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.
13 December 2022
Pianist and university academic Dr Ceri Owen has taken a prominent role in events marking 150 years since the birth of Vaughan Williams.
29 November 2022
We spoke to renowned violinist Jennifer Pike about a special concert combining Indian and Western classical music traditions
21 November 2022
We spoke with Ray Prince, founder of Gospel Revisited Project, about his upcoming concert with our Symphony Orchestra at Birmingham’s Town Hall next month.
04 November 2022
University Music are delighted to report the continued success of music-making on campus as students look forward to concerts this Autumn.
28 October 2022
University Music are delighted to announce a special event which will mark the 10 year anniversary of the MA Music: Choral Conducting programme.
24 October 2022
We talk to innovative classical and electric guitarist Sean Shibe ahead of his evening Barber Concert on 26 October.
03 October 2022
On 5 October we welcome award-winning pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason for a recital featuring the long-lost ‘Easter Sonata’ of composer Fanny Mendelssohn.
14 July 2022
University Music were delighted to return to regular music-making this year following an unprecedented two years of musical absence during the pandemic.
04 July 2022
University of Birmingham Voices performed and recorded this month with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and conductor, Martyn Brabbins at Symphony Hall
20 June 2022
Jazz Orchestra were pleased to perform new arrangements of music by Tom Ford this month as part of the Summer Festival of Music.
08 June 2022
‘The Black Peril’ concert takes place on Saturday, 11 June, in the Elgar Concert Hall at the University of Birmingham.
13 May 2022
Birmingham University Singers were pleased to perform The Pear Tree Carol as part of their Autumn programme this academic year.
The College of Arts and Law is placed 67th in the Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, making it one of the best places for study and research in this field globally.
Our £16 million Bramall Music Building offers students a first-rate learning environment