Master of Music (M.Mus.) Performance: Opera and Voice (Thesis) (45 credits)

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Offered by: Music     Degree: Master of Music

Program Requirements

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:

One of:

  • MUHL 372 Solo Song Outside Germany and Austria (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Topics in American and European non-German song repertoire from the eighteenth century to the present. Issues discussed may include the role of song in national music culture, art song and folk song, national styles and poetic traditions, text-music relationships, and performance practice.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • MUHL 377 Baroque Opera (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : History of opera from its origins in the musical, literary, and philosophical models available to the Florentine Camerata to the end of the baroque. The development of opera will be studied from the perspective of artistic style and in the light of historical, political, social, and economic conditions.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • MUHL 387 Opera from Mozart to Puccini (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Mozart's operas and the seria, buffa, and Singspiel traditions. Ottocento opera, grand opera, and cross-fertilization between France and Italy. German Romantic opera. Wagner. Eastern European opera. Verismo and fin-de-siècle opera in Vienna and Paris. Sociology of opera. Emphasis on critical understanding of music's role in articulating drama.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Steven Huebner (Fall)

  • MUHL 388 Opera After 1900 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Major early twentieth-century works by Debussy, Strauss, Schreker, Bartók, Stravinsky and Schoenberg. Opera in Europe between the Wars including operas of Berg, Milhaud, Krenek, Hindemith and Weill. Politics, sociology, and literature in relationship to musical style. Approaches since 1945 in selected works by Britten, Henze, Zimmermann, Ligeti, Somers and Glass.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • MUHL 390 The German Lied (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Survey of the German Lied from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century, focusing on songs and song cycles by Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Wolf, Mahler, Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern. Topics include text, musical form and text-music relationships, melodic style and harmonic organization, accompaniment, and performance practice.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Thesis Courses (27 credits)

9 credits:

  • MUIN 620 Performance Tutorial 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental, vocal, conducting, collaborative piano or operatic tutorial. Technical and interpretive development, preparation of thesis performance projects.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Marina Mdivani, Claire Guimond, Sylvain Bergeron, Kyoko Hashimoto, Ilya Poletaev, Carolyn Christie, Stephane Levesque, John Zirbel, Andre J Roy, Ali Yazdanfar, Stephen Algie, Joanne Kolomyjec, Maria Popescu, Pierre Beaudry, Erik Eriksson, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, Simon Aldrich, Matt Haimovitz, Paul A Merkelo, Michael McMahon, Aline Kutan, Mark Fewer, Jennifer Swartz, Jacqueline Leclair, Elizabeth Dolin, Theodore Baskin, James Box, Timothy Hutchins, Eric Chappell, Yegor Dyachkov, Brian Robinson, Peter Freeman, Axel Strauss, Brian Manker, Helene Plouffe, Susan Napper, Lena Weman Eriksson, Tom Beghin, Alain Cazes, Hank Knox, Patrice Richer, Alexander David Johnson, Stéphane Lemelin, Dominique Labelle, Russell Devuyst, Sara Laimon, Marcelle Mallette, Jean-Francois Normand, Steven Arthur Dann, Richard Stoelzel, Jérôme Ducharme, Andrew Wan, Todd Cope, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Alain Desgagne, Alexander Read, Mark Austin Howle, Denise Lupien, Tracy Smith, John Mac Master, Jocelyne Roy, Nadia Cote, Olivier Brault, Nathaniel Watson, Julia Gavrilova, Violaine Melancon (Fall) Pierre Beaudry, Marina Mdivani, Carolyn Christie, Marie- Leclair, Kyoko Hashimoto, Sylvain Bergeron (Winter)

  • MUIN 621 Performance Tutorial 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Additional individual instrumental, vocal, conducting, collaborative piano or operatic tutorial according to area of performing specialization.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Kyoko Hashimoto, Eric Chappell, Andre J Roy, Axel Strauss, Aline Kutan, Joanne Kolomyjec, Stephane Levesque (Fall) Marina Mdivani, Claire Guimond, Sylvain Bergeron, Kyoko Hashimoto, Ilya Poletaev, Carolyn Christie, Stephane Levesque, John Zirbel, Andre J Roy, Ali Yazdanfar, Stephen Algie, Joanne Kolomyjec, Maria Popescu, Pierre Beaudry, Erik Eriksson, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, Simon Aldrich, Matt Haimovitz, Paul A Merkelo, Michael McMahon, Aline Kutan, Mark Fewer, Jennifer Swartz, Jacqueline Leclair, Elizabeth Dolin, Theodore Baskin, James Box, Timothy Hutchins, Eric Chappell, Yegor Dyachkov, Brian Robinson, Peter Freeman, Axel Strauss, Brian Manker, Helene Plouffe, Susan Napper, Lena Weman Eriksson, Alain Cazes, Hank Knox, Patrice Richer, Alexander David Johnson, Stéphane Lemelin, Dominique Labelle, Russell Devuyst, Marcelle Mallette, Felicia Moye, Tom Beghin, Jean-Francois Normand, Steven Arthur Dann, Sara Laimon, Richard Stoelzel, Jérôme Ducharme, Andrew Wan, Valerie Kinslow, Todd Cope, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Alain Desgagne, Alexander Read, Mark Austin Howle, Denise Lupien, Tracy Smith, John Mac Master, Jocelyne Roy, Nadia Cote, Olivier Brault, Nathaniel Watson, Violaine Melancon, Julia Gavrilova, Victor Fournelle-Blain, Frédéric Lambert (Winter)

  • MUIN 622 Performance Tutorial 3 (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual tutorial according to area of performing specialization. Interpretative preparation of thesis performance projects and development of individual artistic vision.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: James Box, John Zirbel, Claire Guimond, Sylvain Bergeron, Helene Plouffe, Erik Eriksson, Kyoko Hashimoto, Marina Mdivani, Ilya Poletaev, Maria Popescu, Joanne Kolomyjec, Stephen Algie, Stephane Levesque, Simon Aldrich, Carolyn Christie, Mark Fewer, Andre J Roy, Matt Haimovitz, Ali Yazdanfar, Paul A Merkelo, Abe Kestenberg, Timothy Hutchins, Jacqueline Leclair, Brian Robinson, Theodore Baskin, Remi Bolduc, Aline Kutan, Yegor Dyachkov, Jennifer Swartz, Hank Knox, Susan Napper, Tom Beghin, Brian Manker, Axel Strauss, Peter Freeman, Dominique Labelle, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, Alain Cazes, Elizabeth Dolin, Alexander David Johnson, Patrice Richer, Stéphane Lemelin, Michael McMahon, Winston Purdy, Jean-Francois Normand, Steven Arthur Dann, Russell Devuyst, Jérôme Ducharme, Marcelle Mallette, Richard Stoelzel, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Alexander Read, Todd Cope, Andrew Wan, Violaine Melancon, Olivier Brault, John Mac Master, Fabrice Marandola (Fall) Kyoko Hashimoto, Ilya Poletaev, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, Andre J Roy, Marina Mdivani, Paul A Merkelo, Remi Bolduc, Eric Chappell, Axel Strauss, Aline Kutan, Joanne Kolomyjec, Hank Knox, Carolyn Christie, Tom Beghin, John Zirbel, Richard Stoelzel, Stephane Levesque, Alexander David Johnson, Dominique Labelle, Stephen Algie, John Mac Master, Todd Cope, Jacqueline Leclair, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Fabrice Marandola, Andrew Wan, Maria Popescu, Elizabeth Dolin, Brian Manker, Erik Eriksson (Winter)

  • MUIN 622D1 Performance Tutorial 3 (1.5 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual tutorial according to area of performing specialization. Interpretative preparation of thesis performance projects and development of individual artistic vision.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Ilya Poletaev, Alexander David Johnson, John Zirbel, Joanne Kolomyjec, Dominique Labelle, Stephen Algie, John Mac Master, Todd Cope, Jacqueline Leclair, Stephane Levesque, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Fabrice Marandola, Andrew Wan, Maria Popescu, Elizabeth Dolin, Brian Manker, Erik Eriksson, Kyoko Hashimoto (Fall)

  • MUIN 622D2 Performance Tutorial 3 (1.5 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual tutorial according to area of performing specialization. Interpretative preparation of thesis performance projects and development of individual artistic vision.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Ilya Poletaev, Alexander David Johnson, John Zirbel, Joanne Kolomyjec, Dominique Labelle, Stephen Algie, John Mac Master, Todd Cope, Jacqueline Leclair, Stephane Levesque, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Fabrice Marandola, Andrew Wan, Maria Popescu, Elizabeth Dolin, Brian Manker, Erik Eriksson, Kyoko Hashimoto (Winter)

And

Opera Performance Thesis (18 credits)

9 credits:

  • MUPG 600 Recital Project 1 (9 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Solo recital, collaborative piano recital, conducting recital or principal Opera Role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Solo recital (60-70 minutes), collaborative piano recital (60-70 minutes), conducting recital (30-40 minutes) or Principal Opera Role as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Lead, Schedule C

* Principal Opera Role only; by audition.

9 credits from:

  • MUPG 601 Recital Project 2 (9 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Solo recital, collaborative piano recital, conducting recital or principal opera role (by audition) with program notes. May include chamber music providing none of the repertoire was prepared in a chamber ensemble taken for credit.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Solo recital (60-70 minutes), collaborative piano recital (60-70 minutes), conducting recital (30-40 minutes) or principal opera role (by audition) as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Lead, Schedule C

  • MUPG 602 Recital Project 3 (6 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Recital, conducting recital or featured opera role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Recital (30-40 minutes), conducting recital (20-30 minutes) or featured opera role (by audition) as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Featured, Schedule C

  • MUPG 603 Recital Project 4 (3 credits) ***

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Concerto performance with orchestra (for the concerto competition or other competition in Montreal) or supporting opera role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Supporting Opera Role as defined by the American Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Supporting, Schedule C

  • MUPG 605 Recording Project (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Recording project with liner notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Limited enrolment; admissions by proposal only and with approval of the Department; additional fees apply.

  • MUPG 606 Interdisciplinary Project 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Research-creation involving collaboration between different disciplines resulting in a new work, interpretation or contribution to knowledge presented in public (i.e., performer-composer commission; performer and actor/dancer collaboration, subject in CIRMMT research study, etc) with program notes as relevant.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Performer-composer composition of 5-10 minutes. By proposal only and with approval of the Department.

  • MUPG 614 Quick Study (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Preparation and performance of short program of vocal, operatic, or collaborative piano repertoire in a limited three week time frame.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 20-25 minutes of repertoire

* Principal Opera Role only; by audition.
** Featured Opera Role only; by audition.
*** Supporting Opera Role only; by audition.

OR

Voice Thesis Performance (18 credits)

9 credits:

  • MUPG 600 Recital Project 1 (9 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Solo recital, collaborative piano recital, conducting recital or principal Opera Role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Solo recital (60-70 minutes), collaborative piano recital (60-70 minutes), conducting recital (30-40 minutes) or Principal Opera Role as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Lead, Schedule C

* Solo Recital only.

9 credits from:

  • MUPG 601 Recital Project 2 (9 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Solo recital, collaborative piano recital, conducting recital or principal opera role (by audition) with program notes. May include chamber music providing none of the repertoire was prepared in a chamber ensemble taken for credit.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Solo recital (60-70 minutes), collaborative piano recital (60-70 minutes), conducting recital (30-40 minutes) or principal opera role (by audition) as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Lead, Schedule C

  • MUPG 602 Recital Project 3 (6 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Recital, conducting recital or featured opera role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Recital (30-40 minutes), conducting recital (20-30 minutes) or featured opera role (by audition) as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Featured, Schedule C

  • MUPG 603 Recital Project 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Concerto performance with orchestra (for the concerto competition or other competition in Montreal) or supporting opera role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Supporting Opera Role as defined by the American Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Supporting, Schedule C

  • MUPG 605 Recording Project (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Recording project with liner notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Limited enrolment; admissions by proposal only and with approval of the Department; additional fees apply.

  • MUPG 606 Interdisciplinary Project 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Research-creation involving collaboration between different disciplines resulting in a new work, interpretation or contribution to knowledge presented in public (i.e., performer-composer commission; performer and actor/dancer collaboration, subject in CIRMMT research study, etc) with program notes as relevant.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Performer-composer composition of 5-10 minutes. By proposal only and with approval of the Department.

  • MUPG 607 Interdisciplinary Project 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Research-creation involving collaboration between different disciplines resulting in a new work, interpretation or contribution to knowledge presented in public (i.e., performer-composer commission); performance and actor/dancer collaboration, participant as co-researcher in CIRMMT study including participation in analysis of data, etc.) with program notes as relevant.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Performer-composer commission of 10-20 minutes. By proposal only and approval of the Department.

  • MUPG 614 Quick Study (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Preparation and performance of short program of vocal, operatic, or collaborative piano repertoire in a limited three week time frame.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 20-25 minutes of repertoire

* Solo Recital; or Principal Opera Role by audition.
** Solo Recital; or Featured Opera Role by audition.

Required Courses (3 credits)

  • MUGS 605 Graduate Performance Colloquium

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses : Participation in three professional development workshops or research colloquium approved by the department on topics such as performance pedagogy, academic teaching, music production, copyright, business, grantsmanship, etc. Students participate in each semester of residency until requirements have been met.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • MUIN 610 Vocal Coaching 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual coaching sessions on advanced vocal repertoire with emphasis on musical and linguistic nuance.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael McMahon, Patrick Hansen, Esther Gonthier, Olivier Godin, Stephen Hargreaves, Hank Knox, Suzie Leblanc (Fall) Michael McMahon, Olivier Godin, Esther Gonthier, Stephen Hargreaves (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUIN 600

  • MUIN 611 Vocal Coaching 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Continuation of Vocal Coaching I with emphasis on musical and linguistic nuance.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael McMahon, Esther Gonthier, Stephen Hargreaves (Fall) Michael McMahon, Esther Gonthier, Valerie Kinslow, Olivier Godin, Stephen Hargreaves, Hank Knox, Patrick Hansen, Suzie Leblanc (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUIN 601

  • MUIN 612 Vocal Coaching 3 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Coaching sessions on advanced vocal repertoire with emphasis on musical nuance and the expression of an individual artistic voice.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael McMahon, Aline Kutan, Patrick Hansen, Esther Gonthier, Olivier Godin, Stephen Hargreaves (Fall) Esther Gonthier, Aline Kutan, Michael McMahon, Valerie Kinslow, Stephen Hargreaves, Marie-Ève Scarfone (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUIN 602

Complementary Seminars (9 credits)

3 credits from the following:

  • MUPG 590 Vocal Styles and Conventions (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Emphasis on vocal performance practices through practical application: text, language, inflection, pronunciation and interpretation considered with individuality of each student's voice and technical development. After examining historical treatises, students will discuss and present musical selections utilizing modern performance standards yet remaining true to stylistic demands of each period.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Anja Strauss (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 690.

  • MUPP 690 Performance Practice Seminar 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Tracy Smith (Fall) Rachelle A M Chiasson (Winter)

    • 3 hours

  • MUPP 691 Performance Practice Seminar 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Rachelle A M Chiasson (Fall) Lena Weman Eriksson (Winter) Lena Weman Eriksson (Summer)

    • 3 hours

  • MUPP 692 Performance Practice Seminar 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Adrian Foster (Fall) Brigitte Poulin (Winter)

    • 3 hours

  • MUPP 693 Performance Practice Seminar 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Fabrice Marandola, Isabelle Cossette, Marcelo Wanderley (Fall) Guillaume Bourgogne (Winter)

    • 3 hours

  • MUPP 694 Performance Practice Seminar 5 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Simon Aldrich (Fall) Fabrice Marandola (Winter)

    • 3 hours

  • MUPP 695 Performance Practice Seminar 6 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 3 hours

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

3 credits from the following:

  • MUPG 590 Vocal Styles and Conventions (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Emphasis on vocal performance practices through practical application: text, language, inflection, pronunciation and interpretation considered with individuality of each student's voice and technical development. After examining historical treatises, students will discuss and present musical selections utilizing modern performance standards yet remaining true to stylistic demands of each period.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Anja Strauss (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 690.

  • MUPG 691 Vocal Ornamentation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Introduction to the major treatises with emphasis on their practical application to modern performance. Through the study and discussion of both primary and secondary sources, students will observe and compare national styles. Special topics include the conventions of recitative; text-driven embellishment; ornamentation in Handel's dramatic works.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Tracy Smith (Winter)

    • 3 hours

    • Restriction: Open to singers, keyboardists, and conductors or with permission of the instructor

  • MUPG 693 Vocal Treatises and Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Review of vocal treatises and methods.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 3 hours

  • MUPG 694 Vocal Physiology for Singers (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : An anatomical study of the entire vocal mechanism; how to keep it functioning in a healthy manner, the various possible dysfunctions and how to diagnose and treat them.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 3 hours

* If not already taken.

Complementary Performance (6 credits)

Opera:
Two terms of:

  • MUEN 696 Opera Theatre (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ensemble : Individual coaching in acting, movement and role preparation; possibility for roles in Opera McGill productions (by audition).

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Stephen Hargreaves, Jonathan David Patterson (Fall) Patrick Hansen (Winter)

    • 3 - 6 hours

    • Prerequisite: open to all Graduate Performance and Artist Diploma students who have completed MUEN 496 or its equivalent.

2 credits of:

  • MUEN 696 Opera Theatre (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ensemble : Individual coaching in acting, movement and role preparation; possibility for roles in Opera McGill productions (by audition).

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Stephen Hargreaves, Jonathan David Patterson (Fall) Patrick Hansen (Winter)

    • 3 - 6 hours

    • Prerequisite: open to all Graduate Performance and Artist Diploma students who have completed MUEN 496 or its equivalent.

OR
Two terms of:

Or

Voice:
6 credits from (may be taken more than once):

  • MUEN 553 Vocal Chamber Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Vocal ensemble repertoire written after 1800.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Maria Popescu (Fall) Maria Popescu (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition

    • Restriction: Open by audition to pianists and singers.

  • MUEN 554 Opera Excerpts (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Opera scenes from all periods; including Baroque, Classical, 19th and 20th century, and new works from this century in original languages.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Patrick Hansen, Jonathan David Patterson (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition

  • MUEN 560 Chamber Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for chamber music - various instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Brian Robinson, Ali Yazdanfar, Jean Gaudreault, Mark Fewer, Jacqueline Leclair, Stephane Levesque, Simon Aldrich, Axel Strauss, Guillaume Bourgogne, Theodore Baskin, Marie- Leclair, Jocelyne Roy, Martin D Mangrum, Stéphane Lemelin, Kyoko Hashimoto, Jean Marchand, Denise Lupien, Elizabeth Dolin, Jennifer Swartz, Cindy Shuter, Russell Devuyst, Richard Stoelzel, James Box, Chloe Dominguez, Marina Thibeault, Alicia Choi (Fall) Douglas McNabney, Brian Robinson, Ali Yazdanfar, Elizabeth Dolin, Kyoko Hashimoto, Mark Fewer, Alicia Choi, Brian Manker, Violaine Melancon, Jean Gaudreault, Jennifer Swartz, Marie- Leclair, Theodore Baskin, Jacqueline Leclair, Stephane Levesque, Jocelyne Roy, Chloe Dominguez, Elizabeth Skinner, Richard Stoelzel, James Box, Russell Devuyst (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): Audition.

    • Restriction(s): For Music students; open to others by permission of the Department.

  • MUEN 572 Cappella Antica (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 8 to 12 voices specializing in early music. N.B. This ensemble may substitute as a Basic Ensemble in programs that specify Choral Ensemble, with Departmental approval.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Fall) Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 579 Song Interpretation 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Study of song repertoire for singers and pianists.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael McMahon (Fall) Michael McMahon (Winter)

  • MUEN 580 Early Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 4-6 vocalists and instrumentalists which performs music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Alexis Basque, Elizabeth H MacMillan, Sylvain Bergeron, Esteban La Rotta, Lena Weman Eriksson, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Tracy Smith, Laura Andriani (Fall) Elizabeth H MacMillan, Sylvain Bergeron, Laura Andriani, Alexis Basque, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Esteban La Rotta, Tracy Smith (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition. Prerequisite or corequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 272.

  • MUEN 593 Choral Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Students enrolling in Choral Ensembles will be assigned to one of the above groups.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Floydd Ricketts, Gabrielle Gaudreault (Fall) Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Floydd Ricketts, Gabrielle Gaudreault (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

    • Section 001 Chamber Singers: a group of approximately 24 mixed voices which explores the a cappella repertoire of all periods as well as works with chamber accompaniment.

    • Section 002 Concert Choir: an ensemble of approximately 60 voices (S.A.T.B.) which performs the repertoire from all periods appropriate to a group of this size.

    • Section 003 University Chorus: a mixed chorus of approximately 100 which performs a variety of choral material including both traditional and popular selections.

    • Section 004 Women's Chorale: an ensemble of approximately 40 women stressing the fundamentals of singing and ensemble participation.

  • MUEN 696 Opera Theatre (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ensemble : Individual coaching in acting, movement and role preparation; possibility for roles in Opera McGill productions (by audition).

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Stephen Hargreaves, Jonathan David Patterson (Fall) Patrick Hansen (Winter)

    • 3 - 6 hours

    • Prerequisite: open to all Graduate Performance and Artist Diploma students who have completed MUEN 496 or its equivalent.

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