Chamber Music (Diploma)

Laurier’s diploma in Chamber Music is an opportunity for aspiring musicians to develop their skills. If you’ve completed an undergraduate degree or diploma in music and looking to continue studying the craft, this program is for you.

Are you already part of a pre-formed quartet or group? We encourage you to apply together so you can study as an ensemble.


Program Highlights

  • Besides the Penderecki String Quartet, which has been in residence at Laurier since 1991, you'll have the opportunity to work with professionals who are active chamber musicians.
  • Between the informal and formal collaborations within the faculty and the many opportunities available in the vibrant Kitchener-Waterloo community, you’ll have plenty of chances to perform while working towards your diploma.

Program Options and Courses

Program Details

Over the course of two academic terms, you will receive intensive training from our faculty and instructors and be given every opportunity to improve your technical and performance skill.

You'll have plenty of chances to perform, as there are numerous performance opportunities on campus and in the Kitchener-Waterloo community.

Sample Courses

  • Advanced Practical Study
  • Chamber Music Recital
  • Ensemble
  • Studies in the History of a Musical Genre

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Format: full time      Duration: two terms      Start: September (fall term)     OUAC code: URE

Your Career Awaits

A diploma from Laurier’s Faculty of Music carries with it a highly respected reputation. Our graduates can be found in major orchestras and chamber groups in Canada, the United States, and around the world.

Support After Graduation

Alumni for life means that you have access to Career and Employment Support offered at Laurier for your entire career.

Waterloo Campus

The Waterloo campus is tucked into about one city block, so you’re steps away from your classes, food and your new favourite study spot.

There are many ways to tour our Waterloo campus, whether that's on a guided tour with one of our Laurier student ambassadors, on your own using virtual reality, or even on-demand through one of our pre-recorded tours. See our campus spaces and start to picture yourself at Laurier.

Interested in More Info?

Email or call 519.884.1970 x2492.