Welcome to the Department of Music

About the Department

The Department of Music at the University of York is an acknowledged world-leader in creative, practical and scholarly approaches to music.

You will be taught by active professionals, and our modules are informed directly by recent research. Our flexible course structure is unique in the UK, and promotes academic excellence through practical experience. Our alumni occupy positions of significance nationally within the music industry and associated professions.

Welcome to our vibrant and internationally-respected department.

Professor Ambrose Field, PGCE, PhD
Head of Department

Latest news

Audition Information 2014

The department holds auditions for our ensembles at the beginning of Autumn Term; if you're interested in auditioning you can find all the information you need on our Auditions 2014 page.

Undergraduate study

Postgraduate study


Forthcoming events


The YorkConcerts 2014/15 season will be announced shortly.