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The Fermatta Music Academy is a higher education music school located in Mexico City, Mexico with an additional campus in Guadalajara, Mexico.[1][2][3] The academy was founded in 1993. Fermatta Music Academy is a founding member of the International Association of Music Colleges and Universities.[1] It is the first institution of musical education at the professional level endorsed by the Ministry of Education in Mexico.[1] Jack White is the honorary dean of Fermatta Music Academy.[2][4]

Fermatta Music Academy
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PresidentJan Carlo DeFan



The Fermatta Music Academy was founded in 1993.[3]

In 2013, Fermatta Music Academy named Jack White an honorary dean.[2][5][6][7] White was the first musician to receive the award in the academy’s history.[2][5][6] He visited the academy for its 20th anniversary on August 22, 2013.[2][5][6][7] The academy also awarded White with a Lifetime Achievement award on his visit.[2][7]


The academy offers a Bachelor of Music program in performance, composition and music engineering and production.[3][8] Other programs include an electronic music production and DJ certification and a graduate certificate program with studies in marketing, promotion, publishing, royalties, concerts and tours.[3]

The academy offers a student exchange program with The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London, UK and the Los Angeles College of Music in Los Angeles, California.[8]

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  1. ^ a b c Rodrigo O. (3 March 2014). "Clausuran escuelas de musica Fermatta" (in Spanish). Expectaculos. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Reed, Ryan (4 September 2013). "Jack White Made Honorary Dean of Music Academy". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d "Fermatta Music Academy (Academia de Música Fermatta), Mexico City". International Directory of Music and Music Education Institutions. Retrieved 1 July 2014.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Sean Michaels (August 30, 2013). "Jack White resumes work with the Dead Weather". The Guardian. Retrieved February 17, 2015.
  5. ^ a b c "Jack White named honorary dean of Mexican music academy". Uncut. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  6. ^ a b c "Jack White named honorary dean of Mexican music academy". NME. 5 September 2013. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  7. ^ a b c "Jack White Named Honorary Dean of Music Academy". Elmore Magazine. 5 September 2013. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  8. ^ a b "Academia de Música Fermatta abre inscripciones" (in Spanish). Sabotage Magazine. Archived from the original on 7 November 2014. Retrieved 1 July 2014.