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.
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.
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.
19 June 2020
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
17 June 2020
Undergraduate voice students, Molly O'Toole and Henry Saywell have gained places in Genesis Sixteen, The Sixteen's prestigious training programme
03 June 2020
The annual 'Summer Festival of Music' is the highlight of the summer for musicians at Birmingham – and though we can't perform in person, we are delighted to announce a week of festival 'virtual' performances.
01 June 2020
Dr Alexander Cannon with a recommendation for undergraduate Music applicants.
07 May 2020
Conducting students on the renowned Birmingham MA course in Choral Conducting will this month participate in a series of online masterclasses with leading musical names.
09 April 2020
University Women's Choir were pleased to perform new music last month by Maltese composer, Euchar Gravina, in a programme of Spanish-inspired works.
06 March 2020
UK premiere at the Barber Concert Hall.
13 February 2020
We are delighted to share news of success for the society Brass Band at this year's 'UniBrass' competition – the university brass band championships of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
20 January 2020
University of Birmingham Voices were pleased to perform this month with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and conductor, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, at Symphony Hall,
11 December 2019
Professor of Composition, Michael Zev Gordon's new disc 'The Middle of Things: chamber Music' is selected as one of The Times 100 best records of 2019.
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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