Music Performance Diploma – VOICE

All music courses listed must be taken to complete the MPD or TRU-OL’s B.Mus. program; the yearly outline below is intended primarily as a guide. General education electives are for the B.Mus. degree, offered by distance education or credit transfer through Thompson River University-Open Learning.

Voice Students must take 2 courses in French/German/Italian/Spanish/Russian, and achieve the Royal Conservatory Grade Six level in Piano before graduation.

First Year 1st Semester

Course Course No. Credits
Music Theory I MUS 101 3
Ear-Training I MUS 121 1
Music History I MUS 131 3
Applied Music MUS 141 4
Introduction to Composition I MUS 153 2
Ensemble (Vocal Theatre) MUS 163 1
Diction I MUS 171 1
General Education Elective Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 18

First Year 2nd Semester

Course Course No. Credits
Music Theory II MUS 102 3
Ear-Training II MUS 122 1
Music History II MUS 132 3
Applied Music MUS 142 4
Introduction to Composition II MUS 154 2
Ensemble (Vocal Theatre) MUS 164 1
Diction II MUS 172 1
General Education Elective Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 18

Second Year 1st Semester

Course Course No. Credits
Music Theory III MUS 201 3
Ear-Training III MUS 221 1
Music History III MUS 231 3
Applied Music MUS 241 4
Ensemble (Vocal Theatre) MUS 263 1
Diction III MUS 271 1
General Education Elective Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 16

Second Year 2nd Semester

Course Course No. Credits
Music Theory IV MUS 202 3
Ear-Training IV MUS 222 1
Music History IV MUS 232 3
Applied Music MUS 242 4
Ensemble (Vocal Theatre) MUS 264 1
Diction IV MUS 272 1
General Education Elective Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 16

Third Year 1st Semester

Course Course No. Credits
Music Theory V MUS 301 3
Applied Music MUS 341 4
Ensemble (Vocal Theatre) MUS 363 1
Conducting I MUS 381 2
Song Repertoire MUS 391 2
Language Elective Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 15

Third Year 2nd Semester

Course Course No. Credits
Music Theory VI MUS 302 3
Applied Music MUS 342 4
Ensemble (Vocal Theatre) MUS 364 1
Conducting II MUS 382 2
Opera Repertoire MUS 392 2
Preparatory Recital MUS 399 2
General Education Elective Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 17

Fourth Year 1st Semester

Course Course No. Credits
Applied Music MUS 441 4
Ensemble (Vocal Theatre) MUS 463 1
Theory VII MUS 491 2
General Education Elective Elective 3
Language Elective Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 13

Fourth Year 2nd Semester

Course Course No. Credits
Applied Music MUS 442 4
Ensemble (Vocal Theatre) MUS 464 1
Theory VIII MUS 492 2
Graduation Recital MUS 499 8
General Education Elective Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 18