Norges musikkhøgskole Norwegian Academy of Music
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CEMPE develops knowledge and experience to strengthen the music performance education and to support performance students in search for artistic excellence and towards the music community of tomorrow.


The Norwegian Academy of Music is granted a Centre for Excellence in Music Performance Education for the period 2014–2023, by the name CEMPE.

CEMPE is a catalyst for knowledge development on learning and teaching in higher music education. Through projects, networks and innovative experiments, the centre explores teaching models, work methods and educational content for students who are to meet the music community of tomorrow.


Scandinavian Seminar in Artistic Development -

In collaboration with the Music Conservatory of Tromsø, we invite you to a Scandinavian seminar!

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