Institutions and organisations
5 musical genre organisations in Denmark are supported by funds allocated by the Danish Arts Foundation. These organisations work to promote music within their respective genres through various activities and subsidies.
Institutions and Organisations
The Danish Arts Foundation provides operating subsidies to a number of other organisations and institutions:
Dacapo, a recording company in the classical field which is amongst other things responsible for establishing a national anthology of Danish music covering all areas of musical history.
Edition S, a state supported publishing house within the contemporary and experimental music field.
The organisation Danish Amateur Music, a secretariat for the 14 associations for choirs and orchestras as well as the two umbrella organisations Danish Amateur Choirs Unions (DAKU) and the Danish Amateur Music Union (DAMU). The secretariats provides advice and guidance on such matters as international exchanges and funding.
Danish Amateur Music
Live Music in Schools, an association which organises school concerts all over the country, in collaboration with local authorities.
Live Music in Schools (LMS)
The purpose of Music Export Denmark (MXD) is to promote and support Danish music exports and the international presentation of professional Danish pop and rock music, both commercially and culturally, by:
- providing economic support for Danish music exports
- organising initiatives and concerts
- improving international familiarity with Danish music
- collecting and processing information and know-how.
Operas and symphony orchestras
The Royal Danish Opera Danish name: Det Kongelige Teater - Operaen
The Danish National Opera Danish name: Den Jyske Opera
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra: Danish name: DR SymfoniOrkestret
Copenhagen Phil Danish name: Sjællands Symfoniorkester
South Jutland Symphony Orchestra Danish name: Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester
The Royal Danish Academy of Music Copenhagen Danish name: Det Kongelige Danske Musikkonservatorium
Rhythmic Music Conservatory Danish name: Rytmisk Musikkonservatorium
The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus/Aalborg Danish name: Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium
The Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts Southern Denmark Danish name: Syddansk Musikkonservatorium & Skuespillerskole