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ABU DHABI

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Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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Founded in 1994, the Institute offers instrumental and dance lessons to children from the age of five years through to adults....

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ABU DHABI

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ABU DHABI

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Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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Approved by the Ministry of Education, the Royal Institute of Music and Arts was established in 1999. Performance lessons in piano, organ, keyboard, guitar, violin, viola, drums and vocals and art and craft activities are offered to young people and interested members of the local community....

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ANDORRA

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ANDORRA LA VELLA

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Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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The Modern Music School of Andorra offers programs in rock and popular music performance, composition for film and TV and music production to people of all ages. There are two main emphases - teaching, and producing music. Performance instruments include keyboard and piano, electric or acoustic guit...

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ARGENTINA

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CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

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BUENOS AIRES

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Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orff Schulwerk, Suzuki, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Collegium Musicum was founded in 1946. It is a private not-for-profit music school providing music programs for young children and adults, incorporating programs in recorder playing, choral groups, chamber music groups, Dalcroze movement, Orff Schulwerk, Suzuki programs in piano, violin and 'cel...

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ARGENTINA

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CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

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BUENOS AIRES

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Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

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Founded in 1924 as the Conservatory Nacional, the institution was divided in 1989 into two levels: • higher level, transformed into the National University of Arts, and • middle level, assigned to the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires and in 2000 was named the Conservatory de Music...

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ARGENTINA

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CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

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BUENOS AIRES

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

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

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ARGENTINA

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PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

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CÓRDOBA

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

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Founded in 1982, the Collegium is a co-operative association of music teachers that runs professional programs in music research, performance and music education. The Collegium also offers workshops on jazz, rock, pop, tango and folklore (guitar, electric guitar, electric bass, drums, percussion, sa...

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ARGENTINA

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PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

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MAR DEL PLATA

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Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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A provincial conservatorium within the province of Buenos Aires, founded in 1960 and operating under the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology. There are two other campuses in Mar del Plata. In addition to the professional programs there are programs for children and interested adul...

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ARGENTINA

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PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

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JUNÍN

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A provincial conservatorium founded in 1979, operating within the province of Buenos Aires. There is a link between the National University of the Northwest (in Beunos Aires) with the Conservatorium in a project to research more effective ways of bridging the gap between theoretical advances in musi...

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ARGENTINA

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PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

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CHASCOMÚS

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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A provincial conservatorium of Buenos Aires founded in 1965. The conservatorio offers in-service training courses for music teachers and runs a three-year basic cycle for adults that allows them entry to the upper cycle....

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ARGENTINA

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PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

LA PLATA

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

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EMu is a school concentrating on producing capable and enthusiastic performer musicians in the areas of jazz and popular music, sound and recording technicians, music producers, arrangers, composers of music for film, web designers and the like. Facilities include state-of-the-art recording faciliti...

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ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

AVELLANEDA

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A government-supported school founded in 1986, operating under the jurisdiction of the Director General of Culture and Education of the Province of Buenos Aires. It concentrates on the areas of tango, folklore and jazz. In addition to the professional program there are courses in popular music perfo...

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ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

LA PLATA

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Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Programs for the Handicapped, Sound Engineering

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The university was founded in its present form in 1905....

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ARGENTINA

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PROVINCIA DE MENDOZA

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MENDOZA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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The university was founded in 1939. The School of Music offers programs in music and music education. It organises an introductory cycle of music studies for students wishing to enter the professional music program....

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ARGENTINA

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PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

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ROSARIO

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

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This International School of Sound was founded in 1994 and operates under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Province of Santa Fe. Specialised courses in DJ and sound manipulation of various lengths are offered. Facilities include state-of-the-art recording studios and ...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

City:

PRIMERA JUNTA

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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A provincial conservatorio known as CREI (Children's Aesthetic Recreation Centre), founded in 1967 operating under the jurisdiction of the Ministry or Innovation and Culture. Commencing in 2013, it became a specialist music school that organises music classes preparing students for possible later en...

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ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

City:

ROSARIO

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Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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This research university was founded in 1968. ...

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ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DEL CHACO

City:

RESISTENCIA

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Programs for the Handicapped

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A provincial conservatorium founded in 1961. The Institute offers in-service training courses for school music teachers as well as for their own teachers (harmony, aural training, instruments, chamber music, jazz, electronic composition). It participates in the RED virtual network of teacher trainin...

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ARGENTINA

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RIO NEGRO

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GENERAL ROCA

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Jazz/Popular Music Performance, 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 2015. There are departments of audiovisual arts, visual arts, movement arts, music and drama. The Patagonia Cultural Found...

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ARMENIA

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YEREVAN

Special Indexes:

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

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This state-owned Conservatory can trace its history back to 1921 and provides music programs at university level with faculties of piano, orchestra and vocal-theoretical. Advanced courses are available in performance. There is an active opera program. Courses are taught in Armenian and English. A pr...

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AUSTRALIA

State:

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

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CANBERRA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

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The School of Music was established in 1965 in the Canberra suburb of Manuka. Both its classical and jazz programs were amalgamated into the Australian National University and became its music wing. The School is a foremost research institution in a range of areas of Australian music. The Open Schoo...

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AUSTRALIA

State:

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

City:

CANBERRA

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

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The University of Canberra was established in 1968. As well as the principal campus in Canberra, there are campuses in Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sydney as well as in several countries in South East Asia. ...

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AUSTRALIA

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NEW SOUTH WALES

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SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

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

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

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AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

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SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

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

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The Australian Institute of Music, founded in 1968, is a private higher education provider with campuses located in the heart of Sydney. It offers programs in music performance, composition, sound engineering, arts management and dramatic arts. Facilities include a 300-seat recital hall, a 120-seat ...

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AUSTRALIA

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NEW SOUTH WALES

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COORANBONG

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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The College, established in 1897, is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Music studies are conducted by the Conservatorium which was founded in 2013. All studies include core subjects relating to Avondale’s philosophy of Christian education. Music may be taken as a major, a specialisatio...

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AUSTRALIA

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NEW SOUTH WALES

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SYDNEY

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Arts Management/Music Management, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

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Macquarie University was founded in 1964. The Department of Media, Creative Arts and Communication began offering music programs in 1999. It publishes the biannual publication 'Perfect Beat' – The Pacific Journal of Research into Contemporary Music and Popular Culture - and is developing a series ...

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AUSTRALIA

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NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

LISMORE

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

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The emphasis is on the study of contemporary popular music, with studies including performance, music technology, audio engineering, song writing, composition for screen, music video and music production. The Bachelor's degree may also be taken at Coomera (the Gold Coast campus). Facilities at the ...

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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:

ARMIDALE

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The University of New England can trace its history back to the 1920s. Music at the university was established in 1972. It is housed in a heritage building known as the C B Newling Centre which includes a 250-seat auditorium. There is an impressive collection of both Western and non-Western instrum...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

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The University of New South Wales can trace its history back to 1843. It gained its current name and status in 1949. Facilities include a recording studio and electronic music lab. There is a collection of period instruments – fortepianos, harpsichords, recorder consorts, a Renaissance consort ...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

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Founded in 1989, the University of Western Sydney has a number of campuses in the West Sydney area. Music programs are offered at the Penrith campus. The music program offers students an opportunity to study music technology, composition, music performance and musicology. The program canvasses a ran...

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AUSTRALIA

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NORTHERN TERRITORY

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DARWIN

Special Indexes:

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

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

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AUSTRALIA

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QUEENSLAND

City:

MACKAY

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

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The Central Queensland University was founded in 1987 and gained its current name and status in 1994. With headquarters in Mackay it has campuses in Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Townsville and Yeppoon as well as interstate. The Central Queensland Conservatorium of Mu...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

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

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The Queensland Conservatorium of Music was founded in 1957 and currently forms the music division of Griffith University at its Southbank campus. It houses several fine performance venues. The Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre was established in 2003. The Conservatorium has a second campus a...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

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BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

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The Queensland University of Technology can trace its history back to 1849. It gained its current name and status in 1989 and in 1990 it amalgamated with the Brisbane College of Advanced Education while still retaining its current title. There are campuses in Kelvin Grove and Caboolture. The Kelvin...

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AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

TOOWOOMBA

Special Indexes:

Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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The University of Southern Queensland can trace its history back to 1967. It gained its current name and status in 1992. The Creative Arts & Media division offers programs in visual arts, theatre, music and film television and radio. There is a second campus in Springfield. The Department of Mus...

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AUSTRALIA

State:

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

City:

MOUNT GAMBIER

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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The James Morrison Academy of Music in Mount Gambier is a dedicated Jazz school in Partnership with the University of South Australia (UNISA). It delivers all the University's jazz music programs. Although all programs are delivered in Mount Gambier, all students are enrolled as fully registered stu...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

City:

ADELAIDE

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Elder Conservatorium can trace its history back to 1883. In 2002 it merged with the Flinders Street School of Music of the Adelaide Institute of TAFE to become the Elder School of Music. In 2005 its name was changed back to ‘Elder Conservatorium of Music’. A new building opened in 2005 has g...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

TASMANIA

City:

HOBART

Special Indexes:

Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Sound Engineering

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The Conservatorium offers the music programs within the School of Creative Arts, a School of the University of Tasmania. Due to its central location in the city the Conservatorium has been able to vitalise and enrich efforts to link music-making with the wider community. Facilities include a 172-sea...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

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

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The Box Hill Institute was established in 1984 and is located on several campuses around the Box Hill area of Melbourne. It offers programs in the Tertiary and Further Education (TAFE) field and is one of the few Australian TAFE programs to offer Bachelor's and Master's degree programs. The Music, D...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, 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. The University’s Performing Arts Centre houses the School of Music recital hall, a drama theatre, music technology studios,...

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

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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:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

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Victoria University was formally established as a University in 1990, and offers both TAFE and higher education programs. There are eleven campuses, and courses are also offered off-shore including such countries as Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Korea, China and Thailand. A nu...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

City:

PERTH

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts was established in 1980, and forms part of Edith Cowan University’s School of Communications and Creative Industries. Its programs include studies in dance, music theatre, music (classical, jazz, contemporary), broadcasting, sound design, stage man...

Country:

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

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The University was formerly known as the Bruckner Conservatorium. It gained 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 Early...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

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. The Ethnic Music Department offer...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WEIN)

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

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A private university, the JAM Music Lab was established in 2011. It specialises in jazz and popular music. There are two faculties - Faculty of Music and Faculty of Pedagogy. The University offers pre-college programs for potential students and for interested members of the local community. An asso...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

EISENSTADT

Special Indexes:

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. In co-operation with the University of Music and Perf...

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, Repetiteur Training/Coaching, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

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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:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

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A privately-run institution, Prayner Conservatory's full name is 'Prayner Konservatorium des Herrn Mag. Josef Schmid'. It can trace its history back to 1905 and gained its current name and status in 1958. There are two fully-equipped campuses in Vienna. The Conservatorium has about 300 students proc...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

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This private institution, formerly known as the 'Vienna Conservatory' gained 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 performance, ...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

INNSBRUCK

Special Indexes:

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

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The Conservatorium can trace its history back to 1818 and gained 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:

GRAZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded as a provincial School of Music in 1803, the institution became a Conservatory in 1816, Akademie in 1963 and University institution with the title of Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in 1970. 1998 saw the transformation into a University with its current name, and the often-used ...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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....

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

FELDKIRCH

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

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 (French-speaking, outlined above), and • the Koninklijk Muziekconservatorium van Brussel (Flemish-speaking - see separate entry). Entry to all courses is by aud...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

BRUSSELS CAPITAL REGION

City:

BRUSSELS (BRUXELLES)

Special Indexes:

Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The Belgian Dalcroze Institute was established in 1975. Besides its teacher training program the institute offers courses in Dalcroze eurhythmics to children and interested adults....

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 (Flemish-speaking - outlined above), and the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles (French-speaking - see separate entry)...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

GENT (GHENT)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, 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 gained 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 the ...

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:

FLANDERS

City:

ANTWERP

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Repetiteur Training/Coaching, Suzuki

Notes:

This institution forms part of the Artesis Plantijn University College which originated from a merger between Artesis University College and Plantijn University College. Founded in 1898 as the Royal Flemish Conservatoire by Peter Benoit, it was the first Dutch-language institute for art education in...

Country:

BERMUDA

State:

City:

HAMILTON

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The Bermuda Drum Institute was established in 1991. It offers private drum lessons to students of all ages....

Country:

BOLIVIA

State:

City:

LA PAZ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The Conservatorio Plurinacional de Música comes under the control of the Vice-Ministry of Culture, and was founded in 1907. In 2013, after a number of industrial and political troubles with subsequent disruption to the continuity programs a new property was obtained resulting in the emergence of th...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

BAHIA

City:

SALVADOR

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A federal university founded in 1946. Campus Canela offers programs in theatre, visual arts and music. Its ethnomusicology program is the oldest in Brazil. The School of Music sees composition as a particular strength of its program. Public concerts are given by the contemporary performing group. ...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

MINAS GERAIS

City:

UBERLÂNDIA

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

A federal university founded in 1969 with campuses in various cities in the state of Minas Gerais. Its music department was established in 1978. The Advanced Centre of Sonic Computation and Multimedia (NACSM) has atate-of-the-art music technology facilities and carries out research in sound enginee...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO DE JANEIRO

City:

RIO DE JANEIRO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A private conservatorium founded in 1936. It offers programs both on-campus and by distance mode. The Conservatorio houses a well-equipped digital technology and recording laboratory. The ‘José Maria Neves’ research institute serves the areas of music education, musicology and music therapy. T...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO DE JANEIRO

City:

RIO DE JANEIRO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This federal university (also known as UNIRIO) was founded in 1979. There are several campuses in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The Centro de Letras e Artes offers programs in theatre, literature and music. The music department is known as the Instituto Villa-Lobos, formerly known as the National Cons...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

SÃO LEOPOLDO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

An Evangelical Lutheran institution with links to the Evangelican Lutheran Church in America whose web page it uses. It can trace its history back to 1824. This School forms part of a Global Network of University Research Centers for Theology, Religious and Christian Studies. In addition to its theo...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

PASSO FUNDO

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

A private university that can trace its history back to 1956. There is a centre for the study of jazz and Brazilian popular music and a large percussion lab....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

PELOTAS

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

A federal university founded in 1969, though the Conservatorio de Música can trace its history back to 1918. There are degree courses in plastic arts, literature and culture, and music. Music courses in performance, composition, theory and popular Brazilian music are also offered to interested mem...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

SANTA MARIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

This public university was founded in 1960. Its music department was established in 1963 within the Faculty of Fine Arts....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

A Catholic institution founded in 1929. There are departments of music, fashion design, fine arts, arts education as well as management, accounting, nursing, physiotherapy, medicine, fashion design, nutrition and international relations. There is a strong emphasis on aural training and on teaching s...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

This institution was formally authorised 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 ...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

A private music school founded in 1973....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance

Notes:

The Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas Education Group (FMU) was founded in 1968. It includes Centro Universitario das Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU) and FIAM-FAAM Centro Universitário, and delivers education programs at eight campuses and online in São Paulo. It is the largest university ne...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

RIBEIRÃO PRETO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Established in 1934, the University of São Paulo is a public university with eleven campuses throughout the state of São Paulo. A music program is offered at the Ribeirão Preto campus, brought into being as a result of an exchange program between the music departments of the American University o...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

BAURU

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A private university founded in 1953. The Conservatorio Musical Pio XII, founded in 1928, is attached to the Department of Music of the University and offers preparatory courses for those wishing to proceed to the professional programs as well as courses for young children and interested members of ...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

CAMPINAS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

An autonomous state university founded in 1966. There are three campuses....

Country:

BULGARIA

State:

City:

PLOVDIV

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This state-owned Academy was founded in 1964 as an affiliate of the Bulgarian State Conservatory in Sofia and is regarded as equivalent in status to a university. It gained its current name and status in 1995. There are Faculties of Musical Pedagogy, Musical Folklore and Choreography, Fine Arts, and...

Country:

BULGARIA

State:

City:

SOFIA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Academy was originally founded as a school of music in 1904. After several name changes it gained its current name and status in 2006. Language of instruction is Bulgarian. There are three faculties: • Instrumental, • Vocal including an opera program, • Theory, Composition and Conducting....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

BANFF

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Centre, founded in 1933 by the University of Alberta, is not a degree-granting institution. It receives some government funding. The Centre holds long-term (up to three months) and short-term (up to four weeks) residencies for dance, drama, film, visual arts and music artists - either individual...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

CAMROSE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Formerly known as Augustana University College, this institution is a liberal arts and sciences university originally founded in 1911 by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. It became a faculty of the University of Alberta in 2004. There is a 450-seat University Chapel which serves as its pri...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

EDMONTON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

CALGARY

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The School of Creative and Performing Arts offers programs in dance, drama and music. There are several performing spaces of fine quality, including the Eckhardt-Gramatté Recital Hall, the University Theatre and the Boris Roubakine Recital Hall. The Department of Music has a large collection of ke...

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

LANGLEY

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A private Christian liberal arts university that held its first classes in 1962. There are some large rehearsal spaces and a professional standard recording studio....

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VANCOUVER

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, 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...

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VICTORIA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University of Victoria can trace its history back to 1903, and gained its current name and status in 1963. The School of Music is situated in the MacLaurin Building which houses the 220-seat Phillip T Young Recital Hall. It is an All-Steinway School and has an active opera workshop. Facilities ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

BRANDON

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Archives, Suzuki

Notes:

A co-educational, non-denominational, government-supported institution that can trace its history back to 1880, with a school of music added in 1906. It gained its current name and status in 1967. The School of Music is housed in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building which itself houses the Jill Hod...

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

WINNIPEG

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Suzuki

Notes:

The University of Manitoba was founded in 1877, being Western Canada's first university. Currently there are several campuses throughout the city of Winnipeg. The Manitoba Institute for Music Technology provides training in music technology and encourages creative work and research in electroacousti...

Country:

CANADA

State:

NEWFOUNDLAND

City:

ST JOHN’S

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1925 as a memorial to the Newfoundlanders who had lost their lives on active service during the First World War. The School of Music has access to several fine performance spaces. There is a Folklore Department which offers courses in local performance traditions (acco...

Country:

CANADA

State:

NOVA SCOTIA

City:

ANTIGONISH

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

The University commenced operating in 1894. It became the first Catholic university in North America to offer degree programs to women and the first to offer a dedicated jazz studies degree in Canada. The department of music is housed in Thomas Aquinas Hall....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

OTTAWA

Special Indexes:

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 gained 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 is l...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

THUNDER BAY

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections

Notes:

The Lakehead University Department of Music was founded in 1988 and is housed in the William H Buset Centre for Music and Visual Arts. Facilities include a recital hall, classrooms, teaching studios, practice modules and a digital electronic/recording studio. The music library houses an extensive co...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

SUDBURY

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy

Notes:

Laurentian University, an independent institution, was founded in 1957, though it can trace its history back to 1913. This is a bilingual campus, situated in the beautiful lake-filled Laurentian Conservation Area, offering courses in both English and French languages. Music degrees are available onl...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

HAMILTON

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance

Notes:

This public university can trace its history back to 1887. The School of the Arts offers programs in studio art, art history, music, theatre, and film studies. Language of instruction is English....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

KINGSTON

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Eurhythmics/Dalcroze, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University was established by Royal Charter of Queen Victoria in 1841. The School of Music is housed in the new Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts with some fine performing spaces. The first two years of the four-year music theatre program are taken at St Lawrence College. There is an a...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

GUELPH

Special Indexes:

Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

This public university was established in 1964. The department of music is home to the Advanced Digital Audio Production and Performance Studio (ADAPPS). The Coleman collection of musical instruments is housed at the Guelph Youth Music Centre....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

OTTAWA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This public university was established in 1848. It claims to be the largest bi-lingual university in the world. The School of Music has close links with the National Arts Centre and the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra. It organises an active opera program. Languages of instruction are English and French....

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 housed in the Edward Johnston Building in central Toronto. Facilities i...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

WATERLOO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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