School of Arts and Creative Technologies
New album from Professor Thomas Simaku, with soloists of Ensemble Intercontemporain.
Posted on 17 October 2023
School of Arts and Creative Technologies Professor wins award at the Scottish Awards for New Music.
Posted on 5 September 2023
The results of a nationwide survey have revealed that the School of Arts and Creative Technologies is home to some of the happiest music students in the UK.
Posted on 22 August 2023
A team from the School of Arts and Creative Technologies (ACT) has won a Cultural Wellbeing grant to support a community initiative in York.
Posted on 3 July 2023
Researchers at the University of York have found that current AI-generated music is inferior to human-composed music.
Posted on 6 April 2023
The Aurora Orchestra conducted by Geoffrey Patterson premiere Martin Suckling's The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse at London's Royal Festival Hall.
Posted on 3 March 2023
Dr Matthew Williams (Lecturer in Music, School of Arts and Creative Technologies) will be presenting during an event at Bristol University in March 2023.
Posted on 4 January 2023
Music PhD students Xinpei Zheng and Mengyao Zhao will be presenting their research at the International Conference on Music Education Technology.
We were delighted to welcome members of the Ensemble Intercontemporain for a three day residency at York. The ensemble are referred to as the world's flagship of contemporary music.
Posted on 25 November 2022
Auditions for our music ensembles start from 28 September.
Posted on 15 September 2022
Professor Martin Suckling's highly acclaimed disc, 'The Tuning', has been shortlisted for a prestigious Gramophone Classical Music Award.
Posted on 2 September 2022
Dr Liz Haddon, Dr Mark Hutchinson and Dr Caroline Waddington-Jones have all been published in this open access book.
Posted on 8 July 2022
We’re delighted to have some of the happiest music students in the Russell Group.
Dr Pete Dale is the Principal Investigator at the CUMIN research network
Posted on 20 June 2022
Hang Li, Xin Liu, Mengyao Zhao and Xinpei Zheng will be presenting their research at the conference at the University of Sheffield on 21 June 2022.
Posted on 10 June 2022
Thomas Simaku has been awarded the 2022-23 Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition at the Ithaca College in New York
2022 sees the two-hundredth anniversary of William Herschel, a profoundly significant figure in the field of astronomy, but one who made his early living as a musician - as an oboist, violinist, harpsichordist, organist, composer and impresario.
Posted on 31 May 2022
Applications are now open for Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) positions within the Music Department for the 2022/23 academic year.
Posted on 3 May 2022
Performed by internationally renowned musicians, Thomas Simaku’s music is featured in the Moderne Muziek Nijmegen Festival in Holland on 20th March 2022.
Posted on 7 March 2022
Internationally renowned Swedish saxophonist Anders Paulsson has made a video recording in Sweden of Thomas Simaku’s Soliloquy VI for Soprano Saxophone.
Posted on 1 February 2022
The project aims to reveal the hidden acoustics of historic locations around the globe.
Posted on 28 January 2022
The School of Arts and Creative Technologies is delighted to announce the installation of a new state-of-the-art Audient ASP4816 into the recently refurbished Richard Orton studio.
Posted on 18 January 2022
Articles by a recent MA in Music Education student and a current PhD candidate have recently been published.
Posted on 4 January 2022