Top Ten Music Schools

The Top Ten

1 The Juilliard School

Based in New York City, this institution is world famous for its training within the performing arts.

2 The Royal Academy of Music

Situated in London, this conservatoire has educated musicians such as Sir Elton John, Katherine Jenkins and Simon Rattle. The Academy is known for its traditional training towards western classical music.

3 The Curtis Institute

Philadelphia based, this music school is considered to be the most selective in the world. The Curtis provides full scholarships to all students who are awarded a place to study at the school.

4 Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London

Situated in Greenwich, London. This music and dance school is based in the old royal naval college, home to thousands of Hollywood blockbusters. Most of the staff belong to Londons top orchestras and entry is highly competitive. The Conservatoire boasts prestigious classrooms, buildings and hold a world wide reputation for its unique training.

5 The Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest

Situated in Budapest, this conservatoire is known for its traditional and intensive training within music.

6 The Royal College of Music, London

Situated in South Kensington, the location fo the college is enviable throughout the world for musicians. It sits directly opposite the Royal Albert Hall and the Royal College holds an international reputation for been one of the best in the world.

7 The Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Based in London, UK. The Guildhall has educated some of the worlds finest musicians and actors. The Guildhall has an international community of researchers, performers, conductors and educators.

8 The Sydney Conservatoire of Music

The building, location, facilities and staff make this conservatoire one of Australia's most iconic and renowned schools for music.

9 The Moscow Conservatory of Music

Situated in Moscow, Russia. The training students receive is the best, and entry is highly competitive.

10 The Colburn Conservatory of Music, LA

This school is the newer and more updated version of the curtis, offering again full scholarships to all of its students. This is also extremely competitive and holds a reputation across the U.S. A for its highly selective criteria in musicians.

The Contenders

11 Eastman School of Music
12 New England Conservatory of Music
13 Oberlin Conservatory
14 Cleveland Institute of Music
15 Manhattan School of Music
16 Jacobs School of Music
17 Bienen School of Music
18 University of Michigan School of Music Theater and Dance
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