Xi'an Conservatory of Music

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The Xi'an Conservatory of Music is a music school located at Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.


The college was founded in 1949, formerly known as the "Northwest Military and Political University College of Art".[1] The school changed its name to the "Northwest College of Art Department of Music" in 1950.[2] The school combined its music department and fine art department into the Northwest Technical School of Art in 1953, and the Xi'an Technical School of Music was founded in 1956 at the site of the school's music department. The school changed its name to the Xi'an Conservatory of Music in 1960.[3]

The conservatory includes departments in composition, vocal music, folk music, orchestral music, piano, orchestral music, musical education, and dance. Its attached pre-college school (grades 7-12) currently has over 400 students.[1] The conservatory's president is Zhai Zhirong.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "学院概况_西安音乐学院". Xacom.edu.cn. Retrieved on 2012-02-24.
  2. "西安音乐学院_百度百科". Baike.baidu.com (2012-02-18). Retrieved on 2012-02-24.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Xi'an Conservatory of Music". Chinaculture.org (2003-09-24). Retrieved on 2012-02-24.

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