Master of Music (M.Mus.) Performance: Piano (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 prerequisite may be assigned as an additional required course on the basis of transcript review:

MUPD 560 - Intro to Research Methods in Music

Thesis Performance (27 credits)

18 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)

  • 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

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

9 credits from the following:

  • 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 604 Chamber Music Recital (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Chamber Music Recital with program notes. Repertoire may not include works performed in MUEN courses. Various instrumentations permitted as long as student performs in all works.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

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

    • Chamber Music Recital (60-70 minutes). If single ensemble, recital may be taken for credit by all participating students, by approval of department.

  • 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.

* Students may take either MUPG 601 or MUPG 602.
** Students may take either MUPG 606 or MUPG 607.

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.

  • MUPG 683 Piano Seminar 1 (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Content to include comparative studies of recorded solo and ensemble repertoire, and lecture-recital presentations reflecting knowledge of historical context and performance practice. Analysis and discussion will accompany attendance at specific performing events at McGill and beyond, as well as presentations by guest lecturers and piano area faculty.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Ilya Poletaev, Kyoko Hashimoto (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 681

  • MUPG 684 Piano Seminar 2 (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Content to include detailed critiques of in-class teaching, and general discussion of preparation for competitions and academic job applications. Analysis and discussion will accompany attendance at master classes and competitions and beyond, as well as presentations by guest lecturers and piano area faculty.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Ilya Poletaev, Kyoko Hashimoto (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 682

If MUPG 541 and MUPG 542 were taken during the undergraduate degree, MUPG 683 and MUPG 684 may be replaced with one 3-credit graduate seminar or 3 complementary Performance credits.

Complementary Seminars (9 credits)

One of the following:

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

One additional graduate 3-credit seminar approved by the Department.

Complementary Performance (6 credits)

6 credits from the following:

  • MUPD 580 Piano Pedagogy Practicum (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Music Professional Development : Observation of studio and master class teaching, videotaped private instruction, and adjudication of student performances.

    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.

    • Restriction: Open to pianists in the graduate piano and Artist Diploma programs. Limited enrolment.

  • MUPG 571 Free Improvisation 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Introduction to the creative practice of improvisation for performers. The course focuses on the development of listening as applied to the practice of collective and solo improvisation.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Guillaume Bourgogne (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): Audition.

    • Restriction(s): Available to Music students; open to others by permission of the department. Not open to Jazz students. Not open to students who have taken MUEN 571.

  • MUPG 572D1 Free Improvisation 2 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : This course is designed for performers who want to develop their skills as advanced improvisers. Both collective and solo contexts are addressed as performance practices, touching upon the history of improvisation as well as current trends.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Guillaume Bourgogne (Fall)

  • MUPG 572D2 Free Improvisation 2 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : This course is designed for performers who want to develop their skills as advanced improvisers. Both collective and solo contexts are addressed as performance practices, touching upon the history of improvisation as well as current trends.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Guillaume Bourgogne (Winter)

  • 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

  • MUPG 646 Score- and Sight-Reading 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Playing operatic piano-vocal scores at sight. Realizing at the piano operatic orchestral scores with emphasis on repertoire from before 1800.

    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.

  • MUPG 647 Score- and Sight-Reading 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Playing operatic piano-vocal scores at sight. Realizing at the piano operatic orchestral scores with emphasis on repertoire from after 1800.

    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.

  • MUPG 670 Advanced Continuo 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A historically-oriented study of the principles of figured bass. Standard idioms from historical treatises will be introduced. Preparation of operatic excerpts from the standard high Baroque repertory is required.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Hank Knox (Fall)

  • MUPG 671 Advanced Continuo 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A study of the many different styles of figured bass accompaniment as revealed in contemporary sources. The emphasis will be on realization at the keyboard of representative 17th- and 18th- century operatic recitatives and arias.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Hank Knox (Winter)

  • MUPG 687 Collaborative Piano Repertoire 1: Song (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Issues in collaborative piano song repertoire and performance in different genres and musical styles.

    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.

    • Prerequisite: MUEN 556 or equivalent or permission of the instructor

    • Restriction: Open to graduate students in collaborative piano or with the permission of the instructor

  • MUPG 688 Collaborative Piano Repertoire 2: Instrumental (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Issues in collaborative piano instrumental repertoire and performance in different genres and musical styles.

    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.

    • Prerequisite: MUEN 556 or equivalent or permission of the instructor

    • Restriction: Open to graduate students in collaborative piano or with the permission of the instructor

  • MUPG 689 Collaborative Piano Rep.3: Orch. Reduction, Opera, Oratorio (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Issues in collaborative piano orchestral reduction, opera, oratorio and performance in different genres and musical styles.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Stephen Hargreaves (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: MUEN 556 or equivalent or permission of the instructor

    • Restriction: Open to graduate students in collaborative piano or with permission of the instructor

OR
6 credits from the following (courses below may be taken more than once):

  • 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 561 2nd Chamber Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Chamber music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Mark Fewer, Jean Marchand, Guillaume Bourgogne, Richard Stoelzel, Matt Haimovitz, James Box, Jean Gaudreault, Brian Robinson (Fall) Douglas McNabney, James Box, Laura Andriani, Russell Devuyst, Ali Yazdanfar (Winter)

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 568 Multiple Ensemble 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Special arrangement ensemble. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Brian Robinson, Ali Yazdanfar, Richard Allen Roberts, Elizabeth Dolin, Richard Stoelzel, Russell Devuyst, Guillaume Bourgogne, Andre White, Esteban La Rotta, Lena Weman Eriksson, Carlos Alberto Jimenez, Joanne Kolomyjec, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Jonathan Dagenais, Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Fall) Brian Robinson, Ali Yazdanfar, Richard Allen Roberts, Elizabeth Dolin, Richard Stoelzel, Russell Devuyst, Guillaume Bourgogne, Mark Fewer, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Stephen Hargreaves, Christine Jensen, Laura Andriani, Sylvain Bergeron, Esteban La Rotta, Carlos Alberto Jimenez, Joel Miller (Winter)

  • MUEN 569 Tabla Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Performance and practice of the tabla of North India.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Shawn Eliot Mativetsky (Fall) Shawn Eliot Mativetsky (Winter)

    • Can be taken more than once.

  • MUEN 578 Song Interpretation 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Normally open only to Voice and Piano Performance students. Study of the standard song repertoire with emphasis on the singer and pianist as partners. A public recital will be given at the end of each term.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

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

    • 2 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 582 Piano Ensembles (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble playing in two-piano and piano 4-hand repertoire.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Tom Beghin, Marina Mdivani, Jean Marchand, Suren Barry (Fall) Tom Beghin, Marina Mdivani, Jean Marchand, Suren Barry (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUEN 581 or permission of the instructor.

  • MUEN 584 Studio Accompanying (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Highly qualified collaborative partners will be assigned to work independently with studio teachers and their students.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Kyoko Hashimoto, Dominique Labelle (Fall) Kyoko Hashimoto, Dominique Labelle (Winter) Patricia Abbott (Summer)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 585 Sonata Masterclass (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Exploration of the vast literature for sonatas with piano and instrument, including multiple issues of ensemble preparation and performing.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Kyoko Hashimoto (Fall) Kyoko Hashimoto (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition or permission of the instructor.

    • Restriction: Limited to 4 advanced pianists and 4 instrumentalists.

  • MUEN 588 Multiple Ensemble 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Special arrangement ensemble. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Carlos Alberto Jimenez, Joanne Kolomyjec (Fall) Stephen Hargreaves, Carlos Alberto Jimenez, Douglas McNabney, Ali Yazdanfar (Winter)

  • MUEN 590 McGill Wind Orchestra (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Large ensemble for wind instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jonathan Dagenais (Fall) Jonathan Dagenais (Winter)

    • 4-6 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition

  • MUEN 594 Contemporary Music Ensemble (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for contemporary music - instruments and voice.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Guillaume Bourgogne (Fall) Guillaume Bourgogne (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 597 McGill Symphony Orchestra (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for orchestral instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Rudolf-Alexius Hauser (Fall) Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Winter)

    • 6 - 7 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 688 Multiple Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ensemble : Student participation in more than one ensemble in different concert periods over the course of a term.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Joseph Leo Sullivan (Winter)

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