Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt, Weimar

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Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar
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TypePublic
Established1872
PresidentChristoph Stölzl
Students950
Location, ,

The University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar (in German: Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar) is an institution of music in Weimar, Germany.

The Hochschule[edit]

Franz Liszt, who spent a great deal of his life in Weimar, encouraged the founding of a school in 1835 for the education of musicians in orchestral instruments. It was his student Carl Müllerhartung who realized Liszt's dream, founding the university on June 24, 1872.

Campus[edit]

The university is located in several different buildings in the centre of Weimar.

Courses[edit]

The university offers courses in all musical disciplines, including composition, conducting, jazz, musical theatre and pedagogy at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

People[edit]

Some notable former students[edit]

Some notable present and former staff[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°58′42″N 11°19′54″E / 50.97833°N 11.33167°E / 50.97833; 11.33167