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No 74, Beijing West Road, Gulou Qu. Nanjing 210013, Jiangsu Province, People’s Republic of China
+86 25 8373 3746
Bachelor of Arts. Studies include classical/popular performance (piano, singing, opera, Chinese traditional instruments, Western instruments), instrumental conducting, composition, musicology, music education.
Master of Arts. In musicology, composition, Chinese instrument performance . Doctor of Philosophy.
Courses offered through the Pop Music College include performance, composition, social music, directing of pop music groups, pop music instrument making and maintenance.
The University can trace its history back to 1912. It is also known as the Nanjing Arts Institute. Programs run for four years and are of university-equivalent status. It consists of colleges of fine arts, music, design, media, pop music, film and television, and dance. There are departments of piano tuning, community music, drama and traditional opera, dance, music and arts management. The Music College trains performers for the various styles of Chinese opera, Chinese instruments and folk music. The College of Pop Music has departments of composition, performance, musical instrument manufacture and repair, music communication, pedagogy and social music. A music research institute was established in 2004. Facilities include a fine complex of music buildings, an excellent concert hall. and well-equipped electronic and recording studios. A quarterly magazine Transactions of Nanjing Arts Institute, Music and Performance Edition is issued. Relationships have been arranged with similar institutions in a number of other countries. Foreign students are encouraged to apply for courses at the Institute. An affiliated secondary school (Shangmei Sub-college) offers specialised music training to gifted students, and an adult education college, founded in 1997 also offers music programs, and includes an experimental philharmonic orchestra and a youth experimental song and dance ensemble.