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* New! C.I. Opportunities, Summer 2015

* 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.

* 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.

Music News

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Grad student looks back at first term

Music and Culture grad student Kathy Armstrong’s blog entry about the fall term of 2014.... More

Monday, December 15th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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Music Grad Releases New Video

Lora Bidner (B.Mus 2014) has released a new live music video “Author” – available at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wev-I93DEoo This release is in support of Lora’s upcoming full length album, “To the North.” Pre-order the new album at:... More

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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End-of-Term Concert Schedule

Thursday, November 27: Fusion Ensemble, directed by Wayne Eagles. 7:30 p.m., Kailash Mital Theatre, Southam Hall. Admission $10 general/$5 students and seniors. Saturday, November 29: Carleton University Choir, directed by James McGowan. 7:30 p.m., Centretown United Church. Admission $20 adults,... More

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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A Night at the Opera, November 22

Spend A Night at the Opera with the Carleton University Opera Ensemble. Semi-staged arias and scenes from: Un Ballo in Maschera, Carmen, Cavalleria Rusticana, Hansel und Gretel, The Medium, Le Nozze di Figaro, Samson et Dalila, Il Trovatore, Werther, and Die Zauberflöte. SOPRANOS Samara Garfinkle... More

Monday, November 10th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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Working with Cinematic “Paratexts”

The School for Studies in Art and Culture:Music and The Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ICSLAC) present a “CULTURE HUB” event: “Working with Cinematic “Paratexts” The panel discussion participants include: Dr. James Deaville, Professor in... More

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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CU Artist in Residence, Ian Tamblyn, wins Folk Music Ontario award!

Folk Music Ontario announced the grand prize and sub-category winners of the 20th annual Folk Music Ontario ‘Songs From the Heart’ songwriting competition, at The Folk Music Ontario Conference which took place at the Westin Bristol Place in Toronto, October 16-19, 2014. The 2014 grand... More

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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