Conservatory of Music, Rangsit University

The Conservatory of Music, Rangsit University or Wittayalaidontri (Thai: วิทยาลัยดนตรี) is a music school in Thailand, along with Duliyasilp College of Music, Duliyangkasilp College, and Silpakorn University. It was established in 2002 by Arthit Ourairat, President of Rangsit University.

Conservatory of Music
Rangsit University
MottoMaking the impossible possible
TypePrivate
Established2002
DeanWiboon Trakulhun
Students200
Undergraduates160
Postgraduates40
Location
CampusUrban
Websitewww.rsu.ac.th/music

Wittayalaidontri focuses solely on Western music, especially classical, contemporary and popular music. Wittayalaidontri does not offer Thai music courses.

HistoryEdit

Prior to the conservatory, a student in Rangsit University could study music as an optional course at the Institute of Cultural Affairs, with Tanet Sriwong and Suwiwat Thitiwattanarat as their teachers.

The conservatory was established in 2002. Ourairat invited Srikaranonda to act as a temporary dean, while Euprasert, a doctoral student at University of Northern Colorado, had already filled the role.

Initial courses included Composition, Jazz, Performance and Music Production. In 2007, the conservatory began offering classes in music therapy and music business. However, no students enrolled in these courses. In 2009, Boonrut Sirirattanapan offered a course in scoring for film and multimedia.

Ten students each year are awarded the Princess of Naradhiwas scholarship.

Suryadhep Music Hall was completed in 2015.[1] The hall contains 1,300 seats, innovative sound reflection, and a liftable stage for opera performance.

List of deansEdit

DegreesEdit

Bachelor of MusicEdit

  • Jazz Studies
  • Composition
  • Music Performance
  • Vocal Performance
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Scoring for Film and Multimedia

Bachelor of EngineeringEdit

  • Music Production
  • Music Engineering and environmental control

Master of MusicEdit

  • Jazz Studies
  • Composition
  • Performance
  • Performance and Pedagogy
  • Music Theory

Music Preparatory SchoolEdit

In cooperation with Satit Bilingual School of Rangsit University

Band and activityEdit

  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Chorus
  • Chamber Orchestra
  • String Quartet
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Brass Choir
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Opera and Musical Theatre

Service centerEdit

  • Music Academy
  • Music Production
  • Artist Management

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Suryadhep Music Sala" (PDF).

External linksEdit