Founded in 1904, the Schulich School of Music of McGill University embodies the highest international standards of excellence in professional training and research. The school is known for its programs in orchestra, opera, jazz, early music, and contemporary music.
McGill University's beautiful downtown campus resides in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Montreal, Canada. The Schulich School of Music's Strathcona Building and New Music Building are only a couple blocks east of the main campus gates on Sherbrooke Street.
Recognized today as one of the major music schools in North America, Schulich has more than 850 students, from Quebec, Canada and abroad. They are drawn to the reputation of Schulich's 240 professors, its annual slate of some 700 concerts and events, and its programs in research and technology. Schluch boasts 6 large ensembles, 3 large choral ensembles, 4 performing arts halls, 100 practice rooms, and 275 bursaries, scholarships, and fellowships awarded annually.
Schulich of McGill University offers two major departments: the Department of Music Research and the Department of Music Performance. Undergraduate students in the Department of Music Research may earn their Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.) of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degree in Music Composition, Music History, Music Theory, and Jazz. Graduate students may earn their Master of Arts (M.A.) or Master of Music (M.Mus.) in Music Education, Music Technology, Musicology, Music Theory, Music Theory/Gender and Women's Studies, Music Composition, and Sound Recording. A Doctorate of Music in Music Composition and a Ph.D. are also available.
Undergraduate students in the Department of Music Performance may choose to study Early Music Performance, Early Music Performance (voice), Performance (Organ, Harpischord, Guitar), Piano, Voice, and Jazz Performance. Students earning their master's degree or doctorate may study Jazz Performance, Conducting, Early Music, Opera and Voice, Orchestral Instruments and Guitar, Piano, Collaborative Piano, Vocal Pedagogy, and Performance Studies.