Central Conservatory Preparatory School (CCPS) was established in 2012 and is located in the center of Beijing. CCPS has committed itself to cultivate students to become young artists with a solid musical background, excellent artistic quality, Chinese cultural background, an international mindset, and language skills.
CCPS has set up a preparatory course program and a four-year high school program. There are five music majors including instrumental music, vocal music, musicals, composition, and conductor. It provides students with systematic music courses and academic courses that incorporate the syllabus requirements of both China and the United States. For the music program, it includes professional major courses and public courses in different directions. Academic courses include Chinese, English, mathematics, science, humanities and social sciences. CCPS has attracted a group of professional teachers with multicultural backgrounds at home and abroad, which currently has a teacher-student ratio of 4:1.
The rich extracurricular activities are a special feature of CCPS. Musical events such as concerts, masterclasses, music salons, etc., continue to provide the students with a great platform to show off their talents and to learn from the real masters. Academic activities such as drama festivals, English speech contests, overseas visits to schools, and outdoor classes help them broaden their horizons. Public welfare social services such as Wings of Music Charity project and care for special children have enhanced their sense of social responsibility and service awareness.
CCPS works closely with many foreign institutions of higher education quality. CCPS is designated as China test center of the Manhattan School of Music, the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Temple University, the La Sierra University, the Bard College and the Maryland Lyric Opera. From the beginning, the students will be one-on-one customized development plan by the College Consulting Department, which is aim to help them successfully apply to the ideal university in the future. The graduates of the CCPS are enrolled by the Juilliard School, the Manhattan School of Music, the Berklee College of Music, the Los Angeles College of Music, the Temple University, the California College of the Arts and other world-class music colleges and comprehensive universities.