Cégep Vanier College

Professional Music and Song Techniques - Composition and Arrangement

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Program Information

School:Cégep Vanier College
Field of Study:Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Description:This three-year program is harmonized with the two-year pre-university Music program. The first two semesters are common to both programs. This option includes study of musical instruments, music technology, and courses in commercial, jazz, and studio music. There is also instruction in composing, arranging and performing jazz and popular music.

Students choose one of the following streams: Stream A - Composition and Arrangement or Stream B – Performance. The program prepares students to perform jazz and/or popular music in recording, radio and television studios as well as in clubs and other professional venues. This particular option is unique in English Cegeps and only offered at Vanier College.
URL:Professional Music and Song Techniques - Composition and Arrangement at Cégep Vanier College
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Conductors, Composers and ArrangersMusicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •   English  or   Français 
  •   Music 
Admission to the College is on the basis of the Quebec Secondary School Diploma (Diplôme d’études secondaires); or the Québec Diploma of Vocational Education (Diplôme d’études professionnelles) with Secondary 5 fi rst & second languages as well as Secondary 4 Mathematics; or equivalent schooling completed outside the province.
Recommended: Music 502 or Cegep Music 551-001-50 or 551-002-50; or recognized music training in theory and practice from a school or private teacher.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    All applicants must audition on their principal instrument (or voice) and will write an entrance exam in theory and ear training. Links to audition requirements for all instruments and sample entrance exams can be found at www.vaniercollege.qc.ca/music/ auditions.html

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 31, 2019