Department of Music

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.

News:

20 September 2021

AHRC development and engagement fellowship awarded

Dr Maria Witek has been awarded an AHRC development and engagement fellowship for her project entitled 'Embodied timing and disability in DJ practice', running from February 2022 to July 2023.

30 June 2021

Highlights from our Summer Festival of Music

The annual Summer Festival of Music is a highlight of the academic year for musicians at the University of Birmingham. University Music were pleased to host online and in-person events over two weeks in June.

02 June 2021

Summer Festival of Music 2021

University Music is delighted to announce a two-week period of events at the end of the semester for students, staff, and members of the wider community.

24 February 2021

Success for young Birmingham Music graduates

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.

12 February 2021

University Music Scholarships in 2021-22

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.

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World-class facilities

Our £16 million Bramall Music Building offers students a first-rate learning environment