Master of Music in ORGAN Performance
Keyboard Division Graduate Advisor: Dr. Corey Hamm (Tel: 604-822-3522 or E-mail: corey.hamm(at)ubc.ca)
Sessional Lecturer, Organ: Michael Murray (E-mail: michael.murray(at)ubc.ca)
1. Keyboard Division
- Sessional Lecturer, Organ -- Michael Murray
Michael Murray has established himself as one of Vancouver’s most exciting and engaging organists. He studied music at Douglas College in New Westminster, obtained his bachelor of Music degree in organ performance from Western Washington University, and received his Associateship diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Since then, Michael has been working in Vancouver as a music director, organist, singer and composer. In 1992, he co-founded musica intima vocal ensemble, which has come to be regarded as one of Canada’s best choirs. Michael is currently director of music at St. Phillip’s Anglican Church, sings bass in musica intima and is organ instructor at the University of British Columbia.
- About the Keyboard Division
- Keyboard faculty (incl. bios & contact information)
- Student Ensembles at UBC
- Colloquium Series at the School
2. Program Information
- Recommended residency - two years (minimum)
- Pre-requisites & Curriculum
- Review Entrance (Placement) Exam) requirements. These exams are administered just before the start of the Fall term.
3. Application Requirements specific to the MMUS in Organ
Follow the general graduate application guidelines in How to Apply and in addition (send attachments to the School of Music):
Submit a comprehensive repertoire list of works studied during the student's undergraduate degree. Works performed publicly must be indicated by an asterisk (*).
Submit a term paper of at least 2000 words.
- Three contrasting pieces from different periods of the repertoire.
- No repertoire for the current audition may have been performed for any previous audition at UBC.