Capilano University - Graduate Programs

Music Diploma (Classical) Program

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Program Information

School:Capilano University - Graduate Programs
Faculty:Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts - School of Performing Arts
Field of Study:Film/Cinema Studies
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Description:The Music Diploma (Classical) Program provides a rich learning environment, which nurtures the artistic and creative potential within each student. The program integrates theoretical, historical and performance studies, offering concentrations in piano, voice, guitar, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion and composition. Students benefit from frequent recitals and masterclasses on their primary instrument, allowing them to develop confidence and self-expression in performance. Small class sizes with innovative and creative teaching enhance the students' educational experience and prepare them for a wide array of professions in the music field. Participation in the university's award-winning choir allows for concert and touring opportunities, while developing ensemble skills and rehearsal techniques. This two-year Diploma is transferable toward a Bachelor of Music Degree and also provides the foundation for further studies in Music Therapy, Music Education and the Liberal Arts.

All courses in the Music Diploma Program are transferable to the School of Music at the University of British Columbia and to the Faculty of Music at the University of Victoria. Capilano University students have also received transfer credit to the following universities: Alberta, Brandon, Calgary, Dalhousie, Guelph, Lethbridge, McGill, Regina, Simon Fraser, Toronto, Western Ontario, Western Washington and York.
URL:Music Diploma (Classical) Program at Capilano University - Graduate Programs
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:CinematographersDirectorsFilm and Video Camera OperatorsSee More...

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    All students planning to enter the Music Diploma program must audition. This process includes performance of repertoire, an ear test, an interview and a theory exam. Applicants must demonstrate a thorough and fluent knowledge of the fundamentals of music (Rudiments). Please refer to Audition Requirements for more information. Approximately three weeks after their audition, students will receive notification of their acceptance or nonacceptance to the Music Diploma program.

    * 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 November 03, 2015