Build a firm foundation in music theory while studying a variety of musical styles -- from classical to jazz -- in the Ambrose Music Program. Enjoy frequent opportunities to perform and develop a professional network as part of a close community of musicians who are learning from accomplished teachers and performers.

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So here's the deal:

Take five courses per semester for four years, and you'll complete your Music degree
[courses are worth 3 credits and 3 x 5 x 2 x 4 = 120 credits].

This degree is available as a BMus [4 years], BA [4 years], or BA Concentration [3 years].

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Your Future

This is your career

Prepare for a career of note in music performance, education, therapy or ministry.

This is where you can go

Here's a sampling of the jobs our alumni have landed with this degree or entered through further studies:

  • Performance musician
  • Orchestra director
  • Private lesson instructor
  • Music therapist
  • Music teacher


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Beyond the Classroom

Become a confident performer by engaging in masterclasses, recitals, and concerts.

Staff and Faculty

Name Position Location Email Phone
Mark Bartel , DMA Associate Professor of Music G2183 -
Alyssa Michaud Music Lecturer at Ambrose Alyssa Michaud, PhD Assistant Professor of Music G2185 -
Barrett Hileman, MFA Chair, Ambrose Arts
Associate Professor of Theatre
LL108 -
Krzysztof Jablonski, DMus Sessional Instructor – piano, Classical Music Coordinator - -
Sessional Faculty Jazz Percussion Tyler Hornby, MMus, BMus Sessional Faculty - Jazz Drum Set, Jazz Combo, Jazz History, Jazz Music Coordinator - -
Michalis Andronikou, PhD, PhD (ABD), MMus, BMus Sessional Faculty - Theory and Composition - -
Pat Belliveau Jazz Saxophone Pat Belliveau, BMus Sessional Faculty - Saxophone, Improvisation and Jazz Ensemble Director - -
Arnold Choi Sessional Faculty at Ambrose University Arnold Choi, DMA, MMus, BMus Sessional Faculty - Cello, String Ensemble - -
Jason Erhardt, MMus Sessional Faculty - Orchestra - -
Michelle Gregoire Sessional Faculty Jazz Piano Michelle Gregoire, MMus Sessional Faculty - Jazz Piano - -
Heather Heron-Mykyte, MMus Session Faculty - Viola - -
Sessional Faculty Flute Christine Kim, DMA Sessional Faculty - Flute - -
Neil McVey Sessional Faculty - Jazz Guitar - -
Karri Quan, BMus Sessional Faculty - Violin - -
David Reid, MMus Sessional Faculty - Trombone - -
Rod Squance Sessional Faculty Percussion World Music Rod Squance, DMA Session Faculty - Percussion - -
Stefano Valdo, MMus Sessional Faculty - Jazz
Sessional Faculty - Bass
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Murray Visscher, MMus Sessional Faculty - -
Andre Wickenheiser, MMus Sessional Faculty - -
Tara Laberge, DMA Sessional Faculty - voice - -