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 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.
Posted 20 June 2020
"Sing Around The gloBe" brought together over 20 choirs from across the world to celebrate friendship and singing together in time of crisis.
Posted 19 June 2020
Within the College of Arts and Law, staff and students have adapted to a new way of working, with teaching and studying taking place at home through a variety of virtual platforms.
Jez Collins (Birmingham Music Archive) and Professor Andrew Kirkman write about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the performing arts for World Music Day