Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts

Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts

For over 130 years, the School of Music has been inspiring individuals of all ages to pursue their passion for music through vocal and instrumental workshops, classes, private lessons, and ensemble training. With a long and celebrated historical connection to both Symphony Nova Scotia and Dalhousie University’s Department of Music, the Conservatory stands as a testament to the rich artistic heritage and vibrant culture of our city. Offering programs year round, the School of Music is proud to highlight its small class sizes with a focus on individual attention in a positive and nurturing environment. The School of Music offers opportunities for all ages and supports talent through scholarships and bursaries.

Mount Allison University

Mount Allison University

Mount Allison has been ranked Canada’s #1 undergraduate university by Maclean’smagazine more times than any other university in the country. But that isn’t the only thing that sets us apart. Students forge a lifelong connection to Mount Allison. 

They come to love this place as their second home. They become part of a supportive community where their ideas and interests blossom. They form friendships that last a lifetime.

Visit us on campus or experience Mount Allison online to learn more about our nearly 175 year history, to discover the many events and things to do on campus, and to find out more about what makes Mount Allison unique.

 

Brandon University

Brandon University

In recent years our student body has been drawn from across Canada and around the world, including students from Mexico, Russia, Malawi, China, Paraguay, Colombia, Ghana, Japan, Costa Rica, Hungary, South Africa, Ukraine, and the former Yugoslavia. Many students attending the School of Music receive scholarships, assistantships and bursaries, which totaled over $200,000 last year.
The School of Music has an outstanding student/teacher ratio of about 8 to 1, with a teaching body of 21 full-time and 20 part-time faculty members includes internationally renowned performers, conductors, composers and scholars. We also host many visiting professors for short- and long-term residencies. These have included Jazz legend Bob Brookmeyer, American composer George Crumb, Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin and ethnomusicologist Parmela Attariwala.