Department of Music

The Department of Music is one of the most distinguished in the UK, with world-class research, teaching, and facilities. It is at the forefront of developments in the practice and study of music, and has an illustrious history stretching back to 1905 when Edward Elgar was appointed the University's first Professor of Music.

Sounding Change

Sounding Change is a new Artist Residency programme hosted by the Department of Music at the University of Birmingham. It will support musicians, composers and artists at pivotal stages of their careers to explore new ideas, and develop their practice in our research environment.  


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World-class facilities

Our £16 million Bramall Music Building offers students a first-rate learning environment