University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar

The University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar (in German: Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar) is an institution of music in Weimar, Germany.

Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar
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Main building on Platz der Demokratie
TypePublic
Established1872
PresidentChristoph Stölzl
Students950
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The HochschuleEdit

Franz Liszt, who spent a great deal of his life in Weimar, encouraged the founding of a school in 1835 for the education of musicians in orchestral instruments. It was his student Carl Müllerhartung who realized Liszt's dream, founding the university on 24 June 1872.

CampusEdit

The university is located in several different buildings in the centre of Weimar.

CoursesEdit

The university offers courses in all musical disciplines, including composition, conducting, jazz, musical theatre and pedagogy at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

PeopleEdit

Some notable former studentsEdit

Some notable present and former staffEdit

See alsoEdit

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Coordinates: 50°58′42″N 11°19′54″E / 50.97833°N 11.33167°E / 50.97833; 11.33167