University of Music and Performing Arts Graz

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University of Music and Performing Arts Graz
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz
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Type Public art school
Location Graz, Austria
Website http://www.kug.ac.at/en/home.html
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz

The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz or University of the Arts (German: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz or Kunstuniversität, abbreviated KUG) is a music and arts university in Graz, Austria. The university was given its present name in 1970, but goes back to the founding of the Singschule in 1816.

Structure of the institution[edit]

The university is organized into 17 institutes:

  • 1: Composition, Music Theory, Music History, Conducting
  • 2: Piano
  • 3: String Instruments
  • 4: Wind and Percussion Instruments
  • 5: Music Pedagogy
  • 6: Church Music and Organ
  • 7: Singing, Song and Oratorio
  • 8: Jazz
  • 9: Drama
  • 10: Opera
  • 11: Stage Design
  • 12: Expositur Oberschützen (Burgenland)
  • 13: Ethnomusicology
  • 14: Music Aesthetics
  • 15: Early Music and Performance Practice
  • 16: Jazz Research
  • 17: Electronic Music and Acoustics

Honorary Members of the university[edit]

(brackets: year of award)

Eminent professors of the university[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ International Who's Who in Music and Musician's Directory ... - Page 314 David M. Cummings - 2000 "JANOWITZ Gundula, b. 2 Aug 1937, Berlin, Germany. Opera Singer (Soprano), m. 1 daughter. Education: Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Graz; Administrator. Debut: With Vienna State Opera. Career: Sang with Deutsche Oper Berlin, ..."

External links[edit]

www.kug.ac.at

Coordinates: 47°04′21″N 15°27′01″E / 47.07250°N 15.45028°E / 47.07250; 15.45028