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Through our partnership with Dalhousie, you can pursue a Bachelor of Music degree that incorporates the Foundation Year Program into the first-year curriculum. Over the course of your first year, you’ll gain with a deeper understanding of music as a social phenomenon and vector of philosophical, psychological and cultural expression. After first year, you will take classes at King’s and at Dalhousie’s Fountain School of Performing Arts .
With careful planning there are concentrations open to Bachelor of Music students including:
There are many instruments you can specialize in, including:
You can incorporate various arts, social sciences or science disciplines into your music degree, or combine an interest in music with another subject, such as theatre. You can also pursue a Bachelor of Arts with a major in music.
Non-music majors can take elective classes to gain a greater understanding and appreciation of music.
Paul Halley, the Grammy Award-winning composer, arranger and choir director leads the chapel choir. King’s also has a chorus that is open to singers of all skill levels. You can perform in Big Night, our campus celebration of campus musical talent, or in a King’s Theatrical Society musical production. You can even put together a band or take part in bi-weekly open mic nights in the Wardroom.
Students in their first year of study may be interested in First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs), interdisciplinary study groups that augment and expand your first-year curriculum.