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Education, Artistic Practice and Research

In the Creative and Cultural Environment of Dresden


The Dresden College of Music offers its students an exceptionally broad spectrum of courses of study at an outstanding level. The numerous disciplines are divided into two faculties.
Faculty I
Faculty II



Institutes & Facilities

In addition to music education, the HfM Dresden makes an important scientific contribution. The research activities of the College of Music and its institutes provide impulses for teaching and promote the musicological dialogue in the city and region with concerts and workshops.
Instituts and Facilities



In addition to the teaching and seminar units, the training as orchestra musician or music teacher includes ensemble playing in the college symphony orchestra, in particular symphony concerts and opera productions, as well as working with renowned ensembles and conductors in chamber music.

College Ensembles

Master Classes

The Dresden College of Music offers its students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills in master classes in addition to their regular education. The Dresden Master Classes for Music are held every summer in addition to the master classes offered in the individual subjects during the semester. As an interdisciplinary educational project, the project unites professors from our conservatory, lecturers from Dresden's top orchestras and international guests who conduct master classes in a wide range of subjects for students and young musicians from all over the world.

Dresden Master Classes Music


Competitions and Scholarships

Students can prove their knowledge and skills in numerous competitions and scholarships. Top performances are rewarded!

Competitions and Scholarships


Job Vacancies

Artists Agency