MMus in Performance


Admission Requirements

Application Materials

  • A statement of interest
  • A current resume or CV
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended, uploaded in PDF
  • Two confidential letters of reference
  • Proof of English language proficiency (if applicable)

Application Deadline: December 1

The Master of Music (MMus), Performance degree program offers a wide variety of Western Art Music genres and styles. The program provides exceptional artistic and academic experiences delivered by world-class faculty in outstanding facilities in the heart of Western University.

Concentrations are offered on piano, voice, collaborative piano, orchestral instruments, guitar, and choral and instrumental conducting.

 Image of Xi Li"I think the main thing about this program that can make me successful is the ability I'm learning from my professors […] of how to research, how to engage in the community and how to communicate with other musicians. The program generally is really shaping me into a professional performer and a better person."

Xi Li, MMus student

Video Interview: Xi Li and our MMus program

Program Requirements


Number of courses

10 half courses (5.0 credits)

Mandatory and recommended courses

4 half courses in applied music (lessons): 9509, 9584, 9585, 9786

3 seminars in performance research (1.5 credits): 9593, 9594, 9595

3 other half courses (1.5 credits) specific to concentration

Language requirement for students in voice: proficiency normally in French, German, or Italian


Recital I, Recital II


Expected duration of program

5 terms (20 months)


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Contact Info

Department Chair
Sophie Roland
TC 221/TC 10
519-661-2111 x83784/83705

Graduate Program Assistant
Audrey Yardley-Jones
TC 216
519-661-2111 x85354