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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Fall, Full year, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Rochester applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: Danish, English Program type: Exchange
Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Description:
ESM Royal Danish

The Royal Danish Academy of Music was founded in 1867 by the composer Niels W. Gade. It is the eldest professional institution of musical education in Denmark as well as the largest with approx. 400 students. Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II is Protector of the institution.

The inspiration for founding the academy was similar academies in Germany, and it was Niels W. Gade’s guiding principle that a music academy should provide a basic musical education. This principle has been central in spite of several significant changes in the running of the academy since 1867. In 1948 the Academy was taken over by the Danish government. You can learn more here: 

Audition requirements:
  • The audition repertoire is free of choice within the classical western repertoire (max. 15 min). Note that applicants to Composition must submit the score of one-two composed piece(s) showing both technical and compositional skills. Tonmeister (Sound Engineer) applicants must submit a production, including a production plan.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.