The Academy Board of the Malmö Academy of Music is ultimately
responsible for everything that takes place under its roof. The Academy
Board consists of 12 members who are selected by vote (eight members of
the teaching staff including the director and deputy director of the
Academy, a doctor, two students and a member of the T/A staff). The
deputy director acts as the chairman of the board and the director as
The Academy has two education committees - the committee for the Performance and Church Music Programmes and the committee for the Music Teacher Programme. The committees are responsible for and make decisions concerning the content, execution and development of their programmes of study.
The Academy is run by the director and the deputy director. They have complete responsibility of operations and personnel at the Academy.
Programme directors Joakim Nilssson, Anna Cronberg and Berth Lideberg are responsible for operations within the Performance and Church Music Programmes. Programme Directors Lars Andersson, Ann-Charlotte Carlén and Tommy Lindskog are responsible for operations within the Music Teacher Programme.
The Academy consists of two programme offices plus its common divisions - the Library, Technical Services and IT, Personnel and Schedules, The Career Services Centre, Concerts and Information and the Practical Services Unit. The main tasks of the programme offices consist of the teaching, planning, development and following up of programmes of study. The divisions common to the Academy's departments are responsible for their particular area of operations and all decisions made within it.
The Academy has a large number of committees which function as planning and coordination units. The committees have advisory and preparatory roles for both the programme offices and the Academy board. Included are the Academic Appointments Committee, the Library Committee, the Research Programme committee, the Artistic Research Committee plus committees within the following subject areas: woodwind, brass, percussion, strings, ensemble and choir leading, guitar, piano, vocal studies, interpretation, orchestra, chamber music, Baroque music, church music and organ, jazz, rock/pop, folk music/world music, ear training, harmony/counterpoint, history of music, media and studio, composition, general teacher training and eurhythmics/drama/dance. Members of the teaching staff function as committee leaders within their subject areas. Student representatives are usually asked to attend committee meetings. Some meetings or parts of meetings can be relevant just for staff members so student representatives need not be present.
Last modified 22 Jan 2013