The Music program is one of the cornerstones of the Mount Allison curriculum. 

It has been a key discipline at the University for nearly 140 years — since the first Certificate in Music was awarded in 1874. The Music department offers programs and courses for every level of interest — whether you plan to perform on the world’s greatest stages one day or just want to learn more about a subject you love. 

The department provides abundant opportunities to perform as a soloist or as part of an ensemble and to listen to and learn from our talented faculty.

The study of Music, valuable in itself, is also a great asset in many different career fields. Music students not only gain music-related skills — they also become critical and creative thinkers, are self-disciplined, and develop expert presentation skills.

Upcoming Events:

  • WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7 – Colloquium Musicum: Dr. Colleen Renihan, “Becoming as Little Children: Opera's Democratization & the Rise of the Child Opera Star.” Brunton, 4 pm.
  • THURSDAY, JAN. 8 – Guest Recital: Atlantic Brass. Brunton, 8pm. Originally advertised as Sunday, Nov. 16.
  • FRIDAY, JAN. 9 – Faculty Recital: “The Percussion Music of Xenakis.” Joël Cormier, percussion, David Rogosin, piano and Joey Roy, percussion. Brunton, 8 pm.

Stepping Out with the Mount A Jazz Ensemble“Stepping Out with the Mount A Jazz Ensemble” On Sale Now
Copies of the CD are now available through the music department office for a price of $15 per copy (including taxes). Stop in at the music administrative office, call 506-364-2374 or e-mail to order your copy.

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