Major Performance Jazz (126 credits)

Offered by: Performance     Degree: Bachelor of Music

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Music; Major in Performance Jazz provides comprehensive training for jazz musicians. The curriculum includes jazz theory and harmony, keyboard, history, performance practice, improvisation, composition, and arranging. Throughout the program, students receive individual instruction and participate in jazz orchestras, ensembles, and combos.

Special Requirements:

1. Students majoring in Jazz Performance must achieve a minimum grade of B- in all Jazz courses and Practical Instruction/Exams, including Jazz Combo and Ensembles.
2. Students are permitted to study with the same teacher for the assigned practical instruction for a maximum of two consecutive years.

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 MUEN 570 Jazz Combo
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, placement tests, or equivalencies that they have mastered the material in any of the courses listed below, will be exempt from them and may proceed to more advanced courses.

Incoming jazz guitarists and pianists are automatically exempt from MUJZ 170 and MUJZ 171.

  • 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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; Poletaev, Ilya; Strauss, Axel; Leclair, Jacqueline; Labelle, Dominique; Box, James; Christie, Carolyn; Dolin, Elizabeth; Gaudreault, Jean; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Amirault, Greg G; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Gavrilova, Julia; Gossage, David Mark; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lozano, Francisco J; MacMillan, Elizabeth; Manker, Brian; McCann, Christopher; Plouffe, Helene; Shuter, Cindy; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Turner, Dave; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; McLean, Allan Robert; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Ducharme, Jérôme; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Read, Alexander; Normand, Jean-Francois; Basque, Alexis; Turner, Catherine; Vedady, Adrian; Brouwer, Albert G; Jensen, Christine; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Peletsis, Anna; Hillis, Amy; Novak, Bohdanna; Alvarez, Christophe; G'froerer, Joanna; Hendrickson, Anna; Dunn, Jarred; Haimovitz, Matt; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Lemelin, Stéphane; Baskin, Theodore; Devuyst, Russell; McMahon, Michael; Roberts, Richard Allen; Stoelzel, Richard; Trevino, Matthew; Aldrich, Simon; Bolduc, Remi; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gauthier, Michael; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Mahar, William; Mangrum, Martin D; Merkelo, Paul A; Zuk, Luba; Beausejour, Luc; Popescu, Annamaria; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Feltham, Scott O; Tremblay, Sophie; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Barry, Suren; Cote, Nadia; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Ferguson, Mark; Melancon, Violaine; Fournelle-Blain, Victor; Watson, Nathaniel; Suh, Min Jung; Dobby, Timothy; Karlicek, Martin; Harboyan, Patil; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Dardykina, Tatiana; Trudel, Marianne; Howle, Mark Austin; Coleman, Ira; French, Lex; Green, Darrell; Hove, Erik Anthony; Polegato, Brett; Kearney, Patrick; Dominguez, Chloe; Cowan, Steven (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 2022, Winter 2023

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

    • Prerequisite: MUIN 180

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

  • MUJZ 160 Jazz Materials 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Fundamental aural and theoretical skills associated with the jazz idiom. Nomenclature, chord construction, chord/scale relationships, harmonic progression, circle of 5ths, simple turnarounds, simple substitution, symmetrical scales and chord relationships, voice leading.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: none. Open to non-jazz majors, space permitting, but not for elective credit in B.Mus. or Artist Diploma programs

  • MUJZ 161 Jazz Materials 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Simple and advanced substitution, borrowed chords, reharmonisation, modes of harmonic minor and melodic minor diatonic systems, unresolved tensions, odd and infrequent modulations, mixed two-five-ones, introduction to polychords, slashchords and non-functional harmony.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 160. Open to non-jazz majors, space permitting, but not for elective credit in B.Mus. or Artist Diploma programs

  • MUJZ 170 Jazz Keyboard Proficiency 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Basic piano skills, basic comping techniques, standard 3 note rootless voicings in 7, 3 and 3, 7 position with one extension, two-five-ones in major and minor - limited keys. Simple substitution and reharmonisation.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Suh, Min Jung (Fall)

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisite: none. Open only to Jazz Performance Majors. May not be taken for elective credit in B.Mus. or Artist Diploma programs

  • MUJZ 171 Jazz Keyboard Proficiency 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Continuation of previous semester. Two-five-ones and mixed two-five-ones using 4 note close position voicings and 4 and 5 note spreads, in all keys, diminished passing chords, half step shifts, voice leading extensions, quartal and modal voicing, sight reading of standard jazz repertoire.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 170. Open only to Jazz Performance Majors. May not be taken for elective credit in B.Mus. or Artist Diploma programs

  • MUJZ 187 Jazz History Survey (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : An introductory study of the principal recordings, artists and musical trends in jazz from its origins to the present day.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Walkington, Alec (Fall)

    • 3 hours

  • 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 2022

    Instructors: Mativetsky, Shawn (Fall)

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

  • MUSP 123 Jazz Ear Training 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Rhythmic, melodic and harmonic materials from the jazz idiom. Sight-singing, dictation and transcription with some classical materials.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Novak, Bohdanna; Roberts, Bryn (Fall)

    • 2 hours

    • Corequisites: MUJZ 160, MUJZ 170

    • Restriction: Open to Jazz Performance Majors.

  • MUSP 124 Jazz Ear Training 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Advanced jazz idioms.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Required Courses (53 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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Globerson, Eitan; Cheung, Stanford; Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Hashimoto, Kyoko; McNabney, Douglas; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; Poletaev, Ilya; Strauss, Axel; Leclair, Jacqueline; Labelle, Dominique; Box, James; Christie, Carolyn; Dolin, Elizabeth; Gaudreault, Jean; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Amirault, Greg G; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Gavrilova, Julia; Gossage, David Mark; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lozano, Francisco J; Manker, Brian; McCann, Christopher; Plouffe, Helene; Shuter, Cindy; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; McLean, Allan Robert; Bluteau, Denis; Stevenson, François; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Ducharme, Jérôme; Azar, Andree; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Read, Alexander; Bourassa, Francois; Normand, Jean-Francois; Basque, Alexis; Skinner, Elizabeth; Turner, Catherine; Vedady, Adrian; Brouwer, Albert G; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Peletsis, Anna; Hillis, Amy; Novak, Bohdanna; Cicchillitti, Adam; Li, Jui-Sheng; G'froerer, Joanna; French, Lex; Hendrickson, Anna; Dunn, Jarred; Haimovitz, Matt; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Lemelin, Stéphane; Baskin, Theodore; Devuyst, Russell; Levesque, Stephane; Roberts, Richard Allen; Stoelzel, Richard; Trevino, Matthew; Aldrich, Simon; Bergeron, sylvain; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Gauthier, Michael; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Mahar, William; Mangrum, Martin D; Maute, Matthias; Merkelo, Paul A; Zuk, Luba; Beausejour, Luc; Popescu, Annamaria; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Howle, Mark Austin; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Tremblay, Lisanne; Cope, Todd; Barry, Suren; von Eccher, Magdalena; Cote, Nadia; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Ferguson, Mark; Melancon, Violaine; Watson, Nathaniel; Suh, Min Jung; Dobby, Timothy; Karlicek, Martin; Harboyan, Patil; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Cowan, Steven; Ledger, Timothy; Trudel, Marianne; Tremblay, Sophie; Polegato, Brett; Burmeister Strauss, Anja; Fournelle-Blain, Victor; Dominguez, Chloe; Putterman, Mika; Brault, Olivier; Demers, Isabelle (Fall) Roy, Andre J; Strauss, Axel; McLean, Allan Robert; Wan, Andrew; Christie, Carolyn; Gaudreault, Jean; Gavrilova, Julia; Bibace, Kenneth; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Lemelin, Stéphane; Mangrum, Martin D; Harboyan, Patil; Baskin, Theodore; Mac Master, John; Smith Bessette, Tracy (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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Laimon, Sara; Strauss, Axel; Algieri, Stefano; Knox, Hank; Leclair, Jacqueline; Marandola, Fabrice; Mac Master, John; Gavrilova, Julia; Lozano, Francisco J; MacMillan, Elizabeth; Manker, Brian; McCann, Christopher; Walkington, Alec; Hollins, Fraser; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Ducharme, Jérôme; Haimovitz, Matt; Mdivani, Marina; Popescu, Annamaria; Mallette, Marcelle; Karlicek, Martin; Harboyan, Patil; Vedady, Adrian; Green, Darrell; Miyagaki, Mai; Roy, Andre J (Fall) Cheung, Stanford; Kestenberg, Abe; Roy, Andre J; White, Andre; Strauss, Axel; Robinson, Brian; Desgagne, Alain; Johnson, Alexander David; Manker, Brian; Walkington, Alec; Kutan, Aline; McLean, Allan Robert; Azar, Andree; Read, Alexander; Basque, Alexis; Kuerti, Anton; Vedady, Adrian; Brouwer, Albert G; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Peletsis, Anna; Hillis, Amy; Novak, Bohdanna; Cicchillitti, Adam; French, Lex; Hendrickson, Anna; Dean, Kevin; Hashimoto, Kyoko; McNabney, Douglas; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Poletaev, Ilya; Leclair, Jacqueline; Moye, Felicia; Labelle, Dominique; Box, James; Christie, Carolyn; Dolin, Elizabeth; Gaudreault, Jean; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Amirault, Greg G; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Derome, Denys; Gavrilova, Julia; Gossage, David Mark; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lozano, Francisco J; McCann, Christopher; Plouffe, Helene; Shuter, Cindy; Swartz, Jennifer; Zuk, Luba; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Beausejour, Luc; Turner, Dave; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; Bluteau, Denis; Stevenson, François; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Ducharme, Jérôme; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Petersen, Katherine; Bourget, Daniele; Bourassa, Francois; Normand, Jean-Francois; Tremblay, Lisanne; von Eccher, Magdalena; Turner, Catherine; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Li, Jui-Sheng; G'froerer, Joanna; Dunn, Jarred; Algieri, Stefano; Haimovitz, Matt; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Lemelin, Stéphane; Devuyst, Russell; Levesque, Stephane; Roberts, Richard Allen; Stoelzel, Richard; Trevino, Matthew; Aldrich, Simon; Bergeron, sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Di Lauro, Ronald; Dumouchel, Michael; Freeman, Peter; Gauthier, Michael; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Mangrum, Martin D; Maute, Matthias; Merkelo, Paul A; Popescu, Annamaria; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Howle, Mark Austin; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Barry, Suren; Cote, Nadia; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Ferguson, Mark; Watson, Nathaniel; Suh, Min Jung; Karlicek, Martin; Cowan, Steven; Trudel, Marianne; Baskin, Theodore; Dix, Trevor; Dyachkov, Yegor; Mahar, William; Cope, Todd; Melancon, Violaine; Dobby, Timothy; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Ledger, Timothy; Tremblay, Sophie; Polegato, Brett; Burmeister Strauss, Anja; Fournelle-Blain, Victor; Putterman, Mika; Brault, Olivier; Demers, Isabelle; 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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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

  • 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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Globerson, Eitan; Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Knox, Hank; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; Poletaev, Ilya; Strauss, Axel; Leclair, Jacqueline; Labelle, Dominique; Box, James; Christie, Carolyn; Dolin, Elizabeth; Gaudreault, Jean; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Amirault, Greg G; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lozano, Francisco J; Manker, Brian; McCann, Christopher; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Turner, Dave; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; McLean, Allan Robert; Bluteau, Denis; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Ducharme, Jérôme; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Read, Alexander; Bourassa, Francois; Normand, Jean-Francois; Basque, Alexis; Turner, Catherine; Vedady, Adrian; Brouwer, Albert G; Jensen, Christine; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Novak, Bohdanna; French, Lex; Haimovitz, Matt; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Lemelin, Stéphane; Baskin, Theodore; Devuyst, Russell; Levesque, Stephane; Roberts, Richard Allen; Stoelzel, Richard; Aldrich, Simon; Bergeron, sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Mahar, William; Maute, Matthias; Merkelo, Paul A; Beausejour, Luc; Popescu, Annamaria; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Howle, Mark Austin; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Cope, Todd; Cote, Nadia; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Ferguson, Mark; Melancon, Violaine; Suh, Min Jung; Dobby, Timothy; Karlicek, Martin; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Trudel, Marianne; Thurman-Green, Camille; Leroux, Andre; Coleman, Ira; Gossage, David Mark; Green, Darrell; Hove, Erik Anthony; Burmeister Strauss, Anja; Fournelle-Blain, Victor; Dominguez, Chloe; Shuter, Cindy; Demers, Isabelle (Fall) Strauss, Axel; Manker, Brian; Mac Master, John; Derome, Denys; Lozano, Francisco J; MacMillan, Elizabeth; McCann, Christopher; Hollins, Fraser; Bluteau, Denis; Ducharme, Jérôme; Haimovitz, Matt; Mdivani, Marina; Lee, Ranee Y; Popescu, Annamaria; Mallette, Marcelle; Richer, Patrice; Howle, Mark Austin; Vedady, Adrian; Green, Darrell (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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Globerson, Eitan; Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; White, Andre; Strauss, Axel; Leclair, Jacqueline; Mac Master, John; Johnston, Jeff; MacMillan, Elizabeth; Manker, Brian; Kennedy, Donny; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Ducharme, Jérôme; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Lemelin, Stéphane; Dix, Trevor; Dyachkov, Yegor; Lambert, Michel; Popescu, Annamaria; Mallette, Marcelle; Brault, Olivier; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Trudel, Marianne (Fall) Globerson, Eitan; Kestenberg, Abe; Roy, Andre J; White, Andre; Strauss, Axel; Robinson, Brian; Desgagne, Alain; Johnson, Alexander David; Manker, Brian; Walkington, Alec; Kutan, Aline; McLean, Allan Robert; Burmeister Strauss, Anja; Read, Alexander; Basque, Alexis; Kuerti, Anton; Vedady, Adrian; Brouwer, Albert G; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Novak, Bohdanna; French, Lex; Dean, Kevin; Hashimoto, Kyoko; Knox, Hank; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Poletaev, Ilya; Leclair, Jacqueline; Moye, Felicia; Labelle, Dominique; Box, James; Christie, Carolyn; Dolin, Elizabeth; Gaudreault, Jean; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Amirault, Greg G; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Derome, Denys; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lozano, Francisco J; McCann, Christopher; Swartz, Jennifer; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Beausejour, Luc; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; Bluteau, Denis; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Ducharme, Jérôme; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Bourget, Daniele; Normand, Jean-Francois; Turner, Catherine; Jensen, Christine; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Algieri, Stefano; Haimovitz, Matt; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Lemelin, Stéphane; Devuyst, Russell; Levesque, Stephane; Roberts, Richard Allen; Stoelzel, Richard; Aldrich, Simon; Bergeron, sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Dumouchel, Michael; Freeman, Peter; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Maute, Matthias; Merkelo, Paul A; Popescu, Annamaria; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Howle, Mark Austin; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Cote, Nadia; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Ferguson, Mark; Suh, Min Jung; Karlicek, Martin; Trudel, Marianne; Baskin, Theodore; Dix, Trevor; Dyachkov, Yegor; Mahar, William; Cope, Todd; Melancon, Violaine; Dobby, Timothy; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Leroux, Andre; Coleman, Ira; Gossage, David Mark; Green, Darrell; Hove, Erik Anthony; Fournelle-Blain, Victor; Shuter, Cindy; Demers, Isabelle (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 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Globerson, Eitan; Karlicek, Martin; Algieri, Stefano; Dean, Kevin; Hashimoto, Kyoko; McNabney, Douglas; Roy, Andre J; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; White, Andre; Poletaev, Ilya; Strauss, Axel; Leclair, Jacqueline; Labelle, Dominique; Box, James; Christie, Carolyn; Dolin, Elizabeth; Gaudreault, Jean; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Robinson, Brian; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Amirault, Greg G; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Derome, Denys; Desgagne, Alain; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnson, Alexander David; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lozano, Francisco J; Manker, Brian; McCann, Christopher; Swartz, Jennifer; Walkington, Alec; Rager, Joshua; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Kutan, Aline; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; Bluteau, Denis; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Ducharme, Jérôme; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Read, Alexander; Bourassa, Francois; Turner, Catherine; Vedady, Adrian; Jensen, Christine; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Novak, Bohdanna; French, Lex; Haimovitz, Matt; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Lemelin, Stéphane; Baskin, Theodore; Devuyst, Russell; Levesque, Stephane; Roberts, Richard Allen; Stoelzel, Richard; Aldrich, Simon; Bergeron, sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Dix, Trevor; Dumouchel, Michael; Dyachkov, Yegor; Freeman, Peter; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Mahar, William; Mangrum, Martin D; Maute, Matthias; Merkelo, Paul A; Popescu, Annamaria; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Howle, Mark Austin; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Cope, Todd; Cote, Nadia; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Melancon, Violaine; Suh, Min Jung; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Usui, Masashi; Trudel, Marianne; Thurman-Green, Camille; Coleman, Ira; Green, Darrell; Trevino, Matthew; Burmeister Strauss, Anja; G'froerer, Joanna; Brouwer, Albert G; Demers, Isabelle (Fall) White, Andre; Strauss, Axel; Manker, Brian; Dean, Kevin; Leclair, Jacqueline; Moye, Felicia; Christie, Carolyn; Mac Master, John; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; MacMillan, Elizabeth; McCann, Christopher; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Ducharme, Jérôme; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Algieri, Stefano; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Lemelin, Stéphane; Popescu, Annamaria; Mallette, Marcelle; Dix, Trevor; Dyachkov, Yegor (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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Globerson, Eitan; Algieri, Stefano; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Mac Master, John; Lozano, Francisco J; McCann, Christopher; Kennedy, Donny; Yazdanfar, Ali; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Bolduc, Remi; Dyachkov, Yegor; Lambert, Michel; Amirault, Steve; Mallette, Marcelle; Richer, Patrice; Dean, Kevin; Vedady, Adrian (Fall) Globerson, Eitan; Karlicek, Martin; Kestenberg, Abe; Roy, Andre J; White, Andre; Strauss, Axel; Robinson, Brian; Desgagne, Alain; Johnson, Alexander David; Manker, Brian; Walkington, Alec; Kutan, Aline; Burmeister Strauss, Anja; Read, Alexander; Vedady, Adrian; Polegato, Brett; Yazdanfar, Ali; Wan, Andrew; Novak, Bohdanna; French, Lex; Dean, Kevin; Hashimoto, Kyoko; McNabney, Douglas; Sullivan, Joseph Leo; Poletaev, Ilya; Leclair, Jacqueline; Moye, Felicia; Labelle, Dominique; Box, James; Christie, Carolyn; Dolin, Elizabeth; Gaudreault, Jean; Kolomyjec, Joanne; Marandola, Fabrice; Hollenbeck, John; Pilc, Jean-Michel; Mac Master, John; Cho, Jinjoo; Amirault, Greg G; Chappell, Eric; Clayton, Greg; Couture, Jocelyn; Derome, Denys; Gavrilova, Julia; Johnston, Jeff; Laing, David; Lozano, Francisco J; McCann, Christopher; Swartz, Jennifer; Doxas, Dimitrios; Kennedy, Donny; Hollins, Fraser; Grott, David; Bluteau, Denis; Stevenson, François; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto; Ducharme, Jérôme; Trottier, Jean-Nicolas; Bourget, Daniele; Bourassa, Francois; Turner, Catherine; Jensen, Christine; Bibace, Kenneth; Lambert, Frédéric; Vukovich, Emmanuel; Algieri, Stefano; Haimovitz, Matt; Laimon, Sara; Mdivani, Marina; Lemelin, Stéphane; Devuyst, Russell; Levesque, Stephane; Roberts, Richard Allen; Stoelzel, Richard; Trevino, Matthew; Aldrich, Simon; Bergeron, sylvain; Bolduc, Remi; Dumouchel, Michael; Freeman, Peter; Lambert, Michel; Lee, Ranee Y; Mangrum, Martin D; Maute, Matthias; Merkelo, Paul A; Popescu, Annamaria; Beaudry, Pierre; Mallette, Marcelle; Feltham, Scott O; Richer, Patrice; Howle, Mark Austin; Dahlen, Sienna; Leclair, Marie-Chantal; Cote, Nadia; LeBlanc, Rémi-Jean; Suh, Min Jung; Usui, Masashi; Trudel, Marianne; Baskin, Theodore; Dix, Trevor; Dyachkov, Yegor; Mahar, William; Cope, Todd; Melancon, Violaine; Smith Bessette, Tracy; Coleman, Ira; Green, Darrell; G'froerer, Joanna; Brouwer, Albert G; Demers, Isabelle (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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 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

Small Ensemble

*This course is taken in four semesters for 4 credits.

Jazz Improvisation
Instrumental majors:

  • MUJZ 223 Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Basic improvisational concepts with emphasis on time feel, phrasing, articulation, melodic development, voice leading, harmonic control and stylistic nuance. Memorization and aural recognition of standard jazz repertoire also stressed. The aural tradition of the music is emphasized through rhythmic/melodic dictation.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Coleman, Ira; Pilc, Jean-Michel (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 161

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors

  • MUJZ 224 Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Continuation of Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship MUJZ 223.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: White, Andre; Pilc, Jean-Michel (Winter)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 223.

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors

  • MUJZ 423 Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Refinement of improvisational concepts in conjunction with ear training, leading towards the establishment of a personal style of playing. Complex forms and harmonies, and contemporary techniques. Memorization of large and varied repertoire is stressed. The ability to identify, transcribe and perform various melodies, rhythms, and complex harmonies by ear will be stressed.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Bolduc, Remi; Coleman, Ira (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 224.

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors

  • MUJZ 424 Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Continuation of Jazz Improvisation/Musicianship MUJZ 423.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Bolduc, Remi; White, Andre (Winter)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 423.

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors

OR

Vocal majors:

  • MUJZ 225 Jazz Vocal Improvisation 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Fundamental concepts of the blues, blues expression, blues function and its application to vocal improvisation in jazz. The history of the blues and the cultural influence of Black American music on popular American music and jazz will be analyzed. Emphasis on ear training, performance, memorization and transcription of required jazz solos.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Thurman-Green, Camille (Fall)

    • Corequisite: MUJZ 161

    • Restrictions: Open only to students in a Major in Performance Jazz program.

  • MUJZ 226 Jazz Vocal Improvisation 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Fundamental concepts of the blues, blues expression, storytelling, blues function and its application to jazz vocal improvisation and standard jazz repertoire. Advanced blues harmonic structures and forms will be analyzed. Emphasis on ear training, performance, applied musicianship, memorization and transcription of required jazz solos.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Thurman-Green, Camille (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 225

    • Restriction: Open only to students in a Major in Performance Jazz program.

    • Passing grade for prerequisite(s) is B-.

  • MUJZ 325 Jazz Vocal Improvisation 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Fundamental concepts of jazz vocal improvisation and its use and application in standard jazz repertoire, with an emphasis on ear training, performance, harmonic analysis, language development and applied musicianship. American songbook repertoire will be the focus.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Thurman-Green, Camille (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 226

    • Restriction: Open only to students in a Major in Performance Jazz program.

    • Passing grade for prerequisite(s) is B-.

  • MUJZ 326 Jazz Vocal Improvisation 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Fundamental concepts of jazz vocal improvisation and its use and application in standard jazz repertoire, with an emphasis on ear training, performance, harmonic analysis, language development and applied musicianship. Classic and contemporary jazz standard repertoire will be the focus.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Thurman-Green, Camille (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 325

    • Restriction: Open only to students in a Major in Performance Jazz program.

    • Passing grade of prerequisite(s) is B-.

Jazz Theory

  • MUJZ 260 Jazz Arranging 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Introduction to concepts and techniques commonly used in jazz arranging. Notation, calligraphy and score preparation are discussed; including study of classical and contemporary scores by prominent jazz arrangers.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Deschamps, Benjamin; Donaldson, Taylor (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): MUJZ 161

    • Restriction(s): Open only to Jazz Performance Majors OR with permission of instructor.

  • MUJZ 261 Jazz Arranging 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Consolidation of knowledge of basic concepts and techniques used in jazz arranging.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 260.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to Jazz Performance Majors OR by permission of instructor.

  • MUJZ 340 Jazz Composition 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Jazz composition based on the stylistic concepts of leading jazz composers. Development of a personal and creative compositional style and of control of factors such as: rhythmic, harmonic, and melodic continuity, vertical modal, and linear modal harmony, polychordal techniques, and non-functional harmonic concepts.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Walkington, Alec (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): MUJZ 261

    • Restriction(s): Open only to Jazz Performance Majors OR by permission of instructor.

  • MUJZ 341 Jazz Composition 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : A continuation of development of a personal and creative jazz compositional style.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Dean, Kevin (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): MUJZ 340.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to Jazz Performance Majors OR by permission of instructor.

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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Bandy, Dorian (Fall) Huebner, Steven (Winter)

  • MUJZ 493 Jazz Performance Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : An in-depth exploration of the performance practice of leading jazz figures, primarily through the study of solo transcriptions. Comparative study of conceptual differences in time feel, ornamentation, tone quality, articulation and harmonic and melodic approach. Detailed study of major rhythm sections and their interaction with soloists.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Dean, Kevin (Winter)

    • 3 hours

    • Prerequisites: MUJZ 187, MUJZ 224.

    • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors

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 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 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 (14-18 credits)

Performance
Small Ensemble

*Taken in two semesters for 2 credits.

OR

  • MUEN 574 Afro-Cuban/Brazilian Jazz Combo (1 credit) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : This course covers Afro-Cuban and Brazilian folk music and the jazz-related music that has come directly from it. Much of the work is based on the rhythmic patterns and grooves from these countries.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Audition

    • Restriction: Available to students in B.Mus. Major Performance Jazz, L.Mus. Major Performance Jazz, M.Mus. Jazz Performance and Graduate Diploma in Performance only

    • Can be taken for a maximum of two semesters.

*Taken in two semesters for 2 credits.

Large Ensemble
Note: students playing Rhythm Section instruments (piano,guitar, bass, drums, vibraphone) can substitute 4 credits of large ensemble with free electives).

8-12 credits from*:
* All ensemble courses under MUEN may be taken in multiple terms.

  • MUEN 563 Jazz Vocal Workshop (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Vocal workshop for jazz musicians.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Novak, Bohdanna (Fall)

  • 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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Nadler, Rona (Fall)

    • 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: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Bandy, Dorian (Fall)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisites: Audition

  • MUEN 587 Cappella McGill (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 16 voices performing challenging repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day. Since the expectation is a level of performance equivalent to a professional chamber ensemble, singers wishing to join this group should have had considerable ensemble experience, and advanced vocal and sight-reading skills.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

    • Note: May be taken instead of Choral Ensemble.

  • MUEN 590 McGill Wind Orchestra (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Large ensemble for wind instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Dagenais, Jonathan (Fall)

    • 4-6 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition

  • MUEN 592 Chamber Jazz Ensemble (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : This ensemble will deal with the extensive repertoire of music which exists for small jazz orchestra (9-13 instruments).

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Hollenbeck, John (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open to Jazz Performance students only.

  • MUEN 593 Choral Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Students enrolling in Choral Ensembles will be assigned to one of the above groups.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Vallée, Jean-Sébastien; Gaudreault, Gabrielle (Fall)

    • 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 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Marandola, Fabrice (Fall)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 595 Jazz Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for jazz - instruments and voice.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Trudel, Marianne; French, Lex; Mahar, William; Jimenez, Carlos Alberto (Fall)

    • 3-4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 597 McGill Symphony Orchestra (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for orchestral instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

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

    • 6 - 7 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

Advanced Jazz
Instrumental majors:
4 credits from either MUJZ 440 and MUJZ 441, or MUJZ 461D1/D2:

  • MUJZ 440 Advanced Jazz Composition 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : A continuation of MUJZ 341. This course will reaffirm the importance of the basic elements of composition with an emphasis on the compositional process and micro-listening.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Hollenbeck, John (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 341

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUJZ 440D1/D2. Open only to Jazz Performance Majors OR by permission of the instructor.

  • MUJZ 441 Advanced Jazz Composition 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : A continuation of MUJZ 440. This course will further emphasize and facilitate the development of a personal and creative compositional style. Jazz aesthetics will be emphasized and explored in greater depth.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 440

    • Restricion: 1. Open only to Jazz Performance Majors OR by permission of the instructor.

    • 2. Not open to students who have taken MUJZ 440D1 - MUJZ 440 D2.

  • MUJZ 461D1 Advanced Jazz Arranging (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : This course introduces advanced concepts in jazz writing by examining scores by historically-important jazz composers/arrangers, as well as contemporary masters. Student writing, including expanded combo, big band, and small group string projects, is geared toward public performance by McGill jazz ensembles and combos.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Johnston, Jeff (Fall)

    • 2 hours

    • Prerequisite(s): MUJZ 341

    • Restriction(s): Open only to Jazz Performance Majors OR permission of instructor.

    • Students must register for both MUJZ 461D1 and MUJZ 461D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUJZ 461D1 and MUJZ 461D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

  • MUJZ 461D2 Advanced Jazz Arranging (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : See MUJZ 461D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Sullivan, Joseph Leo (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 461D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUJZ 461D1 and MUJZ 461D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

OR

Vocal majors:

  • MUJZ 425 Jazz Vocal Repertoire 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Fundamental concepts of applied performance technique, arranging for vocalists, accompaniment skills and repertoire development with an emphasis on improvisation and performance. Analysis of selected recordings and concert performance videos.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 326

    • Restriction: Open only to students in a Major in Performance Jazz program.

    • Passing grade for prerequisite(s) is B-.

  • MUJZ 426 Jazz Vocal Repertoire 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Jazz Studies : Fundamental concepts of applied performance technique, arranging for vocalists, accompaniment skills and repertoire development with an emphasis on improvisation and performance. Analysis of selected recordings and concert performance videos.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUJZ 425

    • Restrictions: Open only to students in a Major in Performance Jazz program.

    • Passing grade of prerequisite(s) is B-.

Elective Courses (21-25 credits)

3 credits of non-Music Electives.

18-22 credits of Free Electives (may not include courses with a MUEN prefix); students playing Rhythm Section instruments may take up to 22 Free Electives.

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