Posted on Thursday 27 February 2020
For the third time in four years, a new work by Department of Music Senior Lecturer Martin Suckling has been shortlisted for the Scottish Awards for New Music.
Posted on Thursday 20 February 2020
Win a prize of £100 and the opportunity to meet composer, performer, and software entrepreneur Rebekah Wilson
Posted on Tuesday 18 February 2020
The York Music Education Conference 2020 will take place at the Department of Music from 29 -30 May 2020
Posted on Wednesday 29 January 2020
Stef Conner and Patrick Jones saw off nationwide competition to be two of six composers nominated for the scheme.
Posted on Wednesday 15 January 2020
"There’s little doubt that Thomas Simaku is a contemporary master. One hopes that his music will get ever wider exposure—for our sake as well as his."
Posted on Tuesday 14 January 2020
Kristl won the category for her project on decoding music with dyslexic students.
Posted on Monday 23 December 2019
Professor Rachel Cowgill of the University of York's Department of Music featured in the programme on Sunday.
Posted on Thursday 12 December 2019
The former Director of Music at King's College, Cambridge, was awarded an honorary degree by the University of York last year. He sadly lost his battle with cancer in November.
Posted on Tuesday 3 December 2019
Robin Haigh’s composition will be broadcast on Thursday 5 December.
Posted on Tuesday 3 December 2019
Neil Luck has received a coveted Ivors Composer Award nomination for his sound art piece 'Regretfully Yours, Ongoing'.
Posted on Wednesday 27 November 2019
Two new works by Professor of Composition Thomas Simaku received their world premieres at the 40th edition of the Moderne Muziek Nijmegen Festival.
Posted on Tuesday 12 November 2019
The Portuguese National Radio has dedicated an hour programme to the latest CD by Thomas Simaku - Professor of Composition.
Posted on Monday 4 November 2019
Joe Johnson, guitarist and keyboardist of the York-formed Britpop band Shed Seven, visited the Department of Music on Thursday 31 October.
Posted on Wednesday 30 October 2019
Jérôme Comte, a soloist of the Ensemble Intercontemporain in Paris, one of the world’s top ensembles of contemporary music, visited the Department of Music on Tuesday 29 October.
Posted on Tuesday 22 October 2019
Peter Baumann (BA Music, 2016; MA Music Production, 2017) has won the prestigious Berlin International Sound Design Competition for 2019.
Posted on Monday 7 October 2019
Music Department Senior Lecturer, Martin Suckling, has been nominated for the highly prestigious Prince Pierre de Monaco Musical Composition Prize.
Posted on Thursday 3 October 2019
Professor of Composition, Thomas Simaku was awarded a coveted fellowship from The Brown Foundation in Houston, USA, for a residency at the Dora Maar House in France.
Posted on Thursday 26 September 2019
Cambridge University Press has published a comprehensive article on Thomas Simaku’s music, written by Dr Martin Scheuregger in their quarterly review of new music, Tempo.
Posted on Thursday 5 September 2019
The broadcast follows the success at the 2019 International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM)'s World Music Days.
Posted on Wednesday 4 September 2019
Ben Eyes is designing the live sound for a set as the Red Bull Music Festival comes to London for the first time.