Music Schools in England

List of leading music schools in England:

Academy of Contemporary Music - offers full and part time courses in Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals, Music Production, Creative Sound Design and Music Business.

Berkshire Maestros - Regarded as one of the finest youth music organisations in the country.

Birmingham Conservatoire - one of the faculties of Birmingham City University. It has some of the finest performing and teaching facilities in the country.

Brighton Institute of Modern Music - a modern popular music college based in the city of Brighton & Hove and Bristol (England).

Chetham's School of Music - It is the largest specialist Music School in the UK.

Guildhall School of Music and Drama - one of Europe's leading conservatoires.

Leeds College of Music - provides a unique opportunity for students to progress from BTEC courses through to Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees.

Royal College of Music Junior Department (RCMJD) - one of the few organisations in Great Britain which offers conservatoire facilities.

Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts - offers a range of programmes including: Foundation Diploma courses, undergraduate courses, Performing arts classes and Short courses for adults.

London College of Music - founded in 1887.

London School of Musical Theatre - based in Borough Road, Southwark, south London, England.

National Opera Studio - established by the Arts Council as a link between the music colleges and the six main UK opera companies.

Open College of the Arts - a distance learning independent arts college founded in 1987.

Purcell School - It was awarded the UNESCO Mozart Medal in 2003.

Royal Academy of Music - Ranked 19th among the top music schools in UK (Times Good University Guide 2009).

Royal College of Music - 6th nationally among the top music schools in the Guardian League Table 2010.

Royal College of Organists -  a multi-faceted charity and membership organisation for the promotion of organ playing and choral directing.

Royal Military School of Music - part of the Corps of Army Music.

Royal Northern College of Music - Placed among the top 20 music schools in the country by The Times 2009.

Trinity College of Music - Rated 2nd for music in Guardian 2004 League Table.

Wells Cathedral School - one of the specialist music schools supported by the DCSF to operate within the context of a conventional school.

Yehudi Menuhin School - a specialist music school in Surrey, England.

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