Program Requirements: L.Mus. Piano (93 credits)

The Licentiate in Music (Piano Performance) is a 93 credit program. You may have fewer credits to complete if you receive course exemptions and/or transfer credits.

Students in the licentiate program are required to achieve a minimum grade of A- in all practical instruction/exams and ensembles, as well as attain a minimum CGPA of 2.0 to continue in this program.

Use our sample 3-year program plan to determine when to take each course.

Required courses (total: 77 credits)

Performance (52 credits)

  • MUIN 250 LMus Practical Instruction 1 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
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  • MUIN 251 L.Mus. Practical Instruction 2 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUIN 252 L.Mus. Performance 1 Exam 4 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUIN 333 Piano Techniques 2
      Offered in the:
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  • MUIN 350 LMus Practical Instruction 3 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUIN 351 L.Mus. Practical Instruction 4 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUIN 352 L.Mus. Performance 2 Exam 4 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUIN 369 Concerto
      Offered in the:
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  • MUIN 433 Piano Techniques 3
      Offered in the:
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  • MUIN 450 LMus Practical Instruction 5 4 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUIN 451 L.Mus. Practical Instruction 6 4 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • MUIN 452 L.Mus. Performance 3 Exam 8 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUPG 541 Senior Piano Seminar 1 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • MUPG 542 Senior Piano Seminar 2 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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Musicianship (10 credits)

  • MUSP 140 Musicianship Training 1 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • MUSP 141 Musicianship Training 2 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • MUSP 170 Musicianship (Keyboard) 1 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • MUSP 171 Musicianship (Keyboard) 2 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUSP 240 Musicianship Training 3 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUSP 241 Musicianship Training 4 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
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Music History (6 credits)

  • MUHL 186 Western Musical Traditions 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • MUHL 286 Critical Thinking About Music 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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Music Theory (9 credits)

  • MUTH 150 Theory and Analysis 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUTH 151 Theory and Analysis 2 3 Credits
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  • MUTH 250 Theory and Analysis 3 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
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Complementary courses (total: 16 credits)

Large Ensembles (MUEN xxx). 8 credits:

  • MUEN 563 Jazz Vocal Workshop 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 572 Cappella Antica 2 Credits
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  • MUEN 587 Cappella McGill 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 590 McGill Wind Orchestra 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 592 Chamber Jazz Ensemble 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 593 Choral Ensembles 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 594 Contemporary Music Ensemble 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 595 Jazz Ensembles 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 597 McGill Symphony Orchestra 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
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Small Ensembles (MUEN xxx). 6 credits from:

  • MUEN 556 Intro to Collaborative Piano 1 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • MUEN 557 Intro to Collaborative Piano 2 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • MUEN 560 Chamber Music Ensemble 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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  • MUEN 578 Song Interpretation 1 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 579 Song Interpretation 2 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 581 Intro to Ens Play for Pianists 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 582 Piano Ensembles 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 584 Studio Accompanying 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUEN 585 Sonata Masterclass 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
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Musicianship (upper level - MUSP 3xx). 2 credits from:

  • MUSP 346 Post-Tonal Musicianship 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
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  • MUSP 350 Musicianship for Pianists 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
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