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Measuring the concert experience

Posted on Thursday 21 June 2018

Dr Hauke Egermann secures 1,300,000 EUR grant as part of a collaborative international research project "Experimental Concert Research" examining what constitutes a classical concert.


Ann Cleare premieres on magnetic fields

Posted on Thursday 14 June 2018

New version of York academic’s work will receive a world premiere in London on Thursday 14 June at Goldsmith University’s Great Hall.


Tim Wright joins forces with Can frontman

Posted on Friday 11 May 2018

Associate lecturer will join 1970s krautrock legend on stage.


Thomas Simaku lectures across Europe

Posted on Wednesday 9 May 2018

Department Reader gives lectures and masterclasses in Vienna and Prague.


Ann Cleare's Israeli premiere

Posted on Tuesday 8 May 2018

Associate Lecturer's music performed in Tel Aviv.


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.


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