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Choral Conducting, M.Mus

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #101 (ARWU) Edmonton, Canada
The Department of Music has developed the Master of Choral Conducting degree at the University of Alberta in three distinct fields: Choral Conducting, Composition, and Performance. The Performance concentration includes studies in piano, voice, strings and selected other instruments, as well as routes in piano pedagogy and wind band conducting.

Overview

The Master of Choral Conducting degree at the University of Alberta includes studies in piano, voice, strings and selected other instruments, as well as routes in piano pedagogy and wind band conducting.

Focusing on the practical study of music performance, conducting or composition, our three M.Mus. programs allow students to delve into the concentration of their choice. Interested applicants will be highly qualified performers and/or composers who have demonstrated a high level of achievement in their fields. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bibliography and Methods of Research 
  • Choral Conducting 
  • Seminar in Choral Literature 
  • Choral Conducting 
  • Choral Ensemble 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. 
  • An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on your most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent) is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Edmonton

  • 1201 - 2000 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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