Founded firstly as the Sichuan Provincial Experimental School of Theatre ﹠Music in the autumn of 1939, Sichuan Conservatory of Music(SCCM) has changed into its present name in June 1959. Currently, SCCM has become a higher education institution for its comprehensive art subjects, excellent teaching staff, well-equipped teaching facilities and distinguished teaching achievements. SCCM has a beautiful environment with rich artistic atmosphere. It has over 400 professors and associate professors with a student body of over 14,000. There are 31 teaching departments, including music, fine arts, dancing, mass media, theatre movie ﹠TV acting etc which contain 126 majors, and 18 research centers.
SCCM has two school yards. One is located beside the Jin Jiang River with 20 acres, and the other in Xindu district with 167acres. It has several tens of music halls, rehearsal halls and concert halls, standardizing and modern gym and swimming pool. SCCM also possesses one of the biggest music and art literature libraries and audio-visual collections among art colleges of national wide. Exhibition halls of college history and southwest minority nationality are distinguishing and objects are abundant.
SCCM was authorized the excellent grade in undergraduate education evaluation by Ministry of Education in 2008. Composition and theory of composition, musical performance are national characteristic specialty; musicology, industrial design, drawing and dance are provincial characteristic specialty. Composition and theory of composition, piano and fine arts are provincial key subjects. Teachers and students have gained over 430 international prizes and over 1,400 national prizes in recent five years. The Southwest Music Research Center of SCCM is the Key research base of Sichuan province philosophy and science.
Xinsheng Road 6, Chengdu, Sichuan Province,China