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Country:

INDIA

State:

MAHARASHTRA

City:

MUMBAI (formerly BOMBAY)

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The university was founded in 1916, and was a landmark in the provision of higher education for women in India. There is a second campus in Pune. Languages of instruction are Marathi, Hindi, Gugarati and English....

Country:

INDIA

State:

RAJASTHAN

City:

RAJASTHAN

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This women-only University was founded as a College in 1935, and was granted university status in 1983. There are departments of drawing, painting, textile design and music. Languages of instruction are Hindi and English. There are attached primary and secondary schools. ...

Country:

INDIA

State:

TAMIL NADU

City:

KODAIKANAL

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was founded in 1984 and is exclusively for women. Music programs are offered within the Faculty of Education. Languages of instruction are Tamil and English. These music programs are also offered at the University’s centre in Madurai....

Country:

INDIA

State:

TAMIL NADU

City:

CHENNAI (formerly MADRAS)

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

Queen Mary’s is an autonomous Arts and Science College for Women affiliated with the University of Madras. Founded in 1914, it is one of the oldest education institutions in Chennai. Some tuition is offered through distance mode....

Country:

INDIA

State:

UTTAR PRADESH

City:

VARANASI

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was founded in 1916 to preserve and promote popular Hindu culture. The College of Music and Fine Arts was established in 1950 to train students in both North Indian and South Indian music and dance. There are four departments - vocal music, instrumental music, dance and research (musi...

Country:

IRAN

State:

City:

TEHRAN

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This school commences at year 7 and continues through to year 12 operating under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education. A further two years may be taken (under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Islamic Culture and Guidance). Students enrolled from years 7 to 12 study general subjects as we...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

CHIBA PREFECTURE

City:

MATSUDO CITY

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Institutions for Women Only, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance

Notes:

A private university for women. Seitoku University can trace its history back to 1933. There are attached kindergartens, primary, junior and high schools with strong music programs. ...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

HYOGO PREFECTURE

City:

NISHINOMIYA

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A private university for women founded in 1939 as a girls’ high school. It was granted its current name and status in 1949. The program becomes co-educational at graduate level. The School of Music has two departments - Performing Arts, and Applied Music. ...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

KANAGAWA PREFECTURE

City:

YOKOHAMA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private Protestant Christian university for women founded in 1950, and was granted its current name and status in 1965. It has two campuses in the Yokohama area. Historically the University grew from a small private school for girls in Yokohama founded in 1870, and was the first such school in Jap...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

KANAGAWA PREFECTURE

City:

KAMAKURA

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections

Notes:

A private college for women, founded in 1943 and was granted its current name and status in 1989. Facilities include a large auditorium and a Japanese-style hall. The College owns fifty electronic pianos. ...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

KYOTO PREFECTURE

City:

KYOTO CITY

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private university for women based on Christian principles, founded in 1876. It was granted its current name and status in 1912. The College has a traditional Japanese music club. The library holds a collection of some 9,300 mandolin scores, 9,400 guitar scores including some by Fernando Sor, and ...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

KYOTO PREFECTURE

City:

KYOTO CITY

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A private Buddhist university for women. It was established in 1910 and was granted its current name and status in 1949. Attached to the University are schools and a kindergarten. ...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

MIYAGI PREFECTURE

City:

SENDAI CITY

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A private college for women, founded in 1886 on Christian principles. It was granted its current name and status in 1949. There is a large chapel with a pipe organ and a 1,200-seat auditorium. ...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

NAGASAKI PREFECTURE

City:

NAGASAKI CITY

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Opera Performance

Notes:

A private Christian college for women, founded in 1879. It became an official university in 1919 and was granted its current name and status in 1981. The Faculty of Music has two departments - music performance and applied music. There are two chapels, one seating 700 and with a pipe organ. There is...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

TOKYO PREFECTURE

City:

TOKYO

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A national university for women, founded in 1875. Music studies (known as ‘Music Expression’) are offered within the Division of Performing Arts. The University has a number of exchange programs with universities in England and Australia, as well as with several other Japanese universities. Ther...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

TOKYO PREFECTURE

City:

TOKYO

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections, Library Collections

Notes:

A private university for women founded in 1904. The Faculty of Music was established in 1958. There are two campuses - in Ueno (central Tokyo) and in Soka (in Saitama prefecture). Music courses are offered through both the Faculty of Music and the Faculty of International Cultural Studies. Advanced ...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

TOKYO PREFECTURE

City:

TOKYO

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A private university for women, founded in 1948 on Christian principles. Situated five minutes’ walk from Hiroo subway station (on the Hibiya Line), and fifteen minutes by bus from JR Shibuya station. Facilities include an auditorium, a chapel and computer rooms. There are one-year abroad program ...

Country:

MALAWI

State:

City:

DEDZA

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

This college, owned and run by the Catholic church, trains female students for teaching in primary schools. ...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

MANILA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A private non-sectarian higher education institution founded in 1907 as a school and college for women. It was granted university status in 1932. there are campuses in Manila, Makati and Malolos. Language of instruction is English. ...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

MANILA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This institution was founded in 1632. Currently it is a Catholic teacher training college for women run by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul. The music department has a collection of ethnic instruments in the Kulintang Museum. There are attached primary and secondary schools. Music scho...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

MANILA

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

This Catholic college was founded in 1868 as a school for poor and deserving girls. There are an attached kindergarten and preparatory school as well as primary and secondary schools. ...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

MANILA

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Sound Engineering, Suzuki

Notes:

The college can trace its history back to 1906 thus being the first school of music to be established in the Philippines. It is a Catholic college for women, run by the Benedictine sisters, but men are admitted to its music programs. There are plans to introduce a Filipino stringed instrument major ...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

NAGA CITY

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This private Catholic Vincentian university is owned and run by the Daughters of Charity. It was established in 1867 and is the oldest normal school for girls in the Philippines. It was granted university status in 2001. The program is accredited by the Philippine Association of Accredited Schools, ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Institutions for Women Only, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private university established in 1950 as Dongduk Women’s College. It was granted its current name and status in 1987. The University’s Performing Arts Centre was opened in 2001. The College of Performing Arts concentrates on stage and public performance, with departments of dance, music, mode...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Institutions for Women Only, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1886 with the establishment by the Methodist Church of Korea’s first school for women. It claims to be the world’s largest university for women and is based on Christian principles. The College of Music was founded in 1925, the Sacred Music Department...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Opera Performance

Notes:

Founded in 1906, this was Korea’s first private college for women. It was granted its current name and status in 1948. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy

Notes:

Founded as Sungshin Girls’ School in 1936, this institution was granted its current name and status in 1981. ...

Country:

SWITZERLAND

State:

City:

ZÜRICH

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

Previously known as 'SERPENT, the Rock-Pop-Jazz School for Women', this school is a non-profit organisation which offers training for women in all aspects of jazz, pop and rock music. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

ALABAMA

City:

MARION

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

A private college for women, founded in 1838, and affiliated with the Alabama State Baptist Convention. Facilities include the 900-seat Alumnae Auditorium. The Department owns a set of hand bells. It organises a Community School of the Arts, providing tuition in the arts for children and interested ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

CALIFORNIA

City:

OAKLAND

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Library Collections, Sound Archives

Notes:

A private liberal arts college for women founded in 1852 and was granted its current name and status in 1865. It becomes co-educational at the graduate level. The library houses an extensive collection of the compositions of Darius Milhaud and a large collection of tapes of first performances of exp...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

CALIFORNIA

City:

CLAREMONT

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A private, liberal arts college for women, founded in 1926. The Performing Arts Center, opened in 2003, houses some fine performance spaces and a all-equipped computer music laboratory. Member of the Claremont Colleges consortium which includes Pomona College, Pitzer College, Claremont McKenna Coll...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

CONNECTICUT

City:

WEST HARTFORD

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

An independent Roman Catholic women’s institution founded in 1932. Formerly known as St Joseph College it has been granted university status. Undergraduate programs remain for women only, though graduate programs are co-educational. The Department of Fine and Performing Arts offers programs in art...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

GEORGIA

City:

DECATUR

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

A private women’s college of Presbyterian heritage, founded in 1889. The music department owns four organs, a German double harpsichord and a set of Ghanaian drums....

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

GEORGIA

City:

ATLANTA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Institutions for Women Only, Library Collections, Opera Performance

Notes:

A private independent liberal arts college for women founded in 1881. The Department of Music, an All-Steinway school, is housed in the John D Rockefeller Jr. Fine Arts Building, with some fine performance spaces and a state-of-the-art music technology laboratory. The library houses a collection of ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

GEORGIA

City:

MACON

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

A private church-related college for women founded in 1836 and claimed to be the world’s oldest women’s college. It is associated with the Methodist Episcopal Church. The Fine Arts Division offers programs in art, music and theatre. Music students frequently undertake internships with such local...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

INDIANA

City:

ST MARY-OF-THE-WOODS

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy

Notes:

A Catholic liberal arts college for women sponsored by the Sisters of Providence, founded in 1840. Undergraduate programs are for women only; graduate programs are for both men and women. Facilities include some fine performing spaces and a state-of-the-art music technology laboratory. Member of th...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

INDIANA

City:

NOTRE DAME

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A private liberal arts Catholic college for women, founded in 1844. Facilities include a 1,300-seat performance hall, a 270-seat recital hall and a computer laboratory. The College is a sister school of the University of Notre Dame. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MARYLAND

City:

BALTIMORE

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A Catholic college for women, founded in 1895 and run by the School Sisters of Notre Dame. There is also a Weekend College for working women and men. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MASSACHUSETTS

City:

BOSTON

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Institutions for Women Only, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

An independent college for women, founded in 1899. Graduate programs are co-educational. Students with music performance concentration take lessons and ensemble classes at the New England Conservatory as part of their Simmons College degree. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MASSACHUSETTS

City:

NORTHAMPTON

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections

Notes:

A private college for women founded in 1875. It becomes co-educational at graduate level. The music department is housed in Sage Hall and has access to a number of fine performance spaces. It owns a gamelan. Smith College is the nation’s largest liberal arts college for women. It is one of a five-...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MASSACHUSETTS

City:

WELLESLEY

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

A liberal arts college for women founded in 1876. The Department of Music is housed in the Jewett Arts Center and owns a collection of early instruments and Western orchestral instruments. A scheme of cross-registration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology allows students to take programs ther...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MINNESOTA

City:

ST JOSEPH

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Institutions for Men Only, Institutions for Women Only, Opera Performance

Notes:

These are two Catholic Benedictine liberal arts colleges - College of St Benedict for women (founded in 1961, but with records dating back to 1913), and St John’s University for men. They share one academic program and students attend classes together on both campuses. The department of music has ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MINNESOTA

City:

ST PAUL

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

A private liberal arts college for women founded in 1905 by the Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet. Formerly known as the College of St Catherine, it was granted its current name and status in 2009. The institution is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities, allowing cross-registratio...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MISSOURI

City:

COLUMBIA

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

A four-year college for women, founded in 1833, being the second oldest female educational establishment that is still a women's college in the USA. There is a Professional Conservatory Training Program. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEBRASKA

City:

OMAHA

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A Catholic liberal arts college for women, founded in 1923. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEW JERSEY

City:

MORRISTOWN

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A Catholic liberal arts college, founded in 1899 and sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth. The College of Saint Elizabeth is a women’s college, but men are admitted to some of its programs. There is some collaboration with neighbouring Drew University for music programs. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEW JERSEY

City:

LAKEWOOD

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

A Catholic women’s university, founded in 1896 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey. The university offers programs in two colleges - the women’s college, and the university college (with co-educational evening and graduate programs). ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEW YORK

City:

NEW YORK

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

An independent liberal arts college for women, founded in 1889 and affiliated with Columbia University. There are two opera companies in residence - Opera Hispanica and the Brooklyn Opera Theater. Exceptionally talented students may receive permission to take performance lessons at the Manhattan Sch...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEW YORK

City:

TROY

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy

Notes:

Russell Sage is an independent private college for women, founded in 1916. It is one of the three colleges that make up The Sage Colleges, the others being Sage Graduate School and Sage College of Albany. There is an accelerated honours program allowing exceptionally-qualified students to complete a...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NORTH CAROLINA

City:

GREENSBORO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Sound Archives

Notes:

An historically black liberal arts college for women, founded in 1873 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The library holds a number of books about black musicians, particularly women, and recordings of music by black artists and composers. All students at Bennett College are required t...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NORTH CAROLINA

City:

RALEIGH

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Suzuki

Notes:

A private independent liberal arts college for women founded in 1891 and affiliated with the Southern Baptist church. The music department houses over 65 pianos, several organs and a set of handbells, and has access to some fine performing spaces. In addition to the professional programs the Meredit...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NORTH CAROLINA

City:

WINSTON-SALEM

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Orff Schulwerk, Suzuki, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

A private liberal arts college for women, affiliated with the Moravian Church. It is one of the oldest fully accredited professional music schools in the USA, tracing its history back to 1766. The music program is housed in the Salem Fine Arts Center, with a recital hall, a concert hall and a drama ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

OKLAHOMA

City:

TAHLEQUAH

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Institutions for Women Only, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

The university was founded in 1851 as the Cherokee National Female Seminary. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

PENNSYLVANIA

City:

PHILADELPHIA

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A Catholic liberal arts college for women founded in 1924 as Mount Saint Joseph College by the Sisters of St Joseph of Philadelphia. It was given its current name and status in 1938. A Continuing Education division is open to both men and women wishing to enrol in either full- or part-time degree or...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

SOUTH CAROLINA

City:

COLUMBIA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A private liberal arts college for women, founded in 1854 and related to the United Methodist Church. It is the eleventh oldest women’s college in USA. Evening and graduate programs are co-educational. A preparatory department known as Musical Arts Studios offers tuition in performance, ensemble...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

SOUTH CAROLINA

City:

SPARTANBURG

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Suzuki

Notes:

A professional school of music in an independent liberal arts college for women. At graduate level it is co-educational. The School of the Arts offers programs in art and design, theatre, dance and music. A preparatory program provides tuition in performance, ensemble and basic theory to young child...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

VIRGINIA

City:

ROANOKE

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections, Opera Performance

Notes:

A liberal arts university for women, founded in 1842. The music department is housed in Presser Hall and is in the process of becoming an All-Steinway school. There is a 47-bell carillon as well as some early keyboard instruments and a set of steel pan drums. The Hollins Academy of Music offers musi...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

VIRGINIA

City:

STAUNTON

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A liberal arts college for women, founded in 1842 and affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

VIRGINIA

City:

SWEET BRIAR

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Institutions for Women Only, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

An independent women’s college founded in 1901. The Virginia Center for Creative Arts is an artist colony situated on part of the college’s 3300 acre campus. Students at the College benefit from regular contact with visiting artists, writers and composers in residence at the Center....

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

City:

WASHINGTON D.C.

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections

Notes:

An independent Catholic university with emphasis on woman-centered learning and diversity in music. Founded in 1897 by the Sisters of Notre Dame as a Catholic liberal arts college for women, it was granted its current name and status in 2004. The music curriculum forms part of the fine arts program ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

WISCONSIN

City:

MILWAUKEE

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy

Notes:

An independent Catholic liberal arts college for women founded in 1887 as a teachers’ college by the School Sisters of St Francis. It was granted its current name and status in 1946. All music students are expected to undertake internships. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music. ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

WISCONSIN

City:

MILWAUKEE

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

A Catholic liberal arts college for women that can trace its history back to 1872 to the founding of Saint Mary’s Institute by the School Sisters of Notre Dame. It was granted its current name and status in 1929. While no music major or minor programs are offered, music studies for credit are avai...

Country:

ZIMBABWE

State:

City:

HARARE

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Academy was founded in 2002 to provide music education, dance and related arts to students, with priority given to girls and women who have always been marginalised in the modern creative arts scene in Africa. It offers modern education in these areas while retaining and continuing traditional ...