Welcome to the homepage of the Tyrolean State Conservatory
The English version offers basic information about our institution. Please consult the German version of this website for more detailed information.
The Tyrolean State Conservatory is located in the heart of the Tyrolean capital Innsbruck. The Conservatory represents the pinnacle of musical education in Tyrol.
Key Historical Data
1818 Foundation of the “Akademischer Musikverein” (Academic Musical Association)
1912 Inauguration of the Musikvereinsgebäude, which to date still houses the Tyrolean State Conservatory
1934 The School of Music is granted the status of a Conservatory
1945 The City of Innsbruck takes over music education
1987 For administrative reasons, the City of Innsbruck separates the School of Music and the Conservatory
September 1, 1990 The State of Tyrol takes over management of the Conservatory and renames it the “Tiroler Landeskonservatorium” (Tyrolean State Conservatory)
PROFESSIONAL FIELD OF STUDIES
German language is a prerequisite for studies. All courses are taught in German.
- Diploma Studies (Konzertfach/Performance Studies)
This eight-semester artistic degree study program (Konzertfach/Performance Studies) trains students to become soloists, orchestra and chamber musicians, opera and concert singers, conductors and composers. The required minimum age at admission is 15 and the maximum age is 26 years.
- Instrumental and Vocal Pedagogy (IGP) – in cooperation with the University Mozarteum Salzburg
Since the winter semester of 2006/2007, this internationally recognized course has been offered in cooperation with the University Mozarteum Salzburg.
The quality of artistic and pedagogical education at the Tyrolean State Conservatory is comparable to a university. The examinations of the professional studies are recognized as equivalent to those of Austrian Universities.
COURSES OF STUDY
- Traditional Alpine Music
- Brass Band Conducting
- Elemental Music Pedagogy
- Jazz and Improvised Music
- Master Classes
- Preparatory Studies
- Music High School
- Wilten Boys’ Choir
- Instruction for Gifted Children and Youth
- Early Music Education
- Elective Studies and Courses
Degree Study Program, Courses and Preparation
To qualify for a course of study at the Tyrolean State Conservatory, an entrance examination has to be successfully completed.
Registration for entrance exams, online or by filling out a form, is open from April 1st to May 31st.
The entrance examination consists of a practical and a theoretical component and takes place during the last week in June.
For questions please contact us and our office will be glad to help. The telephone number is +43 (0) 512 / 508 6856.