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.
Welcome to the Don Wright Faculty of Music. Our students are among 700 of the brightest and most talented young artist scholars, who come to study in one of the many undergraduate and graduate programs offered by the Faculty. With the faculty and staff, they are committed to excellence in creative and scholarly work. I invite you to consider joining our community, one that encourages students to imagine, explore, and take risks.
Our goals at the DWFOM include:
The faculty, who collectively are recognized nationally and internationally through their scholarly publications and papers, CDs, and performances, continue to serve as role models for our students and showcase their commitment to artistic and scholarly excellence. Finally, nationally and internationally renowned guest artists grace our stages and contribute to the musical culture we expect at the Faculty of Music.
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.