06 November 2005

China's Central Conservatory of Music ranks Sheffield University .....

According to the listing of "world famous music conservatories and departments", from the website of the Central Conservatory of Music, the top music conservatory in China, the University of Sheffield Department of Music is ranked no. 1 in the UK and no. 3 in the world. Northwestern and Indiana Universities music departments are placed 1 & 2, with UCLA's department of musicology at 4, following Sheffield. London's Royal College of Music (7th position) is the only other UK institution in the top ten. (See further, if you read Chinese: