Events and concerts

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

Notable past and ongoing events include:

Events

Music in the making

Music in the making

Date
28/09/2014
Description
Come along for a day of music-making in the Elgar Concert Hall and find out about the many University ensembles and choirs that you can join.
Thomas Trotter with Birmingham University Singers

Thomas Trotter with Birmingham University Singers

Date
14/11/2014
Description
Birmingham City Organist, Thomas Trotter, gives the inaugural concert on the newly commission Garnier pipe organ installed in the Elgar Concert Hall.
Henry Fairs

Henry Fairs

Date
15/11/2014
Description
Hereford-born organist Henry Fairs is a leading light amongst a new generation of artists shaping the future of the organ as a solo/recital instrument, as demonstrated in this eclectic programme.
University organ festival finale

University organ festival finale

Date
21/11/2014
Description
We conclude a week of concerts and talks for the University organ festival with two world premieres and a rousing performance of Saint-Saëns evocative 'Organ Symphony'.
University Big Band

University Big Band

Date
28/11/2014
Description
The UoB Music Society Big Band return for the new academic year with Birmingham Conservatoire Jazz course graduate Lluis Mather continuing as director in what's sure to be another sparkling concert of swinging tunes.
Eternal Light: Symphony Orchestra and University Chorus

Eternal Light: Symphony Orchestra and University Chorus

Date
30/11/2014
Description
The University of Birmingham Music Society give their annual concert in Town Hall Birmingham with a programme that reflects on the Great War.
Wind Band and Saxophone Ensemble

Wind Band and Saxophone Ensemble

Date
06/12/2014
Description
One of the largest ensembles in UMS history, the Wind Band, with its 100-plus members, is joined by the ever-growing Saxophone Ensemble for this performance.
Best of British: University Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

Best of British: University Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

Date
07/12/2014
Description
The University Chamber Choirs join the Brass Band in a concert celebrating the best of British composers.
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