Requirements and Courses (Early Music M.Mus.)

Master of Music (M.Mus.) Performance: Early Music (Thesis)(45 Credits)

    Offered by:Music
    Degree:Master of Music

Program Requirement:

The Master of Music in Performance; Early Music program offers early music instrumentalists and vocalists instruction and performance experiences of a rich variety, as well as studies in historical performance practice.

Students admitted to the M.Mus. in Performance; Early Music program who have undergraduate degrees other than the B.Mus.; Major in Early Music Performance (Voice) or B.Mus.; Major in Early Music Performance (Baroque Violin, Viola, Cello, Viola da Gamba, Flute, Recorder, Oboe, Organ, Harpsichord and Early Brass Instruments) from McGill University, may be required to successfully complete one or more undergraduate courses before completion of the Master's degree. Students with a B.Mus.; Major Early Music Performance degree from McGill University may be required to successfully complete MUPD 560 Introduction to Research Methods in Music before completion of the Master's program.

Required Course (3 credits)


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

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

* 3 credits (3 terms of):


Thesis Courses (18 credits)


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Complementary Courses (24 credits)

9 credits from the following:


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

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

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

  • MUPG 604 Chamber Music Recital 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

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

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

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

  • MUPG 614 Quick Study 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

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


3 credits from the following:


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

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

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

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

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

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


A 3-credit seminar at the 600 level or higher with the prefix MUCO, MUGS, MUGT, MUHL, MUMT, MUPP or MUTH.



    3 credits from the following:


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

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

    • MUPG 575D1 Organ Rep. and Perf. Practice 1.5 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUPG 575D2 Organ Rep. and Perf. Practice 1.5 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUPG 590 Vocal Styles and Conventions 3 Credits*
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • MUPG 691 Vocal Ornamentation 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

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

    or a 3-credit seminar approved by the Schulich School of Music

    * If not already taken


    Students take 6 credits from either Instruments or Voice from the following:



      Instruments:
      6 credits from the following:


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

      • MUEN 572 Cappella Antica 2 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer

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

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

      OR


      Voice:
      3 credits from the following:


      • MUIN 610 Vocal Coaching 1 1 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer

      • MUIN 611 Vocal Coaching 2 1 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer

      • MUIN 612 Vocal Coaching 3 1 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer

      and


      3 credits from the following:


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

      • MUEN 572 Cappella Antica 2 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer

      • MUEN 579 Song Interpretation 2 1 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer

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

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

      • MUEN 654 Opera Repertoire Experience 1 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer

      • MUEN 696 Opera Theatre 1 Credits
          Offered in the:
        • Fall
        • Winter
        • Summer


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