McGill University

Music Performance (Piano)

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Schulich School of Music
Field of Study:Music Performance, General
Piano and Organ
Description:Piano majors at McGill are under the guidance of a remarkable team of teachers. Well known as both soloists and chamber musicians, the piano faculty includes prize winners in the Van Cliburn, Tchaikovsky, Budapest, Vianna da Motta and Montreal International Competitions.

Training involves all aspects of a professional career, and focuses on the solo repertoire. It also includes chamber music, large ensembles, and two pianos-four hands literature. Pedagogical preparation of tomorrow's piano teachers is also a concern of the program. Public recitals are required of undergraduate Performance students from the second term onwards and from the first term at the graduate level. Competitions at the national and international levels are also strongly encouraged. Finally, a unique piano seminar is offered to graduate and third-year undergraduate students, where many specific topics that are usually not discussed in a formal lesson's context can be debated in group classes.
URL:Music Performance (Piano) at McGill University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $5,709
National: $10,885
International: $22,986
Careers:Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 29, 2018