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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 Higher School of Actors 'Alexander Moisi'. It was the only public institution of higher education in the arts in Albania. In 2011 the Academy was gran...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded in 1924 as the Conservatory Nacional, the institution was divided in 1989 into two levels: • higher level, transformed into the National University of Arts, and • middle level, assigned to the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires and in 2000 was named the Conservatory de Music...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Conservatorio was founded in 1920 and is a university-equivalent institution offering music programs at tertiary level. There are three other branches in Buenos Aires. Beside the professional program it also offers activities for the community – workshops in charango, popular singing, popular ...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting

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A Catholic teacher training institution established in 1949....

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Institute was founded in 1960. It operates from the Teatro Colón (founded in 1908) and occupies premises at the opera house itself. It's main aim is to train specialists in various aspects of music and dance for opera and ballet. The library houses special collections of past programs, opera li...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Dalcroze, Kodály, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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Formerly known as the Conservatorio Nacional de Música ‘Carlos Lopez Buchardo’, the Department forms part of the Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte – IUNA. It offers programs in music, dance and theatre. There is an agreement giving university equivalent qualification to graduates, wit...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

CÓRDOBA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music 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...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

LA LUCILA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting

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A provincial conservatorium within the province of Buenos Aires. It offers professional music programs as well as programs in music instruction to young people and interested adults in the local community....

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

MORÓN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Opera Performance

Notes:

A provincial conservatorio within the province of Buenos Aires. It can trace its history back to 1949 and was granted its current name and status in 1995. The conservatorio has music teacher training programs and organises workshops in electro-acoustic music, opera and popular music. There is a joi...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

LOMAS DE ZAMORA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A provincial conservatorio within the province of Buenos Aires, founded in 1951. It offers clinics and concerts of popular music, didactic concerts in schools and in-service training courses for music teachers. There is a centre for early music (Centro de Música Antigua 'Carlo Gesualdo' which offer...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

BAHÍA BLANCA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting

Notes:

A provincial conservatorium within the province of Buenos Aires. There are two campuses, in Lamadrid and Belgrano (where the library is situated). In addition to the professional programs there are classes in performance for young people and interested members of the local community....

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

LIBERTADOR SAN MARTIN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting

Notes:

A tertiary, non-university fee-paying music school that functions on the campus of the Instituto Superior Adventista del Plata, run by the Adventist Church. It aims to produce graduates to work in schools, the church and the community. The music school functions on the campus of the Universidad Adv...

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 MENDOZA

City:

MENDOZA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The university was founded in 1939. The School of Music offers programs in music as well as music education. It organises an introductory two-year cycle of music studies for students wishing to enter the professional music program....

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE MISIONES

City:

POSADAS

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting

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The School was established in 1975. It participates in the RED virtual network of teacher training institutions organised through the Ministry of Education. In addition to the professional program there are performance programs for children and interested adults....

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE NEUQUÉN

City:

NEUQUÉN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting

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A provincial conservatorium that can trace its history back to 1968. There is an introductory course in music for students wishing to enter the music education specialisation of the Profesorado program. In addition to the professional program the Conservatorium offers music training to children, you...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE RIO NEGRO

City:

GENERAL ROCA

Special Indexes:

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

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First established as the Instituto Nacional Superior de Arts de General Roca in 1984, the Instituto Universitario Patagónico de las Artes was established in its current form in 1999. There are departments of plastic arts, cinema and new media, dance, music and drama. The Patagonia Cultural Foundati...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SAN JUAN

City:

SAN JUAN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting

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This institution was originally founded in 1839, and was granted its present name and status in 1973. There are two attached Institutes: Choral Studies and Orchestral Studies. The Department of Music runs a conservatorio which offers music instruction to children from age seven, as well as a prepara...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

City:

ROSARIO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

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:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

City:

SANTA FE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral 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....

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

City:

ROSARIO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The university was founded in 1968. There is a two-year basic instrument course for popular musicians (drums, percussion, bandoneón, strings, winds, keyboards). ...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE TUCUMÁN

City:

SAN MIGUEL DE TUCUMÁN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Sound Engineering

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The university was founded in 1914. The Instituto Superior de Música was established in 1962 and is an Institute of the Faculty of Arts offering basic, medium and superior level music education....

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DEL CHACO

City:

RESISTENCIA

Special Indexes:

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

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A provincial conservatorium founded in 1961. The Institute offers in-service training courses for school music teachers as well as for their own teachers (harmony, aural training, instruments, chamber music, jazz, electronic composition). It participates in the RED virtual network of teacher trainin...

Country:

ARMENIA

State:

City:

YEREVAN

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

NEWCASTLE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

City:

PERTH

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Personal Archives, Research-only Institutions, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

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The University of Western Australia was established in 1911. The Wigmore Library of the School of Music has a significant and growing collection of music by Australian composers. There is a collection of eighteenth century secular French cantatas on micro-film as well as many German opera scores of ...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

LINZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

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City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded in 1867, this is the oldest private music conservatorium in Vienna. Its full name is 'Franz Schubert Konservatorium für Musik und darstellende Kunst und Musikschule'. It offers courses in classical and jazz performance, drama, music theatre and puppet play. There is a program of music for v...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Instrument Collections

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The Conservatorium was founded in 1980. It offers part-time training to church musicians. It houses five organs. The Conservatorium issues the Austrian church music magazine ‘Singing Church’ and publishes church music composition by students and graduates....

Country:

AUSTRIA

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City:

GRAZ-SECKAU

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

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This private music school was established in 1989 with the aim of training church musicians. Facilities include two two-manual organs, a positive organ and three pianos. There is a preparatory course for those wishing to enter the professional program....

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

LINZ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Instrument Collections

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A private institution, established in 1992. There are three organs in the Conservatorium....

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

ST. PÖLTEN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

The Conservatory was established in 1991....

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Prayner Conservatory's full name is 'Prayner Konservatorium des Herrn Mag. Josef Schmid' can trace its history back to 1905. It was granted its current name and status in 1958. The Conservatorium has about 300 students proceeding to the completion of a professional Diploma in music and dramatic arts...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

INNSBRUCK

Special Indexes:

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

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

State:

City:

SALZBURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering

Notes:

Originally founded in 1817 and formerly known as the ‘Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst’, the University currently enrols around 3,500 students from around the world, with almost 800 internationally renowned teachers. There are courses in music, music education, theatre, film and tele...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

GRAZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded as a provincial School of Music in 1803, the institution became a Conservatory in 1818, Akademie in 1963 and University institution with the title of Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in 1970. 1998 saw the transformation into a University with its current name, and the often-used ...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

FELDKIRCH

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The Conservatorium can trace its history back to 1856. In 2005 it was authorised to offer university degrees which are awarded by the Mozarteum University of Music in Salzburg. Feldkirch is located in a wonderful alpine setting. A preparatory program is offered for those wishing to enter the degree ...

Country:

AZERBAIJAN

State:

City:

BAKU

Special Indexes:

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

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The Azerbaijan National Conservatory was established in 2000, and the earlier Uzeir Hajibeyov Baku Musiqi Akademiyasi (Baku Music College), founded in 1920, was incorporated into the Conservatory. Courses are taught in Azerbayan. There are three faculties – piano (specialisation as concert perform...

Country:

BELARUS

State:

City:

MINSK

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

Formerly known as the Belarusian State Conservatorie, the Academy was founded in 1932. It is the leading music institution in Belarus. There is a school of modern musicology and a separate division of Belarusian music. Training courses for choreographers and musical theatre producers are offered, an...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

BRUSSELS CAPITAL REGION

City:

BRUSSELS (BRUXELLES)

Special Indexes:

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

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:

FLANDERS

City:

LEUVEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Lemmens Institute is the Faculty of Music, Performing Arts and Education (LUCA School of Arts) of the Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Kunst, Leuven University. It was founded in 1879 as an institute for church music. It has since become a complete conservatorium with programs in music and drama...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

LEUVEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

ANTWERP

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, 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:

FLANDERS

City:

GENT (GHENT)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

This institution can trace its history back to 1741 when it was established under the title of Royal Academy of Fine Arts. It was granted its current name and status in 1995 when it merged with the Ghent Institute of Higher Education, and is also known by its English name of 'Faculty of Fine Arts of...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

MONS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

LIÈGE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1826. There are departments of music and theatre. There is some emphasis on contemporary twentieth century music. Language of instruction is French. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

NAMUR

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Institute was founded in 1970 and occupies the buildings of the old Franciscan convent in Namur. There are links with the musicology department at l’Université Catholique de Louvain, the Lemmensinstitute and the royal conservatories in Belgium. Language of instruction is French. An active me...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

LIÈGE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The University was founded in 1817. From 2006 the University has adopted the Bologna system of qualifications - Bachelor, Master and Doctor. Research topics undertaken in the Department include such areas as Renaissance music, history of theory, French opéra-comique, musical life in Liège, music s...

Country:

BELIZE

State:

City:

SANTA ELENA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This is the Belize campus of the American Conservatory of Music based in Chicago, USA. The Conservatory has schools of music, theology, elocution and ecclesiastical law, and is associated with the Orthodox Christian Church. It was originally founded in 1886 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, but was closed ...

Country:

BOLIVIA

State:

City:

LA PAZ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The Conservatorio Nacional de Música comes under the control of the Vice-Ministry of Culture, and was founded in 1907. In 2015 due to industrial troubles there was some disruption to the continuity of some programs. It has offered full professional music courses as well as studies in single subject...

Country:

BOLIVIA

State:

City:

LA PAZ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Instituto Normal Superior 'Simon Bolivar', founded in 1917, trains general teachers for kindergarten, elementary and secondary schools. It also trains music specialists for teaching in schools. The curriculum has been devised in conjunction with the Universidad Mayor de San Andres, La Paz....

Country:

BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

State:

City:

BANJA LUKA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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:

BRAZIL

State:

BAHIA

City:

SALVADOR

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A federal university founded in 1946. Its ethnomusicology program is the oldest in Brazil. The School of Music sees composition as a particular strength of its program. Public concerts are given by the contemporary performing group. A junior department provides free tuition in music performance, th...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

DISTRITO FEDERAL

City:

BRASÍLIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, Programs for the Handicapped

Notes:

A federal university founded in 1962. The music department has a Music for Children program for children from very young to ten years of age, and a special course for children with Down syndrome. It also organises a Community Symphonic Chorus....

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:

PARANÁ

City:

LONDRINA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

A Catholic music school founded in 1965....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

PARANÁ

City:

MARINGÁ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music

Notes:

The university was created in 1969 from an amalgamation of three former institutions. The music school offers programs in performance to interested members of the local community....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

PERNAMBUCO

City:

JOÃO PESSÔA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music

Notes:

A federal university that can trace its history back to 1934. It operates under the Ministry of Education. The music department has a strong emphasis on performance. There are three research laboratories....

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:

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

Notes:

A private conservatorium founded in 1936. It offers programs both on-campus and by distance mode. The conservatorium houses a well-equipped digital technology and recording laboratory. The ‘José Maria Neves’ research institute serves the areas of music education, musicology and music therapy. T...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO DE JANEIRO

City:

RIO DE JANEIRO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO DE JANEIRO

City:

RIO DE JANEIRO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

SÃO LEOPOLDO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

An Evangelical Lutheran institution with links to the Evangelican Lutheran Church in America whose web page it uses. It can trace its history back to 1824. This School forms part of a Global Network of University Research Centers for Theology, Religious and Christian Studies. In addition to its theo...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

PELOTAS

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting

Notes:

A federal university founded in 1969, though the Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1918. There are degree courses in plastic arts, literature and culture, and music. Music courses in performance, composition, theory and popular Brazilian music are also offered to interested members of the ...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

SANTA MARIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The university was founded in 1960 and the music department was established in 1963 within the Faculty of Fine Arts....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

PORTO ALEGRE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music

Notes:

A federal university that can trace its history back to 1908. The Institute of Arts comprises departments of visual arts, dramatic arts, art history and music. There is a well-equipped electronic music studio. Single study tuition is available for advanced students. The program Projeto Prelúdio pro...

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:

PINDAMONHANGABA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Dalcroze, Kodály, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

A private Catholic music school founded in 1924, and run by the Franciscans. It was granted its current name and status in 1975....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A Catholic institution founded in 1929. There are departments of music, fashion design, fine arts, arts education as well as management, accounting, nursing, physiotherapy, medicine, fashion design, nutrition and international relations. There is a strong emphasis on aural training and on teaching s...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A small well-equipped private music school consisting of a conservatorium (junior department) and the faculty (professional training). It can trace its history back to 1906 and was granted its current name and status in 1963. The conservatorium provides initial music training to children and interes...

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:

Choral Conducting, Music Therapy

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1924. ...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

An autonomous state university founded in 1934. Music study is offered at campuses in São Paulo and Ribeirão Preto. The aim of the music department is to produce students who are employable in the community. The library holds collections of the works of Brazilian composers. ...

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:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

CAMPINAS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

An autonomous state university founded in 1966. There are three campuses....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A state university that can trace its history back to 1949, but was granted its current name and status in 1976. It has campuses in 23 cities throughout São Paulo State. The university holds the Archive of Música Colonial Brasileira. Short extension courses are available to interested adults....

Country:

BULGARIA

State:

City:

PLOVDIV

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This state-owned Academy was founded in 1964 as an affiliate of the Bulgarian State Conservatory in Sofia and is regarded as equivalent in status to a university. It was granted its current name and status in 1995. There are Faculties of Musical Pedagogy, Musical Folklore and Choreography, Fine Arts...

Country:

BULGARIA

State:

City:

SOFIA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

BURKINA FASO

State:

City:

OUAGADOUGOU

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Institute was created in 1985 and is organised under the jurisdiction of the National Centre of Performing and Audiovisual Arts (Centre National des Arts du Spectacle et de l'Audiovisuel). There are programs in music, plastic arts and dance, with classes held in the evenings to allow access to t...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

CALGARY

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

Ambrose University College was formed in 2007 from the merger of Alliance University College and Nazarene University College, both formerly private Christian institutions. Ambrose College's music department operates a Music Academy which provides music tuition to children and interested members of ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

THREE HILLS

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music

Notes:

A private evangelical Christian Bible college founded in 1922. All programs include a bible and theology major....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

EDMONTON

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

A Christian liberal arts college founded in 1979....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

CAMROSE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Suzuki

Notes:

Formerly known as Augustana University College, this institution is a liberal arts and sciences university originally founded in 1911 by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. It became a faculty of the University of Alberta in 2004. There is a 450-seat University Chapel which serves as its prim...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

EDMONTON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1908. 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, and an electronic music studio. The Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology houses the...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

CALGARY

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

LETHBRIDGE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

LANGLEY

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A private Christian liberal arts university that held its first classes in 1962. There are some large rehearsal spaces and a professional standard recording studio....

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VANCOUVER

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

BRANDON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

WINNIPEG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

OTTERBURNE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

An independent Christian college. A co-operative program exists with Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, USA with credit towards a baccalaureate degree. The University of Winnipeg offers credit acceptance for courses taken by students from this college....

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

WINNIPEG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University of Manitoba was founded in 1877. The Manitoba Institute for Music Technology provides training in music technology and encourages creative work and research in electroacoustic music. The University of Manitoba Opera Apprenticeship is a one-year program for advanced voice students. The...