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North campus: 3-82 Fine Arts Building, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2C9, Canada
Bachelor of Arts in Music. Three years. Studies include music history, ethnomusicology, cultural studies. Performance courses may be included. May be taken as an Honours degree. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Studies include performance (classical, jazz, opera), composition, theory, music history, ethnomusicology, music technology, choral conducting, history of jazz, Canadian music. Bachelor of Education in Music. Four years. For school teaching. The spring, summer and autumn music education academies may include programs in Kodály, Dalcroze and Orff.
Master of Arts in Music. In ethnomusicology, musicology, theory, popular music. Master of Music. In performance, pedagogy, choral and wind band conducting, composition. Master of Education. In music education. Doctor of Philosophy. Doctor of Music.
Certificate in World Sound Arts. A study of sounds, techniques and disciplines that stretch beyond standard Western music - electroacoustic music, popular and jazz music, world music, ethnomusicology. Available to students from any faculty in the University.
The University was founded in 1908. Today it boasts five campuses as well as other locations around the province. Facilities include two large rehearsal halls, a small recital hall, two chamber music rooms, thirty practice rooms (including those for organ and percussion), four music classrooms, and an electronic music studio. The Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology houses the Qureshi collection of field recordings, and a large and growing collection of regional music documentation. The University library holds a complete collection of the Smithsonian Folkways ethnomusicology resource as well as other non-Western music recordings. The department of music education organises summer programs leading to a Kodály certificate (two levels), the Orff Schulwerk certificates (various levels) and a Dalcroze workshop. There is a community outreach program (mUseofA) whereby music students perform in nursing homes, aged-care homes, hospitals, public schools, unemployment centres, prisons and the like.