News and events

Latest news

Discovering Young Composers of Europe: York Postgraduate Composer a finalist

Posted on Monday 4 March 2019

Andreas Tsiartas, a PhD student in his 2nd year, is a finalist of DYCE competition (Discovering Young Composers of Europe).

Thomas Simaku selected for the ISCM World Music Days 2019

Posted on Thursday 17 January 2019

Thomas Simaku's work will be performed by a Grammy Award-winning ensemble, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir.

PhD Composition student creates sound design for headlining band

Posted on Friday 14 December 2018

A York PhD student has created sound design and live sound production for headliner band Nihiloxica, at Trans Musicales festival.

York composition students work with internationally acclaimed musicians

Posted on Thursday 22 November 2018

Eight new pieces by Music students have been performed by Quatuor Diotima

'Armistice Bells' project featured in national and local media

Posted on Monday 12 November 2018

A York music lecturer has been recognised across media platforms for his "thoroughly captivating" project which commemorated Armistice Day.

Upcoming events

Previous events

Research Seminar. Thor Magnusson: Sonic Writing: Technologies of Material, Symbolic and Signal Inscriptions

Wednesday 13 March 2019

In this lecture Thor will present recent research which explores how contemporary music technologies trace their ancestry to previous forms of instruments and media.

Naomi Norton: The Health and Wellness of Educators

Wednesday 6 March 2019

Dr Naomi Norton discusses the health and wellness of educators.

Exploring Contemporary Vocal Music

Tuesday 5 March 2019

This workshop will help you to explore how to learn and practise contemporary vocal music with some practical application using musical excerpts contributed by workshop participants.

Singing Workshop

Thursday 28 February 2019

Northern Harmony are offering an exciting chance to work with their singers and to experience learning some of their music in this workshop.

Research Seminar. Vicky Armstrong: When ‘Good’ Work Turns ‘Bad’: Creative Labour and the Working Lives of Female Classical Musicians

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Dr Victoria Armstrong offers a critical analysis of the working lives of female UK-based classical musicians, ranging in age from mid-twenties to mid-60s, and working as composers, conductors and performers.