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St George campus: Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5, Canada
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Bachelor of Arts Specialist. Three or four years: • in Music. Studies include musicology, ethnomusicology, theory. Honours Bachelor of Arts: • Music and Culture. • Arts Management. Taken at the Scarborough campus. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Studies include performance (classical, jazz, early music), composition, choral and instrumental conducting, music history, ethnomusicology, music education, church music.
Master of Arts. In musicology, ethnomusicology, theory, music education, music and health sciences. Master of Music. In performance (classical, jazz), historical performance, opera performance, collaborative piano, choral, orchestral and wind band conducting, composition, music technology and digital media, applied music and health, piano and voice pedagogy. Doctor of Musical Arts. In performance, composition, conducting. Doctor of Philosophy. Doctor of Music.
Diploma and certificate programs
Diploma in Operatic Performance. Includes a program in Alexander technique. Advanced Certificate in Performance. One year. A graduate program.
This public university was founded as King’s College in 1827, thus being the first institution of higher learning in the colony of Upper Canada. There are other campuses in Mississauga and Scarborough. The Faculty of Music is housed in the Edward Johnston Building in central Toronto. Facilities include the 815-seat MacMillan Opera Theatre, Walter Hall, seating 490 and containing a Casavant organ, many practice studios, electronic keyboards, an electroacoustic studio and a computer/keyboard laboratory. The music library is one of the major research music collections in Canada and includes a vast collection of sound recordings in the Sniderman Recording Archives. There some first editions of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Gershwin as well as early Canadian sheet music and tune books and a collection of choral scores. There is a significant number of 18th- and 19th-centry opera full scores with particular strength in the French repertoire. The Faculty houses the Institute for Canadian Music, established in 1984 to promote research into the music of Canada. It holds conferences and publishes critical works on Canadian music. The Canadian Music Education Research Centre is also on campus. An associate member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.