Conservatorium van Amsterdam
The Conservatorium van Amsterdam is deeply committed to excellence in education, performance and creative activity and to the cultural enrichment of the larger community. A premier international conservatory, the CvA inspires and empowers highly talented individuals to realise their potential.
For this, the CvA offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree courses in Classical, Jazz and Popular music, a Music in Education Programme and the National Programme for Young Top Talent.
Through this comprehensive offer of genres and courses, the CvA represents a full reflection of the present-day musical landscape. It accordingly plays an active part in shaping national and international musical life, both now and in the future.
We take full advantage of Amsterdam’s excellent learning and performance opportunities, preparing our students to be passionate performers, composers and teachers, and imaginative, effective contributors to the arts and society. In order to achieve this mission, the CvA offers an exceptional teaching staff of international reputation and standing, a curriculum containing state-of-the-art education in every genre and pathway of the present-day musical landscape and close collaboration with renowned national and international musical institutions.