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Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Institute was founded in 1960. It operates from the Teatro Colón (founded in 1908) and occupies premises at the opera house itself. It's main aim is to train specialists in various aspects of music and dance for opera and ballet. The library houses special collections of past programs, opera li...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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 ...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

MACKAY

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

The Central Queensland University was founded in 1987 and was granted its current name and status in 1994. With headquarters in Mackay it has campuses in Biloela, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Noosa, Rockhampton, Townsville and Yeppoon as well as interstate. The Central Queensland Conservat...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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 organises an Open Co...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Box Hill Institute was established in 1924 and is located on several campuses around the Box Hill area of Melbourne. It offers programs in the Tertiary and Further Education (TAFE) field. It is one of the few Australian TAFE programs to offer Bachelor's and Master's degree programs. The Music, ...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

BALLARAT

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

Formerly known as The University of Ballarat, in 2013 this university merged with the Gippsland campus of Monash University to form Federation University. The Faculty of Education and Arts comprises four Schools: School of Education and Arts (Ballarat) and three schools from the former Monash Gippsl...

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, Suzuki, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

City:

PERTH

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

State:

City:

LINZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was formerly known as the Bruckner Conservatorium. It was granted its current name and status in 2004 and in 2015 it moved into a brand-new building enabling its three divisions of music (classical and jazz), drama and dance to be offered in a single location. There is an Institute fo...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Prayner Conservatory's full name is 'Prayner Konservatorium des Herrn Mag. Josef Schmid' can trace its history back to 1905. It was granted its current name and status in 1958. The Conservatorium has about 300 students proceeding to the completion of a professional Diploma in music and dramatic arts...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

SALZBURG

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

Originally founded in 1841 and formerly known as the ‘Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst’, the University Mozarteum Salzburg (University of Music and Dramatic Arts) was granted its current name and status in 1998. It operates on several campuses around the city as well as in Innsbruck....

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera 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:

BULGARIA

State:

City:

BLAGOEVGRAD

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The university was established in 1976. The Faculty of Arts has programs in music, folk arts, fine arts, fashion, drama and film and television....

Country:

CANADA

State:

NOVA SCOTIA

City:

WOLFVILLE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Kodály, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The University was founded in 1838 and the School of Music was established in 1927. Facilities include a digital recording studi and a MIDI lab. The School of Music organises a series of summer academies for interested musicians from the province. ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

KINGSTON

Special Indexes:

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. There is an active opera program. Talented students may be given the opportunity to perform with the Kings...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1878. The Don Wright Faculty of Music is home to three departments - Music Education, Music Performance Studies, and Music Research and Composition. The music library has an extensive collection of eighteenth century materials, with particular emphasis on opera as well...

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

SANTIAGO

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Sound Engineering, Suzuki

Notes:

A private institution, founded in 1982, located in the greater Santiago area of Providencia. There are pre-professional courses in jazz performance and music theory. An agreement with the Finis Terrae University allows students in the jazz/popular music performance and composition streams to continu...

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

SANTIAGO

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

A private university founded in 1988. The Conservatory of Music commenced operations in 2003. Apart from its professional programs there is a junior Saturday morning program for children from 4 to 7 years using the Orff Schulwerk method of approach to music. There are links with the Conservatorio Ri...

Country:

CHINA

State:

SHANGHAI DISTRICT

City:

SHANGHAI

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory, established in 1927, is the oldest higher institute of music education in China, with an illustrious group of presidents since its foundation. It operates under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Culture. Over its history the Conservatory has formed a comprehensive system of teach...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PRAGUE (PRAHA)

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1958 and consists of a general secondary school (with music focus) as well as offering the professional music program. The emphasis is on a complete music education in the jazz/popular music field. There is a preparatory course to prepare students for entry to the pro...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PRAGUE (PRAHA)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded in 1811, this is the oldest conservatory in Central Europe, and the fourth oldest in Europe as a whole. The Conservatory comprises three main buildings, one of which, the Pálffy Palace, includes a concert hall and the conservatory archives. There are departments of performance, conducting, ...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

MORAVIA

City:

OSTRAVA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Conservatory can trace its history back to 1890. It is housed in a new building opened in 1996 and offers programs in music, dance and drama. Facilities include a 400-seat hall, recording studio, four dance studios and drama studios. The Conservatory organises preparatory courses to prepare for ...

Country:

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

State:

City:

KINSHASA

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Institute was established in 1967 and was given its current name in 1976. It is a college of training organised into three departments – classical music, drama and cultural activities - planned to occupy a brand new site on the Rond-point Ezo in central Kinshasa. ...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

KOKKOLA

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1966. It became the Unit of Music and Arts of the University of Applied Sciences in 1999. The Conservatory offers a diploma and the University awards a degree in music education. It is a centre of folk music study and research. In addition to the professional programs...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

TAMPERE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Tampere University of Applied Sciences came into existence in 2010 with the merging of two former institutions. It is a private institution offering, among other academic areas, education in music and dance. It has strong links with the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra and the Tampere Opera. Many ...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

TURKU (ÅBO)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance

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The Turku Arts Academy is a faculty of the Turku University of Applied Sciences. It can trace its history back to 1830 and was established in its current form in 1992. The Academy offers programs in performing arts, fine arts, music and film and television. It works in close association with the Tur...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

PARIS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded as an experimental academic centre in Vincennes in 1969, Université Paris VIII moved to Saint-Denis in 1980. Its main focus on humanities, human sciences, arts and social sciences. The music department houses a studio for electroacoustic composition which organises regular concerts on campu...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

FREIBURG IM BREISGAU

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

This institution was founded in 1946. There are Institutes for New Music, Music Theatre, Historic Performance Practice and Music Medicine. Facilities include a well-equipped electronic music studio. The Hochschule offers music classes and tuition to young people in the local community. An active me...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

NÜRNBERG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

In 1999 the Leopold Mozart Konservatorium in Augsburg and the Meistersinger Konservatorium in Nürnberg were officially joined to become the Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg-Augsburg – the youngest Hochschule in Germany. The seat of administration is in Nürnberg. At the Nürnberg campus there is ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

MÜNCHEN (MUNICH)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Hochschule was founded in 1830 and plays an important part in the artistic life of the city. It organises over 750 musical events each year. There is an opera school incorporating studies of production, lighting design, stage direction, drama and musical theatre, in co-operation with the Bavaria...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

BAYREUTH

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

Founded in 1975, the University is one of the youngest in Germany. There is a Research Institute for Music Theatre Studies. Established in 2010, the Collegium Musicum offers music lessons to students of all faculties of the University. It also organises an a-cappella group for singers. ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BERLIN

City:

BERLIN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Formerly known as the Hans Eisler Academy of Music, the Hochschule was established in 1950 to provide music training for students living in the eastern sector of the city. There are four departments: • Voice, opera/music theatre, music theatre conducting. The opera program organises regular opera...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BERLIN

City:

BERLIN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1696. It was granted its current name and status in 2001. There are four colleges: fine arts; architecture, media and design; performing arts/theatre; music. The University organises a Summer University for interested persons, offering one-week workshops ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

HAMBURG

City:

HAMBURG

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University was founded in 1950. There are four main departments: • Department I - performance programs (classical, jazz/popular), composition, theory, choral and orchestral conducting, Protestant church music. • Department II - Theatre Academy, with studies in vocal music, opera, music theat...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

HAMBURG

City:

HAMBURG

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

A private performing arts college founded in 1985 offering programs in music, dance and drama. It currently operates at four training locations in Hamburg and in a number of other cities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In addition to the professional diploma program the School organises short c...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

HESSEN

City:

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1878. It assumed various names (’Dr Hoch’s Conservatoire’, ‘National University for Music’), before enjoying its current name and status. There are divisions of music, drama and dance. The Hochschule offers an opera program as well as a program ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN

City:

ROSTOCK

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

This institution was originally founded in 1946 and was established under its present title in 1994. It currently enrols around 500 students in its departments of music and drama. The music department consists of an Institut für Musik and an Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Musikpädagogik. The...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NIEDERSACHSEN (LOWER SAXONY)

City:

HANNOVER

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Hochschule was formed in 1950 with the merger of the State School of Music and the Hanover Drama School. It was granted its current name and status in 1978. It offers programs in music, drama, multimedia communication and media sciences. A joint bachelor’s degree program in music is offered be...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NIEDERSACHSEN (LOWER SAXONY)

City:

OSNABRÜCK

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Hochschule Osnabrück (Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences) can trace its beginnings back to 1936. Music programs have been included in the subject offerings since 1996. The School organises a program for young people to prepare them for professional music study. An active member of the As...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

ESSEN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The original institution, the 'Folkwang School of Music, Dance and Speech' was founded in 1927. It is now the academy of the arts in the Ruhr district, with studies in music, theatre, dance, photography, communication design, industrial design and academic studies. There is an Institute of Computer ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

KÖLN (COLOGNE)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Hochschule, founded in 1850, was granted its current name and status in 1987. The Hochschule is situated in the heart of the old city of Cologne, in the vicinity of the cathedral and the main railway station. It is one of the largest music academies in Europe, with about 1700 students and more t...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

SACHSEN (SAXONY)

City:

LEIPZIG

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

Established in 1843 by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, this was the first conservatorium to be founded in Germany. Some of the world’s most noted musicians and educators have been associated with the Hochschule, including George Szell, Kurt Masur, Hermann Levi, Charles Münch, Wilhelm Backhaus, Arthu...

Country:

IRELAND

State:

City:

DUNDALK

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

ITALY

State:

ABRUZZO

City:

TERAMO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A private music school that can trace its history back to 1895. In addition to its professional programs, there are programs for young children and interested members of the local community....

Country:

ITALY

State:

APULIA (PUGLIA)

City:

TARANTO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A provincial music school founded in 1927. In addition to the professional program the Institute offers preparatory programs for talented students to prepare for further study. ...

Country:

ITALY

State:

LOMBARDY

City:

PAVIA

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

The Institute can trace its history back to 1867. There are departments of performance, early music, musical theatre, composition and academic subjects. The Institute holds a collection of historical instruments. ...

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:

KANAGAWA PREFECTURE

City:

KAWASAKI

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private co-educational college that can trace its history back to 1924, with a music department added in 1967. It was granted its current name and status in 2003. The college has institutes for opera performance, choral and instrumental conducting, piano performance, choral music, percussion instr...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

OSAKA PREFECTURE

City:

OSAKA CITY

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Theatre Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A national university which can trace its history back to 1724 and was granted its current name and status in 1931. There are campuses in Toyonaka and Suita. Music is offered at the Toyonaka campus. ...

Country:

LEBANON

State:

City:

BEIRUT

Special Indexes:

Dalcroze, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Orff Schulwerk, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The École de Musique Ghassan Yammine was founded in 1993, and was granted its current name and status in 2011. It operates on several campuses. Programs are offered in music, dancing, painting and acting to young children (including Kodály approach, Orff, Dalcroze) and adults. The music area compr...

Country:

MALAYSIA

State:

PERAK

City:

TANJONG MALIM

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was established in 1997, though the institution can trace its history back to 1922 when it was known as Sultan Idris Training College. The Faculty of Music and Performing Arts was launched in 2002 offering programs in music theatre and dance. There are well-equipped facilities for tea...

Country:

NAMIBIA

State:

City:

WINDHOEK

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was established in 1992. Since its development, the Performing Arts Department has moved from music specialisation towards integrated performing arts, with theatre and dance courses playing an integral role. The department also has a strong focus on research in music education and eth...

Country:

NETHERLANDS

State:

City:

AMSTERDAM

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A final merger of the Conservatorium of Amsterdam, Hilversum Conservatory and Sweelinck Conservatory in 1998 formed the Music Faculty of the Amsterdam School of the Arts. There are faculties of music, dance, drama, architecture, fine arts, film and television and museology. This is the largest cons...

Country:

NETHERLANDS

State:

City:

ARNHEM

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, founded in 2006, has campuses at Enschede, Arnhem and Zwolle and includes graduate programs at the former Messiaen Academy (Arnhem). It consists of schools of music, fine arts, design, architecture, fashion, creative writing, dance, theatre, and education in art. The...

Country:

NETHERLANDS

State:

City:

ROTTERDAM

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University of the Arts was formed from the amalgamation of Rotterdam Conservatoire, Rotterdam Dance Academy and Rotterdam Circus Arts. It goes by the shortened name of ‘Codarts’. Codarts consists of five academies - Rotterdam Classical Music Academy, Rotterdam Jazz Academy, Rotterdam Pop Aca...

Country:

NETHERLANDS

State:

City:

TILBURG

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The University’s arts sector (Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten) comprises academies of dance, drama, fine arts, circus arts, architecture and Fontys Conservatorium of Music. The Conservatorium (formerly known as Brabants Conservatorium) offers programs in all aspects of popular and jazz styles a...

Country:

NETHERLANDS

State:

City:

DEN HAAG (THE HAGUE)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatorium was founded in 1826 and has departments of music and dance. The opera program is organised through De Nieuwe Opera Academie. An interdisciplinary program ‘ArtScience’ has been developed with collaboration of the Royal Conservatory of Music and Dance (The Hague), the Faculty of...

Country:

NEW ZEALAND

State:

SOUTH ISLAND

City:

CHRISTCHURCH

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

The School of Performing Arts offers programs in circus arts, information design, music theatre and musical arts. The National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA) forms part of the Music Theatre department. It is a drama school specialising in training actors who can also sing and dance. The...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

ILOILO CITY

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

A Catholic college owned and administered by The Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul. The tertiary section was established in 1939. It produces regular musical theatre performances. ...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

MANILA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A Roman Catholic Pontifical University, sometimes known as ‘The Catholic University of the Philippines’. Founded in 1611, it is the oldest existing university in Asia, and is the only music school in the Philippines with an all-student symphony orchestra and symphonic band. The Conservatory has ...

Country:

PORTUGAL

State:

PORTO METROPOLITAN AREA

City:

OPORTO (PORTO)

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

The School of Music and Performing Arts was created in 1985. There are departments of music, musical theatre, dance, photography, cinema, and audio and multimedia. Facilities include a professional theatre, a piano bar, electro-acoustic lab and state-of-the-art sound recording equipment. There is a ...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

ST PETERSBURG

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1862, the first in Russia, with Anton Rubinstein and Henrick Wieniawski among the founding members. Tchaikovsky was one of the first graduates, and others include Lyadov, Myaskovsky, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Efrem Zimbalist. Professors have included Rimsky-Korsakov, G...

Country:

SHARJAH

State:

City:

SHARJAH

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

Sharjah is currently recognised by UNESCO as the Cultural Capital of the Arab World. The American University of Sharjah is a co-educational institution founded in 1997, and accredited in the USA by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools....

Country:

SINGAPORE

State:

City:

SINGAPORE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The College, founded in 1984, is a non-profit, private educational institution, with some support from the Singapore Ministry of Education. It occupies a new state-of-the-art city campus, with five world-class performance spaces. The College comprises schools of performing arts (dance, music, musica...

Country:

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

State:

City:

ZILINA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Language of instruction is Slovak. ...

Country:

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

State:

City:

KOSICE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Music Theatre Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatorium was founded in 1951. Language of instruction is Slovak. ...

Country:

SOUTH AFRICA

State:

GAUTENG

City:

PRETORIA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Tshwane University of Technology was formed on January 1, 2004 with the merger of Technikon Pretoria, Technikon Northern Gauteng and Technikon North-West. The Department of Vocal Arts runs the most extensive opera program in South Africa. Facilities include two performing arts theatres - the Bre...

Country:

SOUTH AFRICA

State:

KWAZULU-NATAL

City:

KWA DLANGEZWA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Theatre Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The university can trace its history back to 1960 with the establishment of the University College of Zululand, at that time affiliated to the University of South Africa. It was granted full university status in 1970. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

JUKJEON

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Dankook University was established in 1947 as Dankook College. It was granted its current name and status in 1967 and was the first four-year private college in Korea. There are some fine performing spaces. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

KUNPO (GUNPO)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy

Notes:

Formerly known as the Full Gospel Theological Seminary and later as Soon Shin University, this private co-educational institution was granted its current name and status in 1997. There are several fine performance spaces. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

DAEJEON (TAEJEON)

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private Methodist university established in 1954. ...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

PROVINCE OF MADRID

City:

MADRID

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

This institution, founded in 1971, trains performers for opera and zarzuela. It is regarded as equivalent in status to a Conservatorio Superior de Música. ...

Country:

SWEDEN

State:

City:

STOCKHOLM

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

In 1772, when the Royal Opera was inaugurated, operatic education was provided, and has continued since that time. In 2014 the School of Dance and Circus, the University College of Opera and the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts merged and founded a new university, the Stockholm University of the A...

Country:

SWEDEN

State:

City:

GÖTEBORG

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University of Göteborg is the largest university in Scandinavia. It was established in 1891 as Göteborg University College and was granted its current name and status in 1954. The Academy of Music and Drama was established in 2005 with the merger of the former School of Music, the School of Op...

Country:

SWITZERLAND

State:

City:

BERNE (BERN)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

In October 1999 the Hochschule was formed from an amalgamation of the former Conservatorium of Music in Berne, the Conservatorium of Music and Theatre in Biel/Bienne, the Swiss Jazz School, and the School of Drama. There are three departments: College of Music (Hochschule für Music), College of The...

Country:

TAIWAN

State:

City:

TAIPEI

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This institution was founded in 1946 and was granted its current name and status in 1994. The College of Music, established in 2007, consists of the Department of Music, the Graduate Institute of Ethnomusicology and the Graduate Institute of Performing Arts. There is a Digital Music Archives Centre ...

Country:

THAILAND

State:

City:

NAKHON PATHOM

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The University was originally founded in 1889 as a medical school. Currently there are 14 faculties, six colleges, eight institutes and six centres all situated at three different localities in the greater Bangkok area. The College of Music was established in 1995 and was the first music conservator...

Country:

TURKEY

State:

City:

ISTANBUL

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

Founded centuries earlier, the Istanbul University was granted its current name and status in 1924. The Conservatory was established in 1914 and was the first in Turkey. It was later expanded to include departments of theatre and ballet as well as music and opera, taking its current name in 1986. Th...

Country:

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

State:

SHARJAH

City:

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

Sharjah is currently recognised by UNESCO as the Cultural Capital of the Arab World. The American University of Sharjah is a co-educational institution founded in 1997, and accredited in the USA by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools....

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

COLCHESTER

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

All programs at the Colchester Institute are validated by the University of Essex. There are campuses at Colchester, Braintree and Clacton. The Music School offers a foundation degree in popular music to prepare students for entry to professional music courses. Facilities include an auditorium, well...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

FALMOUTH

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

In 2008 Dartington College of Arts, founded in 1961, merged with University College Falmouth and the resulting institution has been granted full university status. Students have access to a new purpose-built Performance Centre with fine performing spaces and state-of-the-art electronic and recording...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

LIVERPOOL

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Institute opened in 1996. It is committed to multi-disciplinary programs. Apart from training performers in a number of disciplines it also trains those who will occupy support roles in making performances possible. Facilities include state-of-the-art technological facilities. Studies include su...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

The University has two campuses - City campus and Coach Lane campus. It offers training in arts management skills through short courses, seminars and workshops. ...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

HEREFORD

Special Indexes:

Instrument Making/Maintenance, Music Theatre Performance, Programs for the Handicapped, Sound Engineering

Notes:

An independent college of further education and training for people from the age of 16 who are blind or partially sighted. Apart from the courses listed above, the college runs courses in performance, creative arts and musicianship. It also prepares students for practical diplomas. Studies include c...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

GREENWICH

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

Founded in 1876, Trinity College of Music is an independent foundation receiving a government grant. In 2005 Trinity College of Music and Laban contemporary dance programs merged to form Trinity Laban, the United Kingdom's first conservatoire of music and contemporary dance. Music programs are deliv...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

BIRMINGHAM

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Personal Archives

Notes:

Sir Edward Elgar was appointed the university’s first professor of music in 1905. The university has a department of drama and theatre arts, enabling music students to take courses in drama and to participate in opera and music theatre. Performance tuition is normally taken at the Birmingham Conse...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

CHICHESTER

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

LANCASTER

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

The University was established in 2007 following the merger of several earlier institutions. There is some emphasis on twentieth century music. A second campus is in Carlisle where the music education programs for teaching in lower primary and primary schools are located....

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

BRIGHTON

Special Indexes:

Instrument Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

The University was founded in 1961. Students with an interest in composition are particularly welcome to the Faculty. Facilities include a state-of-the-art electronic music studio, a large pipe organ, two chamber organs, a two-manual Goble harpsichord and a large collection of tuned and untuned perc...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

EALING

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Formerly known as Thames Valley University, the name was changed in 1008 to The University of West London. The formerly independent London College of Music is housed at the University where it is currently known as the Faculty of the Arts. There is a performing arts clinic which runs programs for st...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

WALSALL

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

YORK

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

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

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

SCOTLAND

City:

GLASGOW

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Public Examinations in Music, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland was, until 1 September 2011, known as the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. It can trace its history back to the creation of the Glasgow Athenaeum in 1847. Facilities include the Stevenson Hall seating 360 people, a recital hall, many practice and rehears...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

SCOTLAND

City:

AYR

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University of the West of Scotland can trace its history back to 1897. It was granted its current name and status in 1992. There are campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley, with music programs being offered at Ayr. The School of Creative and Cultural Industries forms part of the Univers...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

WALES

City:

CARDIFF

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (Coleg Brenhinol Cerdd a Drama Cymru) was established as Wales’ national conservatoire for the performing arts in 1949 and was granted its current name and status in 2002. It is set in Cardiff’s Castle grounds which are adjacent to the University, close...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

ALABAMA

City:

MONTGOMERY

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance

Notes:

A private Christian liberal arts university, founded originally in 1942 as Montgomery Bible School, associated with the Church of Christ. It was granted its current name and status in 1985. The Department of Fine Arts offers programs in music, theatre and music theatre....