Music

University of King's College

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Pursue a Bachelor of Music degree that incorporates the Foundation Year Program into the first-year curriculum and 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 .

Degree Concentrations

With careful planning there are concentrations open to Bachelor of Music students including:

General studies
Composition
Musicology
Performance

There are many instruments you can specialize in, including:

Voice Oboe
Guitar Clarinet
Piano Bassoon
Organ Saxophone
Violin French Horn
Cello Trumpet
Double Bass Trombone
Flute Tuba

You can also pursue a Bachelor of Arts with a major in music, or combine an interest in music with another subject, such as theatre.

Non-music majors can take elective classes to gain a greater understanding and appreciation of music.

“I came for FYP and I stayed for everything else.”

Leah Collins Lipsett
Leah Collins Lipsett

Freelance Journalist & Musician, Music, 2014

Find music in your degree

Outside the classroom, opportunities abound for students to take the lead in all kinds of musical endeavours. Join Paul Halley, the Grammy Award-winning music and chapel choir director in the College’s traditional chapel choir or 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 the weekly open mic nights in the Wardroom.

More Opportunities

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.


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