Conservatorium Maastricht

At Conservatorium Maastricht, we believe in collectivity. In passion. In the will to shine together. To challenge each other and excel ourselves. To add value. In and with music. With talented students and inspiring teachers. We like to take the lead in new developments. We aim to inspire, and are always looking for innovation within creation, transfer and performance.

Improve performance

In order to improve performance, we take part in numerous events, giving our students the opportunity to present their study results on stage. Thanks to our central location in the Euregion, at the meeting point of three cultures, close to Belgium, Luxembourg, France and Germany - we have links with many well-known venues, cultural institutions and other conservatoires. We feel that strong structures and stimulating contact with others will benefit our students. That is why, besides encouraging interdisciplinarity within the conservatoire, we actively engage in multidisciplinary and international collaboration with other arts faculties. This helps us to create the right conditions and offer maximum opportunities for our students to demonstrate cultural excellence at internal and external venues. Through our booking agency we also programme weekly Lazy Sunday concerts, jam sessions and concerts on request.

International position

Conservatorium Maastricht is not only located in the centre of Europe, it has also established an international position and identity for itself with an international, multicultural tradition and students from over 42 countries. They are the heart of our organisation, working towards their future with great passion and curiosity. Supported by our teaching staff of successful, internationally renowned (performing) musicians in the Classical Music, Jazz and Music in Education departments, who take our students through the Bachelor's and Master's programmes and tackle the challenges along the way.

Faculty of Arts

Conservatorium Maastricht is part of the Faculty of Arts Maastricht of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, which comprises the Academy of Performing Arts, i-Arts, Communication & Multimedia Design, Maastricht Fine Arts & Design and Architecture. With around forty Bachelor's and thirteen Master's programmes, 15,000 students and 1,700 staff, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, is one of the biggest universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands. Its wide range of programmes offers countless opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration.

Conservatorium Maastricht Foundation

Being able to study and develop your talents is a wonderful opportunity. An opportunity which many of us have had, but which is not available to everyone, or not available to the same extent. That also applies to musicians. As well as requiring talent, studying at a conservatoire has specific financial implications. Performing requires travel, instruments need to be purchased and maintained, and special masterclasses attended.

In order to support young talented musicians, Conservatorium Maastricht has set up the Conservatorium Maastricht Foundation (CMF). Thanks to the warm contributions from sympathisers, this foundation can help students from around the world to fund their studies. These donations have a huge impact. It is a quality incentive that allows students to concentrate fully on their studies and eventually excel in their profession even more.

Depending on their contribution, friends of the Conservatorium Maastricht Foundation can become a Friend of Conservatorium Maastricht, Musical Friend, Passionate Friend òr Art & Community Friend. Naturally, those wonderful contributions do not go unrewarded. The reward may come in the form of tickets to concerts, operas, projects or singing in a choir, to workshops by main subject teachers, listening courses on musical topics or private concerts at home for friends, relatives and acquaintances. Unique opportunities, therefore, to meet talented musicians at an early stage, follow them and witness their development.

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