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Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE CHUBUT

City:

CHUBUT

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Instrument Making/Maintenance

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The Institute was established in 2002 and is situated in southern Patagonia, with three campuses in Chubut Province at Comodoro Rivadavia, at Lago Puelo and at El Hoyo. It operates under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education. In addition to the professional program there are courses for chil...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE RIO NEGRO

City:

GENERAL ROCA

Special Indexes:

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

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

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ARMENIA

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City:

YEREVAN

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

NEWCASTLE

Special Indexes:

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

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:

Band Conducting, Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Archives

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Monash University was founded in 1965. The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music forms the music division of the Faculty of Arts. It is housed at the Clayton campus in Melbourne, with music education programs offered at Clayton, Frankston and Gippsland campuses. Every two years the music department of t...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Personal Archives, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Conservatorium of Music, founded in 1891, thus being the oldest in Australia, is housed in the Conservatorium building at the Parkville campus which is classified by the National Trust of Victoria. It contains a 350-seat concert hall (Melba Hall) with excellent acoustics for chamber music, and w...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

City:

PERTH

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

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AUSTRIA

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City:

LINZ

Special Indexes:

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

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

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City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

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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:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

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City:

INNSBRUCK

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatorium can trace its history back to 1818 and was granted its current name and status in 1990. In addition to the professional program there is an attached music high school and courses for gifted children and young people....

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

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 ...

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AUSTRIA

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City:

SALZBURG

Special Indexes:

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

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The Mozarteum University on Mirabellplatz 1 can trace its history back to 1841 and following a number of changes, eventually was granted the name of Mozarteum Universität Salzburg. It offers programs in performance, conducting, composition, theory, musicology, music pedagogy, and opera and music th...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

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This private Konservatorium was founded in 1979. It organises a Music School which offers music tuition to children and interested members of the local community. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

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AUSTRIA

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City:

FELDKIRCH

Special Indexes:

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

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:

BELGIUM

State:

BRUSSELS CAPITAL REGION

City:

BRUSSELS (BRUXELLES)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1832. At this address are two distinct institutions: • the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles, and • the Koninklijk Muziekconservatorium van Brussel. This is its French-speaking division, the other being Flemish-speaking. Entry to all courses is by audit...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

BRUSSELS CAPITAL REGION

City:

BRUSSELS (BRUXELLES)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1813 and was given its current name in 1832. At this address are two distinct institutions, the Koninklijk Muziekconservatorium van Brussel and the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles. This is its Flemish-speaking division which forms part of the Erasmus Univ...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

GENT (GHENT)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

LEUVEN

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Library Collections, Sound Archives

Notes:

This is a separate institution from the Université Catholique de Louvain which is a French-speaking institution. Formerly known as the University of Leuven, this Dutch-speaking institution was founded in 1425, being the oldest university of the Low Countries and now the largest Flemish university. ...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

LEUVEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

LIÈGE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1826. Currently it is also known as École Supérieure des Arts de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles. There are departments of music and theatre. There is some emphasis on contemporary twentieth century music. Language of instruction is French. An active member of ...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

DISTRITO FEDERAL

City:

BRASÍLIA

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Programs for the Handicapped, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The School can trace its history back to 1962. While it offers music training to young people from age 8 and to interested adults in evening courses, years 5 to 8 are regarded as being at professional level. Classes are held for visually handicapped students, with some use of Braille notation. The S...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

MINAS GERAIS

City:

BELO HORIZONTE

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This institution was formally autorised and recognised as an institute of higher education in 1963. It is a small well-equipped private music school consisting of a conservatorium (junior department) and the faculty (professional training). It can trace its history back to 1906 and was granted its c...

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VANCOUVER

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This public University was granted its charter in 1908. The music program commenced in 1935 and the Bachelor of Music degree was introduced in 1959. There are campuses in Vancouver and Okanagan. The Arts Complex includes separate buildings for the Departments of Theatre, Film and Fine Arts, the Scho...

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CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

OTTAWA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This public university was established in 1942 as Carleton College and was granted its current name and status in 1957. The School for Studies in Art and Culture comprises departments of art history, film studies and music. The School possesses a practice carillon while the Ottawa National Carillon ...

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:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

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

Notes:

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. ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

TORONTO

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

York University was founded in 1959. Music is a department of the Faculty of Fine Arts which comprises music, dance, design, film, theatre, visual arts and fine arts cultural studies. The Music Department has recently moved into new, state-of-the-art facilities in the Accolade East Building. It lays...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

MONTRÉAL

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

RIMOUSKI

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

SAGUENAY

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

MONTREAL

Special Indexes:

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

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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:

MONTREAL

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A public university founded in 1878 and is currently the second largest in Canada. The music program at the Université de Montréal is organised into cycles. There are programs in gamelan and workshops in baroque music, contemporary music and opera. Language of instruction is French. An associate ...

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:

CHINA

State:

HONG KONG

City:

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1963, and the Department of Music (Chung Chi College) was established in 1965, thus being the first music degree-granting institution in Hong Kong. The music department owns a wide range of Western, Chinese and early music instruments, including many early Western instr...

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COLOMBIA

State:

City:

BOGOTÁ

Special Indexes:

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

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With a history dating back to 1948, this was the first private non-sectarian university in Colombia. It is commonly known as 'Uniandes'. The music department was established in 1981. It houses a computer and electronic music laboratory available to both composition and general music students. The mu...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

BOGOTÁ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1830. It has ten campuses throughout Colombia but music is only available at the Bogotá campus. There is a well-equipped music library. In addition to the professional music programs there is a junior department providing early music training to young pe...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PRAGUE (PRAHA)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Academy of Performing Arts was founded in 1945. It comprises faculties of music, dance, theatre, and film, television and multi-media. Although there is no training program for either instrumental or school teachers, after completion of the main degree students have opportunities to take the sta...

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:

MORAVIA

City:

BRNO

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music

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The University was established in 1919. The musicology department and graduate school offer studies in various branches of musicology. There is an Academy of Ancient Music and a Centre for Innovation of Arts Studies. Language of instruction is Czech, but according to the needs of students may also ...

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:

ESTONIA

State:

City:

TALLINN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy was established in 1919 and is now regarded as equivalent to a university. It offers programs in music and drama. There are preparatory courses in composition and theory as well as a vocal preparatory course for singers wishing to enter the professional program. Language of instruction...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

HELSINKI (HELSINFORS)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences was established in 1996 with the merger of eight institutions maintained by the City of Helsinki. In 2000 it took over the responsibility of professional music education from the Helsinki Conservatory of Music. Facilities include a fine suite o...

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:

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:

FRANCE

State:

ALSACE

City:

STRASBOURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Académie Supérieure de Musique de Strasbourg forms the department of music of the Haute École des Arts du Rhin Mulhouse-Strasbourg. There is a close relationship with the University of Strasbourg, the Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Opéra du Rhin and the Percussions de Strasbourg, amo...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ALSACE

City:

STRASBOURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, established in 1855, is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fou...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

AQUITAINE

City:

BORDEAUX

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire, originally established in 1821, is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. A jazz/contemporary music department was established in 2007. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) (éveil musical’), four years...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

AQUITAINE

City:

BORDEAUX

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The CEFEDEM Aquitaine was established in 1991 and in 2012 it was granted its current name and status. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

AUVERGNE

City:

CLERMONT-FERRAND

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1905 and was granted its current name and status in 1976. This Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, t...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

AUVERGNE-RHÔNE-ALPES

City:

SAINT-ÉTIENNE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1883. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionn...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BASSE-NORMANDIE

City:

CAEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('cycle d’enseign...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BOURGOGNE

City:

DIJON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1793. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation profession...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BOURGOGNE

City:

DIJON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The CEFEDEM Bourgogne was established in 1990 under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BOURGOGNE

City:

DIJON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Department of Musicology was established in 1970. There is a close relationship with the Pôle d'Enseignement Supérieur de la Musique en Bourgogne, enabling performing musicians graduating from the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional and other conservatoires to take university programs. ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BRETAGNE

City:

BREST

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, established in its current form in 2002 and was granted its current name in 2014. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four year...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BRETAGNE

City:

RENNES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, drama and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('cycle d’enseigne...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

CENTRE

City:

TOURS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1876. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation profession...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

CHAMPAGNE-ARDENNE

City:

TROYES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('cycle d’enseigne...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

CHAMPAGNE-ARDENNE

City:

REIMS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1793. It is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professi...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

CHAMPAGNE-ARDENNE

City:

REIMS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1548. It was granted its current name and status in 1967. The Musicology department works in partnership with the Regional Conservatoire of Reims to present its courses. ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

CÔTE BASQUE

City:

BAYONNE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('cycle d’enseig...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

FRANCHE-COMTÉ

City:

BESANÇON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, founded in its current form in 1968, is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. It is a public institution managed by the Community of Agglomeration of Greater Besançon. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil mu...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

HAUTE-NORMANDIE

City:

ROUEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, founded in 1945, is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, lasts for four years, followed by the second cycle, also of four years, and ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

VERSAILLES

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Library Collections, Research-only Institutions, Sound Archives

Notes:

Created in 1987 by the Ministry of Culture, the Centre aims to rediscover, restore, edit and distribute the French musical heritage of the 17th and 18th centuries. It is associated with the national museum of Versailles and produces a season of concerts each year. The Centre consists of four departm...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

AUBERVILLIERS-LA COURNEUVE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A public institution with campuses in both Aubervilliers and La Courneuve. The conservatoire offers programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) (éveil musical’), four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('cycle d’enseign...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

CERGY-PONTOISE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, founded in 1982, is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) (éveil musical’), four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle'...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

PARIS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, founded in 1795, is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

RUEIL-MALMAISON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('cycle d’enseig...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

SAINT-MAUR-DES-FOSSÉS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, established in 1933, is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fou...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

VERSAILLES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama and operates in several locations in the Versailles area. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orie...

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:

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

Notes:

Established in 1894 by Vincent D’Indy, Charles Bordes and Alexandre Guilmant, the Schola Cantorum is the oldest private higher music institution in France. Despite its name, the institution does not offer programs in religious music. There are departments of music, dance and drama. The awards are ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON

City:

MONTPELLIER

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire (full name: Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole) can trace its history back to 1886 and was granted its current name and status in 1974. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON

City:

PERPIGNAN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire (full name: Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional Perpignan Méditerranée Métropole) is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama in six locations throughout the Perpignan Mediterranean region. The program is organised in cycles...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON

City:

MONTPELLIER

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1289. It became the University de Montpellier III, Paul Valéry in 1970. Research at the Department of Music centres around multi-disciplinary areas. There is a Centre d’Étude du XXème Siècle which has published articles on Cocteau and Les Six. The Centre de Recher...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

LIMOUSIN

City:

LIMOGES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, founded in 1803, is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. It operates in three locations in the city of Limoges. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

LORRAINE

City:

METZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1801. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation profession...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

LORRAINE

City:

NANCY

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, founded in 1882, is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

LORRAINE

City:

METZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The CEFEDEM Lorraine was established in 1990 under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Communication. There is a second campus in Épinal. The various establishments of the Pôle offer programs in music, visual arts and dance....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

MIDI-PYRÉNÉES

City:

TOULOUSE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, established in 1820, is a public institution offering programs in music, theatre and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fou...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

MIDI-PYRÉNÉES

City:

TOULOUSE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

This institution can trace its history back to 1680. In 1993 it emerged as the University College of Music and Dance and in 2011 became the performing arts department of the Institute Supérieur des Arts de Toulouse. It offers programs in art, design, graphic design, music and dance. An active memb...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

NORD-PAS-DE-CALAIS

City:

DOUAI

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1806, and was granted its current name and status in 1974. It is a public institution offering programs in music and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) (éveil musical’), four years, the second, four years, the third (...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

NORD-PAS-DE-CALAIS

City:

LILLE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, founded in 1803, is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

NORMANDIE

City:

ROUEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The CEFEDEM Haute Normandie was established in 1990 under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Communication....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

PAYS DE SAVOIE

City:

ANNECY

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Programs for the Handicapped, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1784. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) (éveil musical’), four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientat...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

PAYS DE SAVOIE

City:

CHAMBÉRY

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Programs for the Handicapped, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) (éveil musical’), four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('cycl...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

PAYS-DE-LA-LOIRE

City:

ANGERS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded in 1890, this is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. It was granted its current name and status in 2006. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orient...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

PAYS-DE-LA-LOIRE

City:

NANTES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire, founded in 1846, is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

PICARDIE

City:

AMIENS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A public institution offering programs in music, drama and classical and contemporary dance. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('cycle d’enseignement supérieur profes...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

POITOU-CHARENTES

City:

POITIERS

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Centre d'Études Supérieures de Musique et de Danse (CESMD) is organised under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Communication. In addition to the teacher training program it is a research and documentation centre for musicians and dancers, and offers a continuing education program fo...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

POITOU-CHARENTES

City:

POITIERS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('cycle d’enseignement supérieur profes...