Program Description Cambrian College's Music - Performance program gives the aspiring musician a solid understanding of music theory and history from which they develop unique skills and styles that are applied to the student's specialty. Whether they perform, compose, teach, or become employed in the music industry, all musicians require an education that strengthens their perceptual, imaginative, and expressive powers as well as develops specific skills. Within the Music - Performance program, each student has the opportunity to study a major and a minor option in the following areas: brass, classical guitar, piano, percussion, strings, voice, or woodwinds. One year of piano minor is required of all students who have no background in piano. Those with Grade 2 Royal Conservatory level in piano can elect one of the following minor options: brass, classical guitar, strings, piano, organ, voice, woodwind, or percussion. All students are involved in music ensembles, weekly performance classes, choirs, orchestras, bands, and jazz groups. The Music - Performance program also features specially-designed music theory and music history courses that enable students to be accommodated at their particular level of expertise. Courses in language, teaching methods, and business skills equip the student for both the teaching and commerce ends of the music profession.