Apply Your Learning
As a first-year student you will enjoy weekly private lessons, ensemble playing, masterclasses and lectures that teach you the fundamentals of music theory and history. Our program helps you grow your musical skills and confidence with generous personal attention from your instructors. When you join Laurier, you become part of a distinguished community that values your academic and mental well-being and helps you throughout your four years of study to pursue the path that meets your goals.
At Laurier, you will enjoy the advantage of having subsidized and skilled coach-accompanists who will support and enhance your musical development and performance.
The Navigating the Music Industry Ecosystem Certificate at Laurier is a unique opportunity for any music student to gain insider knowledge, practical skills, and professional connections that will help them thrive in the music industry.
- Opera Laurier showcases the talents of singers and musicians in two captivating performances every year – a selection of scenes in the fall and a complete opera in the spring.
Take the Stage
Laurier offers endless opportunities to pursue your performing interests. Each year, you will be part of one of our ensembles and learn from our experienced Conductors, who will mentor and support you as a performer. You can also showcase your solo music skills by participating in our student recital concert series. No matter your comfort or experience with performing, you will join a motivating community that will improve your level of performance.
- Laurier Symphony Orchestra
- Laurier Wind Orchestra
- Laurier Concert Choir
- Vox Experimental Show Choir
- Improvisation Convergence Ensemble
- Jazz Ensemble
- Percussion Ensemble
- additional chamber groups
Beyond the Classroom
Make the most out of your university career by taking advantage of all that Laurier has to offer you. Volunteer work, campus clubs, leadership programs, studying abroad, work experience – there are so many ways you can extend your classroom experience into the real world. Learn more about experiential learning through the Music Experience and Career Guide.