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• Master Courses in Music Studies. Up to three years. Studies in performance (chamber music, violin, cello, piano), composition. A Diploma is awarded on completion. • Electronic Music Course. One year. • Woodwinds and Brass, Timpani and Percussion. Extension courses for those preparing for a professional career.
The Academy was founded in 1585, thus being one of the oldest music establishments in the world. Its headquarters at the Auditorium Parco della Musica houses three concert halls. The Academy incorporates the International Centre for the study of Italian Music (Centro Internazionale di Studi per la Divulgazione della Musica Italiana) and also houses a drama school and centre for experimental cinema. There is a collection of traditional music in the ethnomusicological archives as well as a museum of historical instruments, photographs, manuscripts and documents. Active and honorary members of the Accademia in the 1800s include Cherubini, Mercadante, Donizetti, Rossini, Paganini, Auber, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Berlioz, Gounod and Meyerbeer. The Academy organises exhibitions, lectures, seminars and conferences as well as concerts for children and families. There are music workshops for schools and for children with disabilities and well as concerts in hospitals, with some activities designed as music therapy programs. There is a junior orchestra.