McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

Music Professional Performance

Program Information
Faculty: Schulich School of Music
Degree: Post-diploma
Field of Study: Music Performance, GeneralRecording Arts Technology/Technician
Description A one-year post-graduate diploma providing concentrated study for three types of accomplished musicians: the emerging or professional singer, emerging or established chamber ensemble (including jazz combos, piano collaborations), and the individual artist preparing for competition, audition, concerto, performance, tour, recording project, etc. Specific requirements will involve intensive coaching, performance, and repertoire study tied to the artist’s or chamber ensemble’s professional goals. For singers there will voice coaching and training in movement and acting, with performance opportunities linked to McGill Opera productions. Ensembles will develop individual artistry as well as group identity with respect to sound, communication skills and performance practice. Requirements for individual artists will be defined around performance projects detailed at the audition.
Website: Music Professional Performance at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70 to 74
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Audition required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: June 30, 2012