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Dr Ann Cleare
Ann Cleare to feature at CultureSummit 2017, Abu Dhabi

Posted on Thursday 6 April 2017

The CultureSummit is a high-level international summit that will bring together leaders from the worlds of government, the arts, and the media.


Vox to compete in Voice Festival UK

Posted on Friday 24 March 2017

Vox, a cappella choir, founded by students in the Department of Music in 2012, are to compete in the semi-final of the Voice Festival UK inter-university a cappella choir competition


Young composers' workshop

Posted on Tuesday 14 March 2017

Music student Fizz Margereson recently took part in a young composers' workshop at Maida Vale Studios.


Spring postgraduate forum report

Posted on Monday 13 March 2017

2017's spring postgraduate forum, held on the 2nd March 2017 in the Music Research Centre, explored a wide range of topics and issues and touched upon diverse and fascinating areas of research.


Somewhere a field premiere

Posted on Friday 10 March 2017

[rout], the the new music ensemble with whom Catherine Laws performs keyboards, is giving the first performance of Paul Whitty’s somewhere a field on Thursday 9th March at audiograft, Oxford’s annual festival of experimental music and sound.


Upcoming events

Tue
2
May

Piano class with Mark Hutchinson

Performance class for pianist recitalists with Mark Hutchinson – observers welcome

Tue
2
May

Composition Seminar: Nina Whiteman

Nina Whiteman from the Royal Northern College of Music presents her work

Tue
2
May

Vocal class with Peter Seymour

Performance class for vocal recitalists with Peter Seymour - observers welcome

Tue
9
May

Composition seminar: Nicola LeFanu

Nicola LeFanu speaks about her large scale work for soprano and orchestra, The Crimson Bird, which was premiered by the BBCSO in February.

Tue
9
May

Vocal class with Peter Seymour

Performance class for vocal recitalists with Peter Seymour - observers welcome

Wed
10
May

Pianists with Mark Hutchinson

Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall

Tue
16
May

Composition Seminar: John Tilbury

Legendary pianist John Tilbury is one of the foremost interpreters of Morton Feldman's music. Here he talks about and presents his own version of Samuel Beckett’s short prose text, Worstward Ho

Tue
16
May

Vocal class with Peter Seymour

Performance class for vocal recitalists with Peter Seymour – observers welcome

Thu
18
May
Tue
30
May

Composition Seminar: Grainne Mulvey

Irish composer Grainne Mulvey introduces her work

Tue
6
Jun

Pre-concert seminar: Jin Hyung Lim, John Stringer and Roger Marsh

Jin Hyung Lim, John Stringer and Roger Marsh talk about tonight’s concert of music by Isang Yun, which features new works by John and Roger

Tue
13
Jun

Composition Seminar - Martin Suckling

Martin Suckling presents his recent concerti for piano and flute

Tue
20
Jun

Composition Seminar: Richard Evans and Helen Madden

PhD students Richard Evans and Helen Madden discuss their work

Previous events

Times and Spaces

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Jez Wells discusses ways of interacting with impulse response data

Vocal class with Peter Seymour

Tuesday 25 April 2017

Performance class for vocal recitalists with Peter Seymour - observers welcome

Composition Seminar: Tom Williams and Juliana Yaffe

Tuesday 25 April 2017

Composer Tom Williams and soprano Juliana Yaffe (Coventry University) present Meditations on a Landscape for solo soprano with electronics

Composition seminar

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Reuben Latour – New Zealand Composer, Centre for Advanced Music Studies, Istanbul

Rhythm in the asylum: Priscilla Barclay and the development of Dalcroze Eurhythmics as a form of music therapy’

Wednesday 8 March 2017

For Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865-1950), his method of rhythmic gymnastics (known in Anglophone cultures as Dalcroze Eurhythmics) could be summed up on the five digits of the hand: music, movement, the theatre, arts in education and therapy. Priscilla Barclay (1905-1994) was one of many Dalcroze Eurhythmics practitioners whose work encompassed all of these, but focused on the last.