Music Education in Italy: Something New on the Western Front

  title={Music Education in Italy: Something New on the Western Front},
  author={Marcello Sorce Keller},
  journal={International Journal of Music Education},
  pages={17 - 19}
  • M. S. Keller
  • Published 1 November 1987
  • Education
  • International Journal of Music Education
The Place of Music in Italian Institutions In Italy music has traditionally been taught only in conservatories, a type of school devoted to students who intend to make music a career. Very few opportunities to learn about music are available to those who do not intend to make a living at it mostly only through private instruction. Conversely, it is equally difficult for musicians to acquire other kinds of education. Conservatory students, in fact, are denied access to college, unless they…