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FACULTY OF ARTS & SCIENCE

MUSIC (ARTS & SCIENCE)

Degrees Available

  • Bachelor of Arts - Music
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science
  • Bachelor of Arts - Music/Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts - Music/Bachelor of Management

Intake: 

Fall & Spring

Campus: 

Lethbridge

Program Description

Whether you are interested in performance, composition, digital audio arts or music education, our classical music programs are designed to meet your specific needs and interest.

If you are interested in music and another subject area, a BA allows you to explore all your educational interests with more flexible degree options that allow more sciences, social sciences and humanities, while still focusing on music.    

Build your program around your diverse interests across art, humanities, sciences and social sciences. Through our classical music program you can choose to pursue a performance route and receive one-on-one instruction from master performer-teachers.  Entrance to studio courses are dependent on a successful audition.  , attend numerous guest artist classes and have performance opportunities throughout the year.  Recitals showcase your development and accomplishments as a growing musician and your experience is enhanced by participation in ensembles.  Compliment your studies with courses outside your area of focus to achieve the goals you have set out for your future endeavours.

Areas of concentration:
Brass
Composition
Guitar
Percussion
Piano
Strings
Voice
Woodwinds

The BA (Music) allows for minors and a higher number of non-major courses then a Bachelor of Music.  The BA & BSc (Music) allows for double majors within both art and another field in the sciences. 

You can also combine your love of music with the Dhillion School of Business management degree to make a business impact in the cultural sector.

Have full access to co-operative education, international exchanges, independent and applied studies as well as volunteer opportunities. uLethbridge is the only university in Alberta to offer co-operative education to all majors in the university, at both the undergrad and grad level.

Participate in a dynamic season of Graduate and Junior recitals, visiting performers and workshops, internship opportunities, recording and producing contracts, professional certification, and competitions on a local, provincial, national and international level.

Connect with your Faculties

Find out more about the Music Department and what it is like.
Find out more about the Dhillon School of Business.

Degree Length

4 Years (single degree)
5 Years (combined degrees)

Fine Arts Additional Admissions Requirements

Studio Application & Audition required to access music studio courses.

Spaces
  • University Recital Hall with state-of-the-art acoustics
  • 24/7 access to individual practice studios
  • 2 large ensemble rehearsal rooms
  • 2 Steinway concert grands and 50 rehearsal pianos
  • Canada’s most extensive percussion collection
  • Studio One – world-class recording studio
  • Studio Two – post-production studio
  • Music technology and composition lab
  • Audio editing suites
  • Professional audio gear loan centre

Find out more about our spaces and technology.

Related Degree Options

Bachelor of Music (Studio)
Bachelor of Music (Digital Audio Arts)
Bachelor of Arts (Music)
Bachelor of Arts & Science (Music)
Bachelor of Music /Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Arts (Music) /Bachelor of Education 

Student Testimonials

"I wish someone had told me not to be intimidated by my professors. All of the professors are here to help you, and want to see you excel. They are extremely approachable, and passionate about their classes. There are some really interesting opportunities you may miss out on, if you don’t take the time to look. Read your emails, look at the dates in the calendar, and get involved!" - Kristine Sekella

Check out what alumni are saying about your program.

Concerts & Recitals

Attend a concert or performance this year.

Ensembles

Participate in an ensemble for credit or non-credit.

  • Collaborative Piano/Guitar
  • Global Drums
  • Integra Contemporary & Electroacoustics
  • Jazz Ensemble and combos
  • Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra
  • Opera Workshop
  • University Singers
  • University Wind Orchestra
Fine Arts Scholarships & Awards

Find monetary support as a student in the Faculty of Fine Arts – both as a future student and continuing.

 

 


Possible Careers

  • Musician
  • Composer/Songwriter
  • Conductor
  • Critic
  • Music Director
  • Musicologist
  • Music Editor/Publisher
  • Orchestration/Arranger
  • Teaching/Coaching

Some of these careers require additional education. Students may also choose to continue their education at the MFA or Ph.D. level.

Find more information about careers opportunities.

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