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.
Birmingham has recently been recognised as the top university for graduates by leading employers in 2020-21
Our £16 million Bramall Music Building offers students a first-rate learning environment
Posted 30 June 2021
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.
Posted 07 June 2021
Undergraduate and postgraduate music students took part in a series of workshops with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (BCMG)
Posted 02 June 2021
University Music is delighted to announce a two-week period of events at the end of the semester for students, staff, and members of the wider community.
Posted 28 April 2021
Our Peyton and Barber Professor of Music is part of a team recreating the sounds of an Easter concert performed for James IV in a Scottish chapel, featured in the Guardian. The CD reached no. 2 in the classical charts.