Requirements and Courses (Organ & Church Music M.Mus.)

Master of Music (M.Mus.) Performance: Organ and Church Music (Thesis)(45 Credits)

    Offered by:Music
    Degree:Master of Music

Program Requirement:

Applicants to the Performance program are expected to have a background in Music Theory equivalent to the B.Mus. in Performance. Applicants found to be deficient in their background preparation may be required to take certain additional music theory undergraduate courses.

The following program prerequisites may be assigned as additional required courses based on transcript review:


  • MUPD 560 Intro to Res Methods in Music 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 272D1 Continuo 2 CreditsLimited Enrolment
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 272D2 Continuo 2 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Thesis Performance (27 credits)

18 credits:


  • MUIN 620 Performance Tutorial 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 621 Performance Tutorial 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 622 Performance Tutorial 3 3 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 622D1 Performance Tutorial 3 1.5 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUIN 622D2 Performance Tutorial 3 1.5 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 600 Recital Project 1 9 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

* Students can take MUIN 622 or MUIN 622D1 and MUIN 622D2.


9 credits from:


  • MUPG 601 Recital Project 2 9 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 602 Recital Project 3 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 603 Recital Project 4 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 605 Recording Project 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 606 Interdisciplinary Project 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 607 Interdisciplinary Project 2 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPG 676 Special Proj. in Church Music 9 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Required Course


  • MUGS 605 Graduate Perf. Colloquium
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


Complementary Seminars (9 credits)

3 credits from the following:


  • MUPP 690 Performance Practice Seminar 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 691 Perf Practice Seminar 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 692 Perf Practice Seminar 3 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 693 Perf Practice Seminar 4 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 694 Performance Practice Seminar 5 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MUPP 695 Perf Practice Seminar 6 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


One approved graduate 3-credit seminar with the prefix MUCO, MUGS, MUGT, MUHL, MUMT, MUPP, or MUTH.



    3 credits from the following:


    • MUHL 591D1 Paleography 1.5 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUHL 591D2 Paleography 1.5 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUTH 602 Keyboard Modal Counterpoint 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUTH 604 Keyboard Tonal Counterpoint 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    or one graduate 3-credit seminar approved by the Department.


    Complementary Performance (9 credits)

    9 credits from the following:


    • MUEN 560 Chamber Music Ensemble 1 Credits*
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUEN 561 2nd Chamber Music Ensemble 1 Credits*
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUEN 569 Tabla Ensemble 1 Credits*
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUEN 573 Baroque Orchestra 2 Credits*
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUEN 580 Early Music Ensemble 1 Credits*
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUEN 593 Choral Ensembles 2 Credits*
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUEN 594 Contemporary Music Ensemble 2 Credits*
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUEN 597 McGill Symphony Orchestra 2 Credits*
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUHL 591D1 Paleography 1.5 Credits**
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUHL 591D2 Paleography 1.5 Credits**
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUPG 575D1 Liturgical Organ Playing 1.5 Credits*
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUPG 575D2 Liturgical Organ Playing 1.5 Credits*
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUPG 674 Project in Choral Conducting 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUTH 602 Keyboard Modal Counterpoint 3 Credits**
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUTH 604 Keyboard Tonal Counterpoint 3 Credits**
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    * May be taken more than once.
    ** If not taken as a seminar.