National Academy of Music (Bulgaria)

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Coordinates: 42°41′42″N 23°20′50″E / 42.69500°N 23.34722°E / 42.69500; 23.34722

The organ in the National Academy of Music's concert hall

The Pancho Vladigerov National Academy of Music (Bulgarian: Национална музикална академия „Панчо Владигеров“, Natsionalna muzikalna akademia „Pancho Vladigerov“), also known under its former name, the Bulgarian State Conservatoire (Българска държавна консерватория, Balgarska darzhavna konservatoria), is a university of music in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.

Founded in 1921 through a royal decree of Tsar Boris III, it is named after influential Bulgarian composer Pancho Vladigerov (1899–1978). Two buildings house the academy. It offers 30 programmes divided into three faculties: the Faculty of Theory, Composition and Conducting, the Instrumental Faculty and the Vocal Faculty.

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