News and events

Latest news

Alumna awarded an MBE as part of the Queens's Birthday Honours

Posted on Wednesday 19 June 2019

Composer Anna Meredith has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

The Harmony Chorus performance

Posted on Friday 24 May 2019

The Harmony Chorus will perform Bollywood and Indian folk tunes in the Jack Lyons Concert Hall on Tuesday 28 May

York PhD student is a winner of Discovering Young Composers of Europe

Posted on Tuesday 14 May 2019

His new work will be performed by four different ensembles in four European cities and released on CD in 2020

Thomas Simaku at the 2019 World Music Days

Posted on Wednesday 8 May 2019

Performed by a Grammy Award-winning ensemble and broadcast live, the programme was transferred across Europe through European Broadcasting Union

Thomas Simaku – lectures in Palermo, York and London

Posted on Wednesday 10 April 2019

Thomas Simaku presented his music at the ‘Alessandro Scarlatti’ Conservatoire in Palermo on 3rd April 2019, which was attended by the composition students and members of staff, including Professor Daniele Ficola and the Chair of Composition Department Maestro Marco Betta.

Upcoming events

Previous events

Piano masterclass

Tuesday 18 June 2019

A piano masterclass led by James Willshire. Observers welcome.

Loving and Thinking about Music, Mathematics, and Robert Schumann

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Tom McLeish discusses the recent project on creativity in science and its comparison to the creative process within arts, for the book The Poetry and Music of Science (OUP 2019).

From Concept to Reality

Tuesday 11 June 2019

A class with Emily Crossland

Music to your ears

Tuesday 4 June 2019

A hearing health workshop led by Finola Ryan

Mastering Masterclass

Tuesday 4 June 2019

Donal Whelan from Haford Mastering will be sharing his expertise on mastering.