Closely tied to Canada’s major cultural institutions, the University of Ottawa is an ideal place to prepare for a professional career in music. Harpists receive ample performance opportunities in orchestra, contemporary music and wind ensembles, and chamber groups, in addition to private lessons, orchestral excerpt classes, and masterclasses. The university also offers a unique program combining the Bachelor of Music with an Honours Bachelor of Science.
Type of School
Music and Arts Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Professional Studies Certificate
Number of harp students enrolled in 2020-2021
2 harp majors, 1 harp elective
Lessons available for non-majors?
Number of school harps:
Space provided for personal harps?
This program is best suited for students who ________.
want intensive training in a smaller harp studio, supported by focused mentorship with all faculty.
What sets this program apart from others is ________.
the limited studio size, which ensures ample individual instruction and performance opportunities.
Students who graduate from this school go on to ________.
pursue study at other major conservatories/music schools and perform on the world's biggest stages.
The three words that best describe this school's environment are ________.
creative, challenging, and inspiring!
In July 2015, the School of Music acquired a brand new, Lyon & Healy 23 thanks to the generous support of the Evelyn Greenberg Music Endowment.
Updated for 2021-2022