Graduate Studies offers programs leading to the MA, MMus,
PhD and DMA in all aspects of music: musicology, music theory, music education,
composition and performance. We also offer an interdisciplinary MA in Popular
Music and Culture jointly with the Faculty of Information and Media Studies. The
breadth and flexibility of our graduate programs are a direct consequence of
our distinguished faculty, who include nationally and internationally
recognized scholars, composers and performers.
- Our musicology and music theory faculty’s interests
and expertise range from traditional historical and theoretical perspectives to
diverse, interdisciplinary perspectives informed by cultural studies, media
studies, critical theory, gender theory and literary theory.
- Our music education faculty members are prolific,
grant-winning researchers whose interests and expertise include the philosophy,
psychology and sociology of music education.
- Our stylistically diverse, award-winning
composition faculty’s commitment to the creation of new music and to the
nurturing of talent combine to build a positive environment for the expression
of musical ideas in young composers.
- Our performance faculty consists of renowned, distinguished
artists with a strong commitment to the development of artistic expression in
Find further information about our graduate programs, faculty, courses, admissions and funding.
Associate Dean (Graduate Studies)
Catherine Nolan, PhD
Graduate Program Assistant