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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

Notes:

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:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

The University of Buenos Aires was founded in 1821. Practical music is not taught at the university. All students initially enter a one-year foundation course following which they may begin the professional course. As part of their duties the teaching staff organise research projects in musicology, ...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

The Interamerican Open University is a private institution founded in 1995. It forms part of the VANEDUC group which has been involved in education research since 1942. Music therapy study is available at six locations in Buenos Aires as well as in Rosario and San Nicolás....

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:

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 musics from the 20...

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

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, 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:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

LEUVEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Lemmens Institute is the Faculty of Music, Performing Arts and Education (LUCA School of Arts) of the Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Kunst, Leuven University. It was founded in 1879 as an institute for church music. It has since become a complete conservatorium with programs in music and drama...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

LEUVEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Luca School of Arts operates on five campuses throughout Belgium and offers programs in audiovisual arts and techniques, interior and product design, construction technology, visual arts and design, and music and drama. The music and theatre campus is in Leuven. An active member of the Associat...

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. The Conservatory has schools of music, theology, elocution and ecclesiastical law, and is associated with the Orthodox Christian Church. It was originally founded in 1886 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, but was closed ...

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:

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:

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:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

RIBEIRÃO PRETO

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Music Therapy

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1924. ...

Country:

BULGARIA

State:

City:

SOFIA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music 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 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 experience to y...

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:

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:

WINDSOR

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1857. It was granted its current name and status in 1962. Language of instruction is English....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

WATERLOO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Church Music/Religious Music, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Personal Archives, Sound Engineering, 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. The Faculty of Music has two well-equi...

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 sta...

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 seven 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 ...

Country:

CYPRUS (GREEK)

State:

City:

NICOSIA (LEFKOSIA)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy was founded in 1956. Languages of instruction are Greek and English. The music program is offered in association with the University of Middlesex in England. There is a preparatory division (the Odeon) that offers music instruction in classical and jazz styles to talented young people fr...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

JYVÄSKYLÄ

Special Indexes:

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

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, 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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

HESSEN

City:

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

The Master’s program in music therapy was established in 2002....

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

DORTMUND

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

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 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. 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:

CORFU

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The university was founded in 1984, and the Department of Music Studies began operations in 1992. In 2013 a new Faculty of Music & Audiovisual Arts was established. Among other things it aims to promote Greek music. There is a collection of baroque instruments and traditional Greek instruments. ...

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:

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

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:

LAZIO

City:

ROME

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Music Therapy

Notes:

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 Faculty of Humanities....

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:

Band Conducting, 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. Facilities include state-of-the-art electronic studios and fine performance spaces. A junior college offers music programs to young children. ...

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:

HIROSHIMA PREFECTURE

City:

HIROSHIMA CITY

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 Christian music university affiliated with the Vatican's Istituto Pontifizio di Musica Sacra in Rome. Founded in 1947, it was granted its current name and status in 1963. The university is unique to Japan in that it has a Department of Sacred Music and an emphasis on Gregori...

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:

KYOTO PREFECTURE

City:

KYOTO CITY

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

JAPAN

State:

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

Notes:

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. It operates through three departments: performance (clas...

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 14 campuses in Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa, Saitama, Shizuoka and Fukushima. Two of the Tokyo campuses (at Ekoda and Tokorozawa) offer programs in the arts, with departments of photography, cinema, fine arts, music, lite...

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 visual arts, design, music, architecture, film and new media. The Master’s degree was added in 1963 and th...

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, 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:

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:

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, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

Massey University’s College of Creative Arts was established in 1999, and consists of Schools of Design, Fine Arts, Visual and Material Culture and the New Zealand School of Music (Te Kōkī). The School of Music was formed from the combination of the Victoria University’s Conservatorium of Musi...

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 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 campus in Auck...

Country:

NORWAY

State:

City:

OSLO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, 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 Grieg Academy is the music school of the University of Bergen. It was founded in 1905 as the Bergen Musikkonservatorium. The Grieg Academy houses the Institute of Ethnic Folklore (Etno-Folkloristisk Institutt) which holds a large collection of manuscripts, recordings and videos of traditional mu...

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:

POLAND

State:

City:

ŁODZ

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Early Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance

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 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; • Vocal Faculty; • Faculty of Music Education...

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. There are two departments: • Department of Composition, Interpretation, Education and Jazz (including conducting, eurhythmics, music education, music therapy; • Department of Vocal and Instrumental Music (including church music). There are also a Jazz Institute a...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

KRAKOW

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 established in 1888 and was granted its current name and status in 1979. Krzysztof Penderecki, a former Rector, is a member of the composition staff of the Academy. There are three faculties: • Faculty of Composition, Interpretation and Music Education; • Instrumental Faculty; ...

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:

SOUTH AFRICA

State:

GAUTENG

City:

PRETORIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Orff Schulwerk, 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. The Department of Music houses four practice organs and the university owns two large concert/church o...

Country:

SOUTH AFRICA

State:

NORTH WEST PROVINCE

City:

POTCHEFSTROOM

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, 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 houses a 372-seat hall, an organ hall seating 100 and the Praetorius Music Studio, used for chamber recitals. Performance...

Country:

SOUTH KOREA

State:

City:

KWANGJU (GWANGJU)

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. ...

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:

SEOUL

Special Indexes:

Institutions for Women Only, Music Therapy

Notes:

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

Country:

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. The Musicology Department of this university first opened in 1989. ...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

CASTILLA Y LEON

City:

SALAMANCA

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

The University was founded in its present form in 1940....

Country:

SPAIN

State:

CATALONIA (CATALUÑA)

City:

BARCELONA

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

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:

MURCIA

City:

MURCIA

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

This Catholic University was founded in 1990....

Country:

SPAIN

State:

PAIS VASCO (BASQUE COUNTRY)

City:

BILBAO

Special Indexes:

Instrument Making/Maintenance, Music Therapy

Notes:

The Conservatorium was founded in 1920 and was granted its current name and status in 1987. It is housed in a new purpose-built conservatory. The School of Violin - Bilbao was established in 1986 and is concerned with applying the new techniques of modal and acoustic analysis to the construction of ...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

PAIS VASCO (BASQUE COUNTRY)

City:

VITORIA-GASTEIZ

Special Indexes:

Library Collections, Music Therapy

Notes:

A private institution founded in 1983 and run under the auspices of the Association for the Research into Music Therapy and Art Therapy. There is a clinical department as well as departments of education, research and documentation. It is intended for graduates in the areas of psychology, pedagogy, ...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

PROVINCE OF MADRID

City:

MADRID

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Music Therapy, Opera Conducting

Notes:

The privately-run Centro Superior de Enseñanza Musical 'Katarina Gurska' was founded in 1985. In addition to the professional programs the Centro organises music tuition for children and young people as well as programs in jazz, rock and pop performance. An active member of the Association Europé...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

PROVINCE OF MADRID

City:

MADRID

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

There is a branch of the School in Tenerife (Canary Islands)....

Country:

SWEDEN

State:

City:

ARVIKA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1843 as a Teacher Training College and was granted its current name and status in 1999. The Ingesund University College, founded in 1905, forms the School of Music of the University of Karlstad and is located in Arvika in West Värmland, 80 kilometres north of Karlstad....

Country:

SWEDEN

State:

City:

STOCKHOLM

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This Royal College of Music is an independent college, financed both by private funds and the state. It is housed at the University of Stockholm. The College offers in-service training courses for professional musicians and music teachers, some by distance-mode. The Nordic Performance Master in Fol...

Country:

SWITZERLAND

State:

City:

GENEVA (GENÈVE)

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

The School was founded in 1980. The program is recognized by the Swiss Association of Music Therapy. ...

Country:

SWITZERLAND

State:

City:

FRIBOURG

Special Indexes:

Music Therapy

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1582, making it the oldest university music department in Switzerland. The Department of Musicology and the Academy of Fribourg have collaborated to allow students to have reciprocal access to courses. Languages of instruction are French and German. A kno...

Country:

SWITZERLAND

State:

City:

ZÜRICH

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

There are departments of art education, arts & media, design, music, theatre, film, dance, studio for computer music, studio for early music and music therapy. There is a Centre for Music Physiology which organises programs to maintain good practices and wellness in student musicians. A second a...

Country:

TAIWAN

State:

City:

HUALIEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1994 and was granted its current name and status in 2005. In 2008 the music education department of the former National Hualien University of Education was integrated into the National Dong Hwa University as its Department of Music. ...

Country:

TAIWAN

State:

City:

TAINAN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded in 1996 as the Tainan National College of the Arts, this institution was granted its current name and status in 2004. There are colleges of visual arts, performing arts, sound and image arts and letters and cultural heritage. The College of Music includes the departments of music, Chinese mu...

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:

ESKISEHIR

Special Indexes:

Instrument Making/Maintenance, Music Therapy, Opera Performance

Notes:

This State-run university was founded in 1958. The School of Music and Drama (the State Conservatory) was founded in 1986 and consists of departments of performing arts (drama and opera), music performance, and musical instrument construction (stringed instruments). Attached are two institutions ass...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

CAMBRIDGE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Music Therapy, Programs for the Handicapped, Sound Engineering

Notes:

Anglia Ruskin University was formally created in 1992. There are campuses in Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough. Applications from mature, disabled and overseas students are particularly encouraged. The Department has a working collection of ethnic instruments. There is a state-of-the-art suite ...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

City University was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute. It was granted its current name and status in 1966. The Department of Music houses the Anderson Collection of early instruments as well as two gamelans and a variety of Japanese, Chinese and Indian instruments. Ensembles include Afric...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Library Collections, Music Therapy, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Public Examinations in Music, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The Guildhall School was founded in 1880 by the City of London Corporation, and is distinctive in being both a music school and a drama school, as well as offering programs in professional development and music therapy. All undergraduate students have experience of work in the community, and post-gr...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

Library Collections, Music Therapy

Notes:

The Centre can trace its history back to 1959. The library holds a collection of material on music therapy as well as documentation of the work of the founders. The Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy organisation employs over 40 music therapists and provides music therapy sessions for children and adults...