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Thomas Simaku receives PRS Foundation Award

Posted on Monday 10 September 2018

York composer receives grant for a new CD with the department's Artist-in-Association and York alumnus, to be released by the Swedish label BIS Records.

Thomas Simaku featured in Debussy centenary celebrations

Posted on Tuesday 28 August 2018

Thomas Simaku celebrates Debussy with his new piece, written to mark the centenary of the composer's death.

Third-year PhD music student wins TaPRA Essay Prize

Posted on Monday 16 July 2018

York PhD music student has won a prize for her essay about a Franz Schreker opera.

Mercury nominees Roller Trio release new music

Posted on Monday 2 July 2018

PhD composition students James Mainwaring and Ben Eyes have collaborated on the band’s third studio album 'New Devices', released on Edition Records on 22 June 2018.

Neil Sorrell’s setting of the Gayatri Mantra

Posted on Wednesday 27 June 2018

Music Honorary Fellow at York has composed a piece of music for concert in London.

Upcoming events

Previous events

Research seminar: Dr Holly Rogers 'Holes in the Cinematic Fabric: Listening to Audiovisual Dissonance'

Wednesday 30 May 2018

Dr Holly Rogers (Goldsmiths, University of London)

Recital classes: Vocal led by Robert Hollingworth

Tuesday 15 May 2018

The performance classes during the first half of term are for third-year undergraduate recitalists, but all students are encouraged to observe.

Recital classes: Vocal led by Peter Seymour

Thursday 10 May 2018

The performance classes during the first half of term are for third-year undergraduate recitalists, but all students are encouraged to observe.