The Department of Music is one of the most distinguished in the UK, with a history stretching back to 1905 when Edward Elgar was appointed the University's first Professor of Music, and looking forward to the latest cutting-edge developments in the practice and study of music.
Our £16 million Bramall Music Building offers students a first-rate learning environment
Posted 16 October 2020
This month we returned to in-person music-making for the first time since the lockdown in March, a month which saw the cancellation of concerts for professional and amateur musicians across the country.
Posted 17 August 2020
The Department of Music were, this month, delighted to host a virtual celebration for graduating BMus and Joint Honours students.
Posted 15 August 2020
Pianist Ceri Owen, the Department of Music's new Director of Performance, gave a debut recital at London's Wigmore Hall on 15 July 2019.
Posted 22 June 2020
The annual University Music 'Summer Festival of Music' - the highlight of the summer for musicians at the University of Birmingham – was held 12-19 June. Videos of the performances are now available online.