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The Department of Music

Welcome to the Department of Music, one of the oldest in Western Canada and in one of the most beautiful campus settings across the nation. With a present complement of nine full-time faculty members and twenty-two sessional instructors, the Department of Music offers a B.Mus. (Honours Performance and Individualized streams, as well as Music Education with Honours), a B.A. (Major in Music), as well as the M.Mus. and M.A. degrees in close affiliation with three Colleges: Arts and Science, Education, and Graduate Studies and Research. It has an established record of national and international interdisciplinary activities including a number of academic pursuits, performing ensembles, and a variety of outreach and engagement activities.  Its faculty, students, and ensembles have been recognized nationally and internationally.

Recent News

UofS Jazz Ensemble Releases its 6th ‘Bumper Crop’ CD entitled Continuance
posted May 11, 2015
Since 1998 the UofS Jazz Ensemble has annually recorded in the UofS EMAP TV studio to archive and share—with as wide an audience as possible—a sampling of the ensemble’s performance...

Glen Gillis nominated for Western Canadian Music Award
posted May 7, 2015
Professor of Music Glen Gillis has been nominated for a 2015 Western Canadian Music Award (WCMA) in the Instrumental Recording of the Year category. One of five nominees in the category, Gillis...

In memory of Professor Emeritus David Kaplan
posted April 7, 2015
The College of Arts & Science mourns the passing of Professor Emeritus David Kaplan, one of the most influential and passionate cultural leaders of our university, city and province. Dr. Kaplan...

William Boan wins Shurniak Competition
posted March 2, 2015
William Boan's performance on the U of S Amati Violin won first prize in the 2015 Shurniak Concerto Competition on Feb. 21. Photo...

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