Programs

The Degree of Master of Music is normally completed in two years of full-time study. All students must complete at least 31 credit hours. Further courses may be required depending on the background of the individual student. For full details of program requirements, reference the School of Music calendar. You can also reference these planning guides for each major.

Here are summaries of the requirements for each major:

Master of Music Curriculum Summary: Performance

Music Research Methods: Music 6000
Graduate Seminar: Music 6002
Career Skills for Musicians: Music 6700

Principal Applied Study I: Music 645 A/B
Principal Applied Study II: Music 745 A/B

Three credit hours chosen from:
      ●   Chamber Music, Opera Workshop, Conducted Instrumental
            Ensemble: Music 6500 - 6505
      ●   Secondary Applied Study: Music 646 A/B

One of the following courses:
      ●   Music Pedagogy: Music 6400
      ●   Pedagogy Seminar: Music 6600

Electives: Six credit hours. With the approval of the School of Music, three credit hours may be from related disciplines.

Master of Music Curriculum Summary: Performance/Pedagogy

Music Research Methods: Music 6000
Graduate Seminar: Music 6002
Career Skills for Musicians: Music 6700

Principal Applied Study I: Music 647 A/B
Principal Applied Study II: Music 747 A/B

Music Pedagogy: Music 6400
Pedagogy Seminar: Music 6600
Pedagogy Internship I: Music 6610

Electives: Three credit hours.

Master of Music Curriculum Summary: Conducting

CHORAL CONDUCTING MAJORS
Music Research Methods: Music 6000
Graduate Seminar: Music 6002
Career Skills for Musicians: Music 6700

Choral Conducting I: Music 6310
Choral Conducting II: Music 6311
Choral Conducting III: Music 7310
Instrumental Conducting I: Music 6210

Score Study and Analysis: Music 6100
Choral Repertoire: Music 6007

Electives: Six credit hours. With the approval of the School of Music, three credit hours may be from related disciplines.

INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING MAJORS
Music Research Methods: Music 6000
Graduate Seminar: Music 6002
Career Skills for Musicians: Music 6700

Instrumental Conducting I: Music 6210
Instrumental Conducting II: Music 6211
Instrumental Conducting III: Music 7210
Choral Conducting I: Music 6310

Score Study and Analysis: Music 6100
One of the following courses:
      ●   Instrumental Ensemble Repertoire: Music 6006
      ●   Orchestral Repertoire: Music 6008

Electives: Six credit hours. With the approval of the School of Music, three credit hours may be from related disciplines.

COMBINED CHORAL/INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING MAJORS
Music Research Methods: Music 6000
Graduate Seminar: Music 6002
Career Skills for Musicians: Music 6700

Instrumental Conducting I: Music 6210
Instrumental Conducting II: Music 6211
Choral Conducting I: Music 6310
Choral Conducting II: Music 6311

Score Study and Analysis: Music 6100
One of the following courses:
      ●   Instrumental Ensemble Repertoire: Music 6006
      ●   Choral Repertoire: Music 6007
      ●   Orchestral Repertoire: Music 6008

Electives: Six credit hours. With the approval of the School of Music, three credit hours may be from related disciplines.

Contact

School of Music

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000