There is so much that went into this building – so much creative effort and hundreds of creative minds dedicated to being a part of the SHAMc Collective! Music graduates may gain employment in areas such as performance, accompanying, composing, arranging, lecturing, music editing, arts or education administration, librarianship, research, music programming, media work (journalist, critic, author), music education (instrumental school or studio).
Because of all of the amazing support in past years from the community, this year’s festival will take place at the Hagerty Center on NMC’s Great Lakes Campus where there will be more space for extra celebration and fun — and a huge bonus, it overlooks the beautiful West Bay!
While studying a wide range of academic disciplines, BAM students receive exceptional professional training in musicianship and applied music and are able to participate fully in the internationally acclaimed choirs and musical experiences for which Westminster is famous.
Teachers need to find a way to incorporate the arts into the classroom rather than rely on outside activities and Jacobs suggests teaching through the arts with a means of using the arts successfully and in a way that it is not just one more thing they must include in the curriculum (Jacobs, 1999, p. 4).
The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a major, minor, or honours in music includes core music courses similar to the bachelor of music degree, but does not include private instrumental or vocal instruction though all UBC students are eligible to audition for student ensembles.