Fermatta Music Academy

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Fermatta Music Academy
Motto Vincere Aut Mori
Type Private
Location Mexico City-Guadalajara, Mexico

The Fermatta Music Academy is a higher education music school located in Mexico City, Mexico with an additional campus in Guadalajara, Mexico.[1][2][3] The academy was founded in 1993. Fermatta Music Academy is a founding member of the International Association of Music Colleges and Universities.[1] It is the first institution of musical education at the professional level endorsed by the Ministry of Education in Mexico.[1]

History[edit]

The Fermatta Music Academy was founded in 1993.[3]

In 2013, Fermatta Music Academy named Jack White an honorary dean.[2][4][5][6] White was the first musician to receive the award in the academy’s history.[2][4][5] He visited the academy for its 20th anniversary on August 22, 2013.[2][4][5][6] The academy also awarded White with a Lifetime Achievement award on his visit.[2][6]

Education[edit]

The academy offers a Bachelor of Music program in performance, composition and music engineering and production.[3][7] Other programs include a electronic music production and DJ certification and a graduate certificate program with studies in marketing, promotion, publishing, royalties, concerts and tours.[3]

The academy offers a student exchange program with The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London, UK and the Los Angeles College of Music in Los Angeles, California.[7]

Lawsuits against students[edit]

Fermatta has sued students for expressing negative opinions about the school on social networks like twitter.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Rodrigo O. (2014-3-3). "Clausuran escuelas de musica Fermatta" (in spanish). Expectaculos. Retrieved 7/1/2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Reed, Ryan (9/4/2013). "Jack White Made Honorary Dean of Music Academy". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 7/1/2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Fermatta Music Academy (Academia de Música Fermatta), Mexico City". International Directory of Music and Music Education Institutions. Retrieved 7/1/2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "Jack White named honorary dean of Mexican music academy". Uncut. Retrieved 7/1/2014. 
  5. ^ a b c "Jack White named honorary dean of Mexican music academy". NME. 9/5/2013. Retrieved 7/1/2014. 
  6. ^ a b c "Jack White Named Honorary Dean of Music Academy". Elmore Magazine. 9/5/2013. Retrieved 7/1/2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Academia de Música Fermatta abre inscripciones" (in spanish). Sabotage Magazine. Retrieved 7/1/2014. 
  8. ^ "Sopitas.com » Fermatta demanda a ex alumno por twittear en su contra". sopitas.com. Retrieved 2014-03-30.