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York Music Psychology Group conduct music and emotion research for Bang and Olufsen

Posted on Monday 11 December 2017

Dr. Hauke Egermann and members of the YMPG ran two sessions in which participants’ responses to four musical excerpts were measured using the Music Department’s audience response system.

York students collaborate on Bollywood Jazz Project

Posted on Tuesday 28 November 2017

PhD students Beau Stocker, James Cave, Ben Eyes collaborate with professional singer Supriya Nagarajan and musician Matt Redman

Ann Cleare's new work receives UK premiere

Posted on Tuesday 21 November 2017

the square of yellow light that is your window will receive its UK premiere at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Department of Music welcomes Indonesian Ambassador

Posted on Monday 20 November 2017

Dr Rizal Sukma enjoys performance from the Gamelan Sekar Petak, led by Dr Neil Sorrell.

Thomas Simaku on BBC Radio 3

Posted on Monday 20 November 2017

Thomas Simaku’s new work, ‘The Scream’ for 34 solo strings, received its world premiere in King’s Chapel, Cambridge on 17 November 2017

Upcoming events

Previous events

Autumn Week 10: TBC

Tuesday 28 November 2017


Fretwork: performance workshop

Thursday 23 November 2017


Research seminar: Professor Atau Tanaka ‘The Body as Musical Instrument’

Wednesday 22 November 2017

Professor Atau Tanaka conducts research in embodied musical interaction. This work takes place at the intersection of human computer interaction and gestural computer music performance. This talk considers the human body as musical instrument.

The body in performance

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Sinéad O’Neill

Autumn Week 9: TBC

Tuesday 21 November 2017