Music: Music Performance MMus, Vocal Pedagogy 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 8.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) as follows:

    • 1.0 FCE: MUS 4200Y Seminar in Music Literature, normally taken in Year 1

    • 0.5 FCE: MUS 4210H Introduction to Music Analysis

    • 0.5 FCE selected from MUS 4213H Advanced Repertoire for Singers and Pianists I; MUS 4231H Advanced Vocal Repertoire Study I;  MUS 4730H Performance Studies I

    • 1.0 FCE: MUS 4240Y Introduction to Voice Pedagogy and Vocology

    • 1.0 FCE: MUS 4241Y Advanced Vocal Pedagogy and Vocology

    • 0.5 FCE: MUS 4248H Optimizing the Singing Mind

    • 1.0 FCE: MUS 4444Y Applied Music I

    • 1.0 FCE: MUS 4445Y Applied Music II

    • 0.5 FCE selected from MUS 4600H Performance Practices Before 1800, MUS 4610H Analysis and Performance: Music of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, and MUS 4615H Analysis and Performance Practices of Twentieth-Century Music

    • 0.5 FCE: MUS 7406H Music Psychology

    • 0.5 FCE chosen from a list of courses approved by the department.

  • Two recitals.

Program Length

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

Time Limit

3 years full-time