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Country:

ALBANIA

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City:

TIRANË

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music

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The Academy of Arts was founded in 1966 with the amalgamation of the State Conservatory of Tiranë (founded in 1962), the School of Fine Arts and the Higher School of Actors 'Alexander Moisi'. It was the only public institution of higher education in the arts in Albania. In 2011 the Academy was gran...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

LA PLATA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The university was founded in its present form in 1905....

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

City:

ROSARIO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

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The Instituto was founded in 1987. It is a tertiary-level institution that also organises workshops in chamber music, Latin-American music and electronic music. It participates in the RED virtual network of teacher training institutions organised through the Ministry of Education....

Country:

ARMENIA

State:

City:

YEREVAN

Special Indexes:

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

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The Conservatory was founded in 1921 and provides music programs at university level with faculties of piano, orchestra and vocal-theoretical. A preparatory course is offered to those wishing to prepare for entry to the Bachelor’s program. Advanced courses are available in performance. Facilities ...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Engineering

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Formerly known as the International Conservatorium of Music (Australia), the Academy of Music and Performing Arts is a private institution that can trace its history back to 1993. Facilities at the Rozelle campus include well-equipped studios and recording facilities. The 300-seat Tom Man Theatre is...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

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

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The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is the music school of the University of Sydney. It was officially opened in 1915 as the NSW State Conservatorium of Music, with the stated aims of 'providing tuition of a standard at least equal to that of the leading European Conservatoriums'. In 1990 the NSW Sta...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

NEWCASTLE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

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The Conservatorium was established in 1952, and amalgamated with the University of Newcastle in 1990. It has become the Newcastle (City) campus of the University. Within the Faculty of Education and Arts the School of Creative Arts (formerly known as the School of Drama, Fine Art and Music) was form...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

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The Queensland Conservatorium of Music was founded in 1957 and currently forms the music division of Griffith University at its Southbank campus. It houses several fine performance venues. The Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre was established in 2003. The Conservatorium organises an Open Co...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Kodály, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University of Queensland was founded in 1909. The School of Music owns a collection of early instruments and a small number of non-Western instruments. It houses the Australian and Oceanic Music Archive with an extensive collection of field recordings made chiefly in Papua New Guinea. An associa...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Box Hill Institute was established in 1924 and is located on several campuses around the Box Hill area of Melbourne. It offers programs in the Tertiary and Further Education (TAFE) field. It is one of the few Australian TAFE programs to offer Bachelor's and Master's degree programs. The Music, ...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Military Music Academies

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The Defence Force School of Music was established in 1984 when the former Army School of Music moved from its Balcombe site. It provides courses of training to musicians for the musical and ceremonial requirements of the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Army Band Corps and the Royal Australian ...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Archives

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Monash University was founded in 1965. The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music forms the music division of the Faculty of Arts. It is housed at the Clayton campus in Melbourne, with music education programs offered at Clayton, Frankston and Gippsland campuses. Every two years the music department of t...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

LINZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was formerly known as the Bruckner Conservatorium. It was granted its current name and status in 2004 and in 2015 it moved into a brand-new building enabling its three divisions of music (classical and jazz), drama and dance to be offered in a single location. There is an Institute fo...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

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Formerly known as the 'Vienna Conservatory' it was granted its current name and status in 2005. The University has 17 affiliated music schools and operates a ‘Kindersingschule’. There are two Faculties: • Faculty of Music, comprising departments of instrumental performance, composition, choral...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

INNSBRUCK

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Conservatorium can trace its history back to 1818 and was granted its current name and status in 1990. In addition to the professional program there is an attached music high school and courses for gifted children and young people....

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

SALZBURG

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk

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Originally founded in 1841 and formerly known as the ‘Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst’, the University Mozarteum Salzburg (University of Music and Dramatic Arts) was granted its current name and status in 1998. It operates on several campuses around the city as well as in Innsbruck....

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance

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This private Konservatorium was founded in 1979. It organises a Music School which offers music tuition to children and interested members of the local community. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

BRUSSELS CAPITAL REGION

City:

BRUSSELS (BRUXELLES)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1832. At this address are two distinct institutions, the Koninklijk Muziekconservatorium van Brussel and the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles. This is its Flemish-speaking division which forms part of the Erasmus University College Brussels, the other bein...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

LEUVEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Luca School of Arts operates on five campuses throughout Belgium and offers programs in audiovisual arts and techniques, interior and product design, construction technology, visual arts and design, and music and drama. The music and theatre campus is in Leuven. An active member of the Associat...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

MONS

Special Indexes:

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

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Formerly known as the 'Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Mons' the ARTS2 École Supérieure des Arts was formed from an amalgamation of the Conservatoire Royal (Musique et Théâtre) and the École Supérieure des Arts Plastiques et Visuels) in 2012. There is a continuing education program in music ...

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BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

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City:

BANJA LUKA

Special Indexes:

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

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The University of Banja Luka was established in 1975. The Academy of Arts was opened in 1999, and was granted its current name and status in 2008. It offers programs in music, art and drama. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschule...

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BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

State:

City:

SARAJEVO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music

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The University can trace its history back to 1531, and was founded in its present form in 1950. There is a musicology institute. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

GOIÁS

City:

GOIÂNIA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy

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A federal university founded in 1960. The Institute of the Arts comprises departments of music, dance, theatre and plastic arts. The music department has a strong emphasis on performance. There is a sound research laboratory. Extension programs offer various music courses for interested members of t...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

MINAS GERAIS

City:

BELO HORIZONTE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Library Collections

Notes:

This federal university can trace its history back to 1839. It was founded under its present name in 1965. The School of Music runs a regular series of chamber music concerts given by professional musicians. There is an early music group giving performances using early instruments. A Contemporary Mu...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

PARANÁ

City:

CURITIBA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

A state school of the arts founded in 1948. It offers programs in music and visual arts....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

PERNAMBUCO

City:

RECIFE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

A federal university founded in 1946. The music department houses two reseach institutes - computer-generated sound, and ethnomusicology. There are also laboratories for music technology and for multimedia. The junior department provides music instruction to young children from age 7, using Orff ins...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO DE JANEIRO

City:

RIO DE JANEIRO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This federal university (also known as UNIRIO) was founded in 1979. The Centro de Letras e Artes offers programs in performing arts, literature and music. The music department is known as the Instituto Villa-Lobos, formerly known as the National Conservatory of Orpheonic Singing, founded by Villa-Lo...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO DE JANEIRO

City:

RIO DE JANEIRO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) can trace its history back to 1792 when it was known as the Royal Academy (Academy Real). It was granted its current name and status in 1920, and so is the oldest in Brazil. The university houses the Centro de Pesquisas Folcloricas with a large colle...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO NORTE

City:

NATAL

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting

Notes:

The school of music was established in 1962. Facilities include well-equipped laboratories, a recording studio and fine performing spaces. There is a Centre for Popular Music. Extension courses in performance, theory and musicianship are offered to young children and interested members of the local ...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SANTA CATARINA

City:

FLORIANOPOLIS

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music

Notes:

A state university founded in 1965. The Centre of Arts offers programs in theatre, fine arts, industrial design, graphic design, fashion and music. In addition to the professional programs, the music department offers programs - courses, workshops, concerts, seminars and recitals - to children and i...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas Education Group (FMU) was founded in 1968. It includes Centro Universitario das Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU) and FIAM-FAAM Centro Universitário, and delivers education programs at eight campuses and online in São Paulo, being the largest university ne...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

BAURU

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A private university founded in 1953. The Conservatorio Musical Pio XII, founded in 1928, is attached to the Department of Music of the University and offers preparatory courses for those wishing to proceed to the professional programs as well as courses for young children and interested members of ...

Country:

BULGARIA

State:

City:

SOFIA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy was originally founded as a school of music in 1904. After several name changes it was granted its current name and status in 2006. Language of instruction is Bulgarian. There are three faculties: • Instrumental; • Vocal including an opera program; • Theory, Composition and Conduc...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

CALGARY

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Sound Engineering

Notes:

There are several performing spaces of fine quality, including the Eckhardt-Gramatté Recital Hall, the University Theatre and the Boris Roubakine Recital Hall. The Department of Music has a large collection of keyboard, band, orchestral, early music and world music instruments and is equipped with ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

LETHBRIDGE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University of Lethbridge is a liberal arts university located in southern Alberta. It can trace its history back to 1957. The fine arts building has excellent practice facilities and studio space. There are state-of-the-art computer and music technology labs, a theatre and a recital hall. An att...

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VANCOUVER

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University offered its first classes in 1965. The School for the Contemporary Arts is housed in the Goldcorp Centre and offers programs in visual arts, film, dance, theatre and music. It has developed a reputation for innovative, experimental approaches to the study of music, through courses in ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VANCOUVER

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University was granted its charter in 1908. The music program commenced in 1935 and the Bachelor of Music degree was introduced in 1959. The Arts Complex includes separate buildings for the Departments of Theatre, Film and Fine Arts, the School of Architecture and the School of Music. Facilities...

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

BRANDON

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Archives, Suzuki

Notes:

A co-educational, non-denominational, government-supported institution that can trace its history back to 1880, with a school of music added in 1906. It was granted its current name and status in 1967. The School of Music is housed in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building which itself houses the Jil...

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

WINNIPEG

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Music Therapy, Opera Performance

Notes:

An independent Mennonite university founded in 1998, combining the programs of the former Canadian Mennonite Bible College, Concord College and Menno Simons College. The University has established a Community School of Music and the Arts offering individual music lessons and ensemble experience to y...

Country:

CANADA

State:

NEW BRUNSWICK

City:

SACKVILLE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Opera Performance, Public Examinations in Music

Notes:

This is a primarily an undergraduate liberal arts and science university. The music department is located at the Marjorie Young Bell Conservatory of Music. It houses a music computer lab and a creative sound technology studio. The department organises a system of public music examinations in piano, ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

NEWFOUNDLAND

City:

ST JOHN’S

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1925 as a memorial to the Newfoundlanders who had lost their lives on active service during the First World War. The School of Music has access to several fine performance spaces. There is a Folklore Department which offers courses in local performance traditions (acco...

Country:

CANADA

State:

NOVA SCOTIA

City:

WOLFVILLE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Kodály, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The University was founded in 1838 and the School of Music was established in 1927. Facilities include a digital recording studi and a MIDI lab. The School of Music organises a series of summer academies for interested musicians from the province. ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

ST CATHARINES

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The University was established in 1964. The Marilyn I Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts was officially opened in 2015, and has access to some fine performing spaces. There is a well-equipped computer music lab....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

HAMILTON

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1887. The School of the Arts offers programs in studio art, art history, music, theatre, and film studies. Language of instruction is English....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

TORONTO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded as King’s College in 1827. The Faculty of Music is situated in central Toronto. Facilities include the 815-seat MacMillan Opera Theatre, Walter Hall, seating 490 and containing a Casavant organ, many practice studios, electronic keyboards, an electroacoustic studio and a...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Personal Archives, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University was founded in 1878. The Don Wright Faculty of Music is home to three departments - Music Education, Music Performance Studies, and Music Research and Composition. The music library has an extensive collection of eighteenth century materials, with particular emphasis on opera as well...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

City:

CHARLOTTETOWN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1934. The music department is located in the Steel Building....

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

MONTREAL

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Suzuki, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The University was founded in 1821. The music department moved into the new Schulich music building in 2005 with a number of fine performance and lecture spaces. The library houses the David Edelbert Collection, the largest of collection of Handel sound recordings in the world. There is a collection...

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

REGINA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1911 and was granted its current name and status in 1974. In the music department there are several fine performance spaces and a well-equipped electronic music studio. Language of instruction is English, with occasional courses offered in French. Member ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

SASKATOON

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University held its first classes in 1909. Facilities in the music department include a multi-station electroacoustic computer lab. The music department holds a large collection of historic instruments (including a 17th century Amati string quartet) and ethnic instruments from various continents...

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

SANTIAGO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Engineering, Suzuki

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A private institution, founded in 1982, located in the greater Santiago area of Providencia. There are pre-professional courses in jazz performance and music theory. An agreement with the Finis Terrae University allows students in the jazz/popular music performance and composition streams to continu...

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

CHILLÁN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

This is a private university that can trace its history back to 1906. It is sponsored by the Seventh Day Adventist Church and was granted its current name and status in 2002. The University forms part of the Centro Educacional Adventista de Chile....

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

TALCA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The University was established in 1981 through the amalgamation of two earlier institutions....

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

SANTIAGO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The University was founded in 1986. There is a junior music school for children and interested adults, as well as courses for music teachers to upgrade their qualifications....

Country:

CHINA

State:

CAPITAL DISTRICT

City:

BEIJING

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatory was founded in 1964 and operates under the Ministry of Culture. It provides programs for the study of Chinese music including Chinese instruments and voice. There are some 750 full-time students and eight departments – composition, musicology, Chinese instruments, vocal music/ope...

Country:

CHINA

State:

GUANGDONG PROVINCE

City:

GUANGZHOU (CANTON)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Xinghai Conservatory of Music is the only institute of advanced music training in South China. Originally founded in 1957 it underwent a number of name changes, and in 1985 was granted its current name in memory of a prominent Chinese musician Mr. Xian Xinghai. There are departments of theory/co...

Country:

CHINA

State:

HONG KONG

City:

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CHINA

State:

HUBEI PROVINCE

City:

WUHAN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory can trace its history back to 1928. There are departments of composition/conducting, musicology, woodwind/strings, voice, piano, Chinese traditional instruments, folk music, sound engineering, music education and dance. Three colleges operate on campus: music education college, adul...

Country:

CHINA

State:

JIANGSU PROVINCE

City:

NANJING

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1912. Programs run for four years and are of university-equivalent status. It consists of colleges of fine arts, music, design, media, pop music, film and television, and dance. There are departments of piano tuning, community music, drama and traditional...

Country:

CHINA

State:

LIAONING PROVINCE

City:

SHENYANG

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1938 as Luxun Academy of Arts and was granted its current name in 1958. There are departments of performance (Western and Chinese instruments and vocal music), folk instrumental music, composition/theory, conducting, musicology, popular music, music education, dance. ...

Country:

CHINA

State:

SHAANXI PROVINCE

City:

XI’AN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in its present form in 1960. There are departments of composition, choral and band conducting, Chinese traditional music, Western orchestral music, folk instrumental music, voice, piano, solfeggio, theory, music education, dance. There is an attached secondary school....

Country:

CHINA

State:

SHANGHAI DISTRICT

City:

SHANGHAI

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatory, established in 1927, is the oldest higher institute of music education in China, with an illustrious group of presidents since its foundation. It operates under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Culture. Over its history the Conservatory has formed a comprehensive system of teach...

Country:

CHINA

State:

SICHUAN PROVINCE

City:

CHENG-DU

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1939. There are departments of Chinese and Western vocal music, Chinese instruments, Western orchestral instruments, piano/accordion, composition/conducting, music education, as well as programs in film and television, visual art, broadcasting, piano tuning, violin ma...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

IBAGUÉ

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The Conservatorio was founded in 1906. The conservatorio has supplied professional orchestral players for orchestras throughout Colombia and is regarded as equivalent to a university. There is some emphasis on traditional music in adult and teacher education programs. The Conservatorio has a music d...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

BOGOTÁ

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

A private Jesuit university that can trace its history back to 1623. The music department was established in 1991. Facilities include a well-equipped electronic music and recording studio. An extension division caters for those interested in taking single subjects. There is a junior department provi...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

PASTO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The university was founded in 1976. It has almost 40 campuses throughout Colombia....

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

MANIZALES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University houses the Laboratoria Colombiano de Música Electrónica ‘Jacqueline Nova.’...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

POPAYÁN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1827. Its music program was created in 1973. Language of instruction is Spanish. There is an attached Conservatorio offering a junior program for children from the age of six....

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

CALI

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1945. It has eleven campuses throughout Colombia, with the music program offered in Cali. Language of instruction is Spanish....

Country:

COSTA RICA

State:

City:

SAN PEDRO MONTES DE OCA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A State-funded university. In the Faculty of Fine Arts there are schools of theatre, plastic arts and music. The Music School can trace its history back to 1934. There is a centre for music research (Centro Electrónico de Investigación Musical. The School holds an Archive of Costa Rican Music. A ...

Country:

CROATIA

State:

City:

OSIJEK

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Opera Performance

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1707. It was granted its current name and status in 1975. The Academy (formerly the Zagreb Music Academy, Osijek branch), which was established in 2004, comprises three departments - music, fine arts and dramatic arts. The Faculty of Education was formerl...

Country:

CROATIA

State:

City:

SPLIT

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

This state-run University was established in its present form in 1974, though it can trace its history back to 1396. ...

Country:

CROATIA

State:

City:

ZAGREB

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The University of Zagreb is the oldest in Croatia, being founded in 1669. The Music Academy can trace history back to 1829. Currently it has branches offering performance tuition in Dubrovnik, Rijeka.and Split. There are departments of performance, composition, theory, musicology, conducting and mus...

Country:

CYPRUS (GREEK)

State:

City:

NICOSIA (LEFKOSIA)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The Arte Academy of Music was founded in 1956. It is a private institution accredited and recognized by the Cypriot government as the first tertiary music institution in Cyprus and is the only one exclusively dedicated to music....

Country:

CYPRUS (GREEK)

State:

City:

NICOSIA (LEFKOSIA)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Dalcroze, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

The University was founded in 1961 as Cyprus College. It was granted its current name and status in 2007, the School of Arts and Education Sciences being established in the same year. Languages of instruction are Greek and English. The European University of Cyprus belongs to the network of Laureate...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PRAGUE (PRAHA)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy of Performing Arts was founded in 1945. It comprises faculties of music, dance, theatre, and film and television. Although there is no training program for either instrumental or school teachers, after completion of the main degree students have opportunities to take the state examinatio...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PARDUBICE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1978. The conservatory comprises general secondary school programs (with emphasis on music) as well as a professional music program. Language of instruction is Czech....

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

TEPLICE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The conservatory, founded in 1971, consists of a general secondary school program (with emphasis on music) and the professional music program. Language of instruction is Czech....

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

MORAVIA

City:

BRNO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The Conservatory can trace its history back to 1881. it was founded in its present form in 1919 by Leos Janáček who was its first director. It comprises a full secondary school as well as Faculties of Music and Drama at the conservatorium. Students may enter the six-year program at age 15. Ensembl...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

MORAVIA

City:

KROMĚŘÍŽ

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The conservatory can trace its history back to 1949. It consists of a general secondary school with emphasis on music as well as a professional music program. Language of instruction is Czech....

Country:

DENMARK

State:

City:

KØBENHAVN (COPENHAGEN)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

This is the largest institution of education and research in Denmark. It was inaugurated in 1479. Language of instruction is Danish....

Country:

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

State:

City:

SANTO DOMINGO SANTO DOMINGO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The University was founded in 1538 and is one of the oldest in the Americas. ...

Country:

ECUADOR

State:

City:

GUAYAQUIL

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1928. ...

Country:

ESTONIA

State:

City:

VILJANDI

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy is one of four colleges of the University, joining it in 2005. Member of the association of higher schools of the Nordic countries providing folk music education NORDTRAD. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académie...

Country:

ETHIOPIA

State:

City:

ADDIS ABABA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was established in 1950. In 2013 the University's Theatre Art Department and the Yared School of Music were amalgamated to form the Skunder Boghossian College of Performing and Visual Arts which also includes the former School of Fine Arts & Design. The music program aims to perpe...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

HELSINKI (HELSINFORS)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

In 2013 the Finnish Sibelius Academy, the Theatre Academy Helsinki and the Academy of Fine Arts merged to become the University of the Arts Helsinki. The Sibelius Academy received its name in 1939. It is the only university-level music institution in Finland and one of the largest in Europe. In addi...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

OULU

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1958. Language of instruction is Finnish....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ALSACE

City:

STRASBOURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, established in 1855, is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, lasts for four years, followed by the second cycle, also of four years, ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

AQUITAINE

City:

BORDEAUX

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire, originally established in 1821, is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. A jazz/contemporary music department was established in 2007. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, la...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

AQUITAINE

City:

BORDEAUX

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The CEFEDEM Aquitaine was established in 1991 and in 2012 it was granted its current name and status. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

AUVERGNE

City:

CLERMONT-FERRAND

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1905 and was granted its current name and status in 1976. This Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil mu...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

AUVERGNE-RHÔNE-ALPES

City:

SAINT-ÉTIENNE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1883. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, lasts for four years, followed by the second cycle, also o...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BASSE-NORMANDIE

City:

CAEN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The CEFEDEM Basse Normandie was established in 1990 under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Communication....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BASSE-NORMANDIE

City:

CAEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, lasts for four years, followed by the second cycle, also of four years, and leading into the pr...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BOURGOGNE

City:

DIJON

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Programs for the Handicapped

Notes:

This Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1793. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, lasts for four years, followed by the second cycle, also ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BOURGOGNE

City:

DIJON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The CEFEDEM Bourgogne was established in 1990 under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BRETAGNE

City:

BREST

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, established in its current form in 2002 and was granted its current name in 2014. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, lasts for ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BRETAGNE

City:

RENNES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, drama and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, lasts for four years, followed by the second cycle, also of four years, and leading into the pro...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

CENTRE

City:

TOURS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1876. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, lasts for four years, followed by the second cycle, also ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

CHAMPAGNE-ARDENNE

City:

REIMS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1793. It is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, lasts for four years, followed by the second cycle, als...