Music school

A music school is an educational institution specialized in the study, training and research of music. Such an institution can also be known as a school of music, music academy, music faculty, college of music, music department (of a larger institution), conservatory o conservatoire. Instruction includes training in the performance of musical instruments, singing, musical composition, conducting, musicianship, as well as academic and research fields such as musicology, music history and music theory.

Music instruction can be provided within the compulsory general education system, or within specialized children's music schools such as the Purcell School. Elementary-school children can access music instruction also in after-school institutions such as music academies or music schools. In Venezuela El Sistema of youth orchestras provides free after-school instrumental instruction through music schools called núcleos. The term “music school” can be also applied to institutions of higher education under names such as school of music, such as the Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University; music academy, like the Sibelius Academy; music faculty as the Don Wright Faculty of Music of the University of Western Ontario; college of music, characterized by the Royal College of Music and the Berklee College of Music; music department, like the Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley; or the term conservatory, exemplified by the Conservatoire de Paris. In other parts of Europe, the equivalents of higher school of music or university of music may be used, such as the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (Cologne University of Music).

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Newpark Academy of Music: Campaign group pushes to save facility with Booterstown move

The Irish Times 15 Jul 2024
A proposal to relocate Newpark Academy of Music from its Blackrock home to Booterstown has been sent to the academy board, with a campaign group established to save the academy hopeful this can take place in time for students to enrol ......

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So what are the key points of debate that it raises? ... READ MORE. Newpark Academy of Music. Campaign group pushes to save facility with Booterstown move. ....

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The third-generation group Ladies’ Code debuted in 2013 with five members ... Since Ladies’ Code debuted (2013), the group has released two extended plays before a tragic accident in 2014 claimed the lives of two members, Eunb and RiSe ... She became the leader and main dancer of the group and impressed fans with her on-stage charisma....

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Brothers Osborne have been collecting all sorts of accolades such as a Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance in 2022 and Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music awards ... Comedy and classical music at the Vilar Performing Arts Center ... Chamber Music with the Dalí Quartet....

Memphis teens in rock band Above Jupiter have big plans for future after dropping debut LP

Commercial Appeal 10 Jul 2024
The young group — its members are 15 or 16, still in high school and have all passed through the Stax Music Academy — released its self-titled debut album earlier this summer ... Through their shared musical studies they expanded the group to include fellow Stax Music Academy student ......

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Vail Daily 05 Jul 2024
Air Force Academy Band. Keep the patriotic spirit going into the weekend with music by the United States Air Force Academy Band. The group is traveling around performing spirited tunes during the Soaring Over Colorado tour and the next stop is the Harry A ... For more information about this talented group of musicians, go to Music.AF.Mil....

Eastern Iowa Arts Academy makes the arts accessible for kids and adults

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 04 Jul 2024
The hourly fees adults pay to record in the studio helps support programming for students, about 75 percent of whom get financial assistance to participate in various art and music classes at the Eastern Iowa Arts Academy ... To pay for the new building, the academy is selling its current office and music and art studios at 1841 and 1847 E Ave....

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