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Music Technology (MMus)

The MTech program is for students who want to advance their studies in the recording arts, electronic and computer music and intermedia art forms.

Designed for creators, this project-based program includes core courses in music perception and cognition and computational analysis of musical signals. It’s also a gateway to specialized research at the PhD level, such as UVic’s individual Interdisciplinary Program.

Expected length Project and/or thesis Course-based
2 years Yes No

Quick facts

Program options:
Master's
Study options:
Full-time study
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Outcomes

Students in this program will:

  • develop comprehensive research skills and the ability to effectively communicate about music
  • manage large-scale creative projects efficiently and effectively
  • acquire advanced skills in the areas of sound recording and electronic and computer music
  • gain practical experience applying theory and concepts from audio perception, cognition and audio analysis to music technology-based applications

Find a supervisor

All graduate students in this program must have a faculty member who serves as their academic supervisor. When you apply:

  • you must list a potential supervisor on your application
  • this faculty member must agree to be your supervisor and recommend your admission

To find a supervisor, review the faculty contacts. When you've found a faculty member whose research complements your own, contact them by email.

Adam Con

Associate Professor Music Education, Chorus

Ajtony Csaba

Associate Professor Orchestra, Conducting

Alex Olson

Music Performance Instructor Bass

Alexander Dunn

Music Performance Instructor Guitar

Alexis Luko

Director; Full Professor Music History, Musicology

Anita Bonkowski

Sessional Lecturer Theory, Film Music, Jazz Studies

Ann Elliott-Goldschmid

Associate Professor Violin, String Chamber Music, Strings Mentoring

Anna Betuzzi

Music Performance Instructor

Anne Grimm

Music Performance Instructor Voice

Anthony Tan

Assistant Professor Composition

Arthur Rowe

Professor Piano

Benjamin Butterfield

Professor Voice, Opera, Head of Voice, Co-head of Performance

Bruce Vogt

Professor Piano, History of Keyboard Music, 19th-Century Performance Practices

Christopher Butterfield

Associate Professor Composition, Theory

Colleen Eccleston

Sessional Lecturer Songwriting, Popular Music

Connie Gitlin

Music Performance Instructor Clarinet, Woodwind Chamber Music

David Bourque

Music Performance Instructor

Eva Solar-Kinderman

Music Performance Instructor Piano

Harald Krebs

Professor Theory, Head of Theory Program

Jelena Milojević

Music Performance Instructor Accordion

Joanna Hood

Associate Professor Viola, String Chamber Music, Baroque Collegium

Jordan Hanson

Sessional Lecturer African Hand Drumming

Joseph Salem

Associate Professor Music History, Musicology, Theory

Katrina Russell

Music Performance Instructor Bassoon

Kinza Tyrrell

Sessional Instructor

Kirk McNally

Associate Professor Recording Techniques, Music Technology, Sound Recording

Kyron Basu

Music Performance Instructor

Maria Virginia Acuña

Assistant Teaching Professor Music History, Musicology

Mark McDonald

Music Performance Instructor Organ

May Ling Kwok

Music Performance Instructor Piano

Merrie Klazek

Assistant Professor Trumpet, Brass Chamber Music, Aural Skills

Pamela Highbaugh Aloni

Associate Professor Cello, String Chamber Music, Strings Mentoring, Head of Performance

Patrick Boyle

Associate Professor Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Studies, Theory, Musicology, Business of Music

Paul Beauchesne

Music Performance Instructor Low Brass

Scott MacInnes

Music Performance Instructor Trombone

Sharon Stanis

Associate Professor Violin, String Chamber Music

Steven Capaldo

Associate Professor Music Education, Wind Symphony (Conductor)

Suzanne Snizek

Associate Professor Flute, Woodwind Chamber Music, Music History

Taylor Brook

Postdoctoral Fellow Composition

W. Andrew Schloss

Professor Electronic & Computer Music, Acoustics, Ethnomusicology

Wendell Clanton

Assistant Teaching Professor Saxophone, Vocal Jazz

William Linwood

Music Performance Instructor Percussion, Percussion Ensemble

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Faculties & departments

Need help?

Contact Linda Sheldon at musi@uvic.ca or 250-721-7902.

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