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Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

MORÓN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Opera Performance

Notes:

A provincial conservatory within the province of Buenos Aires. It can trace its history back to 1949 and was granted its current name and status in 1995. The conservatorio has music teacher training programs and organises workshops in electro-acoustic music, opera and popular music. There is a join...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

City:

ROSARIO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This research university was founded in 1968. ...

Country:

ARMENIA

State:

City:

YEREVAN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This State-owned Conservatory was founded in 1921 and provides music programs at university level with faculties of piano, orchestra and vocal-theoretical. A preparatory course is offered to those wishing to prepare for entry to the Bachelor’s program. Advanced courses are available in performance...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

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

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The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is the music school of the University of Sydney. It was officially opened in 1915 as the NSW State Conservatorium of Music, with the stated aims of 'providing tuition of a standard at least equal to that of the leading European Conservatoriums'. In 1990 the NSW Sta...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

NEW SOUTH WALES

City:

SYDNEY

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

City:

ADELAIDE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

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:

KLAGENFURT

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The conservatorium was founded in 1828. It has close links with Alpen Adria University and the Carinthian Opera. The Conservatorium runs an active opera program, a preparatory program for talented children and a Lifelong Learning project for members of the local community. There is a well-equipped r...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

INNSBRUCK

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatorium can trace its history back to 1818 and was granted its current name and status in 1990. In addition to the professional program there is an attached music high school and courses for gifted children and young people....

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

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:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

SALZBURG

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

The Mozarteum University on Mirabellplatz 1 can trace its history back to 1841 and following a number of changes, eventually was granted the name of Mozarteum Universität Salzburg. It offers programs in performance, conducting, composition, theory, musicology, music pedagogy, and opera and music th...

Country:

AZERBAIJAN

State:

City:

BAKU

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Azerbaijan National Conservatory was established in 2000, and the earlier Uzeir Hajibeyov Baku Musiqi Akademiyasi (Baku Music College), founded in 1920, was incorporated into the Conservatory. Courses are taught in Azerbayan. There are two faculties – performance (specialisation as concert per...

Country:

BELARUS

State:

City:

MINSK

Special Indexes:

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

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Formerly known as the Minsk Conservatory, the Academy was founded in 1932. It is the leading music institution in Belarus. There is a school of modern musicology and a separate division of Belarusian music. Training courses for choreographers and musical theatre producers are offered, and the Depart...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

BRUSSELS CAPITAL REGION

City:

BRUSSELS (BRUXELLES)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1832. At this address are two distinct institutions: • the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles, and • the Koninklijk Muziekconservatorium van Brussel. This is its French-speaking division, the other being Flemish-speaking. Entry to all courses is by audit...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

GENT (GHENT)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This institution can trace its history back to 1741 when it was established under the title of Royal Academy of Fine Arts. It was granted its current name and status in 1995 when it merged with the Ghent Institute of Higher Education, and is also known by its English name of 'Faculty of Fine Arts of...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

MONS

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

Formerly known as the 'Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Mons' the ARTS2º École Supérieure des Arts was formed from an amalgamation of the Royal Conservatory of Mons and the Graduate School of Visual and Plastic Arts in 2012. There is a continuing education program in music and dance. Language of...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

WALLOON BRABANT

City:

WATERLOO

Special Indexes:

Opera Performance

Notes:

This private institution, founded in 1937, is supported by the Queen Elisabeth Music Foundation with links to a number of prestigious music institutions in the country. Only students not wishing to do a degree program, but with exceptional abilities as performers (piano, violin, singing) are eligibl...

Country:

BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA

State:

City:

BANJA LUKA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Performance

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The University of Banja Luka was established in 1975. The Academy of Arts was opened in 1999, and was granted its current name and status in 2008. It offers programs in music, art and drama. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschule...

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 DE JANEIRO

City:

RIO DE JANEIRO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

PASSO FUNDO

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

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

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

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...

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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:

ALBERTA

City:

BANFF

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

ALBERTA

City:

EDMONTON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VANCOUVER

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This public University was granted its charter in 1908. The music program commenced in 1935 and the Bachelor of Music degree was introduced in 1959. There are campuses in Vancouver and Okanagan. The Arts Complex includes separate buildings for the Departments of Theatre, Film and Fine Arts, the Scho...

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VICTORIA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University of Victoria can trace its history back to 1903, and gained its current name and status in 1963. The School of Music is situated in the MacLaurin Building which houses the 220-seat Phillip T Young Recital Hall. It is an All-Steinway school. Facilities include digital music/recording st...

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VANCOUVER

Special Indexes:

Kodály, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk, Suzuki

Notes:

A non-profit institution founded in 1969 by the Community Arts Council of Vancouver. The Academy has access to some fine performance spaces. There are two divisions: • Preparatory Division, for pre-school, school-age students and adults. The program includes performance training and master classe...

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:

MANITOBA

City:

WINNIPEG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

NEW BRUNSWICK

City:

SACKVILLE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Opera Performance, Public Examinations in Music

Notes:

This is a primarily an undergraduate liberal arts and science university. The music department is located at the Marjorie Young Bell Conservatory of Music. It houses a music computer lab and a creative sound technology studio. The department organises a system of public music examinations in piano, ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

NEW BRUNSWICK

City:

MONCTON

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Opera Performance

Notes:

The University was founded in 1963. There are campuses in Moncton, Edmundston and Shippagan. The music department houses laboratories for electronic music and music research. A preparatory program is offered to prepare students to enter the degree program in music. Language of instruction is French....

Country:

CANADA

State:

NEWFOUNDLAND

City:

ST JOHN’S

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

NOVA SCOTIA

City:

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:

KINGSTON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

TORONTO

Special Indexes:

Instrument Collections, Library Collections, Opera Performance, Public Examinations in Music

Notes:

The Royal Conservatory was founded in 1886 as the Toronto Conservatory of Music. It is a non-profit institution and was granted its current name and status in 1947. The Glenn Gould School was founded in 1997 to provide talented students with the skills and attributes required for professional life a...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

OTTAWA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

TORONTO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This public university was founded as King’s College in 1827, thus being the first institution of higher learning in the colony of Upper Canada. There are other campuses in Mississauga and Scarborough. The Faculty of Music is situated in central Toronto. Facilities include the 815-seat MacMillan O...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Western University (formerly known as the University of Western Ontario), is a public institution founded in 1878. The Don Wright Faculty of Music is home to three departments - Music Education, Music Performance Studies, and Music Research and Composition. The music library has an extensive collec...

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:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

MONTREAL

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Archives, Sound Engineering, Suzuki, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

This public university was founded in 1821. Its Schulich School of Music is the largest university-based school for professional musical training and music research in Canada. The music department moved into the new Schulich music building in 2005 which houses a number of fine performance and lectu...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

MONTREAL

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A public university founded in 1878 and is currently the second largest in Canada. The music program at the Université de Montréal is organised into cycles. There are programs in gamelan and workshops in baroque music, contemporary music and opera. Language of instruction is French. An associate ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

QUÉBEC

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Laval University can trace its history back to 1663. It was granted its current name and status in 1852 and its Faculty of Music was established in 1920. The music program at Laval is organised into cycles. The first cycle (premier cycle) consists of programs leading to Bachelor’s degrees (Baccal...

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:

CAPITAL DISTRICT

City:

BEIJING

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

This Conservatory was founded in 1964 and operates under the Ministry of Culture. It provides programs for the study of Chinese music including Chinese instruments and voice. There are some 750 full-time students and eight departments – composition, musicology, Chinese instruments, vocal music/ope...

Country:

CHINA

State:

CAPITAL DISTRICT

City:

BEIJING

Special Indexes:

Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts was founded in 1950. The translation of its local Chinese name is ‘College of Music’ and it is currently regarded as a university-equivalent institution. It is the only institution in China that offers traditional Chinese opera as a main program. It p...

Country:

CHINA

State:

GUANGDONG PROVINCE

City:

GUANGZHOU (CANTON)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Xinghai Conservatory of Music is the only institute of advanced music training in South China. Originally founded in 1932 it underwent a number of name changes, and in 1985 was granted its current name in memory of a prominent Chinese musician Mr. Xian Xinghai. There are departments of theory/co...

Country:

CHINA

State:

HONG KONG

City:

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy was founded in 1984. There are schools of dance, drama, music, theatre and entertainment arts, film and television and Chinese traditional theatre. Facilities include a fine concert hall, an opera theatre and a well-equipped library which houses the Ernest Read collection of orchestral s...

Country:

CHINA

State:

JIANGSU PROVINCE

City:

NANJING

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Community Music Training, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1912. It is also known as the Nanjing Arts Institute. Programs run for four years and are of university-equivalent status. It consists of colleges of fine arts, music, design, media, pop music, film and television, and dance. There are departments of pian...

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:

CHINA

State:

SICHUAN PROVINCE

City:

CHENG-DU

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1939. There are departments of Chinese and Western vocal music, Chinese instruments, Western orchestral instruments, piano/accordion, composition/conducting, music education, as well as programs in film and television, visual art, broadcasting, piano tuning, violin ma...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

CALI

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

The Instituto Departamental de Bellas Artes is a public university institution offering programs in music, visual arts, fine arts and drama. It was founded in 1933 and houses the Conservatorio Antonio María Valencia which forms the Faculty of Music. In addition to the professional program there are...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

MEDELLÍN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Opera Performance

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The University can trace its history back to 1801. The Faculty of Arts comprises departments of music, theatre and visual arts. A preparatory program provides basic training in performance and music theory to young people from around age 9. The university music department provides single subject ext...

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COLOMBIA

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City:

MANIZALES

Special Indexes:

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

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The University was founded in 1943. The University's Cultural Centre offers programs in music drama, visual arts, design philosophy, educational studies, foreign languages and literature. The Department of Music houses the Laboratoria Colombiano de Música Electrónica ‘Jacqueline Nova’. It also...

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COLOMBIA

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City:

CALI

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Performance

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The University was founded in 1945. It has eleven campuses throughout Colombia, with the music program offered in Cali and Buga. Language of instruction is Spanish....

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COLOMBIA

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City:

BOGOTÁ

Special Indexes:

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

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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...

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COSTA RICA

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City:

HEREDIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Performance, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The university was founded in 1974. Forming part of the university’s Centro de Investigación Docencia y Extensión Artística, the Centre for the Arts consists of Schools of Art and Visual Communication, Dance, Scenic Arts and Music. The emphasis in the music school is on music education, prepari...

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CROATIA

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OSIJEK

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Opera Performance

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The University can trace its history back to 1707 and was granted its current name and status in 1975. The Academy (formerly the Zagreb Music Academy, Osijek branch), was incorporated into the University in 2004 and comprises three departments - music (piano, singing, music education), fine arts and...

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CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PRAGUE (PRAHA)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, 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, television and multi-media. Although there is no training program for either instrumental or school teachers, after completion of the main degree students have opportunities to take the sta...

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CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PLZEŇ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Opera Performance

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In addition to the professional music program the Conservatory operates a general secondary school (with emphasis in music). The Conservatory is the home of the International Smetana Piano Competition and organises an international summer music academy. Facilities include a new purpose-built concert...

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CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

MORAVIA

City:

BRNO

Special Indexes:

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

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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:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

MORAVIA

City:

OSTRAVA

Special Indexes:

Opera Performance

Notes:

The earlier Institute of Art Studies at the University of Ostrava was granted the current name of Faculty of Fine Arts in 2007. It comprises departments of music and visual arts and is the only university in the Czech Republic that offers a university degree program in Musical Arts. Language of inst...

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DENMARK

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City:

ÅRHUS/AALBORG

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

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In 2010 the Royal Academy of Music in Århus amalgamated withy the Academy of Music in Aalborg to form the Royal Academy of Music Århus/Aalborg with campuses in both cities. It is a state-supported institution operating under the auspices of the Danish Ministry of Culture. There are three main line...

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DENMARK

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City:

FREDERIKSBERG

Special Indexes:

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

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The Royal Danish Academy of Music is the only music institution in Denmark solely specialising in classical performance. It was founded in 1867 by the composer Niels W Gade. The Academy has several fine performance spaces as well as a recording and production studio. There is a large collection of i...

Country:

DENMARK

State:

City:

KØBENHAVN (COPENHAGEN)

Special Indexes:

Opera Performance, Wellness for Musicians

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The Academy was founded in 1773. It collaborates with the Royal Danish Academy of Music and the Royal Danish Theatre and is located at the Opera House. Only up to 18 students are admitted, age limit normally 30 years. Languages of instruction are Danish and English....

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ESTONIA

State:

City:

TALLINN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Academy was established in 1919 and is now regarded as equivalent to a university. It offers programs in music and drama. There are preparatory courses in composition and theory as well as a vocal preparatory course for singers wishing to enter the professional program. Language of instruction...

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FINLAND

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City:

HELSINKI (HELSINFORS)

Special Indexes:

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

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In 2013 the Finnish Sibelius Academy, the Theatre Academy Helsinki and the Academy of Fine Arts merged to become the University of the Arts Helsinki. The Sibelius Academy received its name in 1939. It is the only university-level music institution in Finland and one of the largest in Europe. In addi...

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FINLAND

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City:

TURKU (ÅBO)

Special Indexes:

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

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

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ALPES-MARITIMES

City:

NICE

Special Indexes:

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

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The University can trace its history back to 1639 and was granted its current name and status in 1965. There is a close relationship with the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional in Nice, allowing students to take performance classes as part of their university degree. Collaboration with the Opera...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

AQUITAINE

City:

BORDEAUX

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire, originally established in 1821, is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. A jazz/contemporary music department was established in 2007. The program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) (éveil musical’), four years...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

AUVERGNE-RHÔNE-ALPES

City:

SAINT-ÉTIENNE

Special Indexes:

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

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The Conservatoire can trace its history back to 1883. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionn...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

CENTRE

City:

TOURS

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

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The University can trace its history back to 1408 but it was granted its current name and status in 1970. Music and music education programs are taught at the Centre de Formation de Musiciens Intervenants which also owns a gamelan. ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

PARIS

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Opera Performance

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A private conservatoire founded in 1925. In addition to the professional music programs there are programs for young children and interested members of the community. Correspondence tuition is available in all written subjects. Summer performance courses (in piano, guitar, saxophone, violin and sing...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

PARIS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1795 and is currently located in the Cîté de la Musique at La Villette. It offers programs in music, dance, sound engineering and pedagogy. In the music area there are seven departments: classical and contemporary performance, voice, early music, composition and or...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

PARIS

Special Indexes:

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

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A private music school founded in 1919 by the pianist Alfred Cortot and located in central Paris in a classified historic building. Former faculty members include such celebrities as Nadia Boulanger, Pablo Casals, Wanda Landowska, Paul Dukas, Arthur Honegger and Charles Munch. The École normale giv...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON

City:

MONTPELLIER

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire (full name: Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole) can trace its history back to 1886 and was granted its current name and status in 1974. It is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama. The ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

LORRAINE

City:

NANCY

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Opera Performance

Notes:

In 2012 the University of Lorraine was formed from a merging of four former institutions - the National Polytechnic of Lorraine, the Henri Poincaré University, University of Nancy II and the Paul Verlaine University in Metz. There are campuses in Nancy and Metz, the musicology program being offered...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

RHÔNE-ALPES

City:

LYON

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance

Notes:

The Conservatoire was established in 1980 and operates with complete financial autonomy under the aegis of the Ministry for Culture and Communication. It offers programs to both the general public as well as to students in the professional degree/diploma programs. General entry to the Conservatoire ...

Country:

GEORGIA

State:

City:

TBILISI

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatory was founded in 1917. Courses are taught in Georgian. Facilities include two performance halls, one also being used for opera performances, a three-manual pipe organ and a well-appointed recording studio. The Conservatory issues several publications relating to music education, music...

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:

KARLSRUHE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Hochschule can trace its history back to 1837. It was granted its current name and status in 1971. Facilities include a state-of-the-art computer studio. There are institutes for New Music and Media, Music Broadcasting and Journalism, Music Theatre, and Musicology and Music Technology. The Hochs...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

MANNHEIM

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This University of Music and Performing Arts was founded in 1777 and was granted its current name and status in 1971. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

STUTTGART

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This State University of Music and Performing Arts was founded in 1857. The opera school operates in conjunction with the Staatsoper Stuttgart. There are eleven organs. An attached music school offers music tuition to young children. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires...

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. It is the largest institution for stage professions in Germany, offering programs for singers, actors, directors, stage designers, costumiers and make-up artis...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

NÜRNBERG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

MÜNCHEN (MUNICH)

Special Indexes:

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

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This University of Music and Performing Arts Munich (sometimes called Academy of Music and Performing Arts), was founded in 1830 and plays an important part in the artistic life of the city. It organises over 750 musical events each year. There is an opera school incorporating studies of production,...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

WÜRZBURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This music university can trace its history back to 1797. It was granted its current name and status in 1973. Facilities include a well-equipped digital production studio and computer music studio. The University organises music tuition for gifted school-age students who may wish to prepare for entr...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

BAYREUTH

Special Indexes:

Music Theatre Performance, Opera Performance

Notes:

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

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BERLIN

City:

BERLIN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

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:

BREMEN

City:

BREMEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This University of the Arts can trace its history back to 1873. It was established in 1948 as Musikschule Bremen and was granted its current name and status in 1988. The Music Faculty offers programs in classical and jazz performance, early music, church music and music education. There is an Orches...

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...