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Country:

ITALY

State:

LAZIO

City:

ROME (ROMA)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatory, established in 1870, offers a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. It houses the Istituto Italiano per la Storia della Musica Presso Accademia Nazionale di S. Cecilia (Italian Institute for Music History of the National Academy of St. Cecilia)...

Country:

ITALY

State:

LOMBARDY

City:

MILAN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Library Collections

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The Pontificio Instituto Ambrosiano di Musica Sacra (PIAMS), founded in 1931, is a research centre dedicated to the scientific study, transmission and promotion of the Ambrosian liturgy and of the song that is an integral part of it, as well as of the entire thesaurus of sacred music. Like the Ponti...

Country:

ITALY

State:

PIEDMONT

City:

ALESSANDRIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

The Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1858. It became a State institution in 1970. There is some emphasis on jazz studies. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

ITALY

State:

PIEDMONT

City:

NOVARA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The Institute was established in 1996. It offers a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. There are also programs in music tuition for young people and interested members of the local community. A collection of historical instruments is available to students. An...

Country:

ITALY

State:

SICILY

City:

TRAPANI

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

Trapani is a city on the island of Sicily. The Conservatorio was founded as an independent institution in 2000, after being separated from the Conservatorio of Palermo. There is a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. There are also programs in music and dance f...

Country:

ITALY

State:

TRENTINO ALTO ADIGE

City:

BOLZANO (BOZEN)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1854. It was granted its current name and status in 1999. There is a course for students with special musical talents enabling them to fast-track the preparation time for entry into the professional course. The Conservatorio also offers music tuition t...

Country:

ITALY

State:

VENETO

City:

ADRIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

The Conservatorio was established in 1975. There is a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio offers music tuition to children (a preparatory course in string playing 'Violinolandia'), and interested members of the local community....

Country:

ITALY

State:

VENETO

City:

VICENZA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

The Conservatorio was founded in 1867. It offers a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. It also offers music tuition to young people and interested members of the local community. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies ...

Country:

ITALY

State:

VENETO

City:

VERONA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance

Notes:

Originally founded in 1927, the Conservatorio gained its current name and status in 1968. There is a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio also offers music tuition to young people and interested members of the local community. An active membe...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

HIROSHIMA PREFECTURE

City:

HIROSHIMA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A private co-educational Jesuit music university affiliated with the Vatican's Istituto Pontifizio di Musica Sacra in Rome. Founded in 1948, it gained its current name and status in 1963. There are two departments: a) Music Performance, and b) Cultural Music (music culture, teacher training). The un...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

KANAGAWA PREFECTURE

City:

YOKOHAMA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This is a private Protestant Christian university for women founded in 1950, and gained its current name and status in 1965. It has two campuses in the Yokohama area. Historically the University grew from a small private school for girls in Yokohama founded in 1870, and was the first such school in ...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

TOKYO PREFECTURE

City:

TOKYO

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music

Notes:

A private non-denominational co-educational university founded in 1949 on Christian principles, enrolling its first degree students in 1953. There is an attached high school and a sacred music centre. The Tama Academic Consortium enables students to take music courses at the Kunitachi College of Mus...

Country:

KENYA

State:

City:

NAIROBI

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

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Daystar University, founded in 1964, is a private, non-denominational, evangelical Christian liberal arts college. Originally located in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, it was moved to Kenya following the civil war in Zimbabwe in 1974. It is linked with organisations in the United States of America and in Canad...

Country:

KENYA

State:

City:

MASENO

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University can trace its history back over 100 years. It gained its current name and status in 2001. The University is situated right on the equator, along the Kisumu-Busia road, 26 kilometres from Kisumu Town and 400 km from Nairobi. ...

Country:

KENYA

State:

City:

ELDORET

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was founded in 1984. Housed in the School of Arts and Social Sciences, the Department of Creative Arts was established in 1991. The University operates on several campuses. ...

Country:

KENYA

State:

City:

BARATON

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This private university is operated and supported by the Seventh Day Adventist Church and was accredited in 1991. Music is a department within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, opening in 1985. Music is taught as a second teaching subject for teaching in secondary schools. ...

Country:

LEBANON

State:

City:

JOUNIEH

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Kodály, Library Collections, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This private Catholic university was founded in 1961 though it can trace its history back to 1938. It is run by the Lebanese Maronite Order of Monks. The Faculty of Music, founded in 1973, consists of two departments - Music (comprising musicology, ethnomusicology, music education and sacred music),...

Country:

MEXICO

State:

NUEVO LEÓN

City:

MONTEMORELOS

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

A Seventh Day Adventist University with Schools of Medicine, Theology, Education and Music, founded in 1942. The School of Music, established in 1977, provides professional music training as well as tuition for young children and interested members of the community. ...

Country:

MONTSERRAT

State:

City:

MONTSERRAT

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music

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This boys' choir can trace its history back to 1223, but it was in the seventeenth century that this choir and music school really began to gain in importance and recognition. The choir consists of around 50 boys aged from 10 years who attend the choir school where they are given a full curriculum o...

Country:

NETHERLANDS

State:

City:

AMSTERDAM

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Programs for the Handicapped, Sound Engineering

Notes:

A merger of the Conservatorium of Amsterdam, Hilversum Conservatory and Sweelinck Conservatory in 1998 formed the Music Faculty of the Amsterdam School of the Arts. This is the largest conservatory in Holland, and is located next door to the Concertgebouw. There are faculties of music, dance, drama,...

Country:

NETHERLANDS

State:

City:

UTRECHT

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The School of the Arts was founded in 1987 and has departments of visual arts and design, theatre, music, arts management and media and technology. The Faculty of Music comprises the Utrechts Conservatorium, the Netherlands Institute for Church Music and the Netherlands Carillon School (Nederlandse ...

Country:

NIGERIA

State:

City:

LAGOS

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music

Notes:

A Christian institution founded in 2017. The Conservatory offers a pre-diploma program for those wishing to enter the full Diploma course....

Country:

NIGERIA

State:

City:

IFE-IFE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was founded in 1962 and gained its current name and status in 1987. The music department organises a choir, a band and the University African Music and Dance Ensemble. All programs include a blend of African and Western music traditions. The music department issues the Nigerian Music ...

Country:

NORWAY

State:

City:

OSLO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Norwegian Academy of Music was established in 1973 and is regarded as equivalent to a university. Language of instruction in class is Norwegian; individual tuition may be in another language, mostly English. The Academy has a Norwegian Artistic Research Fellowships Program, regarded as equivalen...

Country:

NORWAY

State:

City:

TRONDHEIM

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

In 2002 the Trondheim Conservatory of Music merged with the University’s Department of Musicology to become the Department of Music. Language of instruction is Norwegian. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen. ...

Country:

NORWAY

State:

City:

BERGEN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design was established in 2017 from an amalgamation of the earlier Grieg Academy and the Bergen Academy of Art and Design. The Greig Academy is the music school of the University of Bergen. It houses the Institute of Ethnic Folklore (Etno-Folkloristisk Institutt) w...

Country:

NORWAY

State:

City:

STAVANGER

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The university was founded in 1945 and gained its current name and status in 2005. It is located in Bjergsted Park close to the centres of the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, the Stavanger Concert Hall, the Stavanger Concert Society and the Norwegian Institute of Recorded Sound, among other institutio...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

CAVITE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training

Notes:

The Adventist University of the Philippines is a private coeducational Christian institution run by the Seventh Day Adventist Church. It can trace its history back to 1917. It gained university status in 1996. The music department is directly involved in the university’s chapel music, and trains ...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

QUEZON CITY

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Instrument Collections

Notes:

The Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music is one of five institutions owned by and organized under the sponsorship of the Philippine Episcopal Church and the Philippine Independent Church. It was founded in 1980, and admits students from different Christian communions from Asia, the Pacific, some ev...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

ILOILO CITY

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Library Collections

Notes:

A private Christian university founded in 1905 by American Baptist International Missionaries and affiliated with the Convention of Philippine Baptist Church. Established in 1905, it gained university status in 1953. The library holds the Elizabeth Knox Sacred Music Collection. ...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

MANILA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

In the 1980s Benedictine monks conducted seminars on liturgy during Easter week, eventually culminating in the Paul VI Institute of Liturgy based in Malaybalay City. In 1998 these evolved into the Master of Arts degree at the Graduate School of Liturgy at San Beda University in Manila. The program a...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

DUMAGUETE CITY

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

Silliman University was founded in 1901 as a boy’s school and gained university status in 1938. The College of Performing Arts was first established in 1912, becoming the Silliman Conservatory of Music in 1934 and later the School of Music in 1941. In 1969 it joined with the Fine Arts Department, ...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

MANILA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A Roman Catholic Pontifical University, sometimes known as ‘The Catholic University of the Philippines’. Founded in 1611, it is the oldest existing university in Asia, and is the only music school in the Philippines with an all-student symphony orchestra and symphonic band. The Conservatory was ...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

DAVAO CITY

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music

Notes:

This Catholic University was originally founded as a primary school in 1905 by Sisters of the Religious of the Virgin Mary. It gained university status in 1992. There are attached primary and secondary schools. ...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

BYDGOSZCZ

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

This State Academy was established in 1979 and is regarded as being of university level. It has four campuses scattered around the City of Bydgoszcz, housing several fine performance spaces and a well-equipped audio-processing studio. The Academy consists of four faculties: • Faculty of Compositio...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

ŁODZ

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Academy can trace its history back to the early 20th century. It gained its current name and status in 1992. The Academy organises an international oboe and bassoon competition and a triennial international chamber music competition. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservat...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

POZNAŃ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Academy was founded in 1920 and has a branch in Szczecin. It gained its current name and status in 1982 and is regarded as equivalent in status to a university. There are five faculties: • Faculty of Composition, Conducting, Theory of Music and Eurhythmics; • Faculty of Instruments; • Fac...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

WROCŁAW

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Karol Lipinski Academy of Music can trace its history back to 1948. It is regarded as equivalent to a university and gained its current name and status in 1981. There are four faculties: • Faculty of Composition, Conducting, Theory of Music and Music Therapy; • Instrumental Faculty; • Voca...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

KATOWICE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Academy was founded in 1929. It is regarded as equivalent to a university. There are four departments: • Department of Composition, Conducting, Theory, Music Education and Music Therapy; • Department of Jazz and Popular Music; • Instrumental Department; • Vocal and Acting Department. Fa...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

GDAŃSK

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Academy was founded in 1947 and currently occupies a new purpose-built premises with a fine concert hall and well-equipped recording studio. It is regarded as equivalent to a university. There are four departments: • Department of Instrumental Conducting, Composition and Theory of Music; • I...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

KRAKÓW

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

The Academy was founded in 1888. It is regarded as equivalent to a university and gained its current name and status in 1979. Krzysztof Penderecki is a former Rector of the Academy. There are three faculties: • Faculty of Composition, Interpretation and Music Education; • Instrumental Faculty; ...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

WARSAW

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering

Notes:

This is one of the oldest music academies in Europe, being founded in 1810, gaining its current name and status in 1979. Postgraduate courses are available only to Polish and European Union citizens (with proof of knowledge of Polish language). Other students may only take the program in postgraduat...

Country:

PORTUGAL

State:

LISBON METROPOLITAN AREA

City:

LISBON (LISBOA)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

A government institution, with links to the Lisbon School of Music. It is a general secondary school where students from age ten may be admitted (after audition) to continue general elementary and secondary schooling while also taking special church music subjects - performance (piano, organ, harpsi...

Country:

PORTUGAL

State:

LISBON METROPOLITAN AREA

City:

LISBON (LISBOA)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The three artistic schools of the Instituto Politécnico - Dance, Theatre and Film, and Music - can trace their history back to 1835. The School of Music, founded in 1983, is closely associated with the Gregorian Institute of Lisbon. Facilities include a fine auditorium and a smaller hall and well-...

Country:

PUERTO RICO

State:

City:

MAYAGUEZ

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Adventist University of the Antilles is a private co-educational non-profit institution, sponsored by and affiliated with the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Founded in 1961, it gained its current name and status in 1989. Many music programs use computer-assisted instruction. ...

Country:

ROMANIA

State:

City:

CLUJ-NAPOCA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This State Academy was founded in 1919. It is regarded as equivalent to a university. There are Faculties of instrumental music, singing and stage art, and theory (conducting, musicology, composition, pedagogy). In 1998 the Academy established a branch music college in Piatra Neamt, offering music p...

Country:

ROMANIA

State:

City:

TIMIŞOARA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The university was founded in 1944 and was reformed in 1962. Following political problems it began the rebuilding process in 1989. The Faculty of Music was established in 1990 and has departments of performance, pedagogy and theatre arts. ...

Country:

ROMANIA

State:

City:

CRAIOVA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was established in 1947 and the music program was first offered in 2003. ...

Country:

ROMANIA

State:

City:

ORADEA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1780. It gained its current name and status in 1990. The Faculty of Arts was created in 1995 and houses departments of music, visual arts and drama. ...

Country:

ROMANIA

State:

City:

IAȘI

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

Founded as a conservatorium in 1836, it was renamed in 1960 and gained its current name and status in 1997. There are departments of music, theatre, visual arts, media arts, fashion, design, photography, animation and conservation and restoration. The music department consists of faculties of perfor...

Country:

ROMANIA

State:

City:

BUCHAREST (BUCUREȘTI)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

This University was founded in 1864. Previously called the ‘Academia de Muzica Ciprian Porumbescu’, it was renamed in 2001 to reflect its full university status. There are two faculties: Musical Interpretation, and Composition, Musicology, and Pedagogy. The University houses a Center of Electroa...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

MOSCOW

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Personal Archives, Sound Archives

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1866 by Nikolay Rubinstein, brother of Anton Rubinstein who founded the St Petersburg Conservatory just four years earlier in 1862. There are faculties of piano, orchestral instruments, singing, orchestral, choral and opera conducting, composition, musicology/ethnomus...

Country:

SIERRA LEONE

State:

City:

FREETOWN

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This not-for-profit Academy opened in 1995, aiming to teach music to a high professional level and to research and disseminate information on the musical heritage of Sierra Leone and West Africa. Its stated mission is "to provide a center for music and arts education and entertainment of indige...

Country:

SINGAPORE

State:

City:

SINGAPORE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

The Singapore Bible College was founded in 1952 as an interdenominational evangelical institution. There are Schools of Theology (Chinese and English), Church Music, and Counselling. An elective evening course in music is available through the Division of Continuing Education. All students in the Sc...

Country:

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

State:

City:

BRATISLAVA

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

The Conservatorium was founded in 1992....

Country:

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

State:

City:

BRATISLAVA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Conservatory can trace its history back to 1918. It has a tradition in the performance of the music of the Viennese classical composers - Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven. There is an opera studio, with regular performances of operas by students. The library holds the manuscripts of several Slovak c...

Country:

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

State:

City:

BANSKA BYSTRICA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

The conservatorium was established in 1992. There is a newly-installed organ in the concert hall. There are programs in music, dance and drama. ...

Country:

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

State:

City:

ZILINA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

Language of instruction is Slovak. ...

Country:

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

State:

City:

KOSICE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Music Theatre Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatorium was founded in 1951. Language of instruction is Slovak. ...

Country:

SLOVAKIA

State:

City:

BRATISLAVA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Academy, founded in June 1949, comprises the Faculty of Music and Dance, the Faculty of Theatre and the Faculty of Film and Television. There is an opera program with regular opera performances. Overseas students have access to short performance master courses. The Faculty organises an an annual...

Country:

SLOVAKIA

State:

City:

BRATISLAVA

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

A Catholic conservatorium founded in 1992. It provides a full program of secondary education after which students may enter the two-year tertiary professional diploma....

Country:

SLOVAKIA

State:

City:

BRATISLAVA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory can trace its history back to 1919. Through its three faculties it offers programs in theatre, film and television and music and dance and has a tradition in the performance of the music of the Viennese classical composers. There is an opera studio with regular student performances....

Country:

SLOVENIA

State:

City:

LJUBLJANA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The University was established in 1919. It organises a program of Lifelong Integrated Learning offering courses in musicology for those employed in the general and music education system and who do not wish to undertake the full-time programs. There is co-operation with the Institute of Musicology o...

Country:

SOUTH AFRICA

State:

GAUTENG

City:

PRETORIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University of Pretoria was first established as a Normal College for the training of teachers in 1902. It gained its current name and status in 1930 and currently operates on six campuses. Music forms one area of the School of the Arts alongside visual arts, drama, museum studies, tangible herit...

Country:

SOUTH AFRICA

State:

NORTH WEST PROVINCE

City:

POTCHEFSTROOM

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The North-West University was formed in 2004 with the merger of the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the University of the North-West. The Conservatory offers music training to young people and interested members of the local community. It houses a 372-seat hall, an organ ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

KYONGSAN (GYONGSAN)

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

This private institution can trace its origin back to 1914. Kyongsan is a satellite city of Daegu. In 1994 the Daegu Catholic University merged with the former Hyosung Women’s University, creating the Catholic University of Daegu, the largest Catholic university in Korea. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

BUCHEON (PUCHON)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

This private institution can trace its history back to 1855. In 1995 it merged with Songsim University for Women and the Catholic Medical College and gained its current name and status. The music department is housed in the Grand Auditorium Building on the Songsim campus. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

This is a Christian Calvinist Reformed institution founded in Pyongyang 1901 by the Korean Presbyterian General Assembly. After being closed by the Japanese occupation government in 1938 it was reopened in Seoul in 1945 and gained its current name and status in 1995. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This private university can trace its history back to 1886 with the establishment by the Methodist Church of Korea’s first school for women. It claims to be the world’s largest university for women and is based on Christian principles. The College of Music was founded in 1925, the Sacred Music D...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

GWANGJU (KWANGJU)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

This private university was established in 1955. It is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church of Korea. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

CHEONAN CHEONAN

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

A private Christian polytechnic university established in 1970 and gained its current name and status in 1980. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

DAEGU (TAEGU)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private Christian Presbyterian university founded in 1954 as Keimyung Christian College. It gained its current name and status in 1978. There is a strong focus on interdisciplinary studies related to art and the media and a Film and Music Production Department has been recently created. Facilities...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

DAEJEON (TAEJEON)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Music Therapy

Notes:

This private institution founded in the Baptist tradition was established in 1953. It gained its current name and status in 1994. The Graduate School of Church Music was established in 1999. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

BUSAN (PUSAN)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

A private Christian university founded in 1946 under the auspices of the General Assembly of Kosin Presbyterian Church. There are three campuses. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

DAEGU (TAEGU)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1946. It gained its current name and status in 1951. The College of Music and Visual Arts has departments of music, Korean traditional music, fine arts and design. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

This institution can trace its history back to 1901. It gained its current name and status in 1993. There is an attached research institute for the study of the church and music. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Opera Performance

Notes:

This university, founded in 1906, is operated through the Seventh Day Adventist Church. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

GWANGJU

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

A Presbyterian university originally established in 1954 and gained its current name and status in 1998. There is the opportunity for music students to qualify for a teacher’s licence. Facilities include a 550-seat music hall. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

BUCHEON (PUCHON)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

This institution was founded in 1911 as a bible college in the tradition of the Korea Evangelical Holiness Church. It gained university status in 1992. The Department of Church Music was established in 1976. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

ANYANG

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1962 with the establishment of the Sungkyul Theological Seminary. It gained its current name and status in 1992. The College of Arts consists of divisions of music, motion picture and film, and beauty design. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Suzuki

Notes:

Yonsei University is a Presbyterian Christian university which was founded in 1885 and is the oldest private university in Korea. It gained its current name and status in 1957. There are over 35,000 students in 17 colleges and 12 graduate schools. Its College of Music, established in 1955, operates ...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

ANDALUSIA

City:

GRANADA

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The university was founded in 1531. It has campuses also in Ceuta and Melilla, both Spanish territories on the north coast of Africa. ...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

ANDALUSIA

City:

MÁLAGA

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Library Collections

Notes:

The University of Malaga was established in 1972. While there are no formal courses in music at the university, the research group Music from Málaga of the Department of Didactics of Musical, Plastic and Corporal Expression has been active in studying and cataloguing the archives of Spanish music m...

Country:

SWEDEN

State:

City:

GÖTEBORG

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University of Göteborg is the largest university in Scandinavia. It was established in 1891 as Göteborg University College and gained its current name and status in 1954. The Academy of Music and Drama was established in 2005 with the merger of the former School of Music, the School of Opera a...

Country:

SWEDEN

State:

City:

PITEÅ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

Luleå University of Technology was founded in the 1970s. Piteå is situated about 45 kilometers south of Luleå (the main university campus). The Department of Music and Media has two sections - Media and Experience Production, and the School of Music. Several courses are offered in English. Member...

Country:

SWEDEN

State:

City:

LUND

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

Lund University was founded in 1666. There are no tuition fees and no scholarships are available from the university. The emphasis is on research in historical musicology and music analysis. The Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts consists of three institutions - Malmö Art Academy, Malmö Academy o...

Country:

SWEDEN

State:

City:

STOCKHOLM

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Repetiteur Training/Coaching, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This Royal College of Music, founded in 1771, is an independent college, financed both by private funds and the state. It is housed at the University of Stockholm. The College offers in-service training courses for professional musicians and music teachers, some by distance-mode. The Nordic Perform...

Country:

SWITZERLAND

State:

City:

LUGANO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

The Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana (Conservatorium of Italian-Speaking Switzerland) consists of general, preparatory and professional divisions. The general division offers music training to young people and interested adults, leading to the award of a Certificat d'études non-professionnelle...

Country:

SWITZERLAND

State:

City:

LAUSANNE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The former Conservatoire of Lausanne commenced its teaching operations over 150 years ago, but from 2011 the name 'Conservatoire de Lausanne' refers only to a pre-professional program which offers music tuition to children and interested adults and leads to the award of a Certificat d'études non-pr...

Country:

SWITZERLAND

State:

City:

LUCERNE (LUZERN)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

In 2013 the Lucerne School of Music (Hochschule Luzern - Musik) was incorporated into the recently-established (2007) Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts as its music school. The earlier Swiss Jazz School forms the jazz department of the School of Music. In addition to the professional p...

Country:

SWITZERLAND

State:

City:

BASEL

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Northwestern Switzerland was established in 2006 from a merger of nine former schools and operates four main campuses in northwestern Switzerland. The music programs are offered at the Academy of Music which houses three institutes - the Schola Cantorum...

Country:

SWITZERLAND

State:

City:

ZÜRICH

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Zürich University of the Arts (ZHdK) can trace its history back to 1873. Following several name changes it gained its current name and status in 2007. 2014 saw a relocation to its Toni campus. It offers programs in design, film, fine arts, music, dance, theatre and art education. The music depa...

Country:

TAIWAN

State:

City:

TAIPEI

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A Catholic university founded originally in Beijing in 1925, and re-established in Taiwan in 1961. The music department, established in 1983, forms part of the College of Fine Arts which includes music, applied arts and architecture. The Master’s program was established in 1995. Facilities includ...

Country:

THAILAND

State:

City:

CHIANG MAI

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private liberal arts university founded in 1974 by the Church of Christ in Thailand. The Christian Communication Institute is a centre for dance, drama, music and Christian outreach. The university also has a Centre for Arts and Culture, aiming to study and preserve traditional North Thailand (Lan...

Country:

TURKEY

State:

City:

KAYSERI

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was established in 1978, the Faculty of Fine Arts being established in 1993. It has departments of painting, sculpture, music, ceramics, graphic design, stage design and performing arts. The Department of Music commenced operation in 1995 with programs in Turkish classical music and t...

Country:

UKRAINE

State:

City:

LVIV

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This institution is one of the oldest in the Ukraine, being able to trace its origins back to 1796. It was granted its current name and status in 2007. There are departments of singing, piano, orchestra, conducting, musicology, ethnomusicology and composition. It houses a research laboratory of Ukra...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

CANTERBURY

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

This institution was established by the Church of England in 1962 as a teachers' college. In 1998 the expanded institution was renamed Canterbury Christ Church University College. It gained its full university status and name in July 2005. It operates on a number of sites within the city of Canterbu...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

This privately funded rabbinical seminary and teacher training college was founded in 1956 and is jointly sponsored by the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain and the Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues. Both Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree awards are validated by the Open Universi...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

MANCHESTER

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Royal Northern College of Music was established in 1973 following the merger of the Royal Manchester College of Music and the Northern School of Music. The College is organised into schools of study: academic, composition and contemporary music, keyboard, strings, wind, brass and percussion, voc...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

SALISBURY

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Public Examinations in Music

Notes:

The RSCM is an educational charity dedicated to raising standards and promoting music in every style of Christian worship and every denomination. Since its foundation in 1927 the RSCM has grown into an international organisation, providing inspiration and guidance to more than 8,500 affiliated membe...