Why study Music at Dalhousie?

Become a professional in music, or combine your music studies with programs in science, theatre or information technology.  Here at Dalhousie, you'll get the theory and training you need for the future you want. We offer opportunities to:

  • Study with internationally recognized musicians and music scholars
  • Participate in regular performances, individually or as an ensemble
  • Benefit from the personalized attention of a small department within a large, urban campus
  • Live in beautiful Halifax with its eclectic and vibrant music scene

Whether your interests lie in performance, teaching, musicology, composition, or new technologies, we have the courses to suit you. Dalhousie is ready to foster an artistic partnership with you—one that will lead to a successful and fulfilling career.

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