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ALBANIA

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TIRANË

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Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music

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

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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, Traditional Instrument Performance

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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, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Repetiteur Training/Coaching

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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. A second venue is in Mar del Plata. The main aim of the Institute is to train specialists in various aspects of music, drama and dance for opera and ballet. The li...

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ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

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Choral Conducting, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Kodály, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

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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. There are programs in music, visual arts, movement, folklore, theatre, multimedia and education for teaching the arts. Music is t...

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ARGENTINA

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PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

CÓRDOBA

Special Indexes:

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

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

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ARGENTINA

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PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

BANFIELD

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 training courses for performers and music teachers. There is a centre for early music (Centro de Música Antigua 'Carlo Gesualdo') which offers masterclasses, courses and concerts. Community activities include...

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ARGENTINA

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PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

City:

SANTA FE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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

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ARGENTINA

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PROVINCIA DE TUCUMÁN

City:

SAN MIGUEL DE TUCUMÁN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Instrument Making/Maintenance

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The university was founded in 1914. The Instituto Superior de Música was established in 1948 and is an Institute of the Faculty of Arts offering basic, medium and superior level music education....

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ARMENIA

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City:

YEREVAN

Special Indexes:

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

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

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...

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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, ...

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AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

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

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

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AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

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...

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AUSTRIA

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City:

LINZ

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

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

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AUSTRIA

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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. The Ethnic Music Department offer...

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AUSTRIA

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City:

KLAGENFURT

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

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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 en...

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AUSTRIA

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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 ...

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AUSTRIA

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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....

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AUSTRIA

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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 addition to the classical church music studies the Conservatory offers the Austria-unique training program 'Lied-Messe-Oratorium' for those whose primary interest is vocal music...

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AUSTRIA

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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 gained its current name and status in 1958. There are two fully-equipped campuses in Vienna. The Conservatorium has about 300 students proc...

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AUSTRIA

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City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

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This private institution, formerly known as the 'Vienna Conservatory' gained its current name and status in 2005. The University has 17 affiliated music schools and operates a ‘Kindersingschule’. There are two Faculties: • Faculty of Music, comprising departments of instrumental performance, ...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Repetiteur Training/Coaching, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering

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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...

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AUSTRIA

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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 ...

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AUSTRIA

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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 gained the name of Mozarteum Universität Salzburg. It offers programs in performance, conducting, composition, theory, musicology, music pedagogy, and opera and music theatre...

Country:

AUSTRIA

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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 from in and around the Lake Constance area. Feldkirch is locate...

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AZERBAIJAN

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City:

BAKU

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, 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...

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BELARUS

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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 and 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...

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BELGIUM

State:

BRUSSELS CAPITAL REGION

City:

BRUSSELS (BRUXELLES)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

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

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This institution can trace its history back to 1741 when it was established under the title of Royal Academy of Fine Arts. It gained 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 the ...

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BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

LEUVEN

Special Indexes:

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

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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...

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BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

ANTWERP

Special Indexes:

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

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

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BELGIUM

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

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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

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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...

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BENIN

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City:

COTONOU

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

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

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BOLIVIA

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City:

LA PAZ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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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...

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BOLIVIA

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City:

LA PAZ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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This institution was founded in 1917 and after several name changes it gained 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 conjunction w...

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BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

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City:

BANJA LUKA

Special Indexes:

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

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

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BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

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City:

SARAJEVO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music

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

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BRAZIL

State:

BAHIA

City:

SALVADOR

Special Indexes:

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

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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. ...

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BRAZIL

State:

DISTRITO FEDERAL

City:

BRASÍLIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, Programs for the Handicapped

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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...

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BRAZIL

State:

GOIÁS

City:

GOIÂNIA

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

MINAS GERAIS

City:

BELO HORIZONTE

Special Indexes:

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

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

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BRAZIL

State:

PARANÁ

City:

CURITIBA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

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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

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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

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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

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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

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A federal university founded in 1946. The music department houses two reseach institutes - computer-generated sound, and ethnomusicology. There are also laboratories for music technology and for multimedia. Scholarships are available for talented but needy students. The junior department provides mu...

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

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A private conservatorium founded in 1936. It offers programs both on-campus and by distance mode. The Conservatorio 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 gained its current name and status in 1920, and so is the oldest in Brazil. The university houses the Centro de Pesquisas Folcloricas with a large collectio...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

SÃO LEOPOLDO

Special Indexes:

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

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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, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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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 mem...

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

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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:

SÃO PAULO

City:

PINDAMONHANGABA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Eurhythmics/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

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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:

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

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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. It is 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, gaining 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 gained its current name and status in 1995. There are Faculties of Musical Pedagogy, Musical Folklore and Choreography, Fine Arts, and...

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 gained its current name and status in 2006. Language of instruction is Bulgarian. There are three faculties: • Instrumental, • Vocal including an opera program, • Theory, Composition and Conducting....

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:

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 ke...

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, 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 and has an active opera workshop. Facilities ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

BRANDON

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

WINNIPEG

Special Indexes:

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

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 expe...

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

WINNIPEG

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, 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...

Country:

CANADA

State:

NEW BRUNSWICK

City:

SACKVILLE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This is a primarily an undergraduate liberal arts and science university. The music department is located at the Marjorie Young Bell Conservatory of Music. It houses a music computer lab and a creative sound technology studio. There is an active opera program. The department organises a system of pu...

Country:

CANADA

State:

NEWFOUNDLAND

City:

ST JOHN’S

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

OTTAWA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This public university was established in 1848. It claims to be the largest bi-lingual university in the world. The School of Music has close links with the National Arts Centre and the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra. It organises an active opera program. Languages of instruction are English and French....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

TORONTO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Western University (formerly known as the University of Western Ontario), is a public institution founded in 1878. The Don Wright Faculty of Music is home to three departments - Music Education, Music Performance Studies, and Music Research and Composition. The music library has an extensive collec...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

MONTRÉAL

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This Conservatoire forms part of a network of nine conservatoires in the Province of Quebec, known as the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique du Québec, established in 1943 in Montreal and by 1973 it had expanded to its present nine campuses. The head office is at 225 Grande Allée Est, ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

MONTREAL

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

SHERBROOKE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

This institution was established in 1954 as the Séminaire Saint-Charles-Borromée de Sherbrooke. It was granted its current name and status in 1960. A preparatory school offers music programs to interested persons. A second campus is in Longueuil. Language of instruction is French....

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

QUÉBEC

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Suzuki, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

Laval University can trace its history back to 1663. It gained its current name and status in 1852 and its Faculty of Music was established in 1920. The music program at Laval is organised into cycles. The first cycle (premier cycle) consists of programs leading to Bachelor’s degrees (Baccalauré...

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

CARONPORT

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

REGINA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

SASKATOON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

VALPARAISO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was established in 1928 and the Conservatorio was created in 1975. In addition to its professional courses the Conservatorio offers music tuition to young students through its preparatory and pre-University programs....

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

SANTIAGO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting

Notes:

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

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

SANTIAGO

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The university was founded in 1842, thus being the oldest institution of higher education in the country. The Faculty of Arts offers programs in dance, drama, music, visual arts and theory. The music department holds a collection of music by Chilean composers and operates an active opera program. T...

Country:

CHINA

State:

CAPITAL DISTRICT

City:

BEIJING

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Central Conservatory was founded in 1950 and in 2000 it came under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education. There are eight departments: composition, conducting, musicology, voice/opera, piano, Western orchestral instruments, Chinese traditional instruments, music education. There are over...

Country:

CHINA

State:

FUJIAN PROVINCE

City:

XIAMEN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The university was founded in 1921. The College of Arts Education, established in 1983, offers both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in music, design and fine arts. A new arts building is now in operation, in a campus situated along the seashore of Xiamen Island and is considered one of the most ...

Country:

CHINA

State:

HONG KONG

City:

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CHINA

State:

HONG KONG

City:

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A government-supported institution founded in 1956. There are some fine performing spaces and a state-of-the-art electro-acoustic music centre. The music department owns an Indonesian gamelan, a large collection of percussion instruments, as well as 52 pianos, two harpsichords and three organs. ...

Country:

CHINA

State:

HONG KONG

City:

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Hong Kong Institute of Education of education was established in 1994 as an amalgamation of three former colleges of education. It is now known as the Education University of Hong Kong. Language of instruction is English....

Country:

CHINA

State:

HUBEI PROVINCE

City:

WUHAN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatory can trace its history back to 1928. There are departments of composition/conducting, musicology, woodwind/strings, voice, piano, Chinese traditional instruments, folk music, sound engineering, music education, music archaeology, pop singing, dance and a community education program. ...

Country:

CHINA

State:

LIAONING PROVINCE

City:

SHENYANG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1938 as Lu Xun Academy of Arts and was granted its current name in 1958. It occupies four campuses - in Shenyang, Dalian, Taoxian and Chanqing. There are departments of performance (Western and Chinese instruments and vocal music), folk instrumental music, composition...

Country:

CHINA

State:

SHAANXI PROVINCE

City:

XI’AN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CHINA

State:

SHANGHAI DISTRICT

City:

SHANGHAI

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CHINA

State:

SICHUAN PROVINCE

City:

CHENG-DU

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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