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.

Top for leading employers

Birmingham has recently been recognised as the top university for graduates by leading employers in 2020-21

World-class facilities

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

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Posted 05 October 2021

Antiarkie - Dr Ryan Latimer's debut album

The album reached #2 in the UK's Official Charts last week and features performances from world-renowned orchestras and ensembles including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and former Birmingham student, Rosie Middleton.

Posted 20 September 2021

AHRC development and engagement fellowship awarded

Dr Maria Witek has been awarded an AHRC development and engagement fellowship for her project entitled 'Embodied timing and disability in DJ practice', running from February 2022 to July 2023.

Posted 30 June 2021

Highlights from our Summer Festival of Music

The annual Summer Festival of Music is a highlight of the academic year for musicians at the University of Birmingham. University Music were pleased to host online and in-person events over two weeks in June.

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