Music: Music Performance MMus, Jazz Field

Master of Music

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Faculty of Music's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • Applicants to the MMus program must hold a Bachelor of Music degree in the area of specialization from the University of Toronto with an average standing of mid-B or better over the final two years or an equivalent program and standing from another recognized university.

  • Selected applicants must pass an audition.

Program Requirements

  • Coursework. Students must complete 7.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) including:

    • 1.0 FCE: MUS 4444Y0 Applied Music I

    • 1.0 FCE: MUS 4445Y0 Applied Music II

    • 1.0 FCE: MUS 4300Y, normally taken in Year 1

    • 0.5 FCE: MUS 4606H Special Topics in Performance Practice or MUS 4615H Analysis and Performance Practices of Twentieth-Century Music

    • Either MUS 4310Y Advanced Jazz Composition and Arranging I (1.0 FCE) or MUS 4311Y Advanced Jazz Composition and Arranging II (1.0 FCE) or 1.0 FCE chosen from a specified list approved by the department.

    • Students must also include in their programs 1.0 FCE selected from one or more of the following areas:

      • Small Group Jazz Ensemble Performance (MUS 4740H Small Group Jazz Performance I, MUS 4741H Small Group Jazz Performance II, MUS 4742H Small Group Jazz Performance III, MUS 4743H Small Group Jazz Performance IV);

      • Jazz Orchestra (MUS 4750H Jazz Orchestra I, MUS 4751H Jazz Orchestra II, MUS 4752H Jazz Orchestra III, MUS 4753H Jazz Orchestra IV);

      • Vocal Jazz Ensemble (MUS 4760H Vocal Jazz Ensemble I, MUS 4761H Vocal Jazz Ensemble II, MUS 4762H Vocal Jazz Ensemble III, MUS 4763H Vocal Jazz Ensemble IV).

  • Two recitals; however, students may ​elect to replace one recital with a significant recording project.

Program Length

6 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years full-time

0 Course that may continue over a program. The course is grad​ed when completed.