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Report: Autumn postgraduate forum

Posted on Tuesday 17 October 2017

Music Research Centre, 27 September


BBC Radio 3 / Wellcome Collection festival features Martin Suckling premiere

Posted on Thursday 12 October 2017

The world premiere of Martin Suckling’s String Quintet at 1pm on Sunday, 15 October at the Wellcome Collection will be broadcast live on Radio 3 as part of Why Music? The Key to Memory.


‘The Scream’ for String Orchestra World Premiere

Posted on Tuesday 10 October 2017

Thomas Simaku’s new work will receive its world premiere in Cambridge on 17 November 2017 as part of the Concerts at King’s series


Dr Tim Wright Joins the Department of Music

Posted on Friday 29 September 2017

The Department is pleased to welcome Tim Wright who will contribute to teaching on the MA Music Production and BA Music and Sound Recording programmes.


Music lecturer awarded during 2017 International Gamelan Festival

Posted on Monday 18 September 2017

Dr Neil Sorrell has received an award from the Indonesian government in recognition of his work promoting gamelan in the UK.


Upcoming events

Tue
24
Oct
Wed
25
Oct
Wed
1
Nov
Wed
1
Nov

Research seminar: William Lyons ‘Music for the London stage 1560-1640’

William Lyons specialises in the performance and research of medieval and renaissance music.

Tue
7
Nov

Improvisation

Federico Reuben

Tue
7
Nov

Repertoire masterclass

Rachel Nicholls

Wed
8
Nov

Research Seminar: David Beer ‘Social Music: Getting reacquainted with Jarvis Cocker’

David Beer is a Reader in Sociology at the University of York.

Tue
14
Nov
Wed
15
Nov

Research Seminar: Professor Stephen Clift

Stephen Clift is Professor of Health Education in the Faculty of Health and Social Care, Canterbury Christ Church University, and Research Director of the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health.

Tue
21
Nov

Violin masterclass

Sebastian Mueller

Tue
21
Nov
Tue
21
Nov

The body in performance

Sinéad O’Neill

Wed
22
Nov

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

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.

Tue
28
Nov

Previous events

Research Seminar: Dr Ann Warde ‘On Growth and Form in Experimental Music Composition and Analysis’

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Straightforward explications of the influence of Thompson’s conceptualizations as far-reaching contributors to a theory of music, and its realization in multiple compositions.

Research seminar: Dr Alinka Greasley

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Alinka Greasley studied as an undergraduate at Aston University and completed a PhD in Psychology of Music at Keele University.

Maintaining a Healthy Voice

Tuesday 10 October 2017

Susan Young