Welcome to the Innovative Conservatoire

Welcome to ICON

The Innovative Conservatoire is an international collaboration to stimulate knowledge exchange, innovation and reflective practice in Conservatoires. This short film explains our approach.

Find out more about ICON


Next Seminar

ICON Seminar 11

ICON Seminar 11

We run two major seminars a year, including other smaller events hosted by our participating institutions. Our events section lists all our events, including associated resource materials. View our event calendar >

Latest inspirations

  1. Inspiration

    Wolfgang Braun - Inspiration - October 2011Getting started

    Wolfgang Braun

  2. Inspiration

    You were talking of the meaning… of our… life… of the unselfishness of art…

    Dmitrij Golovanov

  3. Inspiration

    Saulius Lipcius - Inspiration - October 2011Like wine

    Saulius Lipčius


Featured Profile

Päivi Järviö

Sibelius Academy

We have a network of over 120 members from institutions around the globe. Each of our members has a profile page which includes a biography, details of seminars they have attended and resources they have contributed to the ICON project.

Newest members

  1. Päivi Järviö Sibelius Academy

  2. Tamara Rumiantsev Utrecht Conservatorium

  3. Philippa Davies Guildhall School of Music & Drama

View the A—Z of ICON members


Featured News

ICON in Spring 2015

Guildhall School - Milton court

Click here for the latest ICON news including details of forthcoming seminars, guest contributors, project outcomes and developments.

Recent news

  1. ICON in Spring 2015

  2. Student Centred Teaching seminar: Booking now open

View all News

We have a large bank of resources, both public and private. If you are an ICON member you can log in at the top of the page to access private resources. Once signed-in private resources are marked with a padlock.

For more information about ICON, including how to get involved with the project and how to get in touch, visit
our 'About ICON' page.