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ACADEMY OF ARTS, GIZA National Conservatoire (Higher Conservatory Institute); Higher Institute for Arabic Arts

Country:

EGYPT

State:

City:

GIZA


Street Address:

Khatem El-Morsaleen, Al Omraneyah Al Gharbeyah, 12554 Giza, Egypt

Fax:

+20 2 3561 1034


Program:

Undergraduate programs

Details:

Bachelor of Arts. Studies include performance (Western Arabic instruments), composition, orchestral conducting.


Program:

Graduate programs

Details:

Master of Arts. In musical arts, Arabic musical arts. Doctor of Musical Arts. Western, Arabic.


Program:

Diploma program

Details:

Higher Diploma. Two years: • in performance, composition, conducting. • in Arabic Musical Arts.


Institution Notes:

The Academy of Arts comprises institutes of music (the Cairo National Conservatoire), artistic criticism, Arabic music, cinema, theatrical 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 performance (all instruments and voice), composition and orchestral conducting. The Higher Institute for Arabic Music was established in 1929. It hosts two performing groups - the Um Kalthoum Band for Arab Music and the Religious Recitation Band. A number of ensemble groups have been established - symphony orchestra, folk music groups, youth orchestra, children and youth choir. As well as the professional programs the Conservatoire offers programs to children and young people. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.


Last Updated:

April 2019