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1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
GPO Box 12288, Hong Kong
+852 2827 5823
Bachelor of Music Honours. Studies include performance (Western, Chinese instruments), composition, music history, world music, Western and Chinese opera, aural skills, choral and orchestral conducting, jazz improvisation, electronic music, pedagogy. Bachelor of Fine Arts. In Cantonese opera performance, Cantonese opera music. Bachelor of Technical Arts. Studies in sound engineering.
Master of Music. In performance, composition, conducting of Chinese orchestras.
Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Cantonese Opera.
The Academy was founded in 1984. There are schools of dance, drama, music, theatre and entertainment arts, film and television and Chinese traditional theatre. Facilities include a fine concert hall, an opera theatre and a well-equipped library which houses the Ernest Read collection of orchestral scores and the Black Watch Concert Band collection. There is a second campus in Béthanie. The School of Music offers a junior music course for primary and secondary students who may wish later to enter the professional program. Outreach programs are offered to engage the local community in artistic projects. There are collaborative agreements with the Central Conservatory of Music (Beijing), the University of Music and Performing Arts (Vienna), the music department of the University of Hong Kong, the Royal College of Music (London) and the Royal Conservatoire (Glasgow). Language of instruction is English, but Chinese is used in some appropriate circumstances. An associate member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.