Cégep Vanier College

Pre University Music

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Program Information

School:Cégep Vanier College
Field of Study:Music
Description:This is a two-year pre-university program that prepares students for further music studies at the university level. Students develop their performance skills through private study and in ensembles like the Vanier College Choirs, Concert Band, Big Band, Guitar, Wind, Brass, String, Percussion, and other Jazz, Pop and Classical Ensembles. These are featured in a series of weekly noon hour concerts as well as in occasional gala performances.

Our program also offers a wide range of technology courses including recording techniques, MIDI applications (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) and computer-integrated ear training and theory programs. Our facilities offer students a modern ten-station computer lab and two digital recording studios. Students may also choose from an array of course electives including composition, a second instrument, jazz performance, and demo production.
URL:Pre University Music at Cégep Vanier College
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English  or   Français 
  •   Music 

Applicants with post-secondary education will be evaluated on their overall academic performance and prerequisite standing. Specific Program Admission Requirements for Music Programs: Music 569-502 or equivalent music training; Cegep music 551-001 or 551-002.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    An Audition on your principal instrument or voice and Entrance Tests in Theory and Ear Training are required. These are usually held in early March for Autumn admission, or early November for Winter admission.Out-of-Province and International applicants to any Music DCS or Double DCS Program who are unavailable for live Auditions and Entrance Exams should apply to SRAM and contact musicadmissions@vanier.college for special arrangements before February 15th.

    * 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