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Country:

ALBANIA

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City:

TIRANË

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music

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The Academy of Arts was founded in 1966 with the amalgamation of the State Conservatory of Tiranë (founded in 1962), the School of Fine Arts and the 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:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

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

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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

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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....

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ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

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

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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, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Kodály, Orchestral Conducting

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The Universidad Nacional de las Artes was formally established in 1996 with the incorporation of a number of Institutes offering programs in various branches of the arts. Until 2014 it was known as the Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arts. There are programs in music, visual arts, movement, fol...

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 operating within the Directorate of Artistic Education of the Province of Buenos Aire . It offers professional music/music education programs as well as programs in music instruction to young people and interested adults in the local community. There is an opera workshop....

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

MORÓN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Opera Performance

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A provincial conservatory 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 join...

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 offe...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

BAHÍA BLANCA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting

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A provincial conservatorium operating under the Ministry of Culture and Education. 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 communit...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

LIBERTADOR SAN MARTIN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting

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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

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

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ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE MENDOZA

City:

MENDOZA

Special Indexes:

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

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

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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 workshops for children and interested adults....

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ARGENTINA

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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...

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ARGENTINA

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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

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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:

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. There are some programs offered by distance mode....

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

City:

ROSARIO

Special Indexes:

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

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This research university was founded in 1968. ...

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...

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ARMENIA

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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...

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AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

COORANBONG

Special Indexes:

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

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The College, established in 1897, is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Music studies are conducted by the Conservatorium which was founded in 2013. All studies include core subjects relating to Avondale’s philosophy of Christian education. Music may be taken as a major, a specialisatio...

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, 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:

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 ...

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AUSTRIA

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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

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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 ...

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AUSTRIA

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City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

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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...

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AUSTRIA

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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...

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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. Its full name is Konservatorium für Kirchenmusik der Diözese Graz-Seckau. Facilities include two two-manual organs, a positive organ and three pianos. There is a preparatory course for those wishing to ent...

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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. Its full name is Diözesankonservatorium für Kirchenmusik der Erzdiözese Wien. It offers part-time training to cantors, organists, choirmasters and conductors of ensembles. Facilities include five organs. The Conservatorium issues the Austrian church music m...

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. Its full name is Konservatorium für Kirchenmusik der Diözese Linz. There are three organs in the Conservatorium....

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

ST. PÖLTEN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

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The Conservatory was established in 1991. Its full name is Konservatorium für Kirchenmusik der Diözese Sankt Pölten. In additional to the classical church music studies the Conservatory offers the Austria-unique training program 'Lied-Messe-Oratorium' for those whose primary interest is vocal mus...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

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A privately-run institution, Prayner Conservatory's full name is 'Prayner Konservatorium des Herrn Mag. Josef Schmid'. It can trace its history back to 1905 and was granted its current name and status in 1958. There are two fully-equipped campuses in Vienna. The Conservatorium has about 300 students...

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:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Conducting, 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. Ir offers 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, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

Founded as a provincial School of Music in 1803, the institution became a Conservatory in 1816, 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:

SALZBURG

Special Indexes:

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

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The Mozarteum University on Mirabellplatz 1 can trace its history back to 1841 and following a number of changes, eventually 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:

FELDKIRCH

Special Indexes:

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

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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. The Conservatorium library holds a collection of folk music in and around the Lake Constance area. Feldkirch is located in ...

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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 two faculties – performance (specialisation as concert per...

Country:

BELARUS

State:

City:

MINSK

Special Indexes:

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

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Formerly known as the Minsk Conservatory, 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, and the Depart...

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

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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:

ANTWERP

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

MONS

Special Indexes:

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

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Formerly known as the 'Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Mons' the 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:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

LIÈGE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1826. Currently it is also known as École Supérieure des Arts de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles. 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 ...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

NAMUR

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orchestral Conducting

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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

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This is the Belize campus of the American Conservatory of Music based in Chicago, USA. It is a binational music school that belonged to the Straube Piano Company. There are schools of music, theology, elocution and ecclesiastical law, and it is associated with the Orthodox Christian Church. It was o...

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:

BOLIVIA

State:

City:

LA PAZ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The Conservatorio Plurinacional de Música comes under the control of the Vice-Ministry of Culture, and was founded in 1907. In 2013, after a number of industrial and political troubles with subsequent disruption to the continuity programs a new property was obtained resulting in the emergence of th...

Country:

BOLIVIA

State:

City:

LA PAZ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This institution was founded in 1917 and after several name changes it was granted its current name and status in 2009. It trains general teachers for kindergarten, elementary and secondary schools and also trains music specialists for teaching in schools. The curriculum has been devised in conjunct...

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:

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. Campus Canela offers programs in theatre, visual arts and music. 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...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

DISTRITO FEDERAL

City:

BRASÍLIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, Programs for the Handicapped

Notes:

A federal public university founded in 1962. The Institute of Arts offers programs in theatre, visual arts, design and music. Apart from its professional program 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 ...

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 as a public university, but became autonomous in 1991....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

PARANÁ

City:

MARINGÁ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music

Notes:

This public university was created in 1969 from an amalgamation of three former institutions. It operates on five campuses throughout the state of Paraná. 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:

Arts Management/Music Management, 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. 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 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:

PASSO FUNDO

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

A private university that can trace its history back to 1956. There is a centre for the study of jazz and Brazilian popular music and a large percussion lab....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

PELOTAS

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

A federal university founded in 1969, though the Conservatorio de Música 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 memb...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

SANTA MARIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

This public university was founded in 1960. Its 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, Music Therapy, 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:

This institution was formally autorised and recognised as an institute of higher education in 1963. It is 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 c...

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:

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, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A state university that can trace its history back to 1949, and 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, Music Therapy, Opera 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, 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:

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, visual arts and dance, with classes held in the evenings to allow access to th...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

CALGARY

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting

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

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

CAMROSE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious 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, Opera Performance, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Archives

Notes:

The University was founded in 1908. Today it boasts five campuses as well as other locations around the province. In Edmonton the Augustana campus offers the music programs. Facilities include two large rehearsal halls, a small recital hall, two chamber music rooms, thirty practice rooms (including ...

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:

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, 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:

MANITOBA

City:

OTTERBURNE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

An independent interdenominational evangelical 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, being Western Canada's first university. Currently there are several campuses throughout the city of Winnipeg. The Manitoba Institute for Music Technology provides training in music technology and encourages creative work and research in electroacousti...