Why choose UVic Music

Are you passionate about music?

The UVic School of Music provides hands-on learning and training for musicians and music scholars of all types, offering a place to discover how to turn your passion into a profession. Our goal is to provide you with the skills you will need to forge your own professional path.

  • Our faculty members have careers as performers, studio musicians, jazz artists, composers, scholars, administrators, and entrepreneurs. 
  • We offer both undergraduate and graduate programs, including the only combined program in Music and Computer Science and the only MMus in String Quartet Performance in Canada.
  • The UVic School of Music is the only all-Steinway school in the country.
  • Practice, performance, and recording facilities are available to all of our students.

We encourage collaboration between students, faculty, and community organizations. Our strong community of supporters extends beyond campus to Victoria’s exciting music scene, which includes Pacific Opera Victoria, the Victoria Symphony, Open Space, a growing music technology sector, a lively indie music scene, and a host of independent ensembles and event centres. 

See our events calendar, blogscommunity connections and courses for more information about what it's like to study music at UVic.