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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:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Dalcroze, Kodály, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

Formerly known as the Conservatorio Nacional de Música ‘Carlos Lopez Buchardo’, the Department forms part of the Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte – IUNA. It offers programs in music, dance and theatre. There is an agreement giving university equivalent qualification to graduates, wit...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES

City:

MORÓN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Opera Performance

Notes:

A provincial conservatorio 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 joi...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

City:

ROSARIO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The university was founded in 1968. There is a two-year basic instrument course for popular musicians (drums, percussion, bandoneón, strings, winds, keyboards). ...

Country:

ARMENIA

State:

City:

YEREVAN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The 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. Facilities ...

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

Notes:

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:

NEWCASTLE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatorium was established in 1952, and amalgamated with the University of Newcastle in 1990. It has become the Newcastle (City) campus of the University. Within the Faculty of Education and Arts the School of Creative Arts (formerly known as the School of Drama, Fine Art and Music) was form...

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

QUEENSLAND

City:

BRISBANE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

City:

ADELAIDE

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Opera Performance, 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, 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:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

KLAGENFURT

Special Indexes:

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 1827. It has close links with Alpen Adria University which operates the programs in musicology. The Conservatorium runs an opera program, a preparatory program for talented children and a Lifelong Learning project for members of the local community. There is a well-...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

INNSBRUCK

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral 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:

SALZBURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Early Music Performance, Library Collections, 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. There are courses in music, music education, theatre, film and tele...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

GRAZ

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 Engineering

Notes:

Founded as a provincial School of Music in 1803, the institution became a Conservatory in 1818, Akademie in 1963 and University institution with the title of Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in 1970. 1998 saw the transformation into a University with its current name, and the often-used ...

Country:

AUSTRIA

State:

City:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This private Konservatorium was founded in 1979. It organises a Music School which offers music tuition to children and interested members of the local community. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

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 three faculties – piano (specialisation as concert perform...

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 Belarusian State Conservatorie, 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, an...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

BRUSSELS CAPITAL REGION

City:

BRUSSELS (BRUXELLES)

Special Indexes:

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

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:

ANTWERP

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

This institution forms part of the Artesis Plantijn University College which originated from a merger between Artesis University College and Plantijn University College. Founded in 1898 as the Royal Flemish Conservatoire by Peter Benoit, it was the first Dutch-language institute for art education in...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

GENT (GHENT)

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, 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

Notes:

Formerly known as the 'Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Mons' the ARTS2 École Supérieure des Arts was formed from an amalgamation of the Conservatoire Royal (Musique et Théâtre) and the École Supérieure des Arts Plastiques et Visuels) in 2012. There is a continuing education program in music ...

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

Notes:

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:

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. The Centro de Letras e Artes offers programs in performing arts, literature and music. The music department is known as the Instituto Villa-Lobos, formerly known as the National Conservatory of Orpheonic Singing, founded by Villa-Lo...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

RIO GRANDE DO SUL

City:

PASSO FUNDO

Special Indexes:

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....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A Catholic institution founded in 1929. There are departments of music, fashion design, fine arts, arts education as well as management, accounting, nursing, physiotherapy, medicine, fashion design, nutrition and international relations. There is a strong emphasis on aural training and on teaching s...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas Education Group (FMU) was founded in 1968. It includes Centro Universitario das Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU) and FIAM-FAAM Centro Universitário, and delivers education programs at eight campuses and online in São Paulo, being the largest university ne...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

An autonomous state university founded in 1934. Music study is offered at campuses in São Paulo and Ribeirão Preto. The aim of the music department is to produce students who are employable in the community. The library holds collections of the works of Brazilian composers. ...

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:

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:

LETHBRIDGE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University of Lethbridge is a liberal arts university located in southern Alberta. It can trace its history back to 1957. The fine arts building has excellent practice facilities and studio space. There are state-of-the-art computer and music technology labs, a theatre and a recital hall. An att...

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, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The University was granted its charter in 1908. The music program commenced in 1935 and the Bachelor of Music degree was introduced in 1959. The Arts Complex includes separate buildings for the Departments of Theatre, Film and Fine Arts, the School of Architecture and the School of Music. Facilities...

Country:

CANADA

State:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

City:

VICTORIA

Special Indexes:

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 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:

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. The Manitoba Institute for Music Technology provides training in music technology and encourages creative work and research in electroacoustic music. The University of Manitoba Opera Apprenticeship is a one-year program for advanced voice students. The...

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:

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

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

KINGSTON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was established by Royal Charter of Queen Victoria in 1841. The School of Music is housed in the new Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts with some fine performing spaces. There is an active opera program. Talented students may be given the opportunity to perform with the Kings...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

TORONTO

Special Indexes:

Library Collections, Opera Performance, Public Examinations in Music

Notes:

The Royal Conservatory was founded in 1886 as the Toronto Conservatory of Music. It 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 as musicians. The Conservatory is...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

OTTAWA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was established in 1848. Languages of instruction are English and French....

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

TORONTO

Special Indexes:

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:

The University was founded as King’s College in 1827. The Faculty of Music is situated in central Toronto. Facilities include the 815-seat MacMillan Opera Theatre, Walter Hall, seating 490 and containing a Casavant organ, many practice studios, electronic keyboards, an electroacoustic studio and a...

Country:

CANADA

State:

ONTARIO

City:

LONDON

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

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:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

MONTREAL

Special Indexes:

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:

The University was founded in 1821. The music department moved into the new Schulich music building in 2005 with a number of fine performance and lecture spaces. The library houses the David Edelbert Collection, the largest of collection of Handel sound recordings in the world. There is a collection...

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:

The University was 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 m...

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, 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 the 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 (Baccala...

Country:

CANADA

State:

SASKATCHEWAN

City:

REGINA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1911 and was granted its current name and status in 1974. In the music department there are several fine performance spaces and a well-equipped electronic music studio. Language of instruction is English, with occasional courses offered in French. Member ...

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:

CAPITAL DISTRICT

City:

BEIJING

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Opera Performance, Orchestral Conducting, 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 1978. 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:

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. 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 piano tuning, community music, drama and traditional...

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 1936 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

Notes:

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 music training to young children from around age 9. The university music department provides single subject extension courses to intere...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

MANIZALES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University houses the Laboratoria Colombiano de Música Electrónica ‘Jacqueline Nova.’...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

CALI

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

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:

COSTA RICA

State:

City:

HEREDIA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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...

Country:

CROATIA

State:

City:

OSIJEK

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Opera Performance

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1707. It was granted its current name and status in 1975. The Academy (formerly the Zagreb Music Academy, Osijek branch), which was established in 2004, comprises three departments - music, fine arts and dramatic arts. The Faculty of Education was formerl...

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

Notes:

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:

BOHEMIA

City:

PLZEŇ

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Opera Performance

Notes:

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...

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

TEPLICE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The conservatory, founded in 1971, consists of a general secondary school program (with emphasis on music) and the professional music program. Language of instruction is Czech....

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

BOHEMIA

City:

PRAGUE (PRAHA)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

CZECH REPUBLIC

State:

MORAVIA

City:

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:

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 graphic arts and is the only university in the Czech Republic that offers a university degree program in Musical Arts. Language of ins...

Country:

DENMARK

State:

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

Notes:

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...

Country:

DENMARK

State:

City:

FREDERIKSBERG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Notes:

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....

Country:

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. It has departments of music and music education. 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 is Estonian. A new building was opened ...

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:

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

Notes:

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...

Country:

FINLAND

State:

City:

TURKU (ÅBO)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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:

AQUITAINE

City:

BORDEAUX

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, 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) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, la...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

AUVERGNE-RHÔNE-ALPES

City:

SAINT-ÉTIENNE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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 (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, lasts for four years, followed by the second cycle, also o...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

CENTRE

City:

TOURS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Notes:

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

Notes:

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:

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

Notes:

This Conservatoire 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 program is organised in cycles. The first (preparatory) cycle, ‘Éveil musical’, lasts...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

PROVENCE-ALPES-CÔTE D'AZUR

City:

NICE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1639. It 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:

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:

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:

The Hochschule 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:

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

Notes:

The College 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, Académies de Musique et Musikhochsch...

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:

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:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

NÜRNBERG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

MÜNCHEN (MUNICH)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

WÜRZBURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The 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 entry to th...