Music events

Listed below are all forthcoming music seminars and workshops. Alternatively you can view just:

For a list of forthcoming concerts, please see York Concerts.

Mon
27
Jan

‘Overcoming Anxiety’ led by Laurence Perkins

An introduction to a number of fundamental concepts to help you deal with anxiety, suitable for any singer or instrumentalist.

Wed
5
Feb

Mixing live sound: Art or science?

Annie Jamieson will present a talk on the perception of sound engineering in a live environment.

Thu
6
Feb

Bill Brooks - musical theatre/art song

Exploiting the possibilities of vocal coaching focusing on the dramatic potential of a song to enhance the performer's understanding and communication of the musical material, and the audience's reception of the performance.

Tue
18
Feb

Alex Ashworth - vocal class: practice

Exploring the topic of practice.

Tue
25
Feb

Martin Suckling - string class

Martin will coach three players and their accompanists in this session.

Wed
26
Feb

Internationalism vs Britishness in Music and Dancing at The Cave of the Golden Calf (London, 1912-14)

Rachel Cowgill presents her research on the history of London’s ‘first nightclub’: The Cave of the Golden Calf.

Thu
27
Feb

Leon McCawley - piano masterclass

Leon will work with four music students in this session.

Tue
3
Mar

Robert Hollingworth - choral conducting

More information will be available in due course

Wed
4
Mar

Compromised Solidarity: Joy Simpson Breaks the Cultural Boycott of Apartheid South Africa

Juliana Pistorius will present a critical account of the gendered discourses of transgression, collusion, and demise inscribed into the relationship between Western art music and political protest.

Recent events

'Performing with Greater Ease - in Music, Work and Life' - with Julie Parker

Thursday 23 January 2020

Musicians take great care of their instruments, but not always the same care of themselves.

In praise of God or Plutus? A re-examination of the motivations behind the seventeenth-century Laudians' musical practices in the English Chapel Royal

Wednesday 22 January 2020

A re-examination of the Laudians' musical practices and re-evaluation of their motivations.

Hilary Suckling - duo performance

Tuesday 21 January 2020

Hilary will coach three or four duos (instrumentalist and pianist or singer and pianist collaborators).

Vanburgh Music informal session

Thursday 16 January 2020

Did you know that there are lots of musicians at the university who you could collaborate with who are not studying music?

The queerness (or not) of vocal high notes

Wednesday 15 January 2020

This paper takes a journey through various genres of western music exploring the gendered valencies of high notes.