Please provide a list of performing arts conservatories in China?

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Please provide a list of performing arts conservatories in China?

Hello, and thanks for your request for a list of performing arts conservatories in China. This research found that there exist 9 main conservatories in China, details of which have been listed below.


This research explored various Chinese education websites to find details of the country's performing arts conservatories. The information obtained is outlined in a list as requested, followed by a summary of findings. Contact details are outlined, including email addresses, where publicly available.


Specialty - Music

Address: 359 Zhenghe Rd, Yangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Phone: +86 21 6532 0280

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The Shanghai Conservatory of Music was founded on November 27, 1927, as China's first musical institute of higher education. The institute has 13 departments offering classes in 6 disciplines. It also has a highly rated museum of Asian instruments.

Specialty - Music

Address 1 : Guangzhou Panyu Xiaogu Wai Street University City Outer Ring Road 398, Post Code: 510006

Address 2: 48 Tianchang Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, China Post Code: 510500
Phone: +86 20 3936 3636

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Founder: Ma Sicong Founded: 1932

In this institution, ''Art practice is an important part of the unique training mode... It is also an important practical course. It is an important means to improve students' artistic accomplishment, test learning achievement and enhance practical ability.''

Specialty : Music and the Comprehensive Arts

Address: Xinsheng Road 6, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China (post code 610021)
Phone: 0086-028-85430202
Fax: 0086-028-85430712
Email: '

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''Founded firstly as the Sichuan Provincial Experimental School of Theater Music in the autumn of 1939, Sichuan Conservatory of Music(SCCM) has changed into its present name in June 1959. Currently, SCCM has become a higher education institution for its comprehensive art subjects. It has over 400 professors and associate professors with a student body of over 14,000. There are 31 teaching departments, including music, fine arts, dancing, mass media, theater movie ﹠TV acting etc which contain 126 majors, and 18 research centers.'' Teachers and students have gained over 430 international prizes and over 1,400 national prizes in recent five years.''

Speciality - Music

Address: Liaoning, Shenyang, Huanggu, 11
Province: Liaoning
Phone: +86 23903761.
Fax: +86 23903761.
Email: sycmwsb[at]

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Number of students: 8,000
Founded: 1938

The college comprises mainly music major and related art disciplines. Shenyang Conservatory of Music is traceable to the Lu Xun Art Institute, which was founded in 1938 by Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai and other Chinese proletarian revolutionaries.

Specialty: Performance Music and Opera

Address: Beijing Shi, Fengtai Qu 100070
Phone: +86 10 6335 1122

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The college currently has 10 teaching units, including an opera department, a performance department, a director department, and a stage art department among others.

Student enrollment is 2709 students, ''including 2066 full-time undergraduate students, 380 graduate students.... The average employment rate for graduates in the last three years was 95.26%.''

Specialty: Music and Dance

Address: W Section, 2nd Ring Rd S, XiaoZhai ShangYeJie, Yanta Qu, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China, 710065.

Phone 029–85239738

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Founded in 1949.

Xi'an Conservatory of Music are specialists in training dance art and music professionals. It has 4750 full-time students, including 3836 undergraduates.

Specialty: Music and Dance, Acting.

Address: 255 Jiefang Rd, Wuchang Qu, Wuhan Shi, Hubei Sheng, China, 430072
Phone: +86 27 8806 6354

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Founded: 1965

The origins of Wuhan Conservatory of Music are traceable to 1920. The conservatory comprises 9 education units designed for 4-year studies in Composing, Ethnic Musical Instruments, Musicology, Piano, Vocal, Orchestra, and Acting.

Specialty: Music

Address: 43 Baojia St, Xicheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China
Phone: +86 10 6642 5504

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Founded in 1950.

The Central Conservatory of Music is one of China's leading music schools. The college offers courses to Chinese as well as foreign students, and offer courses to all levels from primary stage to postgraduate level. Courses are offered in composition, musicology, conducting, piano, voice and opera, orchestral instruments, and native Chinese musical instruments.

Specialty: Music

Address: 57 # 11 jing Road, Tianjin
Phone:+86-22-24160049, +86-22-24133176
Email: hny[at]

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''In 46 years, the TCM has cultivated and graduated thousands of talented musicians. Who had become not only famous composers, instrumentalists, and singers, but also excellent music teachers... Currently the TCM has departments of Music theory and Composition, Musicology, Orchestral music, Chinese National & Traditional Music, Keyboard performance, Vocal performance, Music Education, Pop Music, Art management, Dancing, Drama & Movie.''


This research listed the 9 major performing arts conservatories in China. The institutions have vibrant music learning environments welcoming of foreign students.

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