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Burtons Pond Road, St John’s, Newfoundland A1C 5S7, Canada
PO Box 4200, St John’s, Newfoundland A1C 5S7, Canada
+1 709 864 2666
Bachelor of Arts. Three years. An interdisciplinary major program in drama and music. Performance is not included. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Studies include performance (classical, jazz), composition, theory, music history, choral and instrumental conducting, ethnomusicology, Newfoundland and Labrador folk music traditions. Bachelor of Music Education.
Master of Arts. In ethnomusicology. Master of Music. In performance, performance/pedagogy, choral and instrumental conducting. Master of Education. In music education. Doctor of Philosophy.
The University was founded in 1925 as a memorial to the Newfoundlanders who had lost their lives on active service during the First World War. The School of Music has access to several fine performance spaces. There is a Folklore Department which offers courses in local performance traditions (accordion, fiddle, Newfoundland song) and an active opera program. Research Centres include Centre for the Study of Music, Media and Place, the Bruneau Centre for Excellence in Choral Music, and the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation. Member of the University of the Arctic.