Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney

Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is the finest music school in Australia and one of the best in the world. It is housed in a building that was once the stables of the government house and incorporates the faculty of music of the University of Sydney.

The building that houses the Sydney Conservatorium of Music was constructed in 1815 and designed as a Gothic palace with turrets. It is set in the botanical gardens of the city near the harbour and close to the opera house. In 1915, the building was redesigned to make it suitable for a music school. The aim of the institution was to provide music education of a standard equal to European music schools.

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music today has 750 students. It has state of art facilities for teaching and learning music placed within a well preserved heritage building. It has five concert halls and the largest seats an audience of 600. There are recording studios and rooms for practice and performance. The school is equipped with the latest acoustic equipment to facilitate high standards of music education. All facilities are in keeping with the goal of the institution which is to educate future generations of musicians, composers and music teachers.

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Sight Name: Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Sight Location: Sydney, Australia
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