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The Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen (AEC) is a European cultural and educational network with around 300 member institutions for professional music training in 57 countries.
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  • Publication launch: The Relfective Conservatoire

    The academic journal Arts and Humanities in Higher Education has just published The Reflective Conservatoire, a special issue which offers a perspective of what is at stake in today's higher music education. A total of 14 papers and articles have...
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  • Intensive Opera courses for postgraduates

    Thirteen European academies of music recently joined the European Opera Academy to offer postgraduate singing students the opportunity to deepen specific repertoires, attending intensive specialised modules during the academic year 2016-17: Stu...
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  • ‘Polifonia’ Project selected as DG EAC Success Story!

    The AEC is proud to announce that the ERASMUS Network for Music ‘Polifonia’ (2011-2014), jointly coordinated by AEC and the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag, has been selected as a "success story" by a panel of experts from th...
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  • members Services

    The AEC offers a wide range of services that are of interest to higher music institutions. Please click here to find out more about our services to members.
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  • Highlighted VACANCy

    Guildhall School of Music and Drama

    Creative Exchange Manager

    The Guildhall School of Music & Drama has an exciting opportunity for a Creative Exchange Manager to implement strategy, lead on the delivery of activities and identify new opportunities for innovation across the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

    The Guildhall School of Music and Drama is developing a new cross-departmental hub (interim title ‘creative exchange’) to undertake and promote innovative projects, which enhance artistic exchange between researchers, practitioners, students in Higher Education with arts organisations and the corporate sector. Current projects include the international Innovative Conservatoire Network (ICON), the Guildhall School Creative Entrepreneurs incubator, Mindfulness, Coaching & Mentoring, with further projects to be identified in the future. 

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    This tool has been developed to help all of those working in Higher Music Education, but especially for students and teachers.
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