The Lucerne School of Music offers varied and innovative opportunities for study, research and continued education in the dynamic environment of a world-renowned “music city”. Concert, stage and teaching practice are a key part of each education and continuing education programme – from the first day. The research division with its Competence Centres for Music Education Research and for Music Performance Research has a high national and international profile. The PreCollege fosters talent and prepares young musicians for the successful launch of a career in music. The Lucerne School of Music maintains partnerships with the Lucerne Festival Academy, the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, the Lucerne Theatre, various Jazz festivals, the Jazzkantine in Lucerne, the House of Folk Music and a range of regional music schools.