Thunder Bay • Orillia

Music Programs Information

The Department of Music's programs provide students with a musical background the opportunity to develop their performance skills, while deepening their awareness and understanding of music history and literature, theory and analysis, and related topics. Instruction is available in voice, all standard orchestral instruments, saxophone, classical guitar, piano, and organ. Studies in conducting, composition and orchestration, participation in ensembles, plus elective courses, contribute to the study of music as an intellectual discipline and creative and performing art.

Music facilities include a recital hall, reference music library, practice modules, classrooms, teaching studios and faculty offices. The Department sponsors many concerts including a series of chamber music concerts and it offers masterclasses, lectures and workshops throughout the year.

Graduates of the Department of Music may engage in a wide variety of professional activities, including teaching and performing, arts administration, or pursue graduate work in areas such as musicology, composition, music theory, music librarianship, conducting or performance.

The Department of Music offers programs leading to the Honours Bachelor of Music, Honours Bachelor of Arts (Music) and concurrent Honours Bachelor of Arts(Music)/Bachelor of Education degrees. Recent additions include the Minor in Music and the post-baccalaureate Artist Certificate in Performance and Pedagogy programs.

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The following Music programs are offered:
Each program is marked with a TB, O or W designation to distinguish where each program is available.
(TB = Thunder Bay campus, O = Orillia campus, W = online)

Honours Bachelor of Music (TB)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Music Major) (TB)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Music Major)/Bachelor of Education P/J (TB)
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Music Major)/Bachelor of Education I/S (TB)
Artist Certificate in Performance and Pedagogy (TB)
Minor in Music (TB)