Program Information

School: Concordia University
Faculty: Faculty of Fine Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Jazz/Jazz Studies
Description: Rhythm, syncopation, improvisation . . . Jazz lets you swing as a virtuoso soloist and a member of a tight ensemble of musicians pushing each other further. The mental agility you develop as a jazz musician is matched only by your dexterity as a performer, your audacity as a composer, and your skills as an arranger.

Students in the Jazz Studies program, the first university-level jazz program created in Canada, have a unique opportunity to become fully immersed in the sounds and traditions of a 100 year-old art form that’s truly modern and still evolving. From jazz language and composition to theory classes, you’ll learn music in an environment that’s grounded in the traditions and leading the next wave. In the heart of downtown Montreal, a vibrant metropolis with a deep jazz tradition, you’ll have enormous opportunity for cross-pollination with other university-level jazz students across the city. And you’ll be in a rich environment for jamming and seeing the best acts in the world perform at one of the city’s jazz clubs.

URL: Jazz Studies (BFA) at Concordia University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,326

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65
Additional Admission Requirements:

    Online theory test, upload audition video