The School of Music of the Faculty of Arts provides the rigorous training needed for a vibrant and successful career in music. The programs include options in performance, musicology, theory, composition, music education, piano pedagogy, and arts administration. Ensembles include the Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, University of Ottawa Choir, Calixa-Lavallée Choir, Opera Workshop and several smaller ensembles.
Bachelor of Music/Honours Bachelor of Science with Major
- Admission to the Bachelor of Music (BMus) program requires that you on your main instrument and demonstrate an intermediate or advanced level. The first three years consist of a set of core applied and academic courses. Students select their profile option (composition, general, music education, musicology/theory, performance, piano pedagogy) at the end of the 3rd year and then follow its requirements in the 4th and 5th years.
- Piano Proficiency Requirement: to obtain a sample test, contact the Music Faculty Advisor ([email protected])
- : open to students who already have a few years of experience in piano instruction.
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Scholarships and Bursaries
Our scholarship program is one of the most generous in the country. It rewards not only your pre-university academic achievements, but also your achievements every term of full-time study at University. A scholarship is awarded for academic achievements while a bursary is awarded based on financial need.