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Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Community Music Training, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Conservatorio was founded in 1920 and is a university-equivalent institution offering music programs at tertiary level. There are three other branches in Buenos Aires. Beside the professional program it also offers activities for the community – workshops in charango, popular singing, popular ...

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:

CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

City:

BUENOS AIRES

Special Indexes:

Church Music/Religious Music, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A Catholic university founded in 1958. The Faculty of Musical Arts and Sciences comprises four schools - composition, musicology and criticism, sacred music, and music pedagogy and education. It includes the following centres: • Instituto de Investigación Musicologica ‘Carlos Vega’. This is n...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE NEUQUÉN

City:

NEUQUÉN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A provincial conservatorium that can trace its history back to 1968. There is an introductory course in music for students wishing to enter the music education specialisation of the Profesorado program. In addition to the professional program the Conservatorium offers music training to children, you...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE RIO NEGRO

City:

GENERAL ROCA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

First established as the Instituto Nacional Superior de Arts de General Roca in 1984, the Instituto Universitario Patagónico de las Artes was established in its current form in 1999. There are departments of plastic arts, cinema and new media, dance, music and drama. The Patagonia Cultural Foundati...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SAN JUAN

City:

SAN JUAN

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This institution was originally founded in 1839, and was granted its present name and status in 1973. There are two attached Institutes: Choral Studies and Orchestral Studies. The Department of Music runs a conservatorio which offers music instruction to children from age seven, as well as a prepara...

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DE SANTA FE

City:

SANTA FE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The university can trace its history back to 1889. It was established in its present form in 1919 as a public non-sectarian institution. The Instituto Superior de Música was established in 1947....

Country:

ARGENTINA

State:

PROVINCIA DEL CHACO

City:

RESISTENCIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Programs for the Handicapped

Notes:

A provincial conservatorium founded in 1961. The Institute offers in-service training courses for school music teachers as well as for their own teachers (harmony, aural training, instruments, chamber music, jazz, electronic composition). It participates in the RED virtual network of teacher trainin...

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:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Dalcroze, Early Music Performance, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Kodály, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk, Sound Archives

Notes:

Monash University was founded in 1965. The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music forms the music division of the Faculty of Arts. It is housed at the Clayton campus in Melbourne, with music education programs offered at Clayton, Frankston and Gippsland campuses. Every two years the music department of t...

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:

VIENNA (WIEN)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Founded in 1867, this is the oldest private music conservatorium in Vienna. Its full name is 'Franz Schubert Konservatorium für Musik und darstellende Kunst und Musikschule'. It offers courses in classical and jazz performance, drama, music theatre and puppet play. There is a program of music for v...

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:

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:

BELARUS

State:

City:

MINSK

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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:

BRUSSELS CAPITAL REGION

City:

BRUSSELS (BRUXELLES)

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Early Music Performance, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Archives

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1832. At this address are two distinct institutions, the Koninklijk Muziekconservatorium van Brussel and the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles. This is its Flemish-speaking division which forms part of the Erasmus University College Brussels, the other bein...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

LEUVEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

FLANDERS

City:

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:

LIÈGE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Conservatoire was founded in 1826. There are departments of music and theatre. There is some emphasis on contemporary twentieth century music. Language of instruction is French. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

NAMUR

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Institute was founded in 1970 and occupies the buildings of the old Franciscan convent in Namur. There are links with the musicology department at l’Université Catholique de Louvain, the Lemmensinstitute and the royal conservatories in Belgium. Language of instruction is French. An active me...

Country:

BELGIUM

State:

VALONIA (WALLONIA)

City:

LIÈGE

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The University was founded in 1817. From 2006 the University has adopted the Bologna system of qualifications - Bachelor, Master and Doctor. Research topics undertaken in the Department include such areas as Renaissance music, history of theory, French opéra-comique, musical life in Liège, music s...

Country:

BELIZE

State:

City:

SANTA ELENA

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

BAHIA

City:

SALVADOR

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A federal university founded in 1946. Its ethnomusicology program is the oldest in Brazil. The School of Music sees composition as a particular strength of its program. Public concerts are given by the contemporary performing group. A junior department provides free tuition in music performance, th...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

DISTRITO FEDERAL

City:

BRASÍLIA

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, Programs for the Handicapped

Notes:

A federal university founded in 1962. The music department has a Music for Children program for children from very young to ten years of age, and a special course for children with Down syndrome. It also organises a Community Symphonic Chorus....

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 DE JANEIRO

City:

RIO DE JANEIRO

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) can trace its history back to 1792 when it was known as the Royal Academy (Academy Real). It was granted its current name and status in 1920, and so is the oldest in Brazil. The university houses the Centro de Pesquisas Folcloricas with a large colle...

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:

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:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

BAURU

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A private university founded in 1953. The Conservatorio Musical Pio XII, founded in 1928, is attached to the Department of Music of the University and offers preparatory courses for those wishing to proceed to the professional programs as well as courses for young children and interested members of ...

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

CAMPINAS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

An autonomous state university founded in 1966. There are three campuses....

Country:

BRAZIL

State:

SÃO PAULO

City:

SÃO PAULO

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A state university that can trace its history back to 1949, but was granted its current name and status in 1976. It has campuses in 23 cities throughout São Paulo State. The university holds the Archive of Música Colonial Brasileira. Short extension courses are available to interested adults....

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BULGARIA

State:

City:

PLOVDIV

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Ethnomusicology/World Music, Jazz/Popular Music 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, 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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

GATINEAU

Special Indexes:

Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This Conservatoire forms part of a network of nine conservatoires in the Province of Quebec, known as the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique du Québec, established in 1943 in Montreal and by 1973 it had expanded to its present nine campuses. The head office is at 225 Grande Allée Est, ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

MONTRÉAL

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Early Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This Conservatoire forms part of a network of nine conservatoires in the Province of Quebec, known as the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique du Québec, established in 1943 in Montreal and by 1973 it had expanded to its present nine campuses. The head office is at 225 Grande Allée Est, ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

RIMOUSKI

Special Indexes:

Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This Conservatoire forms part of a network of nine conservatoires in the Province of Quebec, known as the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique du Québec, established in 1943 in Montreal and by 1973 it had expanded to its present nine campuses. The head office is at 225 Grande Allée Est, ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

SAGUENAY

Special Indexes:

Early Music Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This Conservatoire forms part of a network of nine conservatoires in the Province of Quebec, known as the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique du Québec, established in 1943 in Montreal and by 1973 it had expanded to its present nine campuses. The head office is at 225 Grande Allée Est, ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

TROIS-RIVIÈRES

Special Indexes:

Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This Conservatoire forms part of a network of nine conservatoires in the Province of Quebec, known as the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique du Québec, established in 1943 in Montreal and by 1973 it had expanded to its present nine campuses. The head office is at 225 Grande Allée Est, ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

VAL-D’OR

Special Indexes:

Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This Conservatoire forms part of a network of nine conservatoires in the Province of Quebec, known as the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique du Québec, established in 1943 in Montreal and by 1973 it had expanded to its present nine campuses. The head office is at 225 Grande Allée Est, ...

Country:

CANADA

State:

PROVINCE DE QUÉBEC

City:

QUÉBEC

Special Indexes:

Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

This Conservatoire forms part of a network of nine conservatoires in the Province of Quebec, known as the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique du Québec, established in 1943 in Montreal and by 1973 it had expanded to its present nine campuses. The head office is at 225 Grande Allée Est, ...

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:

HUBEI PROVINCE

City:

WUHAN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Conservatory can trace its history back to 1928. There are departments of composition/conducting, musicology, woodwind/strings, voice, piano, Chinese traditional instruments, folk music, sound engineering, music education and dance. Three colleges operate on campus: music education college, adul...

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:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

BOGOTÁ

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

A private Jesuit university that can trace its history back to 1623. The music department was established in 1991. Facilities include a well-equipped electronic music and recording studio. An extension division caters for those interested in taking single subjects. There is a junior department provi...

Country:

COLOMBIA

State:

City:

POPAYÁN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1827. Its music program was created in 1973. Language of instruction is Spanish. There is an attached Conservatorio offering a junior program for children from the age of six....

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:

SAN PEDRO MONTES DE OCA

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Library Collections, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

A State-funded university. In the Faculty of Fine Arts there are schools of theatre, plastic arts and music. The Music School can trace its history back to 1934. There is a centre for music research (Centro Electrónico de Investigación Musical. The School holds an Archive of Costa Rican Music. A ...

Country:

CYPRUS (GREEK)

State:

City:

NICOSIA (LEFKOSIA)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

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

Country:

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:

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:

Choral Conducting, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

The Conservatory can trace its history back to 1890. It is housed in a new building opened in 1996 and offers programs in music, dance and drama. Facilities include a 400-seat hall, recording studio, four dance studios and drama studios. The Conservatory organises preparatory courses to prepare for ...

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:

EGYPT

State:

City:

GIZA

Special Indexes:

Ethnomusicology/World Music, Orchestral Conducting, Traditional Instrument Performance

Notes:

The Academy of Arts comprises institutes of music (the Cairo National Conservatoire), Arabic music, cinema, dramatic arts, ballet and folk arts. Established in 1959, the Conservatoire is also known as the ‘National Higher Institute of Music’. It aims to prepare specialised musicians in performan...

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:

HELSINKI (HELSINFORS)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences was established in 1996 with the merger of eight institutions maintained by the City of Helsinki. In 2000 it took over the responsibility of professional music education from the Helsinki Conservatory of Music. A fine suite of buildings was com...

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:

OULU

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1992. Member of the University of the Arctic. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen....

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:

TAMPERE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Choral Conducting, Music Theatre Performance, Orchestral Conducting, Sound Engineering

Notes:

The Tampere University of Applied Sciences came into existence in 2010 with the merging of two former institutions. It is a private institution offering, among other academic areas, education in music and dance. It has strong links with the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra and the Tampere Opera. Many ...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ALSACE

City:

STRASBOURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Académie Supérieure de Musique de Strasbourg forms the department of music of the Haute École des Arts du Rhin Mulhouse-Strasbourg. There is a close relationship with the University of Strasbourg, the Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Opéra du Rhin and the Percussions de Strasbourg, amo...

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:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

PARIS

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Established in 1894 by Vincent D’Indy, Charles Bordes and Alexandre Guilmant, the Schola Cantorum is the oldest private higher music institution in France. Despite its name, the institution does not offer programs in religious music. There are departments of music, dance and drama. The school sees...

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:

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG

City:

TROSSINGEN

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Hochschule was founded in 1947. Particular emphasis is placed upon early music and music and movement. It includes an Early Music Institute (Institut für Alte Musik), the largest in Germany. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochs...

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:

BAYREUTH

Special Indexes:

Choral Conducting, Church Music/Religious Music, Orchestral Conducting, Orff Schulwerk

Notes:

The Hochschule can trace its history back to 1921. It was granted its current name and status in 2000....

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...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BAYERN (BAVARIA)

City:

MÜNCHEN (MUNICH)

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

In 2008 the Conservatorium was incorporated into the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München. Founded in 1927, it was run by the City of Munich, with State subsidy. It is situated in the cultural centre of Munich - the Gasteig, which also houses the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. It is amalgamate...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

BERLIN

City:

BERLIN

Special Indexes:

Orchestral Conducting

Notes:

In 1999 Daniel Barenboim and the American-Palestinian literary scholar Edward Said formed the West-Eastern Divan orchestra, composed of musicians from Israel, Palestine and other Arab countries. Beginning in October 2015 a small and focussed pilot program in which up to 90 students from Israel and s...

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, music theatre conducting. The opera program organises regular opera...

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:

The University was founded 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 Orchestral Academy for those specialising in orchestral traini...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

HAMBURG

City:

HAMBURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The University was founded in 1950. There are four main departments: • Department I - performance programs (classical, jazz/popular), composition, theory, choral and orchestral conducting, Protestant church music. • Department II - Theatre Academy, with studies in vocal music, opera, music theat...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

HAMBURG

City:

HAMBURG

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Johannes Brahms Conservatorium can trace its history back to 1908. It works in collaboration with the Hochschule für Musik und Theater. In addition to the professional program the conservatorium offers music training to young children and interested members of the local community. ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

HESSEN

City:

FRANKFURT AM MAIN

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, Sound Engineering, Wellness for Musicians

Notes:

The University can trace its history back to 1878. It assumed various names (’Dr Hoch’s Conservatoire’, ‘National University for Music’), before enjoying its current name and status. There are divisions of music, drama and dance. The Hochschule offers an opera program as well as a program ...