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    Faculty

    • Desautels Faculty of Music
    • Faculty of Graduate Studies

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    Degree

    • Master of Music

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    Expected duration

    • 2 years

  • 20+

    Student ensembles

  • 40

    Spacious, light-filled practice rooms

  • 1:5

    Ratio of faculty members to students

  • $600,000+

    Value of scholarships, bursaries and prizes awarded annually

Program details

The Master of Music two-year program provides professional preparation in a strong academic and collaborative environment.

Expected duration: 2 years

Tuition and fees: One year tuition, then continuing fees in subsequent years (refer to Graduate tuition and fees)

Graduate students can choose from three areas of concentration:

  • Performance (solo or collaborative) in voice, keyboard, guitar or any standard orchestral, wind or jazz instrument
  • Composition
  • Conducting (choral or instrumental)

Students must complete 24 credit hours of study to earn a MMus degree. Each concentration requires 15 credit hours of core courses plus 9 credit hours of additional courses. 

For degree information, please visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies Supplemental Regulations page

Sample course offerings

  • MUSC 7000: Music History Seminar (3 credit hours)
  • MUSC 7050: Bibliography and Research Methods (3 credit hours)
  • MUSC 7110: Music Theory Seminar (3 credit hours)
  • MUSC 7380: Piano Repertoire Seminar (2 credit hours)
  • MUSC 7390: Piano Chamber Music Literature Seminar (2 credit hours)
  • MUSC 7530: Operatic Piano (2 credit hours)
  • MUSC 7810: Electroacoustic Music (3 credit hours)
  • MUSC 7860: Topics in Music (3 credit hours)

For full course descriptions, please visit the Academic Calendar

Admission requirements

Prospective students to the Master of Music program must have completed:

  • A four-year undergraduate degree program in music with a minimum 3.0 GPA in the last two full years (60 credit hours) of study, or
  • A conservatory diploma taken in residence; and
  • An online application

To be considered for the program, all prospective students must successfully pass the audition and must possess the theory and second-language requirements. 

Theory requirements

MMus students are expected to possess a certain breadth and depth of knowledge in music theory. All incoming students will write a diagnostic exam to evaluate their knowledge of theoretical aspects of tonal and post-tonal music. This exam will be administered by the faculty during the week prior to class commencement.

Please see the Graduate Theory Diagnostic (PDF) for details on suitable review materials. 

Second-language requirements

MMus students must have reading knowledge of one language other than English (normally, French, German or Italian)

Meeting these requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program

How to apply

The MMus program accepts applications for both Fall and Winter entry.

Step 1: Apply online

Applications to the MMus program are completed online. To begin your application, click the "Start or continue your application" button. The online application includes several parts:

  • $100 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Statement of Intent
  • Curriculum Vita outlining details of performance experience
  • Repertoire list
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Proof of English language proficiency (if applicable)
  • Portfolio (for Composition only)
  • Conducting video and score analysis (for Conducting only)
  • Two letters of recommendation

To be considered for Desautels Faculty of Music scholarships, applicants must meet the application deadline and audition during the advertised audition dates. Applicants will be notified 2-3 weeks after the application deadline to arrange their audition and interview.

Please read the Faculty of Graduate Studies online application instructions before beginning your application.

Step 2: Audition

Your audition may take up to 45-minutes. Whether you are auditioning in-person or by video recording, the audition will involve:

  • Performing up to 20-30 minutes of prepared music that fulfills the specific audition requirements for your area of study;
  • An interview covering a range of areas, including your background and experience in music performance; and
  • Sight-reading, singing, rhythm and melody playback and/or performing 1-2 additional pieces.

Accompanists: Vocal and instrumental pieces must be accompanied. Arrangements for accompanists on the day of the audition or video recording are the responsibility of the student.

Jazz audition fee: Jazz audition fee: Jazz students auditioning in-person, must pay a $25 fee. This fee covers the expense of a rhythm section, which will be provided by that Faculty. Payments must be paid before the audition at the Music General Office.

For Fall 2022 entry, video recordings will replace in-person auditions and interviews will be held over Zoom. Video recordings must be submitted to Louella.Yambot@umanitoba.ca by January 4, 2022.

Composition audition and portfolio requirements

  • Present a portfolio of works, including a recording, demonstrating your ability to work in a variety of music genres.

Conducting audition requirements

  • A preliminary high-quality recording of your rehearsal and performance conducting (facing the camera).
  • A list of repertoire conducted in both performance and rehearsal
  • An analysis of a piece of music from a theoretical/conducting standpoint. Applicants should consult with the conducting faculty regarding the specific piece to be analyzed.

Collaborative piano audition requirements

Instrumental

  • First movement of any Beethoven violin or cello sonata
  • One movement of any violin or cello sonata by Brahms or Franck

Vocal (All to be played in original keys)

  • Schubert - Gretchen am Spinnrade OR Ganymed
  • Strauss – Allerseelen OR Zueignung
  • Debussy – Il pleure dans mon Coeur OR Faure – Clair de Lune
  • Barber - One selection from the following list:
    • St. Ita's Vision
    • The Heavenly Banquet
    • The Praises of God
  • Mozart Aria – Giunse alfin il momento…Deh vieni, non tardar (Le Nozze di Figaro)

Solo

  • Piano solo of your choice - approximately 7-10 minutes in duration. This can be a short piece or movement(s) from any larger work.

Instrumental audition requirements

  • A program of works representing a variety of historical periods and contrasting styles; 20-30 minutes in total.

Jazz Studies audition requirements

  • A short sight-reading passage
  • A brief interview covering a range of areas, including your background and experience in jazz performance
  • Technical requirement: play a major scale, one octave ascending and descending, in any key. Drummers and singers must perform this on piano.
  • A medium tempo blues selection
    • Play melody and a minimum of two improvised choruses
    • Rhythm section players must comp for a soloist
  • A jazz standard of your choice
    • Play melody and a minimum of two improvised choruses
    • Rhythm section players must comp for a soloist. Drummers must trade fours with the rhythm section.

You must provide three copies of charts for the music you perform (in your key). 

    Piano audition requirements

    • A minimum of two contrasting movements of a classical sonata, one of which is in sonata form; a romantic work; a minimum of two other works chosen from baroque, impressionist and/or 20th century or contemporary works.
    • The audition program should be approved by the Area Coordinator in advance.

    Strings audition requirements

    For all instruments, memorization is preferred but not required.

    Violin
    • Bach: two movements from any Sonata or Partita for violin solo
    • Any virtuoso work for violin and piano or violin solo
    • First movement only OR the second and third movements from any major violin concerto (including Mozart No. 4 and No. 5; Bruch G minor, Op.26 is not acceptable)
    Viola
    • Applicant may choose one of the following:
      • J.S. Bach: two movements from any Sonata or Partita for violin solo or Suites for Cello solo; or
      • Reger: two contrasting movements from any Suite for Viola solo
    • Any virtuoso work for viola solo or with piano, or first movement from Sonata by Brahms or Schubert Arpeggione
    • Two contrasting movements from concertos by: Bartok, Walton, Hindemith or Schnittke
    Cello
    • One etude from Popper’s 40 Etudes Op. 73 or Piatti’s 12 Caprices Op. 25.
    • Prelude and two additional movements from the same J.S. Bach Cello Suite.
    • Two contrasting movements from a standard cello concerto (First movement is compulsory) or the complete Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations.
    • Any virtuoso work written for solo cello/cello and piano (no arrangements or transcriptions).
    Double bass
    • Two contrasting pieces of applicant’s choice
    • Three orchestra excerpts by: Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart or Strauss
    • One major scale, one harmonic minor scale, one minor scale of choice in two or three octaves
    • Sight-reading may be required
    Guitar
    • The first movement from any J.S. Bach Suites for Lute or Fugue BMV 1001 or BMV 998. If you choose the Prelude from Suite BMV 996, you must play it presto.
    • First movement of a major work (concerto, sonata, suite, etc.) for guitar solo or guitar and piano
    • One piece representing a major 20th or 21st century work for guitar

    Voice audition requirements

    • Two arias (one opera, one oratorio)
    • Three art songs in contrasting languages and styles, with at least one in English
    • 20-30 minutes in total

    Step 3: Wait for a decision

    You will receive an email notification from the faculty when a decision has been made on your audition.

    All decisions will be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Admissions office for final assessment.

    Once notified of a decision, you must log in to your application portal to view your decision letter and accept or decline your offer by the deadline date indicated in the letter. It is imperative that email accounts remain current and that emails are regularly checked.

    Application deadlines

    Applications are reviewed on a committee basis. The Admissions committee for Architecture reviews applications in March.

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    Term Applications open Annual application deadline
    Fall (September) Early April January 15

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    Fall (September) Early April December 1

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    Fall (September) Early April December 1

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    Dates limites de réception des demandes d'admission

    Demandes provenant du Canada et des États-Unis

    Session date limite*
    automne 2021 1er mai 2021
    hiver 2022 1er september 2021

    Demandes provenant de l'étranger

    Session date limite*
    hiver 2022 1er juin 2021
    automne 2022 15e janvier 2022

    Les candidats doivent soumettre leur candidature en ligne avec les pièces justificatives et les frais de candidature avant la date limite indiquée.

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    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April March 1
    Winter (January) Early July July 1
    Summer (May) Early February November 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    The name of your confirmed supervisor is required at the time of application. To identify a prospective thesis research supervisor on your application, please contact Immunology Faculty members.

    Start or continue your application

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April June 1
    Winter (January) Early July October 1
    Summer (May) Early February February 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April March 1
    Winter (January) Early July July 1
    Summer (May) Early February November 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

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    Applications are reviewed on a committee basis. The Admissions committee for Community Health Sciences reviews applications in March / April.

    Canadian, US and International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadline
    Fall (September) TBD January 10

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

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    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April June 1
    Winter (January) Early July October 1
    Summer (May) Early February February 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April March 1
    Winter (January) Early July July 1
    Summer (May) Early February November 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

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    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April (year prior to deadline) June 1
    Winter (January) Early July (year prior to deadline) October 1
    Summer (May) Early February (year prior to deadline) February 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April (year prior to deadline) March 1
    Winter (January) Early July (year prior to deadline) July 1
    Summer (May) Early February (year prior to deadline) November 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

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    Canadian, US and International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadline
    Fall (September) Mid November (two years prior to deadline) January 11

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

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    Applications are reviewed on a committee basis. The Admissions committee for Physician Assistant Studies reviews applications in April.

    Canadian and Permanent Resident applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadline
    Fall (September) Summer (year prior to deadline) January 15

    Offers of admission will be released to successful applicants on May 20, 2022 from the University of Manitoba Master of Physician Assistant Studies, the same day as the University of Toronto BScPA Program and McMaster University Physician Assistant Education Program. The three institutions are pleased to provide applicants their offers on the same day to help with the decision-making process.

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

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    Applications are reviewed on a committee basis. The Admissions committee for Pharmacology and Therapeutics reviews applications one month after the application deadline.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April (year prior to deadline) June 1
    Winter (January) Early July (year prior to deadline) October 1
    Summer (May) Early February (year prior to deadline) February 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April (year prior to deadline) March 1
    Winter (January) Early July (year prior to deadline) July 1
    Summer (May) Early February (year prior to deadline) November 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April June 1
    Winter (January) Early July October 1
    Summer (May) Early February February 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April March 1
    Winter (January) Early July July 1
    Summer (May) Early February November 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

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    Applications for Pathology MSc are reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Applications for Pathologist Assistant are reviewed on a committee basis. The Admissions committee for Pathologist Assistant reviews applications in April / May. 

    The Pathologist Assistant program only admits Canadian and US students every two years. The next intake is for Fall 2023.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April March 31 (Pathologist Assistant)
    June 1 (Pathology MSc)

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April March 1 (Pathology MSc)

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April June 1
    Winter (January) Early July October 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early November February 1
    Winter (January) Early February May 1


    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April June 1
    Winter (January) Early July October 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early November February 1
    Winter (January) Early February May 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April May 1
    Winter (January) Early July September 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early November February 1
    Winter (January) Early February June 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

    Application deadlines

    Applications are reviewed on a committee basis. Please contact the department for admission committee review timelines.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Summer (May) Early February (year prior to deadline) February 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April June 1
    Winter (January) Early July October 1
    Summer (May) Early February February 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April March 1
    Winter (January) Early July July 1
    Summer (May) Early February November 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April May 15
    Winter (January) Early July September 15
    Summer (May) Early February January 15

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April February 15
    Winter (January) Early July June 15
    Summer (May) Early February October 15

    Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation by the date indicated on the Physics Ph.D. program of study page.

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    Applications are reviewed on a committee basis. The Admissions committee for Statistics reviews applications in March / April.

    Canadian/US/International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early November February 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

    Canadian, US and international applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April February 15
    Winter (January) Early July June 15

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April June 1
    Winter (January) Early July October 1
    Summer (May) Early February February 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April March 1
    Winter (January) Early July July 1
    Summer (May) Early February November 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April June 1
    Winter (January) Early July October 1
    Summer (May) Early February February 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April March 1
    Winter (January) Early July July 1
    Summer (May) Early February November 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Canadian and US applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April June 1
    Winter (January) Early July October 1
    Summer (May) Early February February 1

    International applicants

    Term Applications open Annual application deadlines
    Fall (September) Early April March 1
    Winter (January) Early July July 1
    Summer (May) Early February November 1

    Applicants must submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

    Start or continue your application

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    Admission and application inquiries

    Faculty of Graduate Studies
    Room 500 UMSU University Centre
    65 Chancellors Circle
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

    graduate.admissions@umanitoba.ca
    Phone: 204-474-9377

    Monday to Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Program inquiries

    Desautels Faculty of Music
    Room T319 
    150 Dafoe Road West
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

    music@umanitoba.ca
    204-474-9310