Degree Programs

Brandon University School of Music offers a wide variety of degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. New programs include jazz studies and composition.


Three Undergraduate degrees are offered:

  • Honours
  • Performance
  • Music Education


Two Master of Music degrees are offered:

  • Major in Performance
  • Music Education.

How to Apply

  • Learn more about the application process
  • apply to the School of Music
  • register for your Entrance Audition

There are four departments in the School of Music:

  • The Applied Department is responsible for the performance program, including jazz studies;
  • the Music Research Department is responsible for the honour’s program, including composition;
  • the Joint Department of Music Education (administered jointly by the School of Music and Faculty of Education) is responsible for the concurrent and specialist music education programs; and
  • the Graduate Music Department is responsible for the master’s programs in performance & literature and in music education.

Each department has a chair – Dr. Catherine Wood  is the Chair of the Applied Department,  Dr. Jon Tomas Godin  is the Chair of the Music Research Department, Dr. Sheelagh Chadwick and Dr. Sheila Scott   are Co-Chairs of the Joint Department of Music Education, and Professor Kerry DuWors is the Chair of the Graduate Music Department.