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Upcoming events

Tue
17
May

Liz Haddon and Martin Suckling: Òran Fìdhle / Violin Song

Join us to find out more about an exciting new duet composition and pedagogy project: Òran Fìdhle / Violin Song

Thu
19
May

Forbidden Planet

The only non-documentary film this year: In this sci-fi classic, a spacecraft travels to the distant planet Altair IV to discover the fate of a group of scientists sent there decades earlier.

Wed
25
May

University of York Sound and Technology Network event

Part of our weekly Music Research Seminar series

Tue
31
May

Alex Paxton: Happybig gay Cartoon-Machine Music for Bosch People, orchestras and Lollipops

The composer and improvising-trombonist joins us to discuss his recent work.

Wed
1
Jun

PGR Session

Part of our weekly Music Research Seminar series

Tue
7
Jun

Ben Gaunt: Embracing Idiosyncrasies

The Yorkshire-based composer, performer, and educator joins us to discuss his work, including the recent Nothing Else Exists for solo violin.

Tue
14
Jun

Clara Iannotta: What do you hear? Building sounds beyond instruments

The Berlin-based Italian composer joins us online to discuss her recent work.

Sun
19
Jun

‘Cosmic Harmonies’: A Symposium Celebrating the Life, Science, Music, and Legacy of William Herschel (1738–1822)

Join us in this bicentennial year of Herschel's death to explore and celebrate his work.

Previous events

Kate Ledger/Monica Pearce: Performer/composer perspectives on exploring the physical limitations of piano and toy piano performance

Tuesday 10 May 2022

Discussion and workshop of a new collaborative work exploring ideas of restraint, physicality and technique around piano and toy piano performance.

The Making of an Immersical®

Friday 6 May 2022

Live musical theatre performance in Web-based VR is a rapidly growing field of digitally produced entertainment that sits at the convergence of immersive theatre, interactive film, narrative games design and virtual production, using games engine technology.

Megan Steinberg: On Composition & Disability

Tuesday 3 May 2022

A session exploring roles of composition, collaboration, AI and experimental aesthetics with musicians who identify as disabled, Deaf and/or neurodivergent.