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Upcoming events

Thu
27
Feb

Leon McCawley - piano masterclass

Leon will work with four music students in this session.

Mon
2
Mar

Generating music in the raw audio domain

Dr Sander Dieleman presents his research on the nature of realism in music generation.

Tue
3
Mar

Robert Hollingworth - choral conducting

More information will be available in due course

Wed
4
Mar

Compromised Solidarity: Joy Simpson Breaks the Cultural Boycott of Apartheid South Africa

Juliana Pistorius will present a critical account of the gendered discourses of transgression, collusion, and demise inscribed into the relationship between Western art music and political protest.

Fri
3
Apr

1st Queer Forum of the LGBTQ+ Music Study Group

The LGBTQ+ Music Study Group hereby launches a new biennial initiative: “Queer Forum”. This day-long event aims to catalyse new ways of thinking, being and doing music scholarship in and beyond the academy.

Fri
29
May

York Music Education Conference 2020: Learner Voice

This conference will bring together researchers, teachers, practitioners, and students to stimulate critical discussion and sharing of learner voice approaches in a wide range of music education contexts and to facilitate reflection on effective practice.

Fri
12
Jun

Opera and/as Activism (and call for proposals)

The Department of Music invites papers, position papers, and provocations on the topic of opera and/as activism understood broadly.

Previous events

Relaxed Performance Workshop led by Laurence Perkins

Wednesday 26 February 2020

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

Martin Suckling - string class

Tuesday 25 February 2020

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

Collaborative composition and wellbeing

Wednesday 19 February 2020

Caroline Waddington-Jones speaks on the positive wellbeing effect group music-making can have

Alex Ashworth - vocal class: practice

Tuesday 18 February 2020

Exploring the topic of practice.