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Music: Performance

BA Music

Performance Stream

  Also Available: Music: Worship Arts Stream
 Audition Information

You will benefit from faculty who are deeply passionate about their areas of expertise.

The BA in Music Performance stream offers an exceptional program for students pursuing careers as solo artists. You will gain the skills and techniques needed to launch your career as a solo performer, music teacher and recording artist with confidence to creatively influence the music performance field locally and globally. This stream offers 3 concentrations for you to choose from:

  • Voice Performance
  • Piano Performance
  • Guitar Performance

Tyndale’s innovative and exciting music program provides the skills and tools needed for success in performance, music leadership and music ministry. With a diverse faculty of professional musicians, students receive world-class music education through leading-edge courses, internships, individual and group training, mentorship, as well as performance and ministry opportunities. Learning from expert practitioners, Tyndale provides a supportive community where musicians can explore their gifting while refining their craft. Combining practical studio training with theoretical knowledge, students gain exposure to a wide range of musical traditions, styles, concepts and artistic expressions through both popular music and sacred music genres. Multiple opportunities are available to perform at external concerts and services as soloists and in ensemble settings, even partnering and performing with professional musicians throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Students develop leadership skills through Tyndale’s Chapel Program as they lead weekly chapel worship in our breath-taking 56-foot high chapel space with a state-of-the-art sound system. Students will also have access to professional campus recording facilities and multiple performance spaces throughout the campus.

"We offer smaller classes where students receive undivided attention. The one-on-one training through applied lessons helps students develop and grow in their skill as they're mentored by professional musicians." — Dr. Melissa Davis

For a future career as a

  • Recording Artist
  • Musician
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Worship Pastor/Leader
  • Teacher

Program Options

  • Available as a Major

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As both a musician and a vocalist, this program has provided me with many opportunities to be involved both in the Tyndale community and in the GTA. — Morgan Clark

Here are some interesting courses you may take in the Music: Performance program:

  • Workshop in Musicianship
  • Music Performance, Composition and Worship Music Leadership
  • Songwriting
  • Theology of Christian Worship
  • Contemporary Worship in the Church

Program Faculty


Dr. Melissa Davis