntal context as perceived aurally, Renaissance solmisation.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Music History
3 credits from:

  • MUHL 377 Baroque Opera (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : History of opera from its origins in the musical, literary, and philosophical models available to the Florentine Camerata to the end of the baroque. The development of opera will be studied from the perspective of artistic style and in the light of historical, political, social, and economic conditions.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Cumming, Julie Emelyn (Winter)

  • MUHL 380 Medieval Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : The medieval style - an intensive study of one or more selected topics from the repertoire. Possible subjects include liturgical chant, Notre Dame, the medieval motet, secular developments, and instrumental literature.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Cumming, Julie Emelyn (Winter)

  • MUHL 381 Renaissance Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Sacred and secular musical genres of the 15th and 16th Centuries. Various phases of imitative practice, cantus firmus and parody techniques. The emergence of homophonic textures in peripheral areas of the repertoire. Selected problems in the fields of theory, bibliography and aesthetics.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • MUHL 382 Baroque Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : A detailed examination of several selected areas of Baroque music. Topics will be drawn from different geographical regions (e.g., Italy, France, Germany, etc.) and encompass church, chamber and theatre music, as well as performance practice. Each topic will be related to general musical developments of the period.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Kok, Roe-Min (Fall)

  • MUHL 383 Classical Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : The period covered will be from approximately 1740-1828, from the schools of the Italian keyboard composers, opera buffa and seria, and composers centred at Mannheim, Paris, London, Berlin and Vienna, through the Viennese Classic period of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, to the death of Schubert.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUHL 591D1

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

Elective Courses (23 credits)

3 credits of non-Music Electives

20 credits of Free Electives (may include 2 credits of courses with a MUEN prefix)

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