Create soundscapes for visual media. Design sounds for theatre or sound effects for video games. Craft sonic environments to enhance emotions. Explore the possibilities for creativity through electroacoustic composition, sound design and recording, while training your inner and outer ear.
Yes, you’ll learn about music history, theory, and composition, and also have opportunities to:
Master stereo and multi-track recording techniques
Collaborate on university film and animation projects, dance, theatre or performance art installations
Learn to use software tools to process analog and digital sounds
Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.
We consider complete applications year round and we give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines. Late applications will be considered if places are still availablefor the fall term only.
Whether you’re an instrumental or voice student, jazz or classical, you can perform in both large and small ensembles. The department holds many performances throughout the year in university venues and around Montreal such as:
You’ll graduate with the knowledge and discipline to think critically about your work and collaborate with others, and poised to find success in the music industry. Electroacoustic Studies alumni have been recognized through awards and nominations, and are regularly hired by key members of the cultural industries.
Your degree can lead to many paths such as:
Sound designer/composer/musician for gaming, film and video
Live and studio electroacoustic musician
You’ll be well-placed to pursue graduate studies in electroacoustic composition and recording.
Learn more about the Electroacoustic Studies [EaSt] area, what it is, understanding your interests and expectations, facilities, and an extensive section on preparing examples for your portfolio.