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Black, Indigenous, people of colour (BIPOC) musicians

Use this guide to explore the musical traditions, compositions, and scholarship of Black, Indigenous, people of colour (BIPOC) individuals.

Music Theory Resources

  • Composers of Color Resource Project
    • Webpage contains music theory resources for music by composers of colour, including scores, analytical notes and annotated scores, and music theory lesson plans
    • Consult their collaborative spreadsheet Anti-Racist Music Theory Examples
  • Diverse Music Theory Examples
    • Provides resources to teaching faculty to produce a more inclusive curriculum by including works by underrepresented composers working within the common practice
    • Includes music theory examples by women composers, LGBTQ composers, composers of colour, and non-Western European composers

Location and contacts

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Music Library Staff
Marvin Duchow Music Library
Elizabeth Wirth Music Building
3rd floor - 527 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1E3
Subjects: Music

Resource key

  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library use
  • Catalogue record

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