Address:No. 20 Fenyang Road, Xuhui District,Shanghai
Post Code: 200031
The Shanghai Conservatory of Music (SCM), founded in 1949, is an institution of higher education under the Ministry of Culture.
-- Duties and Tasks
Train undergraduates, postgraduates and doctor-degree students specialized in music, art and performing. Besides, SCM is also in charge of related work of affiliated music school and a music primary school. Establishment: Under SCM there is Teaching and Researching Department, Piano Department, Composing and Conducting Department, Vocalist Department, Folk Music Department, Wind and string Music Department, Department of Music Science, Department of Social Sciences, Library, editing office of a journal, music research institute, General Offices and Foreign Affairs Office.
-- Major achievements
Since 1978, SCM has made the following achievements which have won prizes at ministry or provincial levels:Six Points in Harmony Science; Introduction of the Folk Songs of Han Nationality;81-type dulcimer; and influences of menstruation upon singers' voices.