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ANGOLA

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LUANDA

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Community Music Training

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Housed in the Centro Cultural e Académico in Benfica, the green zone of Luanda, the Casa da Música offers programs in community music for interested adults as well as group music lessons in piano, guitar, percussion, singing and choral lessons. It was founded in 2014 and is a project run through t...

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ARGENTINA

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CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

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BUENOS AIRES

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

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

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AUSTRALIA

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NORTHERN TERRITORY

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DARWIN

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Library Collections

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The Northern Territory University was first established in 1989 and was granted its current name and status in 2003. It has particular interests in indigenous and multicultural issues and programs of other institutions located in tropical climates. The School of Creative Arts and Design offers progr...

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AUSTRALIA

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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PERTH

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

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

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CANADA

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ALBERTA

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EDMONTON

Special Indexes:

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

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

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CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

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WATERLOO

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Personal Archives, Suzuki

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The University was founded in 1911 as the Waterloo Lutheran Seminary of Canada and in 1924 it was re-established as the Waterloo College of Arts. This was later affiliated with the University of Western Ontario. The current name and status were granted in 1973. There is a second campus in Bantford. ...

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CHINA

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JIANGSU PROVINCE

City:

NANJING

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Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The University can trace its history back to 1912. It is also known as the Nanjing Arts Institute. Programs run for four years and are of university-equivalent status. It consists of colleges of fine arts, music, design, media, pop music, film and television, and dance. There are departments of pian...

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FRANCE

State:

MIDI-PYRÉNÉES

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TOULOUSE

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections

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The University can trace its history back to 1229. Formerly known as Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, in 2014 it was granted its current name. The Department of Music organises an annual concert using its choir and orchestra, and collaborating with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulou...

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GERMANY

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BAYERN (BAVARIA)

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MÜNCHEN (MUNICH)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Library Collections

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The University was established in 1472 in Ingolstadt and eventually was moved to Münich in 1826. The Institute holds many videos of manuscripts and photographs of medieval music. There is an Institute for Music Education with a research project on community music which is aiming to create a communi...

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GERMANY

State:

HESSEN

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DARMSTADT

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Opera Performance

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The Academy of Sound Art (also known as Academy of Music) was founded in 1851 and was granted its current name and status in 2012. There are several fine performance spaces. In addition to the professional program there is a community music program (City Music School) for young children and interest...

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GERMANY

State:

NIEDERSACHSEN (LOWER SAXONY)

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VECHTA

Special Indexes:

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

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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. ...

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GERMANY

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SACHSEN (SAXONY)

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DRESDEN

Special Indexes:

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

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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....

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GREECE

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THESSALONIKI

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Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

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The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki was established in 1925. The School of Music Studies was established in 1985, being the first music studies department in a university in Greece. The emphasis is on both artistic creation and research. The central laboratory of the program is the computer mu...

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ICELAND

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REYKJAVÍK

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Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Opera Performance

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This self-governing university awards the only university-level degrees in the arts in Iceland. It opened in 1999 and consists of departments of fine arts, theatre, music, dance, art education, and design and architecture. The music department commenced operation in 2001. The Joint European Master's...

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IRELAND

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CORK

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Suzuki, Wellness for Musicians

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The Cork School of Music was founded in 1878 and has been a constituent school of Cork’s Institute of Technology (CIT) since 1993. A new purpose-built home for the Cork School of Music opened in September 2007, and houses the 300-seat Curtis Auditorium. Other facilities include several fine perfor...

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IRELAND

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DUNDALK

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Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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Formerly known as a Regional Technical College, the Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) consists of Schools of Business and Humanities, Engineering, Health and Science, and Informatics and Creative Arts. The School of Informatics and Creative Arts offers programs in computing, creative media, fil...

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IRELAND

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LIMERICK

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Arts Management/Music Management, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (formerly known as the Irish World Music Centre) is housed at the University of Limerick and was set up in 1994, allowing for the co-existence of academic and performance programs at the University. It is involved with community outreach, concerts, seminars...

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IRELAND

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DUBLIN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Community Music Training, Opera Performance, Public Examinations in Music, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

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The Royal Irish Academy of Music, founded in 1848, is a College of Dublin City University which is the umbrella organisation that also includes the former independent institutions of the Mater Dei Institute of Education and St Patrick’s College. In addition to its professional programs in classica...

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ISRAEL

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JERUSALEM

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Academy can trace its history back to 1932, and following a period under the name of the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance, it moved in 1985 to the Givat Ram campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem though retaining its independence from the University. Three institutions form the Jerusalem A...

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JAMAICA

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KINGSTON

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Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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Established in 1995, this is the only institution of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean. The College has schools of drama, dance, visual arts, music and arts management. Evening and summer courses are offered to interested adults and may lead to more advanced professional studies in music. A...

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JAPAN

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AICHI PREFECTURE

City:

NAGOYA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

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A private co-educational university founded in 1970. There are schools of music, art, design and human development, with music programs offered at the East campuys. Facilities include state-of-the-art electronic studios and fine performance spaces. A junior college offers music programs to young ch...

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JAPAN

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YAMAGATA PREFECTURE

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YAMAGATA

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training

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A national co-educational university founded in 1949. The music course offers two educational areas - music skills and theory, and community music culture. Since the 2004 national university legislative reform its official name is the National University Corporation Yamagata University. ...

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MALAWI

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ZOMBA

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Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The University of Malawi was established in 1964 and Chancellor College is the largest of its constituent colleges. The Department of Fine and Performing Arts was created in 1981, and consists of three sections – Drama, Fine Arts and Music. The Music Section promotes an active community music prog...

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MOZAMBIQUE

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MAPUTO

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Arts Management/Music Management, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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Initiated in 1995 by Jeunesses Musicales International and their festivals and international tours, Music Crossroads has developed into a series of non-profit centres for young musicians in southern Africa founded in 2013. It aims to enhance and develop skills and professionalism of young musicians ...

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MYANMAR (BURMA)

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YANGON (RANGOON)

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Gitameit Music Centre was established in 2003. It is a non-profit community outreach centre and music school - an informal association of musicians and music lovers aiming to build understanding and co-operation between people through activities which encourage the holding of concerts, music exc...

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NETHERLANDS

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HAARLEM

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Arts Management/Music Management, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

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Founded in the 1970s, the Conservatorium Haarlem has operated since 2010 within the campus of Inholland University of Applied Science. Studies are presented with a tri-partite combination - art, business and education. State-of-the-art facilities are provided. Part-time music programs are offered to...

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NEW ZEALAND

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SOUTH ISLAND

City:

CHRISTCHURCH

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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Music has been taught at the University of Canterbury since 1891. There is a well-equipped library and excellent facilities, including a fine auditorium with an organ, a number of early instruments, some Asian instruments and a Balinese gamelan. Music subjects may be taken in several other degree co...

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NIGER

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NIAMEY

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Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Centre was founded in 1989 and operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture. It provides a variety of instruments, both Western and traditional for the use of its students and organises competitions and festivals. The campus is open to members of the public, and concer...

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PHILIPPINES

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City:

CAVITE

Special Indexes:

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

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The Adventist University of the Philippines is a private coeducational Christian institution run by the Seventh Day Adventist Church. It can trace its history back to 1917. It was granted university status in 1996. The music department is directly involved in the university’s chapel music, and tr...

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PORTUGAL

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LISBON METROPOLITAN AREA

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LISBON (LISBOA)

Special Indexes:

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

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The three artistic schools of the Instituto Politécnico - Dance, Theatre and Film, and Music - can trace their history back to 1835. The School of Music, founded in 1983, is closely associated with the Gregorian Institute of Lisbon. Facilities include a fine auditorium and a smaller hall and well-e...

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SINGAPORE

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SINGAPORE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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The University can trace its history back to 1905. The Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music was established in 2003, and works in collaboration with the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA with which there is a student exchange program. Its first intake of students was in ...

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SLOVAKIA

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BANSKÁ BYSTRICA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training

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This public institution was established in 1992 and was granted its current name and status in 2010. Language of instruction is Slovak. Member of the European University Association....

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SOUTH AFRICA

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GAUTENG

City:

JOHANNESBURG

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Arts Management/Music Management, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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Sometimes known as Wits University, this institution can trace its history back to 1896, with full university status being granted in 1922. The former Johannesburg College of Education has been incorporated into the university. The School of the Arts comprises departments of dramatic art, fine art, ...

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SOUTH AFRICA

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KWAZULU-NATAL

City:

DURBAN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The University of Kwazulu Natal was formed in 2004 by an amalgamation of the former University of Natal and the former University of Durban-Westville. The music department was established in 1971 and houses the Opera Studio and Choral Academy. There is a substantial collection of African and jazz in...

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SOUTH AFRICA

State:

NORTH WEST PROVINCE

City:

POTCHEFSTROOM

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

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The North-West University was formed in 2004 with the merger of the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the University of the North-West. The Conservatory offers music training to young people and interested members of the local community. It houses a 372-seat hall, an organ ...

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UGANDA

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City:

KAMPALA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

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Founded in 1922 as a technical school and formerly known as the University of East Africa, it is the second-oldest and largest university in Uganda, being granted its current name and status in 1970. The Department of Performing Arts (music, dance, drama and film) was established in 1971. In additio...

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UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

BATH

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Engineering

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The School of Music and Performing Arts is based at the Michael Tippett Centre which incorporates a state-of-the-art recording and electro-acoustic sound studio and a fine concert hall. The College welcomes applications from non-traditionally-trained students. There is a large collection of medieval...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

BIRMINGHAM

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

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The Birmingham Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1843. It became the music department of Birmingham City University in 1989 and later became the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. There are departments of performance, composition, early music, jazz, vocal and operatic performance, orchestral ...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

CANTERBURY

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

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This institution was established by the Church of England in 1962 as a teachers' college. In 1998 the expanded institution was renamed Canterbury Christ Church University College. It was granted its full university status and name in July 2005. It operates on a number of sites within the city of Can...

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UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance

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The University of London is a federation of some forty colleges and institutes, not all of which offer programs in music. Goldsmiths College, founded in 1891, is one of the largest music departments in Britain. A central focus is the study of contemporary musical culture from jazz to 'new complexity...

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UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Public Examinations in Music, Wellness for Musicians

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The Guildhall School was founded in 1880 by the City of London Corporation, and is distinctive in being both a music school and a drama school, as well as offering programs in professional development and music therapy. All undergraduate students have experience of work in the community, and post-gr...

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UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

LEEDS

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Community Music Training, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The College, an affiliated college of the University of Leeds, was founded in 1965. It launched the United Kingdom’s first full-time jazz and popular music course in 1971. It sees its particular strengths as in jazz studies, Indian music, music technology and musical instrument technology. The Col...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Personal Archives, Public Examinations in Music, Wellness for Musicians

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The Royal Academy, founded in 1822, is the oldest institution for advanced music training in the United Kingdom. It is a full member of the University of London and all graduates are awarded University of London degrees. The Centre for Advanced Performance Studies is run jointly by the Royal Academy...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

CAMBRIDGE

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Personal Archives

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Founded in 1209 this is one of the oldest and most famous university music departments in the world. It is a Collegiate university comprising 31 colleges where students live, eat and socialise and where students receive small group teaching sessions. Each college is an independent institution with i...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

CHICHESTER

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

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The university can trace its history back to 1839. In 1999 it became the University College Chichester, and was granted its current name and status in 2005. There are campuses at Chichester and Bognor Regis, the Chichester campus being situated close to the Chichester Cathedral and the Chichester Fe...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

HULL

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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The university was founded in 1927 as University College Hull and was granted full university status in 1954. There are campuses in Hull and Scarborough. The Department of Music awards six music scholarships each year. Facilities include well-equipped recording studios and laboratories. Three new or...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

SUNDERLAND

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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The university can trace its history back to 1901. It was granted its current name and status in 1992. In 2009 the University of Sunderland announced a collaboration with The Sage Gateshead and Gateshead College to create the BA Honours program in Community Music, the first of its kind in the UK. ...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

EALING

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Public Examinations in Music, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

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Formerly known as Thames Valley University, the name was changed in 2008 to The University of West London. The formerly independent London College of Music is housed at the University where it is currently known as the Faculty of the Arts. There is a performing arts clinic which runs programs for st...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

WALSALL

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

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The University can trace its history back to 1851. The Department of Music has a state-of-the-art digital recording studio and a music technology suite. ...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

YORK

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

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The University was founded in the early 1960s. It participates in the ERASMUS scheme in which students may spend part of their time at a partner European university, counting the study abroad as part of the degree at York. The Music Department is centred on the Lyons Concert Hall and runs an acclaim...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

YORK

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

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This institution can trace its history back to 1841 as York Diocesan Training School for teacher education. In 1974 it became the College of Ripon & York St John and in 2006 its name was changed to York St John University. It is a Church of England college affiliated with the University of Leeds...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

NORTHERN IRELAND

City:

LONDONDERRY

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The University can trace its history back to 1865. Its music department was established in 1972 and is housed in Dalriada House in attractive grounds on the shore of Belfast Lough. Facilities include a three-manual organ, practice rooms, state-of-the-art electronic and computing studios, and the Hea...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

SCOTLAND

City:

ABERDEEN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The university was founded in 1495. There are state-of-the-art facilities for electroacoustic music, a world music centre, a theatre/concert hall, keyboard laboratory and a range of practice facilities. The Centre for Music Therapy houses many percussion instruments, and is used as a teaching base f...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

SCOTLAND

City:

EDINBURGH

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Personal Archives, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University was founded in 1583 and the Reid School of Music was established in 1839. Individual performance lessons are not offered within the music faculty, though students are expected to find their own tutors and the university covers the cost of the lessons. This is an All-Steinway School. T...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

SCOTLAND

City:

PERTH

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Engineering

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The University of the Highlands and Islands can trace its history back to 1961. It operates on several campuses spread across the highlands and islands of Scotland. Perth College is a college of the University, enabling students in music performance to progress through to degree level. Facilities in...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

WALES

City:

BANGOR

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University of Wales in Bangor can trace its history back to 1885. The activities of the School of Music cover the areas of performance, composition, technology, media and popular culture, and history, culture and society. Facilities include four state-of-the-art electronic composition studios, t...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

CALIFORNIA

City:

SAN FRANCISCO

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

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This private conservatory was founded in 1917 and was granted its current name and status in 1923. The Conservatory has strengths in chamber music, the production and performance of new music, and opera performance. Facilities include a number of fine performance spaces, a computer centre, a baroque...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

CALIFORNIA

City:

SANTA CLARA

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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A private Catholic university founded in 1851 and run by the Jesuit order. The Center of Performing Arts produces a regular series of concerts. There are several fine performing spaces. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

CALIFORNIA

City:

LOS ANGELES

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Personal Archives, Sound Engineering

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A private university established in 1880. The School of Music, founded in 1884, is organised into three divisions - classical performance and composition, contemporary music, and scholarly and professional studies. It has access to a number of fine performance and rehearsal spaces. The music libra...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

FLORIDA

City:

MIAMI BEACH

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

New World Symphobny was established in 1987. It is involved with preparing gifted music graduates for leadership positions in orchestras and ensembles, offering intensive exposure to traditional and modern repertoire and involves leading guest conductors, soloists and coaches. Fellowship students ha...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MARYLAND

City:

TOWSON

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Dalcroze, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

A state-supported university founded in 1866. Within the College of Fine Arts there are Departments of Music, Theatre, Art, Dance, and Mass Communication. The Department of Music owns a working collection of early instruments. It sees its particular strengths as in music education and jazz studies. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MARYLAND

City:

ANNAPOLIS

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Community Music Training, Library Collections, Military Music Academies

Notes:

The United States Naval Academy was founded in 1845. It does not actively recruit candidates for musical programs at the Academy, but auditions reveal those with talent and past experience in music activities. The US Naval Academy Band in Annapolis is one of two premiere Navy Bands offering permanen...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MASSACHUSETTS

City:

CAMBRIDGE

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Suzuki, Wellness for Musicians

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A private school of music founded in 1915 to provide training in the French conservatoire style. In 2012 the school merged with Bard College Conservatory of Music and now offers programs in performance, chamber music, collaborative piano, composition, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, early music, modern Americ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MASSACHUSETTS

City:

MEDFORD

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections

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Tufts University was founded in 1852. The music department is housed in the new Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center and has access to several fine performance spaces. It sees its particular strengths as in performance, composition, theory, musicology and ethnomusicology. A musical instrument engine...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEBRASKA

City:

PERU

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training

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A liberal arts college of Methodist heritage, founded in 1867 as a teachers’ college. It was granted its current name and status in 1963. The music department is housed in the Jindra Fine Arts Building. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEW YORK

City:

NEW YORK

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

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A private school founded in 1905. There are divisions of music, dance and drama. The emphasis throughout is on performance and the School has access to a number of fine performance spaces. An Institute of Jazz Studies was created in 2001. The Juilliard Opera Center trains opera singers. All students...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEW YORK

City:

NEW YORK

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

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A private conservatory, one of the largest in USA, founded in 1917 and offering both classical and jazz training. There is a strong emphasis on opera. A cross-registration program is offered with Barnard College of Columbia University. The Pinchas Zukerman Performance Program offers a limited number...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEW YORK

City:

NEW YORK

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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New School University was formed in 1986 from a merger of a number of former institutions and consists of seven divisions: • The New School for Public Engagement; • The New School for Social Research; • Parsons The New School for Design; • Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts;...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEW YORK

City:

NEW YORK

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A private university founded in 1831, the Department of Music being established in 1923. There are no performance programs in the music department, but students may take lessons at the University's Steinhardt School and join its ensembles. Doctoral students may take courses at the City University of...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEW YORK

City:

FREDONIA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

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The college can trace its history back to 1822. It became part of the State University of New York system in 1948. A 'Musical Journeys Program' was established in 2005 to offer music training to children and interested members of the local community. Member of the National Association of Schools of...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

OHIO

City:

CLEVELAND

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Suzuki, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

An independent classical music conservatory founded in 1920, with Ernest Bloch as its first director. The staff of the Institute includes over 40 members and retired members of the Cleveland Orchestra. Facilities include some fine performing spaces and state-of-the-art electronic studios. A Feldenkr...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

PENNSYLVANIA

City:

PITTSBURGH

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Dalcroze, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

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Carnegie Mellon University is a private institution that can trace its history back to 1900 and was granted its current name and status in 1967. The university’s College of Fine Arts, consists of schools of architecture, art, design, drama and music. The music department is a conservatory in a uni...

Country:

URUGUAY

State:

City:

MONTEVIDEO

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Library Collections, Programs for the Handicapped, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

Sometimes known as TUMP, this co-operative experimental music school was founded in 1984. Staffed by over 40 musicians and teachers it is a non-profit school, charging only a nominal fee. Apart from the regular music courses the Workshop participates in many community music promotion projects suppor...

Country:

YEMEN

State:

City:

SANA’A

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Instrument Collections, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Health and Culture Center is an innovative Yemeni non-profit organisation that was founded in 1992 at a time when Yemen was moving toward democracy and pluralism. It is directed by a board of trustees in which half the members are women. The Center has particular interest in medical and psycholo...