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Country:

ALBANIA

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City:

TIRANË

Special Indexes:

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 Academy of Fine Arts 'Aleksandër Moisiu'. 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, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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This State-owned 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...

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

Notes:

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, 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, ...

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, 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...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

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

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The Box Hill Institute was established in 1984 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. 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...

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 Academy for ...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

EISENSTADT

Special Indexes:

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

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The Joseph Haydn Konservatorium des Landes Burgenland was established in 1971, being both the most easterly and the smallest of the national conservatories in Austria. It is situated just across the road from the park of the Palace of Esterházy. There is a junior program offering music training to ...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

KLAGENFURT

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The conservatorium was founded in 1828. It has close links with Alpen Adria University and the Carinthian Opera. The Conservatorium runs an active opera program, a preparatory program for talented children and a Lifelong Learning project for members of the local community. There is a well-equipped r...

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

INNSBRUCK

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

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City:

SALZBURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1832. At this address are two distinct institutions: • the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles, and • the Koninklijk Muziekconservatorium van Brussel. This is its French-speaking division, the other being Flemish-speaking. Entry to all courses is by audit...

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 1813 and was given its current name 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 Univ...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

ANTWERP

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

MONS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Formerly known as the 'Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Mons' the ARTS2º 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...

Country:

BENIN

State:

City:

COTONOU

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

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

Country:

BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

State:

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...

Country:

BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

State:

City:

SARAJEVO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1531, and was founded in its present form in 1950. There is a musicology institute. Languages of instruction are Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian. 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

Notes:

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. 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...

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:

RIBEIRÃO PRETO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Established in 1934, the University of São Paulo is a public university with eleven 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 o...

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, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre 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:

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 key...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

LETHBRIDGE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, 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 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...

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. 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, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

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

Notes:

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. Facilities include digital music/recording st...

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 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 exper...

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:

NEW BRUNSWICK

City:

MONCTON

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Opera Performance

Notes:

The University was founded in 1963. There are campuses in Moncton, Edmundston and Shippagan. The music department houses laboratories for electronic music and music research. A preparatory program is offered to prepare students to enter the degree program in music. Language of instruction is French....

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 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 organises a Summer Academy for interested musicians from the province. ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

ST CATHARINES

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

This public 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. It offers programs in music, visual arts and drama. There is a well-equipped computer music lab....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

TORONTO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, 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:

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 situated in central Toronto. Facilities include the 815-seat MacMillan O...

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

Notes:

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:

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

City:

CHARLOTTETOWN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This public university can trace its history back to 1934. Under its current name its first intake of students was in 1969. The music department is located in the Steel Building....

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

Notes:

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 lectu...

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

CARONPORT

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

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

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1911 and was granted 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-equ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

SASKATOON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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 co...

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

SANTIAGO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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:

SANTIAGO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

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, formerly founded by Sylvia Soub...

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

VALPARAÍSO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The university can trace its history back to 1878 as the Valparaíso campus of the Universidad de Chile. In 1981 it became an independent institution. At that time the music department was established in its current form, with the program Pedagogía en Música more recently introduced....

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

SANTIAGO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

The University was founded in 1986. There is a junior music school offering programs 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, 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/ope...

Country:

CHINA

State:

GUANGDONG PROVINCE

City:

GUANGZHOU (CANTON)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Xinghai Conservatory of Music is the only institute of advanced music training in South China. Originally founded in 1932 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, 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 colleges of fine arts, music, design, media, pop music, film and television, and dance. There are departments of pian...

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), folk instrumental music, composition...

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, Library Collections

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 ...

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:

BUCARAMANGA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A private university founded in 1952 and was granted its current name and status in 1987. The music program was established in 1994. Language of instruction is Spanish....

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

MANIZALES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The 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 Nova’. It also...

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 and Buga. Language of instruction is Spanish....

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. 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. Language of instruction is Greek....

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, 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:

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 music focus) as well as offering the professional music and dramaprogram. The emphasis is on a complete music education in the contemporary/jazz/popular music field. There is a preparatory course to prepare student...

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

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:

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:

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:

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:

ECUADOR

State:

City:

GUAYAQUIL

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1928. Music programs may begin from age seven, commencing with three initial years, followed by a further six years to obtain the 'Profesor en Música' diploma. Courses are also offered to adult beginners. ...

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, 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 was granted 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, 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...