Reykjavík College of Music

The Reykjavík College of Music (Icelandic: Tónlistarskólinn í Reykjavík) is an Icelandic conservatory of music that was founded in 1930 and is the oldest surviving college of music in the country.[1][2] It offers music education at intermediate, continuing, and university levels. Students graduate with a degree equivalent to a B.A. in performance, singing or composition or a B.Ed. in Music education.[1]

The Reykjavík College of Music also operates a symphony orchestra (Orchestra of the Reykjavík College of Music), whose purpose is to train students in performance.


  1. ^ a b Tónlistarskólinn í Reykjavík at (Icelandic), retrieved 23 June 2010.
  2. ^ Bjarki Sveinbjörnsson, "Tónlistarskólinn í Reykjavík", "Tónlist á Íslandi á 20. öld: Með sérstakri áherslu á upphaf og þróun elektrónískrara tónlistar á árunum 1960-90" (Icelandic - Music in Iceland in the 20th Century: With Particular Reference to the Origins and Development of Electronic Music in the Years 1960-90), PhD Dissertation, Aalborg University 1997, at

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Coordinates: 64°08′24″N 21°53′56″W / 64.140007°N 21.898917°W / 64.140007; -21.898917