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Department of Music

Studying Music at university gives you the opportunity to deepen your understanding of musical experiences, and to look at how music has shaped the world and responded to outside influences. We are internationally recognised for creative, practical and scholarly approaches to music and our graduates are critical, independent thinkers.

Undergraduate study

News

Announcing the Rebekah Wilson Prize for Interactive Music

Thursday 20 February 2020

Win a prize of £100 and the opportunity to meet composer, performer, and software entrepreneur Rebekah Wilson


Call for submissions - York Music Education Conference 2020: Learner Voice

Tuesday 18 February 2020

The York Music Education Conference 2020 will take place at the Department of Music from 29 -30 May 2020


York composers selected for LSO Panufnik Composers scheme

Wednesday 29 January 2020

Stef Conner and Patrick Jones saw off nationwide competition to be two of six composers nominated for the scheme.


Postgraduate study

Events

Tue
25
Feb

Martin Suckling - string class

Martin will coach three players and their accompanists in this session.

Wed
26
Feb

Relaxed Performance Workshop led by Laurence Perkins

This session builds on the session led by Laurence earlier this term, and helps students to feel more confident in performance.

York Concerts

Our concert series brings together a dynamic mix of performances, from professional visiting soloists to our accomplished departmental ensembles.

Upcoming concerts

21 February 2020
26 February 2020
28 February 2020
29 February 2020

Research

Auditions

Find out more about joining our ensembles and those that audition for membership the beginning of Autumn Term.

Rankings and awards

The University of York is a TEF gold institution.

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