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Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting

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A Catholic university founded in 1958. The Faculty of Musical Arts and Sciences comprises four schools - composition, musicology and criticism, sacred music, and music pedagogy and education. It includes the following centres: • Instituto de Investigación Musicologica ‘Carlos Vega’. This is n...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Formerly known as the International Conservatorium of Music (Australia), the Academy of Music and Performing Arts is a private institution that can trace its history back to 1993. Facilities at the Rozelle campus include well-equipped studios and recording facilities. The 300-seat Tom Man Theatre is...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

The Sydney School of Byzantine Music was founded as the first of its kind in Australia in 2005 and operates under the direction of the Greek Orthodox Christian Society. In addition to the Diploma program there are further programs contributing to the artistic development of practising chanters, pro...

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

Notes:

The Conservatorium was established in 1952, and amalgamated with the University of Newcastle in 1990. It has become the Newcastle (City) campus of the University. Within the Faculty of Education and Arts the School of Creative Arts was formed in 2005. There are active programs in opera performance, ...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

The Australian Catholic University is a public university open to students of all religious faiths. The University was opened in 1991 following the amalgamation of the Catholic College of Education (Sydney), the Institute of Catholic Education (Victoria), McAuley College (Queensland) and Signadou Co...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

LINZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

EISENSTADT

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

KLAGENFURT

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

GRAZ-SECKAU

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

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...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Instrument Collections

Notes:

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

Notes:

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

Notes:

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:

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:

FELDKIRCH

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatorium can trace its history back to 1856. In 2005 it was authorised to offer university degrees which are awarded by the Mozarteum University of Music in Salzburg. The Conservatorium library holds a collection of folk music in and around the Lake Constance area. Feldkirch is located in ...

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:

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:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

THREE HILLS

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

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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

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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

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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:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

ABBOTSFORD

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music

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A private Mennonite college founded in 1936....

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:

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:

ONTARIO

City:

TORONTO

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

Originally founded in 1984, the college was formerly known as the Ontario Bible College. It was granted its current name and status in 2003. It is an evangelical, transdenominational institution of Christian higher education....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

TORONTO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This public university was founded as King’s College in 1827, thus being the first institution of higher learning in the colony of Upper Canada. There are other campuses in Mississauga and Scarborough. The Faculty of Music is situated in central Toronto. Facilities include the 815-seat MacMillan O...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

WATERLOO

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The University of Waterloo was founded in 1957 as Waterloo College Associate Faculties. It was granted its current name and status in 1960. Waterloo College itself, (founded in 1911), is now Wilfrid Laurier University. Conrad Grebel University College, founded in 1963, is a Mennonite college affilia...

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:

QUÉBEC

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, 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 was granted 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 (Baccal...

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

CARONPORT

Special Indexes:

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

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An interdenominational evangelical Christian college established in 1935, and consisting of three schools - Briercrest College, Briercrest Seminary and 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:

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:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

MEDELLÍN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

TUNJA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

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A program for training leaders in church music. The school also offers programs for young people and interested members of the local community....

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PRAGUE (PRAHA)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance

Notes:

The College, a specialised educational and cultural centre of historic art, can trace its origins back to the thirteenth century Týn School and later the Recek College (Collegium Sanctissimae Mariae). It occupies the premises of a former Servite Monastery near St. Michael's Church. The College's ma...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

The University was founded in 1959 as the University of College Education. It was granted its current name and status in 2000. Language of instruction is Czech with some programs available in English....

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

MORAVIA

City:

BRNO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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The Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts was founded in 1947. It is the only Czech music school permitted to award honorary doctorates. There are two faculties - music and theatre. Summer master classes focusing on the interpretation of works by Janáček, Martinu, Smetana, Dvořák, Nova...

Country:

DENMARK

State:

City:

ÅRHUS/AALBORG

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

In 2010 the Royal Academy of Music in Århus amalgamated withy the Academy of Music in Aalborg to form the Royal Academy of Music Århus/Aalborg with campuses in both cities. It is a state-supported institution operating under the auspices of the Danish Ministry of Culture. There are three main line...

Country:

DENMARK

State:

City:

FREDERIKSBERG

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Royal Danish Academy of Music is the only music institution in Denmark solely specialising in classical performance. It was founded in 1867 by the composer Niels W Gade. The Academy has several fine performance spaces as well as a recording and production studio. There is a large collection of i...

Country:

DENMARK

State:

City:

ODENSE-ESBJERG

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Syddansk Musikkonservatorium (SDMK) has campuses in the Southern Denmark cities of Odense and Esbjerg. It offers programs in music and theatre. The library houses the music section of the Odense University library as well as books, records, videos and tapes of the Danish Jazz Centre. The SDMK of...

Country:

ESTONIA

State:

City:

VILJANDI

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

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

Country:

ETHIOPIA

State:

City:

ADDIS ABABA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was established in 1950 and operates on thirteen campuses, most of them in Addis Ababa. In 2013 the University's Alle School of Fine Arts and Design and the Yared School of Music were amalgamated to form the Skunder Boghossian College of Performing and Visual Arts which offers program...

Country:

ETHIOPIA

State:

City:

ADDIS ABABA

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

Established in 1960, the Seminary is an institution of the Lutheran Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus. It trains ministers, church leaders, educators and musicians to lead worship, write church songs, arrange them and lead them. The School of Jazz Music was founded in 2001...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

JAKOBSTAD (PIETARSAARI)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Sound Engineering

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Novia University is the largest Swedish-speaking university of applied sciences in Finland, being formed in 2008 through the merger of several earlier institutions. There are campuses in Vasa, Åbo (in Turku), Raseborg and Campus Allegro in Jakobstad (or Pietarsaari in Finnish, which offers its musi...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

OULU

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1992. Member of the University of the Arctic. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

HELSINKI (HELSINFORS)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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In 2013 the Finnish Sibelius Academy, the Theatre Academy Helsinki and the Academy of Fine Arts merged to become the University of the Arts Helsinki. The Sibelius Academy received its name in 1939. It is the only university-level music institution in Finland and one of the largest in Europe. In addi...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

JOENSUU

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music

Notes:

The University was established in 1969. It has campuses in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna. Church music programs are taken at the Joensuu campus; music education and teacher training programs are taken in Savonlinna. Musicology studies are taken in association with the Conservatorium of Joensuu whos...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

OULU

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1958. Language of instruction is Finnish....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

PARIS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1795 and is currently located in the Cîté de la Musique at La Villette. It offers programs in music, dance, sound engineering and pedagogy. In the music area there are seven departments: classical and contemporary performance, voice, early music, composition and or...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

PARIS

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

The Catholic University of Paris was founded in 1875, and the Institute of Sacred Arts was founded in 1995....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

MIDI-PYRÉNÉES

City:

TOULOUSE

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

This Catholic Institute of Arts and Sacred Music was founded in 1978 as a department of the Institut Catholique de Toulouse which itself can trace its history back to 1229. The Institute of Sacred Music organises a variety of activities and concerts involving painting, architecture and music as well...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

PAYS-DE-LA-LOIRE

City:

SOLESMES

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Institutions for Men Only, Library Collections

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The Abbaye Saint-Pierre de Solesmes was founded in 1010 and forms part of the Benedictine Confederation. Dom Prosper Guéranger was responsible for reviving the practice of the Gregorian chant in the abbey. Entry to the program is restricted to members of the Benedictine Order. The Paléographie Mus...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

RHÔNE-ALPES

City:

LYON

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

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The Institute was founded in 1947 for the purpose of training musicians in the area of sacred music, its collection, conservation and distribution. It conducts research into both sacred and secular choral music in polyphonic styles, Gregorian and medieval chant. It edits contemporary works. The Inst...

Country:

GEORGIA

State:

City:

TBILISI

Special Indexes:

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

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The Conservatory was founded in 1917. Courses are taught in Georgian. Facilities include two performance halls, one also being used for opera performances, a three-manual pipe organ and a well-appointed recording studio. The Conservatory issues several publications relating to music education, music...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

TÜBINGEN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections

Notes:

The University of Lutheran Church Music of Württemberg was founded in 1945 in Esslingen and since 1998 has operated at Tübingen. It was the first such institution in Germany to introduce a jazz/rock/pop strand into its programs. A children's choir has been organised in co-operation with the city m...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

HEIDELBERG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Hochschule can trace its history back to 1909. It was granted its current name and status in 1931. There is a preliminary program for those wishing to enter the professional program. The Hochschule has a collaboration with the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim in a program li...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

ROTTENBURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Catholic Hochschule was founded in 1949. It full name is Hochschule für Kirchenmusik der Diözese Rottenburg-Stuttgart and it operates within the diocese of Stuttgart. There is some co-operation with the Evangelical School of Church Music in Tübingen. The Association for the Promotion of Cont...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

FREIBURG IM BREISGAU

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

This university-level institution was founded in 1946. There are Institutes for New Music, Music Theatre, Historic Performance Practice and Music Medicine. Facilities include a well-equipped electronic music studio. The Hochschule holds the State collection of String Instruments. In addition to the...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

KARLSRUHE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Hochschule can trace its history back to 1837. It was granted its current name and status in 1971. Facilities include a state-of-the-art computer studio. There are institutes for New Music and Media, Music Broadcasting and Journalism, Music Theatre, and Musicology and Music Technology. The Hochs...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

STUTTGART

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This State University of Music and Performing Arts was founded in 1857. The opera school operates in conjunction with the Staatsoper Stuttgart. There are eleven organs. An attached music school offers music tuition to young children. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

TROSSINGEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This university-level Hochschule was founded in 1947. Particular emphasis is placed upon early music and music and movement. It includes an Early Music Institute (Institut für Alte Musik), the largest in Germany. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Mus...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

BAYREUTH

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

This University of Protestant Church Music can trace its history back to 1921. It was granted its current name and status in 2000....

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

REGENSBURG

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Instrument Collections

Notes:

The Academy was founded in 1874 on the recommendation of Franz Liszt, and is the oldest Catholic music institution in Germany. It is affiliated with the Papal Academy of Church Music in Rome. There is co-operation with the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München for students to obtain a diploma f...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

NÜRNBERG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

In 1999 the Leopold Mozart Konservatorium in Augsburg and the Meistersinger Konservatorium in Nürnberg were officially joined to become the Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg-Augsburg – the youngest Hochschule in Germany. The seat of administration is in Nürnberg. At the Nürnberg campus there is ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

MÜNCHEN (MUNICH)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

This University of Music and Performing Arts Munich (sometimes called Academy of Music and Performing Arts), was founded in 1830 and plays an important part in the artistic life of the city. It organises over 750 musical events each year. There is an opera school incorporating studies of production,...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

WÜRZBURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This music university can trace its history back to 1797. It was granted its current name and status in 1973. Facilities include a well-equipped digital production studio and computer music studio. The University organises music tuition for gifted school-age students who may wish to prepare for entr...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BERLIN

City:

BERLIN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1696. It was granted its current name and status in 2001. There are four colleges: fine arts; architecture, media and design; performing arts/theatre; music. The University organises a Summer University for interested persons, offering one-week workshops ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BREMEN

City:

BREMEN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This University of the Arts can trace its history back to 1873. It was established in 1948 as Musikschule Bremen and was granted its current name and status in 1988. The Music Faculty offers programs in classical and jazz performance, early music, church music and music education. There is an Orches...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

HAMBURG

City:

HAMBURG

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

This University was founded in 1950. There are four main departments: • Department I - performance programs (classical, jazz/popular), composition, theory, choral and orchestral conducting, Protestant church music. • Department II - Theatre Academy, with studies in vocal music, opera, music thea...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

HESSEN

City:

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

Special Indexes:

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

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This private Konservatorium was founded in 1878. Besides the basic study department there are also departments of early music and new music and composition, as well as a ballet school. Musicians with past association with the Konservatorium include Paul Hindemith, Hans von Bülow, Otto Klemperer and...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

HESSEN

City:

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

This University can trace its history back to 1878. It assumed various names (’Dr Hoch’s Conservatoire’ and ‘National University for Music’), before enjoying its current name and status. There are divisions of music, drama and dance. The Hochschule offers an opera program as well as a prog...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN

City:

GREIFSWALD

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1456, making it one of the oldest universities in Europe. ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NIEDERSACHSEN (LOWER SAXONY)

City:

HANNOVER

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This University was formed in 1950 with the merger of the State School of Music and the Hanover Drama School. It was granted its current name and status in 1978. It offers programs in music, drama, multimedia communication and media sciences. A joint bachelor’s degree program in music is offered b...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NIEDERSACHSEN (LOWER SAXONY)

City:

VECHTA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1830. It was granted its current name and status in 1995. Study of music at the University of Vechta is part of the two-subjecct Bachelor of Combined Studies and the Master of Education. ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

ESSEN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The original institution, the 'Folkwang School of Music, Dance and Speech' was founded in 1927. It is now the academy of the arts in the Ruhr district, with studies in music, theatre, dance, photography, communication design, industrial design and academic studies. There are Institutes of Computer M...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

HERFORD

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This University of Protestant church music was established in 1948 and was granted its current name and status in 1991. A second campus in Witten, known as the Protestant Pop Academy, offers programs in popular church music. Facilities include ten organs, a number of pianos, harpsichord, clavichord,...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

KÖLN (COLOGNE)

Special Indexes:

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

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The Hochschule, founded in 1850, was granted its current name and status in 1987. The Hochschule is situated in the heart of the old city of Cologne, in the vicinity of the cathedral and the main railway station. It is one of the largest music academies in Europe, with about 1700 students and more t...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

DETMOLD

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Hochschule, founded in 1946, has branches in Dortmund and Münster. It was formerly known as the Northwest German Music Academy. The University comprises ten music-specific buildings in and around the Palais Gardens. The College shares both an Institute of Research in Musical Talent and a Musico...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

DÜSSELDORF

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

This University-level school can trace its history back to 1935. It was granted its current name and status in 1987. There is an opera program and an early music studio. The Lutheran church music program culminates in the State Examination A (Staatlichen A Examen). Institutes at the university inclu...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

RHEINLAND-PFALZ

City:

MAINZ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives

Notes:

The University was founded in 1477, and as such, is one of the oldest universities in Germany. There is a small collection of Thai instruments and a number of recordings of tribal music of the region. There is co-operation with the Peter Cornelius Conservatorium in Mainz and a number of other instit...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

SAARLAND

City:

HALLE (SAALE)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

This College for Protestant church music was founded in 1926. It has an extensive library of books and scores. There are links with the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg....

Country:

GERMANY

State:

SAARLAND

City:

SAARBRÜCKEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1947 and has co-operation agreements with the conservatories of Luxembourg and Lorraine (France). The three institutions have formed the ‘Saar-Lor-Lux Orchester’ to present an annual concert tour. A master workshop in contemporary music (Tage für Interpretation und...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

SACHSEN (SAXONY)

City:

DRESDEN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Instrument Collections, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

The Hochschule was established in 1949. The training covers both Catholic and Protestant rites. It has a library with a good collection of choral and instrumental music. There are seven practice organs as well as one large church organ....

Country:

GERMANY

State:

SACHSEN (SAXONY)

City:

LEIPZIG

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

Established in 1843 by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, this was the first conservatorium to be founded in Germany. Some of the world’s most noted musicians and educators have been associated with the Hochschule, including George Szell, Kurt Masur, Hermann Levi, Charles Münch, Wilhelm Backhaus, Arthu...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

SAXONY-ANHALT

City:

HALLE (SAALE)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1502 with the establishment of the University of Wittenberg. The Faculty of Philosophy contains the separate institutes of musicology (Philosophy II) and music education (Philosophy III) which are located close to the Handel House and the Protestant Colle...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN

City:

LÜBECK

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Personal Archives

Notes:

The Academy of Music was founded in 1911 as a music conservatoire and was granted its current name and status in 1973. It is the only music university-level institution in Schleswig-Holstein. The University houses the Brahms Institute with original manuscripts, letters, photographs and other memorab...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

THÜRINGEN (THURINGIA)

City:

WEIMAR

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The School was founded in 1872 as an orchestra school. It was granted its current name and status in 1956. There are four centres within walking distance of each other, one of them being the Altenburg, Liszt's home between 1848 and 1861. It holds and archive of the music of Thuringia. An Institute f...

Country:

GHANA

State:

City:

CAPE COAST

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The university was founded in 1962. The music department was established in 1974 and is situated at the New Site, adjacent to the Arts Faculty and Social Sciences Faculty. There are studies in religious music, popular music, African traditional music and Western classical music. In the primary schoo...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

ATHENS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A private conservatory founded in 1974 that operates within the Athenaeum International Cultural Centre. It organises the Maria Callas international competition (GrandPrix ‘Maria Callas’) for pianists and singers. There is a preparatory program to prepare students for entry to the professional p...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

ATHENS

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This Conservatory, founded in 1871 by the Athens Music and Drama Society, is the oldest conservatoire in modern Greece. It receives some government financial support and has been in existence for over 120 years, producing such artists as Dimitri Mitropoulos, Maria Callas, Gina Bachauer, Nana Mouskou...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

ATHENS

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orff Schulwerk, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory forms part of the ‘Filippos Nakas’ Music House founded in 1989. It organizes music classes for pre-school children, edits music and organises concerts, festivals, master classes, workshops and national and international competitions. Studies include classes in keyboard, guitar,...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

MAROUSI

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded in 1919 by composer Manolis Kalomiris, this is one of the oldest private Conservatories in Greece, with branches throughout the country as well as in Albania and Cyprus. It offers programs in music, dance and drama. There is a partnership with the Schola Cantorum in Paris. The Conservatory ...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

ATHENS

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University was founded in 1837, the first university in the newly-established Greek State. The Department of Music Studies is divided into three sectors: • Historical and Systematic Musicology. • Ethnomusicology and Cultural Anthropology. • Sound technology, Music Pedagogy and Byzantine Mu...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

THESSALONIKI

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This school, founded in 1993, aims to study and disseminate Greek traditional music. It gives training in performing on almost all traditional Greek instruments as well as in theory and history of Greek traditional and ecclesiastical music. It also trains chanters to serve in the Greek Orthodox Chu...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

THESSALONIKI

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This conservatory, founded in 1914, is the only government-supported conservatory in Greece. No fees are charged. The aim was to teach European music and to support and promote Greek music. The curriculum designed for this institution serves as a model to be applied to all conservatories throughout ...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

ARTA

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Institute was founded in 1994. The Department of Traditional Music aims promote the originality and variety of traditional musics in Greece and some of the surrounding nations (including Turkey, the Balkans, Italy, the Arab world, north Africa). There are branches in Ioannina, Preveza and Igoume...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

KEFALONIA

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Institute, founded in 2003, is an independent institution that operates under state supervision with three other campuses in nearby islands. ...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

THESSALONIKI

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was established in 1990, though it can trace its history back to 1948. The Department of Music Science and Art accepted its first students in 1998. It is organised in a similar way to that of European Music Academies in order to provide performance as well as theoretical studies. As s...

Country:

HUNGARY

State:

City:

BUDAPEST

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1635. It is a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and was granted its current name and status in 1950. ...

Country:

HUNGARY

State:

City:

BUDAPEST

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Personal Archives, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

Established by Franz Liszt in 1875 and formerly known as the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, this institution has now been officially recognised as a University. It has several buildings in Budapest, including among others, the central building, the György Ligeti building, the Ferenc Liszt Memorial a...

Country:

HUNGARY

State:

City:

DEBRECEN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1538. Formerly known as the Franz Liszt Academy of Music Debrecen branch, the it is currently the Faculty of Music of Debrecen University. Programs are offered at three levels: preparatory, college and university. There are departments of piano, string in...