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HONG KONG

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Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Academy was founded in 1984. There are schools of dance, drama, music, theatre and entertainment arts, film and television and Chinese opera. Facilities include a fine concert hall, an opera theatre and a well-equipped library which houses the Ernest Read collection of orchestral scores and the ...

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HUNGARY

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BUDAPEST

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Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Personal Archives, Repetiteur Training/Coaching, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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Established by Franz Liszt in 1875 and known in English as the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, this institution has now been officially recognised as a University. It has several buildings in Budapest, including among others, the central building, the György Ligeti building, the Ferenc Liszt Memorial...

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HUNGARY

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PÉCS

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Choral Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The University of Pécs can trace its history back to 1367, thus being the oldest university in Hungary. It was established in its current form following the amalgamation in 2000 of the former Janus Pannonius University of Sciences and Illyés Gyula College of Education in Szekszárd. The Faculty of...

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ISRAEL

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JERUSALEM

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Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Academy can trace its history back to 1932, and following a period under the name of the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance, it moved in 1985 to the Givat Ram campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem though retaining its independence from the University. Three institutions form the Jerusalem A...

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ITALY

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ABRUZZO

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L’AQUILA

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatorio was founded in 1967. There is a Department of Early Music and a School of Electronic Music. A preparatory course is offered to students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio offers music tuition to children and interested members of the local community. An a...

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ITALY

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APULIA (PUGLIA)

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FOGGIA

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Band Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1914. It gained its current name and status in 1977 and has a campus in Rodi Garnico. There is a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio also offers music tuition to children and interested members ...

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ITALY

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CAMPANIA

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AVELLINO

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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The Conservatorio was founded in 1972. There is a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio offers music tuition to children and interested members of the local community....

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ITALY

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CAMPANIA

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NAPLES (NAPOLI)

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Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1583 with the establishment of four orphanages. It gained its current name and status in 1826. The library holds a number of autograph copies of manuscripts of Alessandro and Domenico Scarlatti, Pergolesi, Paisiello, Cimarosa, Rossini, Bellini, Donize...

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ITALY

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EMILIA-ROMAGNA

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BOLOGNA

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Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The University of Bologna is the oldest university in the world, being founded in 1088. The School of Arts, created in 1982, offers the three-year program of Corso di Laurea in the disciplines of Art, Music and Spectacle (Theatre) - DAMS. The university has other campuses in Ravenna, Cesena, Forfi, ...

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ITALY

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LAZIO

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FROSINONE

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Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatorio was founded in 1972. It owns a small collection of early keyboard instruments. There is a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio offers music tuition to children and interested members of the local community. An active member ...

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ITALY

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LAZIO

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LATINA

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Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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Originally a branch of the Santa Cecilia Conservatorio in Rome, the Conservatorio became an independent body in 1988 and was granted its current name and status in 1991. In addition to the professional program the Conservatorio offers music tuition to children and interested members of the local com...

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ITALY

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LAZIO

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ROME (ROMA)

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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)...

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ITALY

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LIGURIA

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GENOA (GENOVA)

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Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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The Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1829. There are laboratories for early music, sound recording and digital sound processing. Facilities include a state-of-the-art electronic studio associated with the School of Music and New Technology. There is a preparatory program for students wis...

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ITALY

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LOMBARDY

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MILAN (MILANO)

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Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatorio, established in 1807, is among the largest in Italy and is regarded as equivalent to a university. It houses a number of specialist laboratories - choral singing, improvisation, wind orchestra, contemporary music, 18th century vocal music, world music, and an interdisciplinary labo...

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ITALY

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LOMBARDY

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BRESCIA

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Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatorio was founded in 1978 and was granted its current name and status in 1993. There is a branch in Darfo. A preparatory program is organised for students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio offers music tuition to young people and interested members of the loca...

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ITALY

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MOLISE

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CAMPOBASSO

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Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatorio was founded in 1971. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

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ITALY

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PIEDMONT

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TURIN (TORINO)

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Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Librarianship Training, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1866, and gained its current name and status in 1936. The library holds a number of autographed manuscripts and first editions of violin concertos and operas. There is a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. The C...

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ITALY

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SARDINIA

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CAGLIARI

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

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Cagliari is a city on the island of Sardinia. The Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1922 and now offers fine facilities to carry out its activities. In addition to the full-time program it offers a preparatory program to students wishing to enter the professional program. It also offers mu...

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ITALY

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TREVISO

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CASTELFRANCO VENETO

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Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatorio was founded in 1969 as a branch of the Conservatorio in Venice, but gained independence in 1980. There is a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio also offers music tuition to children from age 9 and to interested members of t...

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ITALY

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TUSCANY

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FLORENCE (FIRENZE)

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Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1849. It offers programs in music, literature and arts. The MART Lab is a collaboration between the Conservatorio, the National Research Council and other similar bodies, aiming to recover and restore audio magnetic media and sound recordings. It is al...

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ITALY

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TUSCANY

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SIENA

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Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Orchestral Conducting

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The Fondazione Accademia Musical Chigiana (Chigiana Academy Music Foundation) is a private institution founded in 1932 with the aim of organising master classes for performers. It offers advanced programs in composition, courses in orchestral conducting, chamber music, music history and aesthetics, ...

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ITALY

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VENETO

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VENICE (VENEZIA)

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Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1876. It gained its current name and status in 1940. In addition to the professional programs the Conservatorio offers music tuition to young people and interested members of the local community. An active member of the Association Européenne des Cons...

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JAPAN

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AICHI PREFECTURE

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NAGAKUTE

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Arts Management/Music Management, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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A prefectural co-educational university founded in 1966. The music department consists of divisions of musicology, composition and performance. Facilities include an 850-seat concert hall with orchestra pit, recording room and a pipe organ. The University has established a Center for Promoting Fine ...

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JAPAN

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HIROSHIMA PREFECTURE

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HIROSHIMA

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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...

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JAPAN

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KANAGAWA PREFECTURE

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ATSUGI

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Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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This private co-educational music academy can trace its history back to 1930 and gained its current name and status in 1984. The academy places particular emphasis on vocal music and study of Western opera and has established an Opera Research Centre which co-operates with the Japan Opera Foundation...

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JAPAN

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KYOTO PREFECTURE

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KYOTO CITY

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Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A municipal co-educational university. Founded in 1880, it is a conservatory type institution which concentrates on Western music, though a Research Centre for Traditional Japanese Music was opened in 2000. Music programs are available within the Faculty of Music and the Graduate School of Music. T...

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JAPAN

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OKINAWA PREFECTURE

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OKINAWA

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting

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A national co-education university founded in 1950 on the site of the ancient Shuri Castle. Attached to the Faculty are an elementary school and a junior high school. ...

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JAPAN

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ŌSAKA PREFECTURE

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ŌSAKA

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Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A private co-educational university founded in 1964. The Faculty of Arts has departments of photography, architecture, environmental planning, visual concept planning, art planning, broadcasting, theatrical arts, literary arts, fine arts, design, crafts, musicology, performance and music education. ...

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JAPAN

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ŌSAKA PREFECTURE

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ŌSAKA

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Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting

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The co-educational Ōsaka Kyoiku Daigaku (Ōsaka University of Education) can trace its history back to 1874 and gained its current name and status in 1949. There are nine affiliated schools - three elementary, three junior high, one high school, a school for disabled children and one kindergarten. ...

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JAPAN

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SAITAMA PREFECTURE

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KAWAGOE

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Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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A private co-educational school founded in 1965, located in an attractive campus about fifty minutes from central Tokyo. Facilities include a large music library, an auditorium, practice rooms with pianos and an audio-visual laboratory. There is an opera society. An Institute of Music contains a lab...

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JAPAN

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TOKYO PREFECTURE

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TOKYO

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Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A private co-educational music college. Founded in 1926 as the Tokyo Conservatory of Music, it was renamed in 1951. The College is located 35 km west of downtown Tokyo in Tachikawa-shi, one of the largest cities in the Tokyo metropolitan area. There are two departments: performance and composition, ...

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JAPAN

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TOKYO PREFECTURE

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TOKYO

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Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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Founded in 1889, this is the largest private co-educational university in Japan with a number campuses in Tokyo and other cities as well as one in Newcastle, Australia. Two of the Tokyo campuses (Ekoda and Tokorozawa) offer programs in the College of Art, with departments of photography, cinema, fin...

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JAPAN

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TOKYO PREFECTURE

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TOKYO

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Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives

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A private co-educational music college founded in 1961 though it can trace its history back to 1948. It is located about five minutes’ walk from Sengawa station on the Keio Line, and about half an hour by train from Shinjuku. The College is renowned for the quality of its training in performance, ...

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JAPAN

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TOKYO PREFECTURE

City:

TOKYO

Special Indexes:

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

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A private co-educational music college founded in 1907 as the Toyo Conservatory of Music, thus being the oldest private school of music in Japan. In 1954 it became the Oriental Music College, and in 1963 gained its current name and status. Facilities include an extensive music library, a recording s...

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JAPAN

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TOKYO PREFECTURE

City:

TOKYO

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Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A national co-educational university founded in 1949, though it can trace its history back to 1873. Tokyo Gakugei University is the chief administrator of the United Graduate School of Education which offers a three-year doctoral program in partnership with Chiba University, Saitama University and Y...

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JAPAN

State:

TOKYO PREFECTURE

City:

TOKYO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A national co-educational university founded in 1887 and was granted full university status in 1949 with the amalgamation of the separate schools of Fine Arts and Music. There are programs in fine arts, music, film and new media, and global arts. The Master’s degree was added in 1963 and the Docto...

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JORDAN

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City:

AMMAN

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Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The National Music Conservatory was established by the Noor Al Hussein Foundation in 1986 as a private not-for-profit institution to encourage the development of accomplished musicians and to promote music appreciation in Jordan. In its quest for quality it created the Orchestra of the National Musi...

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KAZAKHSTAN

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City:

ASTANA

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Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Opera Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Kazakh National University of the Arts was founded in 1998 as the Kazakh National Academy of Music and gained its current name and status in 2009. It offers programs in music, drama and fine arts, film and fashion design. As well as its professional programs in music it offers music training to ...

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KOSOVO

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City:

ZVEČAN

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Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orchestral Conducting

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The University of Prishtina was originally founded in 1969. In 1999, due to the political situation, this institution (formerly known as the Academy of Arts), was relocated to the central Serbian town of Krusevac but is now located in Prishtina. This is the Albanian branch of the original university...

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LITHUANIA

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City:

VILNIUS

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Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre was founded in 1918 as the Kaunas Music School. In 1949 it was merged with the Vilnius Conservatoire and became the Lithuanian State Conservatoire. In 2004 it gained its current name and status and was further enlarged in 2018 with the integration of the A...

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LUXEMBOURG

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City:

CITY OF LUXEMBOURG

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

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The Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1906. There are schools of dance, drama and music. The School offers courses in all aspects of music. It specialises in opera and lied, percussion and jazz. Facilities include a fine concert hall. There is a collection of early instruments. In addition...

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MOLDOVA

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City:

CHISINĂU (KISINOV)

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

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The Academy was founded in 1940 and gained its current name and status in 2002. There are programs in music, theatre, choreography, multimedia, fine and applied arts, design and culturology as well as arts and music education. The music faculty continues the traditions of the Russian schools of musi...

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NETHERLANDS

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City:

AMSTERDAM

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Band Conducting, 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, Wellness for Musicians

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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,...

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NETHERLANDS

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City:

ROTTERDAM

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

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The University for the Arts was formed from the amalgamation of Rotterdam Conservatoire, Rotterdam Dance Academy and Rotterdam Circus Arts. It goes by the shortened name of ‘Codarts’ and consists of five academies - Rotterdam Classical Music Academy, Rotterdam Jazz Academy, Rotterdam Pop Academy...

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NETHERLANDS

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City:

TILBURG

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Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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This private University’s arts sector (Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten) comprises academies of dance, drama, fine arts, circus arts, architecture and Fontys Conservatorium of Music. The Conservatorium (formerly known as Brabants Conservatorium) offers programs in all aspects of popular and jazz...

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NETHERLANDS

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City:

DEN HAAG (THE HAGUE)

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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This institution can trace its history back to 1682. In January 1990 the Royal Conservatoire (KC) and the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) merged to become the School of Visual Arts, Music and Dance. Since 2010, the institution has been named The University of the Arts (Hogeschool der Kunsten Den Haag). ...

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NETHERLANDS

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City:

MAASTRICHT

Special Indexes:

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

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The Conservatory of Maastricht and Fontys Conservatorium (formerly known as Brabants Conservatorium) joined in 2001 to form the Zuid-Nederlandse Hogeschool voor Muziek (South Netherlands Higher School of Music) which in turn has become the Faculty of Music of the Hogeschool Zuyd (Zuyd University). T...

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NEW ZEALAND

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NORTH ISLAND

City:

WELLINGTON

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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Massey University’s College of Creative Arts was established in 1999. The School of Music was originally formed from the combination of the Victoria University’s Conservatorium of Music and the Wellington’s Massey University’s School of Music and is currently based at the Wellington campus, ...

Country:

NEW ZEALAND

State:

NORTH ISLAND

City:

WELLINGTON

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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Victoria University was founded in 1897. The School of Music (Te Kōkī) was formed in 2006 from the combination of the Conservatorium of Music at Massey University with the School of Music at Victoria University. The School is based at the Wellington campus but also offers programs at the Albany ca...

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NIGERIA

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City:

ABRAKA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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The university can trace its origins back to 1975 and gained its current name and status in 1992. The main campus is in Abraka, with other campuses at Anwai and Oleh. The Music Department organises concerts, music seminars and workshops....

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NORTH MACEDONIA

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City:

SKOPJE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Librarianship Training, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The university was founded in 1949 and is named after the Byzantine Christian theologians and missionaries Cyril and Methodius. The Faculty of Music was established in 1966. There are departments of performance, theory, composition, conducting, musicology, ethnomusicology, music education and dance....

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NORWAY

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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

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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...

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NORWAY

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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

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The University’s 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-Folkloristi...

Country:

NORWAY

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City:

STAVANGER

Special Indexes:

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

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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...

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PHILIPPINES

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City:

DUMAGUETE CITY

Special Indexes:

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

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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, ...

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PHILIPPINES

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City:

MANILA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting

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Established in 1919, this was a private university for women, but became co-educational in 2005. It is owned and administered by the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartes. The College of Music and the Performing Arts is accredited as a Center of Excellence. There is an attached secondar...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

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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, Sound Engineering

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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 ...

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PHILIPPINES

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City:

QUEZON CITY

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting, Personal Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A government University established in 1908 in Manila, but transferred to the Diliman campus in Quezon City in 1949. There are several campuses in the province. The College of Music is housed in Abelardo Hall which contains a fine auditorium. Courses include both Asian and Western music. In addition...

Country:

POLAND

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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

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The Academy of Music ’Felix Nowowiejski’ in Bydgoszcz (Akademia Muzyczna im Feliksa Nowowiejskiego’) 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 au...

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POLAND

State:

City:

ŁODZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Grazyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music (Akademia Muzyczna im. Grazyny i Kiejstuta Bacewiczów) in Łodz was established in 1945 and gained its current name and status in 1992. It is a non-profit public higher education institution. The Academy organises an international oboe and bassoon...

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 Paderewske Academy of Music (Akademia Muzyczna im. Ignacego Jana Paderewskiego w Poznaniu) 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...

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 (Akademia Muzyczna im. Karola Lipińskiego) 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...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

KATOWICE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy of Music Karol Szymanowski (Akademia Muzyczna im. Karola Szymanowskiego) 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...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

KRAKÓW

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy of Music (Akademia Muzyczna im. Krzysztofa Pendereckiego) 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, Inte...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

GDAŃSK

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Stanislaw Moniuszko Academy (Akademia Muzyczna im. Stanisława Moniuszki) 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 ...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

WARSAW

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Frederic Chopin University of Music (Uniwersytet Muzycznay im. Fryderyka Chopina) is one of the oldest music academies in Europe, being founded in 1810, and gaining its current name and status in 2008. Postgraduate courses are available only to Polish and European Union citizens (with proof of k...

Country:

PORTUGAL

State:

LISBON METROPOLITAN AREA

City:

LISBON (LISBOA)

Special Indexes:

Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Academy is a private cultural non-profit institution established in 1993 to disseminate and teach classical music. It is associated with the Metropolitan Orchestra of Lisbon. There are three training programs within the Academy: • the Orchestral Conductor program which uses the student Metrop...

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:

The Gheorghe Dima National Academy of Music (Academia Națională de Muzică „Gheorghe Dima) was founded in 1919 and was granted its current name and status in 1990. It is regarded as equivalent to a university. There are Faculties of instrumental music, singing and stage art, and theory (conducti...

Country:

ROMANIA

State:

City:

BRAŞOV

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Transylvania University of Braşov can trace its history back to 1948 and gained its current name and status in 1991. The Department of Music was added in 1969 and became the Faculty of Music in 1971. It organises the annual Braşov Transilvania Music Summer Academy. Language of instruction is R...

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:

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:

Band Conducting, 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:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This institution was founded in 1895 as a junior school and was called the Gnessin State Musical College. It added higher levels in 1944, and eventually became a full tertiary institution, now known as the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music. In addition to a full conservatory program with an original ...

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:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

MOSCOW

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was founded in 1930 as the Moscow Library Institute and gained its current name and status in 2014. Under the control of the Ministry of Culture, it offers programs in music, drama, visual arts, film, journalism, arts management and administration, among others. Foreign students are w...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

NIZHNY NOVGOROD

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1946. A pre-entry training program is offered to students wishing to enter the professional course. Facilities include two concert halls, one with a large concert organ, a sound laboratory, folklore room, a repair and adjustment facility for instruments and a museum. ...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

NOVOSIBIRSK

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1956. There is a collection of instruments from south-east Asia and Siberia and a sound archive ot Siberian folk music. Special institutes concentrate on ancient Russian music and the history of music and traditional cultures in Siberia. Facilities include two concert...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

ROSTOV-NA-DONAU

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1967 as ‘Rostov Musical Pedagogical Institute’, and gained its current name in 2004. Facilities include two concert halls. The Conservatory sees one of its strengths as in the jazz program. There is an attached special secondary music school. ...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

ST PETERSBURG

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1862, the first in Russia, with Anton Rubinstein and Henrick Wieniawski among the founding members. Tchaikovsky was one of the first graduates, and others include Lyadov, Myaskovsky, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Efrem Zimbalist. Professors have included Rimsky-Korsakov, G...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

ST PETERSBURG

Special Indexes:

Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This institution was founded in 1918. It operates on six campuses around the area....

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

UFA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Institute was founded in 1968 as a branch of the Gnesins State Musical Pedagogical Institute and gained its current name and status in 2015. There are departments of music performance, musicology, Bashkir music, theatre and visual arts. Students attending the attached special secondary school re...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

EKATERINBURG

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory, one of the largest higher music institutions in Russia, was founded in 1934. There are eight faculties: Orchestra and Folk Instruments, Piano, Singing, Orchestral and Choral Conducting, Musicology, Composition, Sound Engineering, and Media and Cultural Management and Marketing. Fac...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

VORONEZH

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This institution was founded in 1971 and gained its current name and status in 1998. There are departments of music, drama and fine arts. A preparatory course is offered to those wishing to enrol in the professional program. ...

Country:

SINGAPORE

State:

City:

SINGAPORE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Instrument Collections, Kodály, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Academy was established in 1938 and the School of Performing Arts was established in 1997. It offers programs in the areas of music (Western and Chinese), design and media, fine art, fashion studies, arts management, dance, drama and education. Facilities include a recital hall, a recording stud...

Country:

SINGAPORE

State:

City:

SINGAPORE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music was established in 2003, and is a school of the National University of Singapore. It works in collaboration with the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA with which there is a student exchange program. A Professional Development comp...

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:

BRATISLAVA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy, founded in June 1949, comprises faculties of music and dance, theatre, and film and television. The Faculty of Music and Dance is the most prestigious of Slovak Republic’s music education institutions. There is an opera program with regular opera performances. A department of early mu...

Country:

SLOVAKIA

State:

City:

BRATISLAVA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy, founded in June 1949, is a university comprising a Faculty of Music and Dance, a Faculty of Theatre and a 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 a...

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:

SLOVENIA

State:

City:

MARIBOR

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The university was founded in 1975. The library of the Faculty of Education holds a large collection of materials for music education studies, including books, journals, audio and video recordings and musical instruments. There is a multimedia centre, a computer laboratory and an electronic music st...

Country:

SOUTH AFRICA

State:

FREE STATE PROVINCE

City:

BLOEMFONTEIN

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The university was founded in 1904, and the music department was established in 1946. The Arts Program offers studies in visual arts, drama and theatre arts, music and combined arts. It is housed in a fine building with excellent facilities including 30 teaching studios, 48 practice rooms, seven lec...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

GWANGJU (KWANGJU)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

Chonnam National University was established in 1951, though it can trace its history back to 1909. The College of Arts, housing the Department of Music and the Department of Korean Traditional Music, was founded in 1981. Facilities include 50 sound-proof practice room and a well-equipped library. Th...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

BUSAN (PUSAN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This private University was established in 1946 as Dong-A College and gained its current name and status in 1959. The College of Music was formed in 1966. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

BUSAN (PUSAN)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A private institution founded in 1977 and gained its current name and status in 1983. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This private university was founded in 1949 and gained its current name and status in 1955. ...

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, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This institution was established in 1946, being the first national university in Korea. The Asian Music Research Institute concentrates on Korean and Asian music, aiming to collect, organise, preserve and distribute information and materials on Korean, Asian and non-European music. The Western Music...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

BUSAN (PUSAN)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A private university founded originally in 1954 and earlier known as Busan Women’s Junior College. It gained university status in 1992, and, following the change into a co-educational institution it was named Silla University. The College of Arts consists of departments of music, fine art, crafts ...

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 ...