"Tiberiu Brediceanu" School of Arts and Crafts
The date of November 5, 1928 has a special significance in the culture of Braşov: the conservative Astra started its activity under the direction of the great composer, conductor, pianist and pedagogue Paul Richter and under the leadership of an Eforie having Tiberiu Brediceanu as president, who will also chair the Steering Committee. The People's School of Arts and Crafts Tiberiu Brediceanu, heir to the traditions of the Astra Conservator, is honored to bear the name of this personality. The establishment of the Conservatory came to enrich the cultural life of the old burg, marked, among other things, by the setting up of the Gymnastics and Weightening Meeting (1868), led by Gheorghe Dima and, after a decade, the Philharmonic, which, in the following year, a concert attended by the great Johannes Brahms. Besides, the idea of setting up a Conservator starts at the Gheorghe Dima Reunion Meeting, the purpose to find "as in the example of other provincial cities like Timişoara, Târgu Mureş, Satu Mare, etc. to establish in Braşov, in this center with an old musical tradition, a music school in which students, irrespective of their nationality and confession, share a cheap and systematic musical instruction, appropriate: exactly according to the rules and the program in force at State Conservatoires ".