Monday 23 December 2019
Professor Rachel Cowgill of the University of York's Department of Music featured in the programme on Sunday.
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.
Tuesday 3 December 2019
Robin Haigh’s composition will be broadcast on Thursday 5 December.
Tuesday 3 December 2019
Neil Luck has received a coveted Ivors Composer Award nomination for his sound art piece 'Regretfully Yours, Ongoing'.
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.
Tuesday 12 November 2019
The Portuguese National Radio has dedicated an hour programme to the latest CD by Thomas Simaku - Professor of Composition.
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.
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.
Tuesday 22 October 2019
Peter Baumann (BA Music, 2016; MA Music Production, 2017) has won the prestigious Berlin International Sound Design Competition for 2019.
Monday 7 October 2019
Music Department Senior Lecturer, Martin Suckling, has been nominated for the highly prestigious Prince Pierre de Monaco Musical Composition Prize.
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.
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.
Thursday 5 September 2019
The broadcast follows the success at the 2019 International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM)'s World Music Days.
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.
Monday 19 August 2019
Simaku's new CD has been released worldwide on Naxos 21st Century Classics Series.
Tuesday 13 August 2019
The Royal Philharmonic Society have announced the latest members of their prestigious Emerging Composers scheme.
Tuesday 30 July 2019
The London and York productions gained many positive reviews
Monday 29 July 2019
Students from the department have been praised for their contributions to a live set during the first 'Proms at...' event of 2019.
Wednesday 19 June 2019
Composer Anna Meredith has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Friday 24 May 2019
The Harmony Chorus will perform Bollywood and Indian folk tunes in the Jack Lyons Concert Hall on Tuesday 28 May
Tuesday 14 May 2019
His new work will be performed by four different ensembles in four European cities and released on CD in 2020
Wednesday 8 May 2019
Performed by a Grammy Award-winning ensemble and broadcast live, the programme was transferred across Europe through European Broadcasting Union
Wednesday 10 April 2019
Thomas Simaku presented his music at the ‘Alessandro Scarlatti’ Conservatoire in Palermo on 3rd April 2019, which was attended by the composition students and members of staff, including Professor Daniele Ficola and the Chair of Composition Department Maestro Marco Betta.
Monday 4 March 2019
Andreas Tsiartas, a PhD student in his 2nd year, is a finalist of DYCE competition (Discovering Young Composers of Europe).
Thursday 17 January 2019
Thomas Simaku's work will be performed by a Grammy Award-winning ensemble, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir.