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Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Dalcroze, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Kodály, Music Therapy, Orff Schulwerk

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This Jesuit Catholic university was granted its current name and status in 1959. It offers a full program of training in music therapy, the first to do so in Latin America....

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

Notes:

Formerly known as the New South Wales Institute of Technology, the University of Technology was granted its current name and status in 1988. There is a Centre for Research and Education in the Arts....

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded in 1989, the University of Western Sydney has six campuses in the West Sydney area, with music programs 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 range of m...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Kodály, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The University of Queensland was founded in 1909. The School of Music owns a collection of early instruments and a small number of non-Western instruments. It houses the Australian and Oceanic Music Archive with an extensive collection of field recordings made chiefly in Papua New Guinea. An associa...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering

Notes:

Originally founded in 1817 and formerly known as the ‘Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst’, the University currently enrols around 3,500 students from around the world, with almost 800 internationally renowned teachers. Ir offers courses in music, music education, theatre, film and tele...

Country:

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:

BELIZE

State:

City:

SANTA ELENA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This is the Belize campus of the American Conservatory of Music based in Chicago, USA. It is a binational music school that belonged to the Straube Piano Company. There are schools of music, theology, elocution and ecclesiastical law, and it is associated with the Orthodox Christian Church. It was o...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

GOIÁS

City:

GOIÂNIA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy

Notes:

A federal university founded in 1960. The Institute of the Arts comprises departments of music, dance, theatre and plastic arts. The music department has a strong emphasis on performance. There is a sound research laboratory. Extension programs offer various music courses for interested members of t...

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 conservatorium 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 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:

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:

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, being the largest university ne...

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 was granted its current name and status in 1995. There are Faculties of Musical Pedagogy, Musical Folklore and Choreography, Fine Arts...

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 was granted 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 Conduc...

Country:

CANADA

State:

MANITOBA

City:

WINNIPEG

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Music Therapy, Opera Performance

Notes:

An independent Mennonite Christian university founded in 1998, combining the programs of the former Canadian Mennonite Bible College, Concord College and Menno Simons College. The University has established a Community School of Music and the Arts offering individual music lessons and ensemble exper...

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 can trace its history back to 1838. The School of Music was established in 1927. Facilities include a well-equipped digital recording studio and a MIDI lab. The School of Music organises a Summer Academy for interested musicians from the province. ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

SUDBURY

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, 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:

WATERLOO

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Personal Archives, Suzuki

Notes:

The University was founded in 1911 as the Waterloo Lutheran Seminary of Canada and in 1924 it was re-established as the Waterloo College of Arts. This was later affiliated with the University of Western Ontario. The current name and status were granted in 1973. There is a second campus in Bantford. ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

REGINA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1911 and was granted its current name and status in 1974. The Faculty of Media, Art and Performance offers programs in creative technologies, film, music, theatre and visual arts. The music department houses several fine performance spaces and a well-equ...

Country:

CHILE

State:

City:

SANTIAGO

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The university was founded in 1842, thus being the oldest institution of higher education in the country. The Faculty of Arts offers programs in dance, drama, music, visual arts and theory. The music department holds a collection of music by Chilean composers. There is a Centro Tecnológico with st...

Country:

CHINA

State:

CAPITAL DISTRICT

City:

BEIJING

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Central Conservatory was founded in 1950 and in 2000 it came under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education. There are eight departments: composition, conducting, musicology, voice/opera, piano, Western orchestral instruments, Chinese traditional instruments, music education. There are over...

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:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

BOGOTÁ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

DENMARK

State:

City:

AALBORG

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

Notes:

This public university can trace its history back to 1959. It was inaugurated in 1974 as the Aalborg University Centre, and was granted its current name and status in 1994. It has branches in Esbjerg and Copenhagen. Member of the University of the Arctic....

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

JYVÄSKYLÄ

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

The University was formerly known as the Jyväskylä Polytechnic. The School of Cultural Studies (Music) works in close association with the Jyväskylä Conservatorium (Suomalainen Konservatorio). There is an active opera program. A music play school is organised for babies from the age of three mon...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

JYVÄSKYLÄ

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

The department of musicology was established in 1968. It publishes a journal of musicology. The University has the only Chair in music therapy in Finland. The music, mind and technology program is taught by staff from The Finnish Canter of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Music Research....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

BOURGOGNE

City:

DIJON

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

The Music Therapy Workshop of Burgundy is a member of the French Federation of Music Therapy....

Country:

FRANCE

State:

LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON

City:

MONTPELLIER

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

FREIBURG IM BREISGAU

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This university-level 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 holds the State collection of String Instruments. In addition to the...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

HEIDELBERG

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

A private university. The German Center for Music Therapy Research is a not-for-profit institute of the University of Applied Sciences, Heidelberg (SRH Hochschule Heidelberg). It was established in 1995 and is the largest music therapy research institute in Europe. It houses an outpatient clinic for...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

WÜRZBURG

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

The University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt can trace its history back to 1807 and was granted its current name and status in 1971. There are campuses in Würzburg and Schweinfurt....

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:

AUGSBURG

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The university was established in 1970. It houses the Leopold Mozart Centre for Music and Music Education, founded in 2008. The Leopold Mozart Centre consists of three institutes: • Institute of Music Education, Music Therapy and Musicology; • Institute of Elementary Music Education, Singing, St...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BERLIN

City:

BERLIN

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

A private institution founded in 1962, thus being the first music therapy training centre in Germany. It is a member of the Standing Training Conference for Private Music Therapy Schools (SAMT)....

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:

This 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 thea...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

DORTMUND

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy, Programs for the Handicapped

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1908. It was granted its current name and status in 1965 and the Department of Education and Music Therapy for the Handicapped was established in 1969. Language of instruction is German. ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

WITTEN

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

A private not-for-profit university founded in 1983. The Institute for Integrative Medicine, founded in 1985, not only trains music therapists, but also provides music therapy for patients of all ages, either individually or in groups, in its outpatient department. ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

KÖLN (COLOGNE)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University of Cologne was founded in 1388 and as such is the oldest university in Germany as it exists today. It was granted its current name and status in 1919 and the Institute of Musicology was established in 1921. It houses a collection of traditional instruments mainly from east Asia and Af...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

MÜNSTER

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy

Notes:

Previously forming a branch of the Hochschule für Musik Detmold, the Hochschule became a department of the University of Münster in 2003. There are Institutes for Musicology, Music Education and Music Therapy. The Hochschule co-operates with the Hochschule für Musik Detmold. The music department ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN

City:

FLENSBURG

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1946 and was granted its current name and status in 1994. It is Germany's northernmost university. The Music Department organises a big band, an orchestra, a rock band and a choral group....

Country:

GERMANY

State:

THÜRINGEN (THURINGIA)

City:

BAD KLOSTERLAUSNITZ

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

A private institution founded in 1992, operating under the auspices of the German Music Therapeutic Association. ...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

THESSALONIKI

Special Indexes:

Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki was established in 1925. The School of Music Studies was established in 1985, being the first music studies department in a university in Greece. The emphasis is on both artistic creation and research. The central laboratory of the program is the computer mu...

Country:

GREECE

State:

City:

CORFU

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The university was founded in 1984 and recently has expanded its operations to several islands in the Ionian Islands Region. Its Department of Music Studies began operations in 1992. In 2013 a new Faculty of Music & Audiovisual Arts was established. Among other things the Faculty of Music aims t...

Country:

INDIA

State:

MAHARASHTRA

City:

MUMBAI (formerly BOMBAY)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

IRELAND

State:

City:

CORK

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Suzuki, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Cork School of Music was founded in 1878 and has been a constituent school of Cork’s Institute of Technology (CIT) since 1993. A new purpose-built home for the Cork School of Music opened in September 2007, and houses the 300-seat Curtis Auditorium. Other facilities include several fine perfor...

Country:

IRELAND

State:

City:

LIMERICK

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (formerly known as the Irish World Music Centre) is housed at the University of Limerick and was set up in 1994, allowing for the co-existence of academic and performance programs at the University. It is involved with community outreach, concerts, seminars...

Country:

ITALY

State:

ABRUZZO

City:

L’AQUILA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatorio was founded in 1967. There is a Department of Early Music and a School of Electronic Music. A preparatory course is offered to students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio offers music tuition to children and interested members of the local community. An ac...

Country:

ITALY

State:

APULIA (PUGLIA)

City:

FOGGIA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1914. It was granted its current name and status in 1977 and has a campus in Rodi Garnico. There is a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio also offers music tuition to children and interested mem...

Country:

ITALY

State:

EMILIA-ROMAGNA

City:

CESENA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatorio offers a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. It also 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:

ITALY

State:

EMILIA-ROMAGNA

City:

FERRARA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatorio can trace its history back to 1821. There is a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio also offers music tuition to children and interested members of the local community....

Country:

ITALY

State:

LAZIO

City:

ROME

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy

Notes:

The University was founded in 1982. The Faculty offers the three-year program of Corso di laurea in the disciplines of Art, Music and Spectacle (Theatre) (DAMS). The music program is offered through the Department of Cultural Heritage of the School of Humanities....

Country:

ITALY

State:

VENETO

City:

VERONA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Originally founded in 1927, the Conservatorio was granted its current name and status in 1968. There is a preparatory program for students wishing to enter the professional program. The Conservatorio also offers music tuition to young people and interested members of the local community. An active m...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

AICHI PREFECTURE

City:

NAGOYA

Special Indexes:

Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private Buddhist co-educational music college belonging to the Doho group of educational institutions, established in its current form in 1976, and is the oldest music college in this area of Japan. It holds a fine collection of Buddhist religious music and instruments. There is an extensive music...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

AICHI PREFECTURE

City:

NAGOYA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Sound Engineering

Notes:

A private co-educational university founded in 1970. There are schools of music, art, design and human development, with music programs offered at the East campuys. Facilities include state-of-the-art electronic studios and fine performance spaces. A junior college offers music programs to young ch...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

CHIBA PREFECTURE

City:

MATSUDO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

JAPAN

State:

HIROSHIMA PREFECTURE

City:

HIROSHIMA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private co-educational Jesuit music university affiliated with the Vatican's Istituto Pontifizio di Musica Sacra in Rome. Founded in 1948, it was granted its current name and status in 1963. There are two departments: a) Music Performance, and b) Cultural Music (music culture, teacher training). T...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

HYOGO PREFECTURE

City:

NISHINOMIYA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

JAPAN

State:

KANAGAWA PREFECTURE

City:

KAWASAKI

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, 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:

KANAGAWA PREFECTURE

City:

HIRATSUKA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Early Music Performance, Music Therapy, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private co-educational university founded in 1942. There are ten campuses, music programs being organised at the Shonan campus. ...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

KYOTO PREFECTURE

City:

KYOTO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A private university for women based on Christian principles, founded in 1876. It was chartered as a university in 1949. The College has a traditional Japanese music club. The library holds a collection of some 9,300 mandolin scores, 9,400 guitar scores including some by Fernando Sor, and a first ed...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

NAGASAKI PREFECTURE

City:

NAGASAKI CITY

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy, Opera Performance

Notes:

A private Christian college for women, founded in 1879. It became an official university in 1919 and was granted its current name and status in 1981. The Faculty of Music operates on the Shintomachi campus and has two departments - music performance and applied music. There are two chapels, one seat...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

OKAYAMA PREFECTURE

City:

KURASHIKI

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private co-educational university originally founded in 1930 on Buddhist principles. It was granted its current name and status in 1966. Facilities include a large concert hall and an outdoor theatre. The attached Sakuyo Junior College offers a music program in performance on Western or traditiona...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

TOKYO PREFECTURE

City:

TOKYO

Special Indexes:

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

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A private co-educational music college. Founded in 1926 as the Tokyo Conservatory of Music, it was renamed in 1950. The College is located 35 km west of downtown Tokyo in Tachikawa-shi, one of the largest cities in the Tokyo metropolitan area. There are two departments: performance and composition, ...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

TOKYO PREFECTURE

City:

TOKYO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded in 1889, this is the largest private co-educational university in Japan with a number campuses in Tokyo and other cities as well as one in Newcastle, Australia. Two of the Tokyo campuses (Ekoda and Tokorozawa) offer programs in the College of Art, with departments of photography, cinema, fin...

Country:

JAPAN

State:

TOKYO PREFECTURE

City:

TOKYO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A national co-educational university founded in 1887 and was granted full university status in 1949 with the amalgamation of the separate schools of Fine Arts and Music. There are programs in fine arts, music, film and new media, and global arts. The Master’s degree was added in 1963 and the Docto...

Country:

JORDAN

State:

City:

AMMAN

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The National Music Conservatory was established by the Noor Al Hussein Foundation in 1986 as a private not-for-profit institution to encourage the development of accomplished musicians and to promote music appreciation in Jordan. In its quest for quality it created the Orchestra of the National Musi...

Country:

LEBANON

State:

City:

BEIRUT

Special Indexes:

Dalcroze, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Music Theatre Performance, Music Therapy, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Engineering, 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:

LEBANON

State:

City:

HADATH-BAABDA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Music Therapy, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University was formally established in 1996 by the State and given its current name in respect of the earlier education establishment set up by the Catholic Maronite Antonine Order. The Antonine Fathers School of Music was established in 1981 and since 2006 has been elevated to a higher status, ...

Country:

NETHERLANDS

State:

City:

ENSCHEDE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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

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:

MAASTRICHT

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatory of Maastricht and Fontys Conservatorium (formerly known as Brabants Conservatorium) joined in 2001 to form the Zuid-Nederlandse Hogeschool voor Muziek (South Netherlands Higher School of Music) which in turn has become the Faculty of Music of the Hogeschool Zuyd (Zuyd University). T...

Country:

NEW ZEALAND

State:

NORTH ISLAND

City:

WELLINGTON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Massey University’s College of Creative Arts was established in 1999. The School of Music was originally formed from the combination of the Victoria University’s Conservatorium of Music and the Wellington’s Massey University’s School of Music and is currently based at the Wellington campus, ...

Country:

NEW ZEALAND

State:

NORTH ISLAND

City:

WELLINGTON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Victoria University was founded in 1897. The School of Music (Te Kōkī) was formed in 2006 from the combination of the Conservatorium of Music at Massey University with the School of Music at Victoria University. The School is based at the Wellington campus but also offers programs at the Albany ca...

Country:

NORWAY

State:

City:

OSLO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Norwegian Academy of Music was established in 1973 and is regarded as equivalent to a university. Language of instruction in class is Norwegian; individual tuition may be in another language, mostly English. The Academy has a Norwegian Artistic Research Fellowships Program, regarded as equivalen...

Country:

NORWAY

State:

City:

BERGEN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design was established in 2017 from an amalgamation of the earlier Grieg Academy and the Bergen Academy of Art and Design. The Greig Academy is the music school of the University of Bergen. It houses the Institute of Ethnic Folklore (Etno-Folkloristisk Institutt) w...

Country:

PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, WEST BANK

State:

City:

NABLUS, WEST BANK

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Kodály, Music Therapy, Orff Schulwerk, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This Palestinian university began in 1918 as a school, and was granted university status in 1977. The Faculty of Fine Arts was established in 1981. Language of instruction is Arabic. There are currently problems with the continuity of the program due to the disturbed political situation on the West ...

Country:

PARAGUAY

State:

City:

ASUNCIÓN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Music Therapy

Notes:

This private Catholic university was founded in 1960. The Conservatorio has five departments: Instrumental, Vocal, Composition, Philosophy and Pedagogy, and Complementary Specialisations. A two-year introductory course in music is available for those without sufficient background to begin music stud...

Country:

PHILIPPINES

State:

City:

DUMAGUETE CITY

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

Silliman University was founded in 1901 as a boy’s school and was granted university status in 1938. The College of Performing Arts was first established in 1912, becoming the Silliman Conservatory of Music in 1934 and later the School of Music in 1941. In 1969 it joined with the Fine Arts Departm...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

ŁODZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy can trace its history back to the early 20th century. It was granted its current name and status in 1992. The Academy organises an international oboe and bassoon competition and a triennial international chamber music competition. An active member of the Association Européenne des Cons...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

WROCŁAW

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Karol Lipinski Academy of Music can trace its history back to 1948. It is regarded as equivalent to a university and was granted its current name and status in 1981. There are four faculties: • Faculty of Composition, Conducting, Theory of Music and Music Therapy; • Instrumental Faculty; •...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

KATOWICE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy was founded in 1929. It is regarded as equivalent to a university. There are four departments: • Department of Composition, Conducting, Theory, Music Education and Music Therapy; • Department of Jazz and Popular Music; Instrumental Department; Vocal and Acting Department. There is al...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

KRAKÓW

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

The Academy was founded in 1888. It is regarded as equivalent to a university and was granted its current name and status in 1979. Krzysztof Penderecki is a former Rector of the Academy. There are three faculties: • Faculty of Composition, Interpretation and Music Education; • Instrumental Facu...

Country:

QATAR

State:

City:

DOHA

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Qatar Music Academy commenced operating in 2011. It offers two main programs: • the Academic Music program, with performance studies on either Western classical or Arab traditional instruments. For young people from age 5 to 18. Instruments may be lent to students free of charge. • the Music...

Country:

ROMANIA

State:

City:

BRAŞOV

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1971 though it can trace its history back to 1756. It organises the annual Braşov Transilvania Music Summer Academy. Language of instruction is Romanian, though other languages may be used at times. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, A...

Country:

SOUTH AFRICA

State:

GAUTENG

City:

PRETORIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University of Pretoria was first established as a Normal College for the training of teachers in 1902. It was granted its current name and status in 1930 and currently operates on six campuses. Music forms one area of the School of the Arts alongside visual arts, drama, museum studies, tangible ...

Country:

SOUTH AFRICA

State:

NORTH WEST PROVINCE

City:

POTCHEFSTROOM

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The North-West University was formed in 2004 with the merger of the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the University of the North-West. The Conservatory offers music training to young people and interested members of the local community. It houses a 372-seat hall, an organ ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

GWANGJU (KWANGJU)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Chonnam National University was established in 1951, though it can trace its history back to 1909. The College of Arts, housing the Department of Music and the Department of Korean Traditional Music, was founded in 1981. Facilities include 50 sound-proof practice room and a well-equipped library. Th...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

GUNPO (KUNPO)

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 evangelical Christian university was granted its current name and status in 1997. There is some emphasis on choral music. The music building houses several fine performance spaces. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

DAEJEON (TAEJEON)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Music Therapy

Notes:

This private institution founded in the Baptist tradition was established in 1953. It was granted its current name and status in 1994. The Graduate School of Church Music was established in 1999. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

PYONGTAEK

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

Notes:

A private Christian university founded in 1912. It was granted its current name and statuss in 1996. ...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy

Notes:

A private women's university, founded as Sungshin Girls’ School in 1936, and was granted its current name and status in 1981. ...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

CASTILLA Y LEON

City:

SALAMANCA

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy

Notes:

The University of Salamanca was founded in 1218, thus being the oldest institution of higher learning in Spain. There are campuses in Salamanca, Zamora, Ávila and Béjar. The Musicology Department of this university first opened in 1989. ...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

CASTILLA Y LEON

City:

SALAMANCA

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

This private Catholic university was founded in its present form in 1940....

Country:

SPAIN

State:

CATALONIA (CATALUÑA)

City:

BARCELONA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya (ESMUC) was established in 2001. There are departments of performance, traditional music, jazz, early music, musicology, management, pedagogy, theory, composition and conducting. In addition to the professional programs the School offers performance tuition...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

CATALONIA (CATALUÑA)

City:

BARCELONA

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University of Barcelona was founded in 1450. The music division has published a number of monographs on various aspects of music. ...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

CATALONIA (CATALUÑA)

City:

BARCELONA

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

The Ramon Llull University is a private institution established in 1990 from the amalgamation of several former institutions. . ...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

VIZCAYA (BASQUE COUNTRY)

City:

BILBAO

Special Indexes:

Instrument Making/Maintenance, Music Therapy

Notes:

This institution can trace its history back to 1877 and after a period of closure and some name and location changes, it was granted its current name and status in 1987. It is housed in a new purpose-built conservatory in Sarriko. There is an arrangement between the Ibarrekoland Institute and the Co...