Programs of study

Undergraduate programs

The School of Music of the Faculty of Arts provides the rigorous training needed for a vibrant and successful career in music. The programs include options in performance, musicology, theory, composition, music education and piano pedagogy. Ensembles include the Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, University of Ottawa Choir, Calixa-Lavallée Choir, Opera Workshop and several smaller ensembles.

Admission to the bachelor of music (BMus) program requires that you audition on your main instrument and demonstrate an intermediate or advanced level.

Participation in ensemble courses is compulsory for students in the baccalaureate of music (BMus) program. Consult the specific sector requirements.



Student Guide for the BMus

Student Guide for the BMus/BSc


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Graduate programs
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