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University of Calgary Calendar 2022-2023 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.12 Creative and Performing Arts 4.12.14 BMus in Performance
4.12.14 BMus in Performance

This Major is for students with talent in performance who plan to become professional instrumentalists or singers. Admission as a Major in Performance will depend on an audition before a faculty jury at the end of the first or second year. In order to continue in Performance, students must earn an average grade of “B-“ or better in courses in their area of specialization in each academic year. Students who do not achieve this average will be required to choose a different field of specialization.

A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS

Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.3.1 Major Degree Programs.

B. MAJOR-FIELD REQUIREMENTS

The BMus in Performance requires the successful completion of a minimum of 81 units to a maximum of 96 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Music while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Common Core Program for BMus Majors:
    1. 36 units Music 213, 214, 221, 223, 225, 230 or 232, 313, 321, 323, 325, 330, 332
    2. 3 units from Music Performance* 201, 203, 205, 211, 213, 215
    3. Pass piano proficiency exam or successfully complete Music 127
    4. Music 105.01, 105.02, 105.03, 105.04

  2. Music Performance Requirements: 36 units
    1. 9 units Music 427, 462
    2. 9 units Music 527, 562
    3. 9 units from Music Performance* 321, 323, 325, 327, 329, 341, 345
    4. 9 units from Music Performance* 301, 303, 305, 311, 313, 315

  3. Music Options:
    1. 6 units of Music History and Literature, Composition, Sonic Arts or Theory at the 300 level or above

*Ensemble limit: No more than 24 units of courses labelled Music Performance can be counted toward degree requirements.

C. OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  1. 3 units School of Creative and Performing Arts 499.

  2. Voice Major Language Requirement: Voice Majors are required to complete 6 units in a single language other than English.