Mission and Vision

Vision Statement

To be the destination of inspiring musical activity, through a commitment to transformative research/creative works and teaching and learning. These endeavours are uniquely strengthened by interdisciplinary knowledge and diverse perspectives, including those of Canada’s Indigenous peoples. We aspire to offer innovative programs of the highest quality at all levels of music study.

Mission Statement

To create, preserve, communicate, and apply knowledge in composition, musicology/theory, music education, and music performance, in respectful engagement with our students, contributing to the cultural, social, and economic well-being of local, national, and global communities.

Desautels Faculty of Music Values

  • Excellence
  • Collaboration and collegiality
  • Community engagement
  • Local, national and global impact
  • Equity and inclusion
  • Respectful Workplace and Learning Environment