Musicianship and Theory

Learn. Grow. Create.

Music theory is the language of music and can provide the foundation for many uses from songwriting to music appreciation. Musicianship classes are all about building your skills as a musician and often include explorations of music theory put into practical usage ranging from guided listening to honing technique in your instrument area.


More class information can be found in our online registration system, click on the course links below.

Crashing Through the Classics (ages 10+)

Learn to listen critically to music from a wide range of eras and time periods with instructor Clark Schaefele. These courses are suitable for all levels of musicians and are great courses for the whole family.

Jam Session (Group Improvisation) (ages 16+)

In this unique group improvisation class, facilitated by Philippe Bouchard, participants will listen, communicate, and play together with the goal of building and honing skills in the creation of spontaneous music. The course will mainly focus on funk, jazz, blues, and rock genres and is open to all instrument areas.

Kodály Program (ages 4-10)

Explore and engage with the beauty of classical music through movement with instructor Allison Luff in our Kodály Program. Find more information about Zoltan Kodály and his music methodology on the Kodály Society of Canada website. 

Music Theory for the Complete Beginner (ages 16+)

Learn the ABC’s of music in this class designed for those with little to no experience with theory.

Rock Revue (ages 10-14)

Experience being in a rock band! Under guidance from instructor Cory Christoph, up to 7 students will learn typical rock instruments and work together on up to three songs to perform for families and friends in a spectacular rock show. No prior musical experience is needed to join this group.


You can use the Filters on the Program Search page to browse all Centre for Continuing Education or Conservatory of Performing Arts.

Filter Type Filter Description
Location Centre for Continuing Education All classes offered through the Centre for Continuing education
Program Category Group Music and Dance All music and dance classes offered by the Conservatory of Performing Arts
Department Conservatory of Performing Arts All classes offered by the Conservatory of Performing Arts

There are other filters as well so you can narrow your search as much, or as little, as you want.


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