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QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON Dan School of Drama and Music







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Room 204 Harrison-LeCaine Hall, 39 Bader Lane, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada

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Undergraduate programs


Bachelor of Arts. Three years. Studies include performance, composition, musicology, ethnomusicology. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Specialisation in performance, musicology, ethnomusicology, theory, composition, music education. Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education. Five years. A double degree. Includes some study of the approaches of Kodály, Orff and Dalcroze. Bachelor of Music/Diploma in Music & Digital Media. Five years. In partnership with St Lawrence College.


Graduate program


Master of Arts in Arts Leadership.


Diploma programs


Graduate Diploma in Arts Management. Studies in arts marketing, arts philanthropy, finance, strategic planning. Digital Media Diploma. One year. Studies in sound and digital technology. Offered at St Lawrence College, and may be combined with the Queen's University Bachelor of Music (a five-year program).

Institution Notes:

The University was established by Royal Charter of Queen Victoria in 1841. The Dan School of Drama and Music is housed in the new Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts with some fine performing spaces. The first two years of the four-year music theatre program are taken at St Lawrence College. There is an active opera program. Talented students may be given the opportunity to perform with the Kingston Symphony Orchestra. Queen's Community Music, (formerly known as Queen's Conservatory of Music), offers music tuition to children and interested members of the local community.

Last Updated:

August 2021