McGill University Schulich School of Music

The Schulich School of Music at McGill University offers an unparalleled standard of education, fostering exceptional performance and cutting-edge research within an inclusive and inspiring atmosphere. 

Situated in Montreal, Quebec, often hailed as Canada’s cultural capital, our school stands as a beacon of musical excellence.

Instruction takes place in English, and our tuition and fees are notably more affordable than those of many U.S. counterparts.

Undergraduate Majors
· Early Music Performance (instrumental or vocal)
· Jazz Performance (instrumental or vocal)
· Orchestral Instruments Performance
· Organ Performance
· Piano Performance
· Voice Performance
· Composition
· Music Education
· Music History
· Music Theory
· Faculty Program (Classical and Jazz streams)
Students can also choose courses from among the vast selection offered across McGill. They can also easily add minors, double majors, or dual degrees.

Licentiate in Music (undergraduate diploma)
3-year Licentiate in Music (L.Mus.) for advanced instrumentalists who wish to focus on their instrument with limited courses in Music History, Theory, and Musicianship. Available for all instruments except jazz, piano, voice.

Graduate Majors (Master’s and Doctorate)
· Performance (Classical Instruments and Voice, Jazz, Early Music)
· Composition
· Music Education
· Musicology (Gender & Women’s Studies option)
· Music Technology
· Music Theory (Gender & Women’s Studies option)
· Sound Recording

Within our vibrant community, the Schulich School of Music thrives with 800+ students, 200+ distinguished faculty, numerous ensembles and performance avenues, and robust research and technology initiatives. Graduates of our programs have taken center stage in leading opera companies, orchestras, music organizations, and academic institutions across the globe, reflecting the profound impact of a Schulich education.

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