Experience firsthand what it's like to study music at the University of Toronto.
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Top 10 reasons to study music at the University of Toronto
We are located in one of the world's most vibrant, multicultural, and arts-oriented cities, and situated next door to the Royal Ontario Museum and the Royal Conservatory of Music.
2. A LEADING FACULTY
Based on publications and citations, the University of Toronto leads Canadian research universities in Fine Arts/Music. Our faculty members regularly win prestigious performing arts awards and top-ranked competitive research grants.
3. WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES
The Faculty of Music houses a superb recital hall and opera theatre, in addition to state-of-the art music labs, studios, and abundant rehearsal and practice facilities.
4. A GREAT STUDENT EXPERIENCE
Small class sizes, hour-long lessons, and co-curricular opportunities guarantee a quality experience for our students. Our open, tolerant, and supportive environment nurtures creativity and encourages students to achieve their best.
5. EXCELLENT & DIVERSE PROGRAMS
Few music schools can match the breadth and depth of our offerings. From jazz trumpet to electro-acoustic composition, and from ethno-musicology to elementary music education, we have the program to suit your interests and goals.
6. GENEROUS FINANCIAL AID
We offer generous financial aid to qualifying students. Students in our M.A. and Ph.D. programs receive a guaranteed funding package and enjoy great success in external grant competitions.
7. PERFORMANCES & EVENTS
Our students participate in a wide variety of classical, jazz, and world music ensembles and perform at leading clubs, festivals, and museums in Toronto and region. We present over 100 public events annually featuring students, faculty, and guest artists.
8. RESIDENT & VISITING ARTISTS & SCHOLARS
Each year we invite the world's leading composers, performers and scholars to lecture or give concerts and to teach and interact informally with our students. Our resident and visiting ensembles include the Gryphon Trio, St. Lawrence String Quartet, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, and Nexus.
Our music library is one of the best in North America, boasting a collection of over 250,000 volumes and 160,000 recordings. We also provide access to an ever-expanding number of electronic journals and resources.
10. STUDENTS & ALUMNI
Our students win many international prizes, commissions, and government council grants. Our graduates can be found in every leading musical and educational institution in Canada as well as in many abroad.
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