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AFGHANISTAN

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KABUL

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Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

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This institution was formerly known as the Kabul Secondary School of Music and was founded in 1973, being later joined with a previously-existing School of Fine Arts. The school was destroyed during the civil war, but the music department was re-opened in 2002 with assistance from the non-government...

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ALBANIA

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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 High School of Actors "Alexander Moses". It was the only public institution of higher education in the arts in Albania. In 2011 the Academy ...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

CÓRDOBA

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

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Founded in 1982, the Collegium is a co-operative association of music teachers that runs professional programs in music research, performance and music education. The Collegium also offers workshops on jazz, rock, pop, tango and folklore (guitar, electric guitar, electric bass, drums, percussion, sa...

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ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

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SANTA FE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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The university can trace its history back to 1889. It was established in its present form in 1919 as a public non-sectarian institution. The Instituto Superior de Música was established in 1947. Some programs are offered by distance mode....

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ARMENIA

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YEREVAN

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

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This state-owned Conservatory can trace its history back to 1921 and provides music programs at university level with faculties of piano, orchestra and vocal-theoretical. Advanced courses are available in performance. There is an active opera program. Courses are taught in Armenian and English. A pr...

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AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

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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 Surry Hills campus include well-equipped studios and recording facilities. The 300-seat Tom Man Theat...

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AUSTRALIA

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NEW SOUTH WALES

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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...

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AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

NEWCASTLE

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, 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 was formed in 2005. There are active programs in opera performance, ...

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AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Kodály, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

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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...

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AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

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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. 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 Air Force to qualify them for employment and leadership in Defence...

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AUSTRIA

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LINZ

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

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The University was formerly known as the Bruckner Conservatorium. Originally founded in 1823, it gained 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. T...

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AUSTRIA

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VIENNA (WIEN)

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

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This private institution, formerly known as the 'Vienna Conservatory' gained 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, ...

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AUSTRIA

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City:

INNSBRUCK

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Band 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 gained its current name and status in 1990. Since 2019 there has been a link with the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien) , llowing students the opportunity to graduate from...

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AUSTRIA

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SALZBURG

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orff Schulwerk

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The Mozarteum University on Mirabellplatz 1 can trace its history back to 1841 and following a number of changes, eventually gained the name of Mozarteum Universität Salzburg. It offers programs in performance, conducting, composition, theory, musicology, music pedagogy, and opera and music theatre...

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AUSTRIA

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VIENNA (WIEN)

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

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This private Konservatorium was founded in 1979 offering professional programs leading to qualifications in music, drama, dance and public speaking. It also organises a Music School which offers music tuition to children and interested members of the local community. An active member of the Associat...

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BELGIUM

State:

BRUSSELS CAPITAL REGION

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BRUSSELS (BRUXELLES)

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance

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The Conservatoire was founded in 1832. At this address are two distinct institutions: • the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles (French-speaking, outlined above), and • the Koninklijk Muziekconservatorium van Brussel (Flemish-speaking - see separate entry). Entry to all courses is by aud...

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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

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The Conservatoire was founded in 1813 and was given its current name in 1832. At this address are two distinct institutions, the Koninklijk Muziekconservatorium van Brussel (Flemish-speaking - outlined above), and the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles (French-speaking - see separate entry)...

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BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

ANTWERP

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Repetiteur Training/Coaching, Suzuki

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This institution forms part of the Artesis Plantijn University College which originated from a merger between Artesis University College and Plantijn University College. Founded in 1898 as the Royal Flemish Conservatoire by Peter Benoit, it was the first Dutch-language institute for art education in...

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BELGIUM

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VALONIA (WALLONIA)

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MONS

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

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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 Royal Conservatory of Mons and the Graduate School of Visual and Plastic Arts in 2012. There is a continuing education program in music and dance. Language of i...

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BENIN

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COTONOU

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

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Founded in 1970 and formerly known as the University of Dahomey, then as the National University of Benin, this institution gained its current name and status in 2002. The music program was established in 2016. Language of instruction is French....

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BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

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BANJA LUKA

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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 gained 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 Musikhochschulen....

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BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

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SARAJEVO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral 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 as well as a music education centre. Languages of instruction are Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies...

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BRAZIL

State:

GOIÁS

City:

GOIÂNIA

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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 ...

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BRAZIL

State:

MINAS GERAIS

City:

BELO HORIZONTE

Special Indexes:

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

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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 M...

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BRAZIL

State:

PARANÁ

City:

CURITIBA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Music Therapy

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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

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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. Scholarships are available for talented but needy students. The junior department provides mu...

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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

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This federal university (also known as UNIRIO) was founded in 1979. There are several campuses in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The Centro de Letras e Artes offers programs in theatre, literature and music. The music department is known as the Instituto Villa-Lobos, formerly known as the National Cons...

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BRAZIL

State:

RIO DE JANEIRO

City:

RIO DE JANEIRO

Special Indexes:

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

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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 gained 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 collectio...

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BRAZIL

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RIO GRANDE DO NORTE

City:

NATAL

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting

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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...

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BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

BAURU

Special Indexes:

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

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The Conservatorio Musical Pio XII, founded in 1928, is attached to the Universidade do Sagrado Coração in Bauru and offers preparatory courses for those wishing to proceed to the professional music programs as well as courses for young children and interested members of the community. ...

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BRAZIL

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SÃO PAULO

City:

RIBEIRÃO PRETO

Special Indexes:

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

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Established in 1934, the University of São Paulo is a public university with several campuses throughout the state of São Paulo. A music program is offered at the Ribeirão Preto campus, brought into being as a result of an exchange program between the music departments of the American University ...

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BULGARIA

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SOFIA

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

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The Academy can trace its history back to 1904. After several name changes it gained 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 Conducting. A Department of...

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CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

EDMONTON

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Archives

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The University was founded in 1908. Today it boasts five campuses as well as other locations around the province. Facilities include two large rehearsal halls, a small recital hall, two chamber music rooms, thirty practice rooms (including those for organ and percussion), four music classrooms, an...

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CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

CALGARY

Special Indexes:

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

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The School of Creative and Performing Arts offers programs in dance, drama and music. 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 ke...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

LETHBRIDGE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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The University of Lethbridge is a liberal arts university located in southern Alberta. It can trace its history back to 1957. The Faculty of Fine Arts offers programs in drama, visual arts, music and new media. The fine arts building has excellent practice facilities and studio space. There are stat...

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CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VANCOUVER

Special Indexes:

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

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The University offered its first classes in 1965. It operates on three campuses - Burnaby, Surrey and downtown Vancouver. 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 innova...

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

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This public University was granted its charter in 1908. The music program commenced in 1935 and the Bachelor of Music degree was introduced in 1959. There are campuses in Vancouver and Okanagan. The Arts Complex includes separate buildings for the Departments of Theatre, Film and Fine Arts, the Scho...

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VICTORIA

Special Indexes:

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

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The University of Victoria can trace its history back to 1903, and gained its current name and status in 1963. The School of Music is situated in the MacLaurin Building which houses the 220-seat Phillip T Young Recital Hall. It is an All-Steinway School and has an active opera workshop. Facilities ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

BRANDON

Special Indexes:

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

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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 gained its current name and status in 1967. The School of Music is housed in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building which itself houses the Jill Hod...

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

WINNIPEG

Special Indexes:

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

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An independent Mennonite Christian 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 expe...

Country:

CANADA

State:

NEW BRUNSWICK

City:

SACKVILLE

Special Indexes:

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

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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. There is an active opera program. The department organises a system of pu...

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CANADA

State:

NEWFOUNDLAND

City:

ST JOHN’S

Special Indexes:

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

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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

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The University can trace its history back to 1838. The School of Music was established in 1927. Facilities include a well-equipped digital recording studio and a MIDI lab. The School of Music has an active opera/music theatre program, and organises a Summer Academy for interested musicians from the...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

TORONTO

Special Indexes:

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

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This public university was founded as King’s College in 1827, thus being the first institution of higher learning in the colony of Upper Canada. There are other campuses in Mississauga and Scarborough. The Faculty of Music is housed in the Edward Johnston Building in central Toronto. Facilities i...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

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

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Western University (formerly known as the University of Western Ontario), is a public institution 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 collec...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

MONTREAL

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, 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

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This public university was founded in 1821. Its Schulich School of Music is the largest university-based school for professional musical training and music research in Canada. The music department moved into the new Schulich music building in 2005 which houses a number of fine performance and lectur...

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

CARONPORT

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Engineering

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An interdenominational evangelical Christian college established in 1935, and consisting of three schools - Briercrest College, Briercrest Seminary and Briercrest Christian Academy. The College has an affiliation with the University of Saskatchewan and is associated with the University of Regina. It...

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

REGINA

Special Indexes:

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

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The University can trace its history back to 1911 and gained its current name and status in 1974. The Faculty of Media, Art and Performance offers programs in creative technologies, film, music, theatre and visual arts. The music department houses several fine performance spaces and a well-equipped ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

SASKATOON

Special Indexes:

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

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This public 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 c...

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

SANTIAGO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance

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The Universidad Alberto Hurtado is a Jesuit university, established in 1997 from the amalgamation of three separate earlier institutions. The Institute of Music was established in 2008 with the incorporation into the University of the Instituto de Música de Santiago. ...

Country:

CHINA

State:

CAPITAL DISTRICT

City:

BEIJING

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, 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 and...

Country:

CHINA

State:

GUANGDONG PROVINCE

City:

GUANGZHOU (CANTON)

Special Indexes:

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

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The Xinghai Conservatory of Music offers a program of advanced music training in South China. Originally founded in 1932 it underwent a number of name changes, and in 1985 gained its current name in memory of a prominent Chinese musician Mr. Xian Xinghai. There are departments of theory/composition,...

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 1920. There are departments of composition/conducting, musicology, woodwind/strings, voice, piano, Chinese traditional instruments, folk music, sound engineering, music education, music archaeology, pop singing, dance and a community education program. ...

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. It is also known as the Nanjing Arts Institute. Programs run for four years and are of university-equivalent status. It consists of schools of fine arts, music, design, industrial design, pop music, film and video, media and communications, and danc...

Country:

CHINA

State:

JIANGSU PROVINCE

City:

SUZHOU

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The University was established in its current form in 2001. It is an engineering-centred institution, but includes studies in liberal arts. Tianping College is the home of the Department of Music. An associate member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikh...

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 Lu Xun Academy of Arts and was granted its current name in 1958. It occupies four campuses - in Shenyang, Dalian, Taoxian and Chanqing. There are departments of performance (Western and Chinese instruments and vocal music), popular music, composition/theory, c...

Country:

CHINA

State:

SHAANXI PROVINCE

City:

XI’AN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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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, Repetiteur Training/Coaching, 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 and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government. Over its history the Conser...

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, Library Collections

Notes:

The Conservatorio was founded in 1906. It 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 documentation c...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

MEDELLÍN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A co-educational university founded in 1937 and run by the Seventh Day Adventist Church. There are departments of business administration, science, theology and music. Attached primary and secondary schools are used as laboratories for teaching practice. The aim is to prepare students to work effect...

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 prov...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

BOGOTÁ

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The university was founded in 1976. It has almost 40 campuses throughout Colombia. The Faculty of Arts offers programs in architecture, visual arts, graphic and industrial design, music and sound art....

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

BUCARAMANGA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

A private university founded in 1952 and gained its current name and status in 1987. The music program was established in 1994. Language of instruction is Spanish. A one-semester program is offered to students who may wish to enrol in the music course....

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

MANIZALES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This autonomous University was founded in 1943. The University's Cultural Centre offers programs in music drama, visual arts, design philosophy, educational studies, foreign languages and literature. The Department of Music houses the Laboratoria Colombiano de Música Electrónica ‘Jacqueline Nov...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

BARRANQUILLA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The University was founded in 1941 and gained its current name and status in 1946. The Faculty of Fine Arts offers programs in music, visual arts and drama. Language of instruction is Spanish. In addition to its professional programs the Conservatorio offers music training to young people and inter...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

POPAYÁN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral 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 courses for interested members of the local community as well as a junior program for children from the age of six....

Country:

COSTA RICA

State:

City:

SAN PEDRO MONTES DE OCA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A state-funded university founded in 1940. 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. It offers programs through three departments - performance and conducting, theory and composition, music education. There...

Country:

CROATIA

State:

City:

OSIJEK

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Opera Performance

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1707 and was granted its current name and status in 1975. The Academy (formerly the Zagreb Music Academy, Osijek branch), was incorporated into the University in 2004 and comprises three departments - music (piano, singing, music education), fine arts and...

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. The Academy offers programs in fine arts, theatre and music....

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. Following several organisational changes the Academy was incorporated into the University of Zagreb in 1979. There are departments of performance, composition, theory, musicolo...

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. Language of instruction is Greek....

Country:

CYPRUS (GREEK)

State:

City:

NICOSIA (LEFKOSIA)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This private university was founded in 1961 as Cyprus College. It gained 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 Laur...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PRAGUE (PRAHA)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, 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, television and multi-media. Although there is no training program for either instrumental or school teachers, after completion of the main degree students have opportunities to take the sta...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PARDUBICE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The conservatory, founded in 1978, consists of a general secondary school program (with emphasis on music) and the pre-university music program. Language of instruction is Czech....

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PLZEŇ

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The conservatory consists of a general secondary school program (with emphasis on music) and the pre-university music program. Language of instruction is Czech....

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PRAGUE (PRAHA)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

Founded in 1808, this is the oldest conservatory in Central Europe, and the fourth oldest in Europe as a whole. The Conservatory comprises three main buildings, one of which, the Pálffy Palace, includes a concert hall and the conservatory archives. There are departments of performance, conducting, ...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

TEPLICE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

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

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PRAGUE (PRAHA)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1958 and consists of a general secondary school (with contemporary music focus) as well as offering the professional music and drama program. The emphasis is on a complete music education in the contemporary/jazz/popular music field. There is a preparatory course to ...

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 P J Vejvanovsky Conservatory (Konzervatoř P J Vejvanovského Kroměříž) 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:

COPENHAGEN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

This is the oldest 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:

ESTONIA

State:

City:

TALLINN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy was established in 1919 and is now regarded as equivalent to a university. It offers programs in music and drama. There are preparatory courses in composition and theory as well as a vocal preparatory course for singers wishing to enter the professional program. Language of instruction...

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's Centre for the Arts was opened in 2017, offering courses for all students at the University as well as for interested members of the local community. It forms part of the University's Viljandi Culture Academy, one of four colleges of the University. The Academy offers progr...

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 and operates on thirteen campuses, most of them in Addis Ababa. In 2013 the University's Alle School of Fine Arts and Design and the Yared School of Music were amalgamated to form the Skunder Boghossian College of Performing and Visual Arts which offers program...

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, Repetiteur Training/Coaching, 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:

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 gained its current name and status. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BASSE-NORMANDIE

City:

CAEN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, 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:

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:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

VERSAILLES

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Library Collections, Military Music Academies, Sound Archives

Notes:

Commandement des Musiques de l'Armée de Terre (COMMAT) trains military musicians for the French military. Recruits need to have completed the secondary school baccalaureat diploma in music before being accepted for audition after which they undergo three months of military training and a program of...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT

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 (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('cycle d’enseign...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

VERSAILLES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama and operates in several locations in the Versailles area. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orie...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

LORRAINE

City:

METZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The CEFEDEM Lorraine was established in 1990 under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Communication. There is a second campus in Épinal. The various establishments of the Pôle offer programs in music, visual arts and dance....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

MIDI-PYRÉNÉES

City:

TOULOUSE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This institution can trace its history back to 1680. In 1993 it emerged as the University College of Music and Dance and in 2011 became the performing arts department of the Institute Supérieur des Arts de Toulouse. It offers programs in art, design, graphic design, music and dance. An active memb...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

MIDI-PYRÉNÉES

City:

TOULOUSE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, established in 1820, is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fou...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

MIDI-PYRÉNÉES

City:

TOULOUSE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1229. Formerly known as Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, in 2014 it gained its current name. The Department of Music organises an annual concert using its choir and orchestra, and collaborating with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse. T...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

NORMANDIE

City:

ROUEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

FRANCE

State:

PAYS-DE-LA-LOIRE

City:

ANGERS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University, founded in 1985, has five campuses, with music programs being offered at the Angers site. There are links with the Centre of Baroque Music in Versailles, the Institute of Research on the Musical Inheritance of France and the pedagogy department of the Cîté de Musique in Paris. Perf...