Programs of study

Undergraduate programs

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, piano pedagogy, and arts administration. Ensembles include the Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, University of Ottawa Choir, Calixa-Lavallée Choir, Opera Workshop and several smaller ensembles.

  • Bachelor of Music (BMus): Admission to the Bachelor of Music (BMus) program requires that you audition on your main instrument and demonstrate an intermediate or advanced level. The first two years consist of a set of core applied and academic courses. Students select their profile option at the end of the 2nd year and then follow its requirements in the 3rd and 4th years.
    • Arts Administration (guitar, harp, percussion, piano, saxophones, strings, voice, winds and brass)
    • Composition (guitar, harp, percussion, piano, saxophones, strings, voice, winds and brass)
    • General (guitar, harp, percussion, piano, saxophones, strings, voice, winds and brass)
    • Music Education (guitar, harp, percussion, piano, saxophones, strings, voice, winds and brass)
    • Musicology/Theory (guitar, harp, percussion, piano, saxophones, strings, voice, winds and brass)
    • Performance (guitar, harp, percussion, piano, saxophones, strings, voice, winds and brass)
      • The performance profile requires a successful audition.
    • Piano Pedagogy (piano)
    • Specific Sector Requirements
    • Piano Proficiency Requirement: to obtain a sample test, contact the Music Faculty Advisor (musicadv@uottawa.ca)

 

 

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