Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – Department of Music
The Department expects to be operating a full teaching schedule in 2020-21, whether on campus or online or a mix of the two, with flexible teaching to accommodate all students' circumstances, even if these change through the academic year. On all programmes, for new students and for those returning to York, we aim to retain our safe and friendly atmosphere, personal contact and small-group teaching, whether or not you are here in person.
Dr Áine Sheil, Head of Department, 4 August 2020
If you have an urgent query please make contact with one of the following teams:
- firstname.lastname@example.org for Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
- email@example.com for Undergraduate Admissions Enquiries
- firstname.lastname@example.org for Assessments, Exams and Exceptional Circumstances
- email@example.com for any other student related enquiries
- You can also contact our academic staff via email
Find out about the COVID-secure measures the Department has introduced to enable us to use our facilities safely and securely.
Read about proposed courses changes for new students.
Read our teaching and learning planning updates for current students.For information on how the University is dealing with COVID-19, please check the University's Coronavirus webpages.
Studying Music at the University of York gives you a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of musical experiences and to look at how music is shaping and responding to the world.
We are internationally recognised for integrated creative, practical and scholarly approaches to music and our graduates are critical, independent thinkers.
We support a wide range of research and offer many opportunities for doctoral and postdoctoral study across the discipline.
In response to Government advice and in line with University guidance, all concerts in April, May and June have been cancelled. A refund will be offered on all tickets bought for upcoming concerts; ticket holders will be contacted individually.
Monday 3 August 2020
Following the reopening of the Department last week to postgraduate performers, this week it was the turn of MA Music Production to begin using the Department's recording studios for the first time since March.
Monday 3 August 2020
The 150th Touch Radio podcast is devoted to a binaural capture of Jez Wells' installation for the National Centre for Early Music created in collaboration with the visual artist Annabeth Robinson.
Friday 17 July 2020
This week the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Charlie Jeffery, came to visit us as we welcomed some of our postgraduate students into the Department for the first time since March.
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