Faculty of Music

Student Testimonials

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Find out what our students think about Graduate Studies in Music at Western. Click on the links below to learn more about each graduate student, including a video testimonial.

chad louwerseChad Louwerse - DMA, Voice


“The course work has been interesting and challenging and the faculty members I’ve taken courses with have been knowledgeable and fun to work with. They create a really positive learning environment.”




ben leibovitzBen Leibovitz - MA Music Theory


“Although we’re one of the smallest programs at Western, there are a lot of talented people doing very impressive things here.”





aldwyn hoggAldwyn Hogg - MA Musicology


“I find the diversity of the faculty to be a great help and inspiration. I’ve been exposed to a plethora of methodologies, and ways of thinking about music, that I’ve been slowly able to coalesce and use to shape my own work.”




colin mcmahon Colin McMahon - MMus Composition


“Come visit the program and meet the faculty. I think anyone will find a sense of community and vibrancy. I knew within minutes of being here that this is where I wanted to be.”





alison butlerAlison Butler - PhD, Music Education


“The people, both faculty and students, create a fantastic environment that is both supportive and challenging.”