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.
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.
04 December 2019
The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce a new partnership with Oxford Lieder
05 November 2019
Mariana Rosas, Sarah Charista, and Philip Townley have gained important positions in the UK and UAE from September 2019
25 October 2019
Birmingham University Singers today announced their upcoming European tour – a three-date concert programme in Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, and Strasbourg in June 2020.
18 September 2019
Call for Papers now open! We welcome paper proposals on any aspect of theory or analysis, relating to music of any genre and historical period.
17 September 2019
Dr Christopher Haworth has been awarded an AHRC Leadership Fellowship for the project Music and the Internet: Towards a Digital Sociology of Music, 2019-2021.
11 September 2019
Mark Ferguson (Department of Music) has recorded one of the rarest bees - the great yellow bumblebee - in its natural habitat. We caught up with him following the recordings being played on BBC Radio 4 earlier this week.
12 August 2019
As the University starts a new academic year, delve into a diverse array of musical experiences this autumn.
31 July 2019
University of Birmingham Voices were pleased to perform this month as part of the BBC Proms Youth Choir at the largest classical music festival in the world – the BBC Proms.
03 July 2019
University Women's Choir are pleased to welcome the young upcoming choral conductor, Jack Apperley, as their new Chorus Master for the 2019/20 academic year.
27 June 2019
The Birmingham Prom and CBSO Song Festival for mass voices marked the opening of Green Heart
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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