Department of Music


Facilities in the Music department include three teaching studios, a choral library, a Boesendorfer Imperial concert grand piano (in the Sean O'Sullivan Theatre), Steinway, Yamaha and Heintzman grand pianos, a two-manual Dowd harpsichord, a Casavant chamber organ and a full set of percussion instruments. Individual sound-proofed practice rooms, one of which is equpped with virtual acoustic technology, are available for students studying applied music and keyboard skills. Concerts, recitals and performance classes are held in the 543-seat Sean O'Sullivan Theatre, in several churches in downtown St. Catharines, and in the Martin Luther Chapel, Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (on campus). A Kingham and Pole seven-rank pipe organ is located in the Chapel.

The music library holdings are located on the fifth floor of the James A. Gibson Library. The Library has an extensive collection of CDs, LPs, DVDs, video tapes, laser discs and CD-ROMS. There is a substantial collection of music reference material and music literature, collected editions, scores and specialized music journals.

The department has a computer music laboratory with PC computers. Students have access to MIDI keyboards and to ear-training, advanced sequencing and music notation programs with sampled virtual orchestra sounds.

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Music Facilities and Resources

Sean O'Sullivan Theatre

Departmental Events

Encore! Professional Concert Series: Quartetto Gelato
January 30, 2015 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm