There are many recognized conservatories both in Germany and in Thailand. Here are some selected conservatories for your consideration.
Conservatories in Thailand
The College of Music, Mahidol University
The College of Music, Mahidol University is the first complete music conservatory in Thailand offering various degree programs, including Pre-College, Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral programs in all areas of music. Besides the teaching and learning, the college also host many international activities like the SAYOWE Camp, The World Saxophone Congress, the Asian Symphonic Band Competition (ASBC), The Thailand International Piano Competition, Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, etc.
Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University
Chulalongkorn University is the oldest university in Thailand and has long been considered one of the country’s most prestigious universities. It now has eighteen faculties and a number of schools and institutes. Regarded as the best and most selective university of Thailand, it normally attracts top students around the country. It is named after King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), and was established by his son and successor King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) in 1917 by combining the Royal Pages School and the College of Medicine.
Faculty of Music, Silpakorn University
Silpakorn University is a government sponsored university located in Thailand. The university was founded in Bangkok in 1943 by Italian-born art professor Corrado Feroci, who took the Thai name Silpa Bhirasri when he became a Thai citizen. It is the leading Thai university in the fine arts and Archaeology, though it now includes many other faculties. It has about 7,000 students.
Conservatory of Music, Rangsit University
Since its founding in 2002 the RSU Conservatory of Music has provided a supportive learning environment for musicians who have gone on to success in every musical discipline. Today, the RSU Conservatory of Music continues to provide a comprehensive range of degrees and courses of study for aspiring musicians. The Conservatory of Music's Building includes practice, rehearsal, and classroom spaces, as well as the Music Technology Center and the recital hall. Additionally, the new 300-seat concert hall provides a great venue for visiting artists, faculty artists and students all year round.
Faculty of Music, Assumption University
The ABAC is the most important University in Thailand for Business and they use that experience to offer a Music Business program. It is only school in Thailand to offer Harpsichord, Lute and Baroque Cello instructions; as well it is the only school in Thailand to offer courses in Basso Continuo, History of Music Notation and Flamenco Guitar. The teaching language is English.
Conservatories in Germany
Hochschule für Musik Hamburg
(Conservatory for Music Hamburg)
With 750 registered students, Hamburg’s “Hochschule für Musik” is one of the biggest music schools in Germany. The central departments are accommodated in the 1884 built “Budge-Palais” in the district “Rotherbaum”. With its “Forum” the college has got a full-value theater with orchestra pit and 450 seats. This college was founded in 1950.
Hochschule für Musik Köln
(Conservatory for Music Cologne)
The “Hochschule für Musik” in Cologne is the biggest conservatory in Europe. The organization groups into four departments plus two departments in Wuppertal and Aachen. Apart from the classic courses like composing or conducting, the conservatory offers the courses such as dance, jazz, popular music and world music, which are in great demand among German students. The conservatory is in the good reputation to offer very modern and interesting fields of study. The academy was founded in 1850 as a private college and was accepted as a state-conservatory in 1925.
Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main
(Conservatory for Music and Performing Arts Frankfurt am Main)
The “Hochschule” in Frankfurt is one of the most important and renowned conservatories in Germany and the only one of its kind in the federal state of “Hessen”. Currently, 400 teachers give lessons to 750 students. The conservatory has arisen from the 1878 founded “Hoch’schen Konservatium” that had a worldwide reputation at its time. The school produced a number of important personalities such as Edward MacDowell, Otto Klemperer and philosopher Theodor W. Adorno. Famous docents include Engelbert Humperdinck or Clara Schumann.
Hochschule für Musik und Theater München (Conservatory for Music and Theater Munich)
The music school was founded in 1846 and offers six courses of study for future directors, conductors, singers, dancers, composers and instrumentalists. About 800 students have registered and are taught by 400 lecturers. This college is one of the biggest music schools in Germany.
Universität der Künste Berlin (University of Art Berlin)
The conservatory is the oldest university in Berlin. The prior oldest institute was founded in 1696. The university offers different courses of studies such as visual arts, music and design. The different locations of the university’s premises are spread all over Berlin but are mainly located in the district of “Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf”. At the present, 4,500 students attend the university.