The Desautels Faculty of Music is located in one of Canada’s most culturally vibrant cities, and offers students an abundance of opportunities for study and performance. Here you can obtain an education that will prepare you for a wide range of music and music-related careers. Over the course of your program, you will work with an exceptional group of educators who bring to their respective areas a high level of expertise and international recognition as performers, researchers, conductors, composers, musicologists, and theorists. What makes the Desautels Faculty of Music unique is our expertise, combined with a passion for teaching.
B.Mus. Bachelor of Music – 4 or 5 years
B.Jazz Bachelor of Jazz Studies – 4 or 5 years
Interesting courses and unique opportunities
Visit the Desautels Faculty of Music application for admission page to learn more about admission requirements, application dates and how to apply.
What is unique about this program at the U of M?
The Desautels Faculty of Music offers an internationally renowned faculty who combine their expertise with a passion for teaching. Recently named a Cultural Capital, Winnipeg enriches the lives of our students with numerous world-class events throughout the year.
In Winnipeg, 1.9 million seats are filled each year by just twelve local arts and cultural organizations – this is more than double the attendance for professional sports franchises in the city combined!- source: Artsforall.ca
“Winnipeg is home to 12% of [Canada's] musicians...even though it makes up just 2.25% of the country's population.” Who's Your City?: How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life by Richard Florida, Vintage Press, 2009.
Our students are frequent winners of many competitions locally, nationally, and internationally. Our faculty consistently achieve high standards and recognition in their fields (including two Rh Award recipients, in 2010 and 2009).
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