Doctor of Music (D.Mus.) Music: Performance Studies

Offered by: Music     Degree: Doctor of Music

Program Requirements

A minimum of two years' residence is required beyond the M.Mus. in Performance, or its equivalent.

Details concerning the comprehensive examinations, composition performance, thesis and academic regulations are available from the Graduate Studies website (http://www.mcgill.ca/music).

Thesis

Recitals (33 credits)

  • MUPG 760 Doctoral Recital 1 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A full-length public recital with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • Solo (60-75 minutes of music) or conducting (40 - 45 minutes of music).

  • MUPG 767 Doctoral Recital 2 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : A full-length public recital or recording with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    • 60-75 minutes of music (40-45 minutes conducting). In the event of a recording, additional fees and requirements may apply.

  • MUPG 770 Doctoral Lecture - Recital Project (9 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : The lecture-recital comprises a minimum of 35 minutes of music and 25 to 35 minutes of oral presentation. The examiners and audience may question the candidate following the lecture-recital. The subject and repertoire will also be treated in a project paper, submitted within two months of the lecture-recital.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Required Courses (35 credits)

27-35 credits

  • MUGS 701 Comprehensive Examination Part 1

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • MUGS 702 Comprehensive Examination Part 2

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • MUGS 710D1 Performance Doctoral Colloquium (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses : This colloquium nurtures a collaborative environment for musicians to share and critique artistic practices and recent developments in their disciplines. By developing critical thinking skills and exploring different models for exploring, renewing and sharing artistic practices, it provides a framework for students to develop long-term projects and interests that will drive their own individual careers. Will include preparation for comprehensives, guided preparation of thesis projects (lecture-recitals, paper, etc.), and development of leadership and networking tools: grant writing skills, presentation skills, inter-disciplinary and international collaborations (e.g., European artistic research centres, etc.).

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Lena Weman Eriksson (Fall)

    • Students must register for both MUGS 710D1 and MUGS 710D2

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUGS 710D1 and MUGS 710D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • Ratio of colloquium hours and independent study hours may vary for each student, and from week to week, totaling 3 hours per week.

  • MUGS 710D2 Performance Doctoral Colloquium (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses : This colloquium nurtures a collaborative environment for musicians to share and critique artistic practices and recent developments in their disciplines. By developing critical thinking skills and exploring different models for exploring, renewing and sharing artistic practices, it provides a framework for students to develop long-term projects and interests that will drive their own individual careers. Will include preparation for comprehensives, guided preparation of thesis projects (lecture-recitals, paper, etc.), and development of leadership and networking tools: grant writing skills, presentation skills, inter-disciplinary and international collaborations (e.g., European artistic research centres, etc.).

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Lena Weman Eriksson (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUGS 710D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUGS 710D1 and MUGS 710D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Six terms of one hour per week of Performance Tutorials:

  • MUIN 720 D.Mus. Performance Tutorial 1 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental or vocal tutorial. Advanced technical and interpretive training as well as recital preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Sara Laimon, Matt Haimovitz, Kyoko Hashimoto, Marina Mdivani, Erik Eriksson, Lena Weman Eriksson, Simon Aldrich, Stéphane Lemelin, Axel Strauss, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Allan Robert McLean, Claire Guimond, Ilya Poletaev, Susan Napper, Timothy Hutchins, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, John Hollenbeck, Ali Yazdanfar, Andre J Roy, Richard Stoelzel, Hank Knox, Fabrice Marandola, Christian Lane, Jean-Francois Normand, Olivier Brault (Fall) John Hollenbeck, Axel Strauss (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 720

  • MUIN 721 D.Mus. Performance Tutorial 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental or vocal tutorial. Advanced technical and interpretive training as well as recital preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Kyoko Hashimoto, Sara Laimon (Fall) Sara Laimon, Matt Haimovitz, Kyoko Hashimoto, Marina Mdivani, Erik Eriksson, Simon Aldrich, Stéphane Lemelin, Axel Strauss, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Allan Robert McLean, Claire Guimond, Ilya Poletaev, Susan Napper, Timothy Hutchins, Guillaume Bourgogne, John Hollenbeck, Ali Yazdanfar, Richard Stoelzel, Hank Knox, Fabrice Marandola, Christian Lane, Olivier Brault, Lena Weman Eriksson (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 721

  • MUIN 722 D.Mus. Performance Tutorial 3 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental or vocal tutorial. Advanced technical and interpretive training as well as recital preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Joshua Rager, Erik Eriksson, James Box, Kyoko Hashimoto, Sara Laimon, Matt Haimovitz, Simon Aldrich, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Remi Bolduc, Stéphane Lemelin, Axel Strauss, Ilya Poletaev, Susan Napper, Carolyn Christie, Timothy Hutchins, Ali Yazdanfar, John Hollenbeck, Joseph Leo Sullivan, Christian Lane (Fall) Kyoko Hashimoto, Sara Laimon, Marina Mdivani (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 722

  • MUIN 723 D.Mus. Performance Tutorial 4 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental or vocal tutorial. Advanced technical and interpretive training as well as recital preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Kyoko Hashimoto, Sara Laimon (Fall) Erik Eriksson, Pierre Beaudry, Kyoko Hashimoto, Sara Laimon, Matt Haimovitz, Hank Knox, Simon Aldrich, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Remi Bolduc, Axel Strauss, Ilya Poletaev, Susan Napper, Claire Guimond, Stéphane Lemelin, Timothy Hutchins, Ali Yazdanfar, John Hollenbeck, Christian Lane, Joseph Leo Sullivan (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 723

  • MUIN 724 D.Mus. Performance Tutorial 5 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental or vocal tutorial. Advanced technical and interpretive training as well as recital preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Erik Eriksson, Andre White, James Box, Kyoko Hashimoto, Matt Haimovitz, Sara Laimon, Hank Knox, Stéphane Lemelin, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Axel Strauss, Susan Napper, Claire Guimond, Fabrice Marandola, Ilya Poletaev, Timothy Hutchins, Christian Lane (Fall) Kyoko Hashimoto, Sara Laimon, Stéphane Lemelin, Christian Lane (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 724

  • MUIN 725 D.Mus. Performance Tutorial 6 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental or vocal tutorial. Advanced technical and interpretive training as well as recital preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Matt Haimovitz, Sara Laimon, Simon Aldrich, Claire Guimond (Fall) Erik Eriksson, Andre White, James Box, Kyoko Hashimoto, Sara Laimon, Stéphane Lemelin, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Axel Strauss, Susan Napper, Claire Guimond, Fabrice Marandola, Ilya Poletaev, Timothy Hutchins, Christian Lane (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 725

OR

four terms of 1.5 hours per week of Performance Tutorials:

  • MUIN 730 D.Mus. Performance Tutorial 8 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental or vocal tutorial. Advanced technical and interpretive training as well as recital preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Susan Napper, Andre J Roy, Helene Plouffe, Erik Eriksson, Matt Haimovitz, Jérôme Ducharme, Axel Strauss, Remi Bolduc, Ilya Poletaev, John Hollenbeck, Andrew Wan, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Richard Stoelzel, Jacqueline Leclair, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, Olivier Brault, Claire Guimond, Jean-Michel Pilc (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 730

  • MUIN 731 D.Mus. Performance Tutorial 9 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental or vocal tutorial. Advanced technical or interpretive training as well as recital preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Erik Eriksson, Ilya Poletaev, Matt Haimovitz, Andre J Roy (Fall) Susan Napper, Andre J Roy, Helene Plouffe, Erik Eriksson, Jérôme Ducharme, Axel Strauss, Ilya Poletaev, John Hollenbeck, Andrew Wan, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Richard Stoelzel, Jacqueline Leclair, Guillaume Bourgogne, Olivier Brault, Claire Guimond, Matt Haimovitz, Jean-Michel Pilc (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 731

  • MUIN 732 D.Mus. Performance Tutorial 10 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental or vocal tutorial. Advanced technical and interpretive training as well as recital preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Andre J Roy, Helene Plouffe, Erik Eriksson, Marina Mdivani, Sylvain Bergeron, Jean-Michel Pilc, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Andrew Wan, Ilya Poletaev, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, Jérôme Ducharme (Fall) Erik Eriksson, Ilya Poletaev, Jean-Michel Pilc, Andre J Roy (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 732

  • MUIN 733 D.Mus. Performance Tutorial 11 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental or vocal tutorial. Advanced technical and interpretive training as well as recital preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Kevin Dean, Erik Eriksson, Sienna Dahlen (Fall) Andre J Roy, Helene Plouffe, Erik Eriksson, Marina Mdivani, Sylvain Bergeron, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Jean-Michel Pilc, Andrew Wan, Ilya Poletaev, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, Jérôme Ducharme (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 733

Voice candidates only: four terms of Vocal Repertoire Coaching:

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

Four graduate-level courses (3 credits each), to be chosen from among the Faculty's course offerings in consultation with the advisory committee. Three of the four courses should be in the Department of Music Research; one of the four may be replaced with a supervised special project approved by the advisory committee and the performance graduate sub-committee.

Schulich School of Music—2018-2019 (last updated Aug. 22, 2018) (disclaimer)