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Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

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

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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:

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

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

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PRAGUE (PRAHA)

Special Indexes:

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

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The Academy of Performing Arts was founded in 1945. It comprises faculties of music, dance, theatre, and film and television. Although there is no training program for either instrumental or school teachers, after completion of the main degree students have opportunities to take the state examinatio...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

MORAVIA

City:

BRNO

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts was founded in 1947. It is the only Czech music school permitted to award honorary doctorates. There are two faculties - music and theatre. Summer master classes focusing on the interpretation of works by Janáček, Martinu, Smetana, Dvořák, Nova...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

MÜNCHEN (MUNICH)

Special Indexes:

Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This State Academy, founded in 1993, operates from the Prinzregenten Theatre in München which is also the home of the Bavarian State Opera. There is active collaboration with the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, which operates the music programs for students, and with the Ludwig Maximilians Unive...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BERLIN

City:

BERLIN

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

KÖLN (COLOGNE)

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

JAPAN

State:

OSAKA PREFECTURE

City:

OSAKA CITY

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

A private co-educational music college founded in 1915. The college houses a pipe organ, an opera house with resident professional chorus and orchestra, an acoustics laboratory, a museum holding over 3,500 musical instruments from around the world and the largest music library in western Japan with ...

Country:

KAZAKHSTAN

State:

City:

ASTANA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Opera Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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he Kazakh National University of the Arts was founded in 1998 and the Department of Music was established in 2010. As well as its professional programs it offers music training to school-age children. The Academy holds an annual international competition for performers. Associate member of the Assoc...

Country:

POLAND

State:

City:

BYDGOSZCZ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This State Academy was established in 1979. It has four campuses scattered around the City of Bydgoszcz, housing several fine performance spaces and a well-equipped audio-processing studio. The Academy consists of four faculties: • Faculty of Composition, Theory of Music and Sound Engineering; •...

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

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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:

WARSAW

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

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This is one of the oldest music academies in Europe, being founded in 1810, and was granted its current name and status in 1979. Postgraduate courses are available only to Polish and European Union citizens (with proof of knowledge of Polish language). Other students may only take the program in pos...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

MOSCOW

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1866 by Nikolay Rubinstein, brother of Anton Rubinstein who founded the St Petersburg Conservatory just four years earlier in 1862. There are faculties of piano, orchestral instruments, singing, orchestral, choral and opera conducting, composition, musicology/ethnomus...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

NOVOSIBIRSK

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Conservatory was founded in 1956. There is a collection of instruments from south-east Asia and Siberia and a sound archive ot Siberian folk music. Special institutes concentrate on ancient Russian music and the history of music and traditional cultures in Siberia. Facilities include two concert...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

ROSTOV-NA-DONAU

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1967 as ‘Rostov Musical Pedagogical Institute’, and was granted its current name in 1992. Facilities include two concert halls. The Conservatory sees one of its strengths as in the jazz program. There is an attached special secondary music school. ...

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

ST PETERSBURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

RUSSIA

State:

City:

UFA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Instrument Collections, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Institute was founded in 1968. There are departments of music performance, musicology, Bashkir music, theatre and art. Students attending the attached special secondary school receive instruction from staff at the institute. Facilities include some fine performance spaces, a sound recording labo...

Country:

SLOVAKIA

State:

City:

BRATISLAVA

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Academy, founded in June 1949, comprises the Faculty of Music and Dance, the Faculty of Theatre and the Faculty of Film and Television. There is an opera program with regular opera performances. Overseas students have access to short performance master courses. The Faculty organises an an annual...

Country:

SPAIN

State:

PROVINCE OF MADRID

City:

MADRID

Special Indexes:

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

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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:

UKRAINE

State:

City:

LVIV

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Institute is one of the oldest in the Ukraine, being able to trace its origins back to 1796. It was granted its current name and status in 2000. There are departments of singing, piano, orchestra, conducting and musicology and composition. It houses a research laboratory of Ukrainian music ethno...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

WALES

City:

CARDIFF

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MISSOURI

City:

ST LOUIS

Special Indexes:

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

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An evangelical Christian liberal arts institution that can trace its history back to 1957. It was granted its current name and status in 2002. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music....

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEW JERSEY

City:

NEW BRUNSWICK

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A state-supported university. Rutgers, with its three campuses – at Camden, New Brunswick and Newark, - was chartered in 1766. Its main campus is in New Brunswick. The Mason Gross School of the Arts, chartered in 1976, comprises divisions of dance, music, theater arts and visual arts, and has acce...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

NEW YORK

City:

ITHACA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, Personal Archives, Sound Engineering, Suzuki, Wellness for Musicians

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A private college founded in 1892 as a music conservatory. Since that time the college has developed into a comprehensive institution comprising Schools of Business, Communications, Health Sciences and Human Performance, Humanities and Sciences as well as the School of Music which is housed in the J...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

OHIO

City:

CINCINNATI

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Conducting, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives, Suzuki

Notes:

This school is unique in that it is historically a traditional European Conservatory attached to a Comprehensive/Research State University. It can trace its history back to 1867. It is a ‘campus village’ comprising the Corbett Center for the Performing Arts, the Dieterle Vocal Arts Center, Memor...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

TEXAS

City:

AUSTIN

Special Indexes:

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

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A state university, opened in 1883. It is the largest institution of the University of Texas System. School of Music facilities include five concert and recital halls, numerous teaching studios, classrooms, rehearsal halls and 125 practice rooms. There are some 300 pianos, four harpsichords, two cla...