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Undergraduate program: Music

Top 5 reasons to study Music at Dalhousie:

  1. Take advantage of a multitude of solo and ensemble performance opportunities.
  2. Select from our varied program concentrations in performance, composition or musicology, or craft your own degree program around your music interests.
  3. Learn from internationally recognized musicians and music scholars.
  4. Experience the opportunities of a large urban campus with the personalized benefits of a small department.
  5. Benefit from our strong links with music professionals, including Symphony NS, Jazz East, Scotia Festival of Music, Opera NS and more.

Career options


From freelance musician touring the world to music prof and everything in between, the possibilities are endless for Dal’s Music grads.

Take the stage


You'll have lots of opportunities to perform including a chance to play alongside seasoned professionals by apprenticing with Symphony Nova Scotia.