Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg

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The Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg (formerly Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg-Augsburg) is a music conservatoire based in Nuremberg (with a secondary building in Augsburg), Germany.

The Hochschule

The Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg is the result of the merging of the Meistersinger-Konservatoriums in Nuremberg and the Leopold-Mozart-Konservatorium in Augsburg in 1998.<ref name="web">Template:Cite web</ref> The Meistersinger-Konservatorium dates back from 1821 when Johannes Scharrer founded the Städtische Singschule, which later became the State Music School (1883) and from 1972 as the "Fachakademie für Musik und Meistersinger-Konservatorium".

The courses

The hochschule offers degrees and postgraduate qualifications in all orchestral instruments, jazz, popular music, singing, opera, music education, conducting and composition.<ref name="web" />

Notable alumni and faculty

This is a partial list of present and former staff and alumni. Template:Col-begin Template:Col-break

  • Werner Andreas Albert (conductor)
  • Measha Brueggergosman (singer)
  • Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender (singer)
  • Werner Egk (composer and conductor)
  • Brigitte Fassbaender (singer)
  • Peter Herbolzheimer (trombonist)


  • Claus Ogerman (composer)
  • Nicolás Pasquet (conductor)
  • Karl Schmitt-Walter (singer)
  • Magda Schneider (actress)
  • Elisabeth Scholl (soprano)
  • Irmgard Seefried (singer)