The Alumni Association of The University of Western Ontario is proud to serve and represent more than a quarter million alumni around the world.
We are committed to delivering the finest alumni experience, in keeping with our continued number one ranking as "Canada's best student experience”.
The Student Success Centre is here to help with each step of your journey to a successful future. Our mission is to facilitate the development of career, educational, and life competencies for students and alumni through programs and services that guide successful transitions, foster local and global citizenship, promote leadership opportunities, encourage personal growth, deliver career resources, and ignite active engagement.
The Department of Music Research and Composition supports a rigorous and expansive program in the study and creation of music within the disciplines of musicology, music theory, popular music studies, and composition. We are collectively committed to educational, scholarly, and artistic excellence in our research and creative activites.
Our department offers a wide range of undergraduate degrees including a Bachelor of Music with Honours in Music History, Music Theory, and Composition, a Bachelor of Musical Arts (optionally with Honours in Music), and Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Popular Music Studies, a Specialization in Music Administrative Studies, or an Honours Specialization in Music, as well as a Major or Minor in Music. Our programs feature:
Discipline specific knowledge is only one of the many benefits of pursuing an undergraduate degree. However, this knowledge alone is not enough to prepare you for entering the world of work. You will discover that the content of your degree does not restrict your job opportunities.
Being aware of the transferable skills you've developed throughout your studies will better prepare you for entering the job market and allow you to articulate the skills that are so valued by employers.
Powers of memory, physical dexterity and concentration - developed in practice and performance.
Giving and receiving criticism, learning from mistakes and striving for improved performance.
Presentation and communication skills developed through performing and engaging listeners
Use a range of relevant software packages to retrieve, store, process, interpret and present information
Planning skills gained from organising and working towards a project/performance.
Team work skills developed through working in bands or orchestras as a player, leader or manager.
Physical and mental self-discipline achieved through regular practice.
Overcoming nervousness in order to perform well during exams, concerts and auditions
For a more complete list of transferable skills click here.