McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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

Music Performance

Program Information
Faculty: Schulich School of Music
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Music Performance, General
Description The performance programs at McGill are designed to train professional musicians of the highest standard. Each individual is encouraged to reach her or his potential as a performer through private lessons with renowned faculty as well as performing opportunities provided by the Orchestral Training Program, jazz and choral ensembles, opera, Baroque Orchestra, and chamber music activities. The master's program in performance offers the following areas of specialization: choral; early music; jazz; opera; organ and church music; piano; strings; voice; and woodwinds, brass, and percussion.
Website: Music Performance at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Portfolio
Applicants to female voice must provide a recording of their performance for screening purposes by December 15. DVD video is preferred, but CDs will be accepted. No live audition will be scheduled until a recording has been submitted and reviewed. Please see note for current McGill students completing a music degree. List of repertoire worked on during the past four years (indicate level to which pieces were prepared, e.g., performance standard, simple reading, reading plus some detailed work). Performance Jazz applicants must submit a list of 25-30 standard jazz tunes from your performing repertoire and two or three original compositions.

* 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