Events and concerts

The Music Department organises a number of concerts, conferences, and other events annually.

Notable events include:

Events

Summer Festival of Music

Summer Festival of Music

Date
06 - 17/06/2016
Description
This year the Summer Festival includes three performances of Britten's The Beggar's Opera, plus a variety of vocal, jazz and chamber music concerts in The Bramall, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts and venues across the city.
Jazz Collective

Jazz Collective

Date
07/06/2016
Description
An eclectic mix of student jazz groups take over Selly Oak's student hotspot, The Lounge, for an evening of Trad, Cool, Swing and American Songbook classics.
Brass Band and Saxophone Ensembles

Brass Band and Saxophone Ensembles

Date
08/06/2016
Description
Students from across the University shake off all memories of the exam period with an evening of popular works and arrangements for brass band and for saxophone choir.
miniBEAST

miniBEAST

Date
10/06/2016
Description
Student composers present their most recent works for the BEASTdome sound system in this informal lunchtime concert.
Birmingham Proms in Chancellor's Court

Birmingham Proms in Chancellor's Court

Date
11/06/2016
Description
The University of Birmingham hosts the first Birmingham Proms - a free outdoor evening concert for the whole community which will culminate in a spectacular firework display.
The Beggar's Opera

The Beggar's Opera

Date
12 - 15/06/2016
Description
A talented student cast from the University of Birmingham present an innovative original interpretation of Britten's work, combining opera, musical theatre and cabaret.
UoB Music Society Wind Band and Nottingham University Wind Orchestra

UoB Music Society Wind Band and Nottingham University Wind Orchestra

Date
12/06/2016
Description
The Music Society Wind Band and the Nottingham University Wind Orchestra present an evening of original works and popular arrangements in the Nottingham University Great Hall.
Big Band

Big Band

Date
16/06/2016
Description
Join the Summer Festival Big Band and their conductor, Jonathan Silk, at the Bristol Pear for an evening of classic big band music with a variety of other jazz styles.
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