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iKhambi album nominated for two SAMA awards

Posted on Tuesday 24 April 2018

Nduduzo Makhathini’s successful album was partly recorded in York.


Viol Consort open exhibition at Fairfax House

Posted on Thursday 19 April 2018

On 14 April, the Viol Consort played at the opening of the exhibition, The Genius of Grinding Gibbons.


Alumni wins Wolf Durmashkin Composition Award 2018

Posted on Wednesday 11 April 2018

York Music Alumni is awarded second place in the Wolf Durmashkin Composition Award 2018


Radio 3 in Concert features Martin Suckling's Candlebird

Posted on Tuesday 10 April 2018

Suckling performed alongside Mozart and Beethoven


Department of Music to host Music Education Conference in June

Posted on Thursday 29 March 2018

The University of York's Music Department will host their second Music Education Conference and submissions are now open.


Spring Postgraduate Forum Report

Posted on Tuesday 20 March 2018

2018’s Spring forum was held on 14th March in the “Treehouse”, Humanities Research Centre. The range of topics demonstrated the impact and significance of music beyond the department walls.


York music alumni direct portrait concert for Nicola LeFanu

Posted on Monday 19 March 2018

Nicola's music was performed as part of Octandre's 'Way Out East' series


Portrait Concert of Ann Cleare's Music at Miller Theatre, New York

Posted on Friday 2 March 2018

Associate Lecturer making noise across the pond


A week of success for James Cave

Posted on Thursday 8 February 2018

PhD student James Cave enjoys multiple successes with his compositions


Martin Suckling shortlisted in Scottish Awards for New Music 2018

Posted on Tuesday 23 January 2018

Senior lecturer Martin Suckling appears on the shortlist for the Scottish Awards for New Music for the second time. .


Patrick John Jones chosen for new PRS Accelerate scheme

Posted on Tuesday 23 January 2018

The PhD student is among eight composers selected for the new scheme.


Alfred Brendel awarded Honorary Degree

Posted on Thursday 18 January 2018

Pianist, poet and author Alfred Brendel is among eight leading figures from the world of performing arts, politics, business and journalism to receive honorary degrees from the University of York this weekend (19 and 20 January 2018).


University to award Vasily Petrenko Honorary Degree

Posted on Thursday 18 January 2018

World-class conductor Vasily Petrenko is among eight leading figures from the world of performing arts, politics, business and journalism to receive honorary degrees from the University of York this weekend (19 and 20 January 2018).


Performances across continents for Martin Suckling

Posted on Thursday 11 January 2018

Senior Lecturer Martin Suckling’s new string quintet receives its premiere in London, followed by the second US performance of his Clarinet trio Visiones (after Goya) in New York City.


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


Quatour Diotima in residence in the Department

Posted on Tuesday 14 November 2017

French musicians bring their professional experience to the Music Department


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