Schulich School of Music student musician combo

Hire a music student

Are you looking for live music for your upcoming wedding ceremony, reception, or other event?

Student Musician Booking Office

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Student Musician Booking Office Manager: David Menzies

Our services

Hire an experienced and talented soloist or group for your event through the Student Musician Booking Office. A professional development service within the Schulich School of Music of McGill University, our office helps individuals and organizations create unique and memorable experiences at all types of events. Our musicians are experienced performers who are able to maintain a consistently high standard of music in either classical or jazz styles.

Music options

Need help determining which musical style is best for our event? Listen to audio samples here.

Popular choices include:

Classical music:

  • String quartet (2 violins, viola, cello)
  • String trio (violin, violin or viola, cello)
  • Solo classical guitar
  • Solo harp
  • Solo classical piano

Jazz music:

Our jazz groups can be big or small, with lead and rhythm section instruments:

  • Lead instruments (including voice): Saxophone, jazz singer, trumpet, trombone
  • Rhythm section instruments: Bass, jazz drums, guitar, piano

To maintain a high level of music-making, our musicians are unable to perform in both classical and jazz styles. If you’re interested in a different style of music (popular, world, etc), please booking.music [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Hire%20a%20musician) (contact us) and we will do our best to assist you.