Conservatoire de Musique de Genève


Conservatoire de Musique de Genève
Geneva Conservatory (left) in the Place Neuve

The Conservatoire de musique de Genève is a music school in Geneva, Switzerland.
Founded by François Bartholoni in 1835. This conservatory is the oldest music education institution in Switzerland and one of the oldest conservatory in Europe. Franz Liszt has taught at this conservatory during the first year of its history. The Geneva International Music Competition was founded in 1939 (the first international competition) in this Conservatory. The Conservatory Superior (Haute école de musique) hosts 650 professional students and the Conservatory of music hosts 2 400 non-professional students.


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Coordinates: 46°12′03″N 6°08′33″E / 46.2009°N 6.1425°E / 46.2009; 6.1425