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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
November 21, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Community Music (MA)

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Dr. Lee Willingham, Program Coordinator
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The Master of Arts in Community Music is a part-time, interdisciplinary program that balances theory and practice for the development of leadership skills in community music. The program can be completed in six terms and is designed to attract community leaders who are, or plan to be,  engaged in creating or making music with diverse populations in schools, places of worship, private studios, seniors’ homes or community centres, etc. Students complete an applied community service placement as part of a capstone project.

Program Details

Duration of Program
Part Time, 6 terms (or flexible scheduling)
Program Options
courses with an applied placement/research project
For more information on the program requirements

Entrance Requirements

 Minimum Standing
Bachelors Degree and evidence of musical competency

Application Deadline

Start Date
Application Due
January 15 for first consideration; applications will be accepted until the program is full.


Tuition is charged each term. Miscellaneous fees may be charged where applicable.


A statement of musical background supporting the applicant's candidacy (including formal and informal study, and related career experience)