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WUHAN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, WUHAN

Country:

CHINA

State:

HUBEI PROVINCE

City:

WUHAN


Street Address:

Jiefang Road campus: No 255 Jiefang Road, Wuchang District, Wuhan 430060, Hubei Province, People’s Republic of China

Fax:

+86 27 8806 9436


Program:

Undergraduate program

Details:

Bachelor of Arts. Studies include performance (Western and Chinese styles, popular), composition, musicology, choral and instrumental conducting, music education, dance.


Program:

Graduate program

Details:

Master of Arts. In performance (Western, Chinese), composition, musicology, world music, choral, band and orchestral conducting, music education, dance. Master of Fine Arts. In composition, conducting, performance.


Institution 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, music archaeology, pop singing, dance and a community education program. Three colleges operate on campus: music education institute, continuing education institute and arts/performance institute. Attached middle and primary schools offer programs for gifted students. Facilities include a fine concert hall, and extensive music library, practice and lecture rooms, a digital recording studio, dormitory accommodation for students and residential accommodation for staff. There is an Orient Symphony Orchestra and a China Bell (Bianzhong) Performance Ensemble. The Conservatory currently has 1,300 full-time students and welcomes overseas students. Current research projects include collection of folk songs and melodies of China, collection of ethnic and folk instrumental music of China, study of Taoist music of Mt Wudang and Chu musical culture, especially musical relics of the Warring States period over 2000 years ago, recently unearthed at Leigudun, Suixian County.


Last Updated:

April 2019