Special prominence is given to ethnomusicology, contemporary concert music, jazz and South Indian music, as well as popular music.
Music professors at the Music MA program offered by York University include ethnomusicologists, music historians, music theorists and composers.
You'll have access to a wide range of specialized facilities and resources including: analogue and digital piano labs; piano/practice modules; ethnomusicology and jazz archives, York’s Sound & Moving Image Library; and popular music archives.
Streams and Specializations:
- Composition (MA only)
- Popular music
- Seminar in Composition
- Private Lessons in Composition
- Jazz Composition
- Jazz Theory
- Problems and Methods of Musical Research
- Canadian Music: Repertoires, Practices and Interpretation
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesMusic Music History Liberal Arts View 38 other Masters in Music History in Canada
- Statement of intent (500 words), including Grad Course List
- Two samples of scholarly writing
International12550 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6275 CAD per semester during 24 months.
National2870 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1435 CAD per semester during 24 months.
- Domestic part time: $717
- International part time: $3,137
Living costs for Toronto
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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