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.
10 May 2022
Concert marked the leading role that the University of Birmingham has played in the historic and modern musical life of the city.
A highlight of the academic year for musicians at the university - two weeks of events for students, staff, and members of the wider community.
University Music are delighted to announce a new six-month residency with the jazz-fusion brass band, Young Pilgrims.
06 April 2022
The College of Arts and Law remains amongst the best performing research-intensive universities in the world, according to the 2022 QS World Rankings.
21 March 2022
Premiering at Birmingham Repertory Theatre 28-30 April 2022.
21 February 2022
The Department of Music and the University of Birmingham Music Society is delighted to share news of success for the society Brass Band.
17 February 2022
University Music were delighted to commission the composer and saxophonist, Olivia Murphy.
15 December 2021
Pongtorn Techaboonakho, a recent graduate from the MA Music programme, has been awarded a prestigious prize in the Young Thai Artist Award.
06 December 2021
Elsa Jaeyoung Park, an MA Music alumni,, has won an award from the Coastal Futures Ecoacoustic Music Competition for the piece Encroaching
17 November 2021
Michael Zev Gordon has been nominated for the prestigious Ivors Composer Awards 2021 for his song cycle Baruch - Ten Propositions of Baruch Spinoza for Tenor and Piano.
05 October 2021
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.
01 October 2021
We are genuinely delighted to be able to present live concerts to you all again from 1 October.
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