Department of Music

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.

World-class facilities

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


Posted 25 April 2018

SOUNDwalker: exercise your ears

Download the new SOUNDwalker app from the App store or Google Play and experience SOUNDkitchen's GPS-triggered SOUNDwalks.

Posted 23 April 2018

UoB Voices accept invitation to return to the BBC Proms 2018

As part of the national massed youth chorus – BBC Proms Youth Choir – singers from the university will return to the BBC Proms this summer to perform in the world's largest music festival at the Royal Albert Hall.

Posted 05 April 2018

BBC Radio 3 to broadcast work by University of Birmingham composers

Concerts from this year's CrossCurrents festival including work from University of Birmingham composers, Michael Zev Gordon and Ryan Latimer, and the launch of LOKI ensemble, conducted by University of Birmingham conductor, Daniele Rosina, will be broadcast on Saturday 7 April and available on iplayer after that

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