Following are some of the leading Music Schools in Australia:

ANU School of Music - a school within the Faculty of Arts of the Australian National University. Areas of Study include Brass, Guitar, Piano, Percussion, Strings, Harp, Voice, Woodwind, Jazz, Composition, Musicology.

Australian National Academy of Music - a member of the Australian Roundtable for Arts Training Excellence.

Australian String Academy (ASA) - provide students from all around Australia, including regional areas, access to world-class teachers and artists.

Australian Youth Orchestra (AYO) - one of the world’s most prestigious and innovative training organisations for young pre-professional musicians.

The Elder Conservatorium of Music - an integral part of the University of Adelaide. It is Australia's oldest tertiary music school.

Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University - one of Australia's leading music schools, with a reputation for excellence across a diverse range of specialisations.

RMIT School of Media and Communication - a school within the College of Design and Social Context (DSC) of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. The School is also home to the AFI Research Collection.

Sydney Conservatorium of Music - one of the oldest and most prestigious music schools in Australia. Highly regarded as one of Australasia’s most comprehensive institutions for musical studies, and is ranked number one in the University of Sydney for Learning and Teaching scores. It offers degrees in Performance, Composition, Jazz, Music Education, Musicology, Conducting and Pedagogy.

Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music - part of the faculty of Arts at the University of Tasmania. It is one of Australia's most progressive music training institutes.

The Faculty of the VCA and Music - offers a wide range of creative disciplines including Art, Music, Dance, Theatre, Production and Film and Television.

Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School - provides nationally and internationally recognised specialist programs.

Wollongong Conservatorium of Music - It is one of the largest regional conservatoriums in New South Wales.

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