1. What is The Tianjin Juilliard School?
The Tianjin Juilliard School is a new landmark branch campus of The Juilliard School located in Tianjin, China.
2. When was The Tianjin Juilliard School established?
The School launched its Pre-College program in the fall of 2019. The Tianjin Juilliard Graduate School opened in the fall of 2020, coinciding with the official opening of the new campus building.
3. Why did The Juilliard School choose to launch its branch campus in Tianjin?
From fascinating international architecture to scenic riverscapes, Tianjin has over 600 years of history and cultural heritage to be explored. Students at The Tianjin Juilliard School have the opportunity to expand their understanding of the world while writing a new chapter for the arts in Asia. Learn more about Tianjin here.
4. What programs are offered at The Tianjin Juilliard School?
The Tianjin Juilliard School has a Graduate Studies division offering an U.S.- accredited Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School in three majors: orchestral studies, chamber music, and collaborative piano. There is a dual-degree program offered to Master of Music students in collaboration with the Tianjin Conservatory of Music.
The Pre-College offers a comprehensive, conservatory-style music program on Saturdays. The Public Education division serves the general public through a variety of exciting and innovative music programs and projects exemplifying Tianjin Juilliard’s educational values and approach to developing well-rounded musicians and music learners. The Continuing Education division will offer a wide range of programs for professional and emerging musicians and music teachers, including professional development workshops, teacher certification courses, and other resources to support teacher training and career development.
5. Who can apply for the dual-degree program?
Master of Music students enrolled in year 1 and year 2 at the Tianjin Conservatory of Music are eligible to apply to the dual-degree Program, a collaboration between The Tianjin Juilliard School and the Tianjin Conservatory of Music. This unique opportunity consists of study at Tianjin Conservatory and two years of study at Tianjin Juilliard. Students who successfully complete the program earn a Master's degree from The Juilliard School in New York and the Tianjin Conservatory of Music. Learn more about the dual-degree program here.
6. Who teaches at The Tianjin Juilliard School?
The Tianjin Juilliard School’s resident faculty is made up of esteemed teachers and performers from around the world. World-renowned conductors are invited to lead intensive rehearsals and orchestral concerts. Visiting faculty from the New York campus come to Tianjin to teach master classes, and to engage in recurring residencies and longer-term projects. Students will also have opportunities to study with guest artists from peer institutions.
7. Will there be student exchange programs between the two schools?
Although faculty and visiting artists will travel between the New York and Tianjin campuses, there will not be any formal student exchange programs at this time. However, there will be project-based performance exchanges between the two campuses.
8. What performances are offered by The Tianjin Juilliard School?
The School offers public performances starting in the fall of 2020 on campus and tickets to these performances are available to the public for free or at a very low cost. The public can attend concerts performed by the Tianjin Juilliard Ensemble, the Tianjin Juilliard Orchestra, the Tianjin Juilliard String Orchestra, the Tianjin Juilliard Wind Orchestra, Chamber Music Ensembles, and more. The Tianjin Juilliard Ensemble is a mixed-instrument ensemble composed of distinguished Tianjin Juilliard resident faculty members. There can be over 100 performances every year presented annually in the 687-seat concert hall, 299-seat recital hall, and 250-seat black box theater.
9. How is The Tianjin Juilliard School connected to The Tianjin Conservatory of Music?
The Tianjin Conservatory of Music is the educational partner of The Tianjin Juilliard School.
10. Will The Tianjin Juilliard School have dance and drama programs in the future?
There are no plans to expand into dance and drama at this time. However, this may be reassessed in the future.
11. Where can I find information about job openings at The Tianjin Juilliard School?
The Tianjin Juilliard School's Job Openings page includes listings for open positions at The Tianjin Juilliard School.
12. Where can I go for Chinese-language information about The Tianjin Juilliard School?
Information about The Tianjin Juilliard School is available in Chinese through the website and via Tianjin Juilliard’s WeChat site (WeChat channel: 天津茱莉亚学院).