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Music - Trombone, Bachelor of


Ministry Title: Bachelor of Music - Trombone

Honours Degree


Program Code: 22066

Campus: Lakeshore

Length: 8 semesters starting in September

With our unique program, chart a freelance career in the music industry as:

  • arranger
  • clinician
  • composer
  • performing artist
  • producer
  • songwriter

Founded in 1972, our program is one of the largest, most diverse and highly regarded of its kind in the country and teaches a wide range of styles.

By combining studies in the latest recording technologies and entrepreneurial business strategies with practical classes in performance, production, songwriting and composition in jazz, pop, R&B, Latin and world music, graduates will be well equipped with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today’s music industry.

Students study privately, in classroom situations and with several of the more than 50 ensembles directed by a who’s who of Canadian music, and complete a major recording project/portfolio in fourth year. Further experience is gained through a work placement.

You will participate in a work placement designed to mirror the professional music world, which is largely characterized by contract, freelance and part-time employment. You are responsible for accumulating the equivalent of 420 hours of experience which will allow you to establish contacts and relationships with key companies and industry professionals.

Courses

Work Experience - SEM 2C

Fall 2021 Delivery Note
MUS 2505: Work Term A

Work Experience - SEM 4C

Fall 2021 Delivery Note
MUS 3500: Work Term B

Semester 5

Fall 2021 Delivery Note
MAJ 3008: Private Lesson 5: Trombone

MUS 3004: Master Class in Music Production 1

MUS 3008: Creative Development

Select 1 from the following courses
DEGE: Degree Breadth Elective

Select 2 from the following courses
MEL: Music Elective

Select 1 from the following courses
MSB: Music Ensembles

Semester 6

Fall 2021 Delivery Note
MAJ 3009: Private Lesson 6: Trombone

MUS 3005: Master Class in Music Production 2

MUS 3009: Creative Development 2

Select 1 from the following courses
DEGE: Degree Breadth Elective

Select 2 from the following courses
MEL: Music Elective

Select 1 from the following courses
MSB: Music Ensembles

Work Experience - SEM 6C

Fall 2021 Delivery Note
MUS 4505: Work Term C

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 5 requirements:

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    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
      • Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 per cent
      • Five Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above
      • Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

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    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

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    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

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    Online Audition

    Please submit an audition video with the following requirements:

    Prepared Works: Please have three selections prepared.  Two must be jazz standards of contrasting style/tempo and the other a classical etude or piece. 

    A) Jazz Standard: Two jazz standard pieces of contrasting style/tempo with accompaniment (live or iReal/Aebersold/Band-in-a-Box etc.), approximately 2-5 minutes each. Play the melody and improvise on one or two choruses (depending on the length/tempo of the tune). One piece should be a slow or medium tempo ballad, blues, or Bossa Nova tune (eg. I Can’t Get Started, Body and Soul, Georgia, Blue Monk, Summertime). The other piece should be a medium or up-tempo song (eg. There Will Never Be Another You, Tenor Madness, Just Friends, Green Dolphin Street, Bye Bye Blackbird, Confirmation, Joy Spring, or Night In Tunisia).

    B) Classical Piece: The classical selection can be a technical or lyrical study/etude, or one movement of a concerto. No accompaniment is required but you may choose to have it.  If you use accompaniment, please avoid long introductions without the actual solo.  Your classical selection should be at least equivalent to Grade 8 Conservatory. 

    Examples (Etudes/Concerto): Rochut, Bordogni, Voxman/Barat, Andante and Allegro, Persichetti- Serenade No. 12

    Scales: Concert F and Bb Major, G Harmonic Minor scales, played slurred two octaves in eighth notes (1/4 = 120). Concert G Major, Ab Melodic Minor scales, played staccato two octaves in eighth notes (1/4= 100).

    Triads (Arpeggiated): Your choice of any major, minor and augmented triad (one each) arpeggiated staccato two octaves in eighth notes (1/4 = 100, all staccato).

    Any Range Exercise:  This should be something that goes from your bottom register up to your highest register and back down (eg. slurred harmonics). Bass trombonists/tubists should choose one that demonstrates their low range.

     

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    Theory Test

    The Theory and Ear Training test is a required test for all students auditioning for the degree program. It is approximately 30 to 50 minutes in length. The test has a written portion and an aural identification/dictation portion. There is no sight singing component. Study theory basics, scales and chords, and be able to identify scales, intervals, and chords played in the audio. The details on how to complete this test will be available on SlideRoom.

    Submission Instructions

    https://humber.ca/admissions/office-of-the-registrar/registration/submission-instructions.html

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Fees

The 2021-2022 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $7,160.76
  • international: $20,485.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,580.38 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,580.38 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 3 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,580.38 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 4 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,580.38 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 5 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,580.38 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 6 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,580.38 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 7 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,470.38 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 8 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,470.38 $0.00 $0.00

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $9,421.34 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $10,032.50 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $9,421.34 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $10,032.50 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 3 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $9,421.34 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $10,032.50 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 4 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $9,421.34 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $10,032.50 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 5 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $9,421.34 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $10,032.50 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 6 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $9,421.34 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $10,032.50 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 7 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $9,531.34 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $10,032.50 $0.00 $0.00
Semester 8 2021-22 Fees Fall 2020-Winter 2021 Fees Summer 2021 Fees
Tuition $9,531.34 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $334.43 $0.00 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $62.50 $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $104.23 $0.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total $10,032.50 $0.00 $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Equipment & Device Requirements

All Years

Details and Specifications Minimum Specs Recommended Specs
Processor MacBook Air, MacBook Pro or Mac mini with i5 processor i7 processor
OS MacOS
Memory 16GB RAM 32GB RAM
Headphones Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Interface/microphone USB mic: Audio-Technica AT2020 Scarlett 2i2 (the “Solo” model had 1 mic input and costs less); Mic: Shure SM57 (vocalists might consider SM58) - also requires mic cable and boom mic stand; Mic: Shure SM57 (vocalists might consider SM58) - also requires mic cable and boom mic stand
Notation software Sibelius; Alternatives Must be able to export XML and mp3 - Finale or MuseScore Sibelius (highly recommended)

Year 1 required, Year 2 recommended

Details and Specifications Minimum Specs Recommended Specs
Printer Black and White Laser Printer Brother HL-L2320D

Years 2, 3, 4

Details and Specifications Minimum Specs
Software Avid ProTools software

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Program Specific Questions

Andrew Scott, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3444
andrew.scott@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

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Print/Download Date: June 19, 2021