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Country:

INDIA

State:

MAHARASHTRA

City:

MUMBAI (formerly BOMBAY)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The university was founded in 1916, and was a landmark in the provision of higher education for women in India. It operates on four campuses, with music being taught at Churchgate and Pune. The Department of Music organises national seminars in music and music research. Languages of instruction are ...

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 the music department was established in 1943. The institution gained university status in 1983. There are departments of drawing, painting, textile design and music. Languages of instruction are Hindi and English. There are attached pri...

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 through constitutent and affiliated colleges: • Sri Adi ChunjanagiriArts andScience College for women, at Cumbum. • Arulmigu Palaniyandavar Arts College for women, in Palani. • Nadar Saraswathi College...

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

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:

Arts Management/Music Management, Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy

Notes:

A private university for women founded in 1939 as a girls’ high school. It gained 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. There is an international branch campus in Spo...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

KANAGAWA PREFECTURE

City:

YOKOHAMA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This is a private Protestant Christian university for women founded in 1950, and gained 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 ...

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

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 chartered as a university in 1949. 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 a first ed...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

KYOTO PREFECTURE

City:

KYOTO CITY

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private Buddhist university for women. It can trace its history back to 1899 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

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, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, 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 operates on the Shintomachi campus and has two departments - music performance and applied music. There are two chapels, one seat...

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:

Institutions for Women Only

Notes:

A private university for women, founded in 1948 on Christian principles, though it can trace its history back to 1916. 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 comp...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

MANILA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Institutions for Women Only, Sound Engineering

Notes:

A private non-sectarian higher education institution founded in 1907 as a school and college for women. It gained university status in 1933. The University runs a secondary school program for prospective students. There are campuses in Manila, Makati and Malolos. Language of instruction is English. ...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

NAGA CITY

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only

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 gained university status in 2001. The program is accredited by the Philippine Association of Accredited Schools, Colle...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

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 gained 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, modelling...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This private 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 D...

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 gained its current name and status in 1948. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy

Notes:

A private women's university, founded as Sungshin Girls’ School in 1936, and gained 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. An interesting article about this group entitled 'The Serpent Women of Switzerland' by Nicole Soland is published in...

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. There is an active music theatre workshop. Facilities include the 900-seat Alumnae Auditorium. The Department owns a set of hand bells and a William Dowd harpsichord. There is a Community School ...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

CALIFORNIA

City:

OAKLAND

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Institutions for Women Only, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private liberal arts college for women founded in 1852 and gained 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 experim...

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. Member of the Claremont Colleges consortium which includes Pomona College, Pitzer College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences and the University of Claremont Graduate School, mos...

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:

Institutions for Women Only, Library Collections

Notes:

A private historically black 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 hou...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

GEORGIA

City:

MACON

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, 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. Facilities include some fine performing spaces and a state-of-the-art music technology laboratory. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music. ...

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:

MASSACHUSETTS

City:

SOUTH HADLEY

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Mount Holyoke College is a private liberal arts women's college, founded in 1837 as Mount Holyoke Female Seminary. It gained its current name in 1893. The music department is housed in Pratt Music Hall. ...

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, Sound Engineering

Notes:

A liberal arts college for women founded in 1870. 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:

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:

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:

NEW YORK

City:

NEW YORK

Special Indexes:

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

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:

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, Suzuki

Notes:

A private independent liberal arts college for women founded in 1891 and affiliated with the Southern Baptist church. The College is co-educational at graduate level. The music department houses over 65 pianos, several organs and a set of handbells, and has access to some fine performing spaces. In ...

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:

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 gained its current name and status in 1938. This is an All-Steinway School. A Continuing Education division is open to both men and women wishing to enrol in either...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

SOUTH CAROLINA

City:

COLUMBIA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Institutions for Women Only, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Engineering

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:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Institutions for Women Only, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering, Suzuki

Notes:

A professional school of music in an independent liberal arts college for women. At graduate level it is co-educational. The College can trace its history back to 1889. The School of the Arts offers programs in art and design, theatre, dance and music. The music school runs the Converse Opera Theatr...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

VIRGINIA

City:

ROANOKE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Institutions for Women Only, Instrument Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

A liberal arts university for women, founded in 1842. The music department is housed in Presser Hall and is 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 music instruction to children ...

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 gained 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:

ZIMBABWE

State:

City:

HARARE

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy, 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 ...