Established in 1985 and throughout more than 20 years of development, School of Music has become an important base of pre-service education and in-service training of music teachers of primary schools andsecondaryschools in Shenyang, and is renowned as a professional school for cultivating and training music talents in Liaoning Province.
The school has an individual teaching building with 132piano practice studiosand 40 otherclassroomsfor various purposes: music hall, photo studios,bodybuilding rooms, chorus rehearsal rooms, MIDI rooms, digital piano rooms,pop music practicerooms,orchestralmusic rooms, folk music rehearsal rooms, theoretical course rooms, etc. It has more than 200 western and folkmusicalinstruments, and nearly 200 upright pianos, grand pianos and digital pianos. All the above meet the needs of teaching.
The school has 369 students, with 2 majors ofMusicology(teachingorientation) andMusicalPerformance (orientations of instrumental music, vocal music, film & TV and dancing). Itconsists of3 teaching departments:Department of Piano, Department of Vocal Music, and Department of Instrumental Performance. It has1 theoretical teaching and research room with 40 faculty members, of which 50%are associate professors. Threeof them are national first-class actors or players, and 1 vocal music professor has won “Splendor Award” by the Ministry of Culture and “Plum Blossom Award” for Chinese Drama.