Faculty of Music

The future of music starts here.

Discover your full potential in music at Laurier’s Faculty of Music, where creativity and innovation thrive, offering career-ready programs and partnerships.

Join us in the diverse and thriving community of Waterloo, Ontario, to explore your passion and excel in the dynamic music industry, guided by our renowned faculty and cutting-edge research centers.

What's Happening

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Laurier Student Composers and the Musicians of the KW Symphony Orchestra Unite

In a collaborative showcase of talent and dedication, the Musicians of the KW Symphony Orchestra joined forces with aspiring student composers studying at Wilfrid Laurier University for a remarkable musical event on March 26, 2024.

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Voice Lab 2024: Classical, Music Theatre and Cross-Training
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QuartetFest 2024
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Piano Lab returns May 2024
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Meet our Faculty

Meet the Penderecki String Quartet, Laurier's Quartet-in-Residence

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Meet our Alumni

Meet Alumna Beth Bayley (BMus '07): From Laurier to Director of Operations at the Glenn Gould School

Why donate to the Faculty of Music?

Music is more than just a hobby or a pastime. It is a powerful force that improves physical, emotional, and cognitive health. in countless, tangible ways. By donating to the Faculty of Music, you are supporting the research and education that helps us harness the benefits of music for ourselves, our community, and the world. Join us!


Latest News


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Composer Justin Lapierre's (BMus ’21) Journey from Laurier to Center Stage
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Meet Alumna Beth Bayley (BMus '07): From Laurier to Director of Operations at the Glenn Gould School
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Elizabeth Mitchell Receives Prestigious SSHRC Grant
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Laurier 2024 Concerto Competition Results
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Unveiling Cantus: Dr. Debra Lacoste's (BMus '92) Journey in Preserving Ecclesiastical Chants
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Janina Fialkowska and Jane Archibald Illuminate Laurier's Musical Legacy

News Releases

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Laurier's Master of Music Therapy Program Recognized by CRPO
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Renowned Composer and Jazz Ensemble Director Kevin Day to Focus on Composing Career in California
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Meet Sonia Kagolovskaya our Faculty of Music 2023 Laurier Scholar
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Meet Kelly Lefaive, a Laurier alumna making waves in the world of music therapy!
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Composing for Rodents
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Faculty of Music Statement: Gendered and Sexual Violence

Laurier Academy of Music and Arts

The Laurier Academy of Music and Arts (LAMA) houses all non-curricular programming and community arts education for the broader Kitchener-Waterloo community. LAMA offers music and arts instruction for all ages and abilities; including private instruction, group classes, summer camps, adult programming, Early Childhood Music, and Music Therapy. LAMA also houses Quartetfest and the Piano Lab.

General Contact

E: choosemusic@wlu.ca
T: 548-889-4675 (general inquiries)

Important Academic Dates

Laurier Faculty of Music
Savvas Chamberlain Music Building
75 University Ave. West
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3C5

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We offer music services and engagement for the community. Hire a student performer, book a music therapy session, or join the Arts Express Camp. Contact choosemusic@wlu.ca for more info.