Music for Non-majors

Department of Music

Music for Non-majors

Are you a non-major interested in a Music credit?

If you have some music background, the following Ensembles and courses may interest you:

Music Ensembles available for credit at Brock University:

  • University Men's Chorus
  • University Women's Chorus
  • University Wind Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra credit (external orchestras)

A. General Information
All Brock University music ensembles...

  • are open to all Brock University students
  • require an audition (in early September)
  • run from September to April (during Fall-Winter Session)

B. Choral Ensembles (Men's and Women's Choruses) 
To participate in a university choral ensemble, you must...

  • be able to sing in tune and read music
  • successfully audition (no preparation necessary) - sign up at ThW 140 in September
  • register for one of MUSI 1P87 (Women) or 1P88 (Men)

C. Instrumental Ensembles
To participate in a university instrumental ensemble, you must...

  • be able to play an instrument and read music
  • sign up for an audition (contact Music Dept. for information)
  • register for MUSI 1P84 (Wind), 1P86 (Orch. - special permission required from Chair)

Music courses open to Non-majors:

No previous experience required:

  • MUSI 1F00 - Music and Popular Culture
  • MUSI 1F10 - Introduction to Classical Music

Minimum Royal Conservatory Grade II Rudiments level or equivalent required (Dept. placement test):

  • MUSI 1F50 - History of Music from Medieval to Modern Times
  • MUSI 1F90 - Theory and Composition I

For more information contact us at: or call (905) 688-5550, ext. 3817

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