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.
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
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.
24 February 2021
The Department of Music is delighted to share news of recent distinguished student achievement in the conducting field, adding to the illustrious list of graduates from the wider conducting programme at the University.
16 February 2021
University Music at the University of Birmingham have this month launched their virtual offering for all students studying at the University and interested in music.
12 February 2021
A University Music Scholarship is a great opportunity for prospective students who plan to study something other than Music. You will receive music tuition as well as the chance to take part in our performing ensembles.
10 February 2021
Diana Syrse, a composer and PhD student in the Department of Music, has premiered her new work Géante Rouge (Red Giant) on Radio France.
05 February 2021
Conducting students on the renowned Birmingham MA course in Choral Conducting will this semester participate in a series of online masterclasses with leading choral musicians and teachers from across the world.
21 January 2021
Postgraduate conductors and composers at the University of Birmingham this month received guest talks from leading international choral composers.
18 January 2021
Music scholar Owen Putter (MSci Mathematics) wins prestigious Gregynog Young Musician Competition award.
15 January 2021
To celebrate 75 years, Barber Concerts is presenting a selection of memories, archival material, photographs and virtual performances for audiences to enjoy.
12 November 2020
AHRC-funded studentships are now available for 2021 entry through the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership
10 November 2020
The Department is delighted to share news of student success stories for the academic year 2020-21 thus far, adding to the illustrious graduate list of the distinguished conducting provision offered by the University.
How we are exploring issues of climate through the arts, humanities and law.
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