About Us


York University's Graduate Program in Music offers a diverse range of research options that include a variety of genres within disciplines such as composition, ethnomusicology, improvisation, jazz, musicology, popular music, theory, analysis and world music. In addition, it offers a wide range of academic opportunities with an emphasis on individual curriculum choice.

Faculty members of the graduate program in music derive from a variety of musical backgrounds ranging from jazz musicians, ethnomusicologists, classical performers, historians, theorists, and composers who are involved in their specialized areas of research and share a concern for the critical study of methodologies and creative procedures.