Schola Cantorum Basiliensis FHNW – The Institute of Early Music
Schola Cantorum Basiliensis
Delivering music education of the highest quality
The Schola Cantorum Basiliensis is a centre of excellence in the study of historical music performance, from the early Middle Ages to the 19th century. At the SCB, research and performance practice are an integral part of the teaching and learning experience.
The Schola Cantorum Basiliensis is the best known and largest institute for the study of Early Music. With some 70 lecturers and around 200 students, it brings music spanning a millennium (9th to 19th century) back to life. It provides the highest standards of tuition in Early Music, whether in the major subject, compulsory practical subjects and theory. It also offers an excellent learning and research environment, first-rate infrastructures and an array of performance opportunities for its students. Thanks to the solid practical and academic grounding they receive, students of Early Music leave the Schola Cantorum with the skills and knowledge the need to forge a successful music career.