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 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.
Posted 01 April 2021
Emma Smellie is an undergraduate BMus Music student. Here she tells us her five favourite things about studying Music at the University of Birmingham.
Posted 24 March 2021
Seren Thomas is a BMus Music graduate from the University of Birmingham. Here she talks about her experience of taking part in The Guild's drama societies
Posted 23 March 2021
A system that will enable musicians to play alone, but as if part of a live ensemble, is being developed at the University of Birmingham.