Music at Carleton

* New! MA in Music and Culture with a concentration in Digital Humanities, details on the Graduate Studies page.

* Some of the unique offerings from Carleton Music include: the Certificate in Carillon Studies and our Celtic Instruments Studies (Fiddle, Voice, Pipes) and Singer-Songwriter streams.

* Ottawa Showbox reviews MusikOttawa 2015

* Stream it Live! Listen to the weekly CKCU-FM radio program “Carleton Music Showcase” featuring our Music students every Tuesday afternoon, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Click on the red radio! Podcast archives of past shows are here.

The Music programs at Carleton provide a solid grounding in the practice, analysis and history of European classical music from the Middle Ages to the present. In addition, they focus on more recently developed areas such as Canadian music, American music, computer music, composition, ethnomusicology, jazz, popular music, the sociology of music, and gender studies. It is possible to undertake performance in popular and traditional musics, and to study the theory and analysis of jazz and popular styles. Learn more.

All units in the School for Studies in Art and Culture (SSAC) have graduate programs at the Masters level  (for more information about the Music and Culture MA please click here). As well, most full-time faculty members in the SSAC can supervise PhD dissertations through the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ICSLAC). Please visit the ICSLAC site for further information.