Artist Certificate in Performance and Pedagogy


The Artist Certificate in Performance and Pedagogy involves selective, intensive, and advanced professional piano studies designed to enhance the performance skills of talented musicians.

The program consists of a balance of applied music, masterclasses, collaborative performance, a public recital, and selected academic courses.

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Instructional Method
Variable Delivery

Registration is available through Enrolment Services.

Program entrance requires a piano audition (in person or recording) which should demonstrate exposure to a wide variety of styles and represent the learner as an artist with advanced musical sensibilities, technical accomplishment, and stylistic awareness.

To obtain the Artist Certificate, admitted learners must successfully complete, with a 70% (B) minimum overall average, the following coursework (total 3.0 FCEs):

  • Music 3951 - Piano Pedagogy and Teaching Techniques 0.5 FCE
  • Music 4900 - Artistic Training (Performance Lessons) 1.0 FCE
  • Music 4952 - Professional Development (Recital)0.5 FCE
  • Music 4953 - Collaborative Performance (Supervised Performance Project) 0.5 FCE
  • One-half FCE elective in Music at the third or fourth-year level 0.5 FCE

Information about Lakehead University's program-specific prerequisites, required documentation, and deadlines are important for you to understand and be aware of as you move forward in the process.

Depending on your academic background and the programs you are interested in studying, the admission requirements and application details will vary. Carefully review the requirements and steps involved to ensure a smooth application process. Get ready to start your application today!

Lakehead University's Admissions

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded a Lakehead University Certificate.

If you are new to Lakehead, you may have a lot of questions about fees and financing your education. It’s important that you know the fees policy, costs, and due dates of your fees well in advance!

Lakehead University's Tuition and Fees

Whether you are a new learner arriving to campus for the first time, getting ready to graduate or anything in between, Lakehead University’s Student Central provides you with a more convenient way to conduct your business and access support in one central location. Here, you will be able to access everything you need - from enrolling at Lakehead through to course registration, financial support, academic advising and so much more.

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Credential Earned
Instructional Method
Variable Delivery

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For questions relating to admissions requirements and academic course registration, please contact the dedicated, cross-trained Student Central Professionals at Lakehead University’s Student Central.

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