Educational Institutions

Alberta College Conservatory of Music
Alberta College Conservatory of Music has been enriching musical education in the Edmonton community since 1903. Whether you are seeking a self-paced approach to instruction or are a more serious musician preparing for performance opportunities or examinations, our exceptional teacher-performers can guide your music education.

Algonquin College
The Music Industry Arts program at Algonquin College prepares students to work as producers, engineers and professionals in today’'s music industry. Students produce multi-track recordings in a real studio environment, learning the full range of audio engineering and music productions skills, as well as the business of the music industry.

Banff Centre
The Banff Centre’s music programs are dedicated to supporting emerging and mid-career artists, and to providing each participant with personalized and individualized artistic direction. The programs are unique in that they follow no pre-set curriculum — rather, they are supportive and flexible to the needs and goals of each individual participant

Bishop'’s University
We are proud to boast a relaxed, non-threatening and non-competitive environment that offers an atmosphere ripe for learning. Students pride themselves on being supportive, not competitive. Everyone is on a first name basis with an open door policy the norm for faculty. Our students come from across the country and around the world not to mention the native Quebec culture infused throughout the University. This diversity makes the department a vibrant and exciting place to work and study. Enjoy browsing all that we have to offer.

Brock University
Our goal is to prepare students for their chosen musical career and to produce critically aware musicians with a broadly based musical education. We offer programs of study leading to a Bachelor of Music (BMus) Honours, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours in Music, a BA with Major in Music and a Pass BA . Students may also pursue a Combined Major with another subject area, or a Minor in Music.

Carleton University
The Music programs at Carleton provide a solid grounding in the practice, analysis and history of European classical music from the Middle Ages to the present. In addition, they focus on more recently developed areas such as Canadian music, American music, computer music, composition, ethnomusicology, jazz, popular music, the sociology of music, and gender studies. It is possible to undertake performance in popular and traditional musics, and to study the theory and analysis of jazz and popular styles.

Concordia University
The department is committed to the development of musicians through options and opportunities found within the multi-disciplinary context of the Faculty of Fine Arts through generalized and specialized education. Areas of study include theory, history, instrumental and vocal studies, including ensembles and private study, composition, jazz, electroacoustics/recording, and music technology.

Dalhousie University
Whether your interests lie in Performance, Teaching, Musicology, Composition, or New Technologies, we have the courses to suit you. Dalhousie is ready to foster an artistic partnership with you — one that will lead to a successful and fulfilling career.

Durham College
This program will prepare you to manage the business aspect of the music and entertainment industries. Although it mainly focuses on the music industry, generic skills common to all business enterprises are also covered.

Fanshawe College
The Music Industry Arts program educates students in all relevant aspects of the contemporary audio industry.  The program prepares highly driven, focused graduates and promotes the professional attitude required to function in the musical, technical, creative and commercial areas of Audio Production and Engineering, Audio Post-Production and Business.

Harris Institute
Harris Institute is an internationally recognized leader in audio production and music industry education. Founded in 1989, the college was the first to introduce Diploma programs taught by active industry leaders.  The Arts Management Program (AMP) is an accelerated twelve month Diploma program featuring 65 courses that focus on the new music industry. The Audio Production Program (APP) is an accelerated twelve month Diploma program featuring 62 courses in the art, technology and business of audio production. The Professional Development Program (PDP) consists of 15 Certificate courses on new developments in the music, audio and digital media industries, offered on weekends. The Harris International Program (HIP) gives Harris graduates who complete both APP and AMP the opportunity to participate in overseas work placements at the University of the West of Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University, Harris Institute West Indies, and Gulf Islands Film & Television School.

Humber College
Humber’'s Bachelor of Music program is unlike any other four-year bachelor degree in music in North America. By combining the latest recording technologies and entrepreneurial business strategies with performance, production, songwriting, and composition in jazz, pop, R&B, Latin and world music, graduates will be well equipped with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today’s music world.

Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts
The year 2012 marks 125 years of operations for the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts, a significant milestone in the history of arts education in Nova Scotia. Today, the Conservatory sets the standard for quality education in Music and Dance and continues to work closely with community Arts organizations.

McGill University
Founded in 1904, the Schulich School of Music of McGill University embodies the highest international standards of excellence in professional training and research. The School is known for its programs in orchestra, opera, jazz, early music and contemporary music. Its status as a leader in sound recording and music technology provides unique possibilities for collaboration with the larger musical community.

Metalworks Institution
Our school campus, situated just outside of Toronto, is the educational creation and natural extension of renowned Metalworks Studios, home to some of the world’'s most successful artists and music producers. Our diploma programs are designed for those who wish build a successful career on a solid base of knowledge.

Memorial University of Newfoundland
At Memorial University’'s School of Music we believe that music is more than a career, it'’s a calling if you have the passion, we’'ll help you to realize your goals. As Atlantic Canada'’s largest school of music we offer a breadth of undergraduate and graduate programs that emphasize excellence, creativity, and depth.

Mount Allison University
The Department of Music offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts, (Major or Honours in Music) degrees. Each program is designed to develop well-rounded musicians as well as to provide students with a sound basis in the liberal arts.

Nimbus School of Recording Arts
The Nimbus School of Recording Arts is an audio engineering, music production & music business school located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. We offer an unparalleled, hands-on approach to education that empowers, elevates and strengthens our students. Classes are small and the majority of learning happens in actual studios.

The first school of its kind in North America, OIART remains committed to its founding principles of providing students who are passionate about the audio industry with an education that will prepare them for a career in the industry, and supplying the audio industry with talented, qualified and professionally trained candidates who are able to "hit the ground running".

Pacific Audio Visual Institute
Pacific Audio Visual Institute is accredited under the Private Career Training Institutions Act of British Columbia [PCTIA]. We currently offer diploma programs in Audio Engineering & Production and Music Business Management. PAVI differs from other institutions in that we teach within the environment of an operating, full-service, world-class studio complex.

Queen’'s University –School of Music
Our programs have earned a reputation for being both comprehensive and flexible, allowing students to explore many of their interests. You may pursue courses in one or a combination of the following areas: theory/composition, music education, musicology/ethnomusicology, music technology and performance. It is also possible to combine music and education degrees in the very successful concurrent education program.

Recording Arts Canada
At RAC creativity is fostered through inspiration, skilled guidance and first-class facilities. Our programs of study are designed with the help of the top technology companies, industry leaders, and artists in music, sound, digital media, and electronic game development. Many members of the RAC team have engineered, mixed and produced projects that have gone on to win Grammy and Juno awards, further testament to the great depth of the college.

Royal Conservatory of Music
The Royal Conservatory is one of the largest and most respected music education institutions in the world, providing the definitive standard of excellence in curriculum design, assessment, performance training, teacher certification and arts-based social programs.

Selkirk College
Located in the West Kootenay region of BC, Selkirk College consists of 5 campuses and 3 learning centres. The Contemporary Music and Technology program at Selkirk College is a two-year diploma program developed to train musician performers for the commercial music and entertainment industry. The course of study is comprised of an initial core year after which students may select one of five program majors: Performance, Production, Composition, Songwriting and Directed Studies.

Seneca College
Your studies in IMP will provide you with a strong foundation in the fundamentals of music recording, music business and performance. You'’ll learn the skills necessary for success as an independent musician. Major components of your program will include home–based recording, CD production and distribution, small business and entrepreneurial skills and musicianship. You'’ll grow and improve as a musician with a strong, hands–on, curriculum, delivered by working professionals in the recording and performing arenas.

Simon Fraser University
The Music program is renowned for its innovative and experimental approach to music through its focus on composition. Students are encouraged to create original music for an enviable range of opportunities including instrumental and vocal ensembles, electro-acoustics and computational practice, and music for dance, theatre, film and visual art projects. Our faculty are internationally recognized composers with creative research interests spanning concert music (orchestral, choral and chamber), opera, dance and music theatre, soundscape and electroacoustic composition, real-time performance systems, film music, interdisciplinary collaboration, computational art and new media.

St. Francis Xavier University
In 1977, StFX Music launched Canada’s first dedicated Jazz Studies degree program. We’'ve attracted Canada’'s most talented musicians ever since.  Jazz is a cooperative, interactive art, and our large and competitive Music student body provides continuous opportunities for peer-to-peer learning. Our outstanding faculty of instrumental and vocal performers and composers works very closely with students in studio, classroom, and rehearsal environments.  In addition, our Visiting Artist program gives students direct contact with some of the best jazz musicians from Canada and the US.

Trebas Institute
For more than 30 years, Trebas Institute has been supplying the music and entertainment world with skilled and versatile audio production engineers, event planners, and entertainment and venue managers. Located in Canada’'s entertainment capital, our Toronto campus gives you a chance to study while you’re surrounded by creative people and industry experts. As one of Canada'’s most historic and beautiful cities, our Montreal campus provides the perfect setting for you to train for your career.

University of British Columbia
Today, with a faculty of distinguished composers, scholars and performers, the School of Music produces graduates who work in all aspect of the music industry from high profile artists and composers such as opera stars Ben Heppner and Judith Forst, and internationally acclaimed composers such as Paul Steenhuisen and John Estacio to members of orchestras and chamber ensembles around the world.

University of Calgary
The Department of Music at the University of Calgary is home to extraordinary opportunities for learning about music through research and creative activity. Academic preparation is at the heart of our programs, and is translated into performances, publications, compositions, engaging tradition and innovation, scholarship and improvisation

University of Guelph
The B.A. in Music at the University of Guelph is geared to students who have a significant interest in music and music studies within a wider liberal arts education. It is a comprehensive and flexible program that offers rigorous instruction in musical theory, intellectual approaches to the history of music literature, and the cultural contexts, meaning, and significance of classical, world, and popular music.

Université de Montréal
L’'étudiant qui choisit la Faculté de musique de l’'Université de Montréal s'’ouvre, au propre comme au figuré, à tout un « monde » de musiques! Au confluent de la tradition européenne et de l’'avant-gardisme américain, avec une touche montréalaise qui contribue à sa renommée, la Faculté attire et fait rayonner le talent de près de 750 étudiants et de 160 enseignants venus d'’ici et d’un peu partout sur la planète.

University of Ottawa
The School of Music at the University of Ottawa is one of the country’'s leading music schools. It'’s the ideal place to nurture your passion for all things musical and to pursue the rigorous training needed for an active and successful career in the field.

University of PEI
The Bachelor of Music Education Program is a five-year degree designed to qualify graduates for the teaching of music as specialists in elementary and secondary school music.

University of Regina
The Department of Music offers programs leading to the degrees of BMus (performance, music composition comprehensive, history or theory), BMusEd (in conjunction with the Faculty of Education), BA, BA Honours (music composition, history or theory), and a special three-year BA. The Department also offers graduate programs in music.

University of Saskatchewan
Founded in 1907, the University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatchewan'’s largest city, Saskatoon. The Department of Music offers programs for students interested in pursuing a career in music performance, composition, theory, musicology, or music education at the elementary, secondary, or post-secondary levels.

University of Toronto
Our curriculum provides a comprehensive foundation in music skills and understandings and allows for the development of specialised ability. The comprehensive foundation consists of courses in music history, music theory, and arts & science courses; instrumental skills in brass, woodwind, and strings; choral music and conducting; and the philosophy of music education. Specialisation can be developed in choral music, instrumental music, elementary or secondary music education, and other combinations.

University of Victoria School of Music
The University of Victoria’'s School of Music offers a professional education for students who wish to pursue careers in music. Its graduates have gone on to work in the music industry, receive prestigious awards, pursue advanced studies in North America and Europe, and enter the teaching profession.

University of Waterloo
Music at Waterloo includes a wide range of students. Some students choose to major or minor in music. Other students choose to take only a few music courses or perhaps participate in an ensemble during one or more terms. Many of our music majors have gone on to teacher training, pursued graduate school, worked as private music teachers, or became performers and composers. Still others have found work in the music industry in the areas of software development and recording technology.

University of Western Ontario –Don Wright Faculty of Music
The Don Wright Faculty of Music offers our students an extraordinary music education at one of Canada'’s most prestigious and picturesque university campuses. Nationally recognized scholars, composers, administrators, teachers and performers - leaders in Canadian music - engage students in a learning environment equaled by very few institutions.

Vancouver Island University
Vancouver Island University’'s Music Department is one of the most exciting, vibrant, intense, but fun places to work and study on Vancouver Island. Our students and instructors have one thing in mind…to make great music and musicians and to have fun doing it. VIU’s music department has turned out some of the most successful music makers of any schools on the West Coast.

Victoria Conservatory of Music
The Victoria Conservatory of Music offers a wide variety of Post-Secondary and Career Programs including Certificate and Diploma Studies in partnership with Camosun College, Pedagogy and Literature programs, AVCM Programs and Self-Directed Studies. Challenge your creativity and enhance your performance skills while working within a supportive and nurturing community of like-minded musicians.

Wilfred Laurier University
If music is your passion and you want an excellent education, then Laurier is your university. Our dedicated faculty understand your dreams and are committed to helping you achieve your educational goals. Personal attention and concern for your development form the foundation of our program. Because of our supportive, close-knit community, where faculty are accessible, students learn to work together, and to develop a camaraderie that enables creativity to thrive.