Royal Conservatory of Music

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Royal Conservatory of Music

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  • Toronto School of Music
  • Toronto Conservatory of Music

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  • The School of Music

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Founded in 1886 as the Toronto Conservatory of Music, the Conservatory received royal charter in 1947, becoming the Royal Conservatory of Music. The Conservatory is a music education organization and performance venue in Toronto near the UofT campus. The Conservatory became affiliated with the UofT in 1952, a relationship that lasted until 1991, when it once again became an independent institution.


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University of Toronto. Faculty of Music (1918-current)

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University of Toronto. Faculty of Music

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Royal Conservatory of Music

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The Royal Conservatory of Music and the University of Toronto Faculty of Music were affiliated from 1952-1991

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