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Country:

VANUATU

State:

City:

PORT VILA

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The University of the South Pacific was established in 1968. It is jointly owned by the governments of twelve island countries: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Western Samoa, with campuses in each country. The main cam...

Country:

VENEZUELA

State:

City:

CARACAS

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Library Collections, Research-only Institutions, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Foundation of Ethnomusicology and Folklore (sometimes known as FUNDEF) was founded in 1987 and is organised through the National Cultural Council of Venezuela. It is not primarily a teaching body, and has the aim 'to investigate, preserve and disseminate the traditional and popular oral cultures...

Country:

VENEZUELA

State:

City:

CARACAS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded in 1985, the Institute (sometimes known as IUDEM) is organised through the National Cultural Council of Venezuela. It has been the only institute in Venezuela with the right to give a university degree in music. The Conservatorio Nacional Simón Bolívar forms the preparatory level for stude...

Country:

VENEZUELA

State:

City:

MÉRIDA

Special Indexes:

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

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This University can trace its history back to 1785. Of Catholic heritage, it is now a secular institution. Facilites in the School of Music include well-equipped laboratories of music technology and electronic music. There is a junior music school offering music tuition to children from age 7 and t...

Country:

VENEZUELA

State:

City:

CARACAS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded in 1983, this is the Venezuelan institution responsible for training teachers for primary and secondary schools. There are nine campuses spread throughout the country with the main campus being in Caracas....

Country:

VIETNAM

State:

City:

HÒ CHI MINH CITY (SAIGON)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1956 and is considered to be of university status. There are nine departments: Musicology/Composition/Conducting, Vietnamese Traditional Music, Piano/Harp, Stringed Instruments, Vocal Training, Wind/Percussion Instruments, Guitar/Accordion, Popular Music/Music Techno...

Country:

VIETNAM

State:

City:

HUÉ

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

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Hué University (Đại học Huế) was established in 1975 after the reunification of the country when each separate faculty of the earlier existing University of Hué was separated out to become a university in its own right. In 1994 the government gathered each of these separate bodies into one ...

Country:

VIETNAM

State:

City:

HÀNÔI

Special Indexes:

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

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Formerly known as the Hànôi National Conservatory of Music, the Vietnam National Academy of Music was established in 1956, being the first and largest centre for professional music training in Vietnam. It is dedicated to the conservation of Vietnamese classical music. The conservatory is organised...

Country:

ZAMBIA

State:

City:

LUSAKA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The College was founded in 1963 and is the third largest public institution of learning in Zambia. The School of Education and Social Sciences offers programs in music, art, communication skills, social work, mathematics and the various sciences. In addition to the diploma programs the College offer...

Country:

ZAMBIA

State:

City:

LUSAKA

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This conservatory-type institution offers a range of instrumental and vocal performance programs as well as dance groups and art activities with both group and individual lessons for young children and interested members of the local community. An 'Inspired by Music' program introduces a listening p...

Country:

ZAMBIA

State:

City:

LUSAKA

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The University was established in 1965 . The Institute of African Studies conducts research into African traditional musics. Language of instruction is English....

Country:

ZIMBABWE

State:

City:

MUTARE

Special Indexes:

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

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A United Methodist Church-related institution established in 1992, the first private international university in Zimbabwe. As the name implies, Africa University is a Pan-African university whose student body and staff come from a variety of African countries and other continents. As such it is a un...

Country:

ZIMBABWE

State:

City:

GWERU

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This government owned University was founded in 2000 and offers courses mainly in the commercial and arts sector. It was formerly known as Gweru Teachers' College. The main campus is in Gweru, with others in Zvishavane and Harare....

Country:

ZIMBABWE

State:

City:

HARARE

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

Initiated in 1995 by Jeunesses Musicales International and their festivals and international tours, Music Crossroads Academy has developed into a series of non-profit centres for young musicians in southern Africa founded in 2013. It aims to enhance and develop skills and professionalism of young mu...

Country:

ZIMBABWE

State:

City:

HARARE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This is the oldest and largest public university in Zimbabwe, being established in 1952. After several name changes it gained its current name and status in 1980. ...

Country:

ZIMBABWE

State:

City:

HARARE

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Academy was founded in 2002 to provide music education, dance and related arts to students, with priority given to girls and women who have always been marginalised in the modern creative arts scene in Africa. It offers modern education in these areas while retaining and continuing traditional ...

Country:

ZIMBABWE

State:

City:

HARARE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The College of Music was founded in 1947 and the ethnomusicology program was inaugurated in 1989. It provides instrumental and vocal training and supporting programs in theory, aural training, traditional performance and popular music to interested members of the local community, organising Saturday...