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.
11 June 2018
Peter Gortner, David Rice and Hannah Littleton.
21 May 2018
Maria Witek interviewed by Tom Service for the show Listening Service about syncopation in music and why it makes people want to move.
15 May 2018
Report from April's three-day festival of music, meetings and ideas.
Performance to take place at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, hosted by the Beijing Modern Music Festival.
25 April 2018
Download the new SOUNDwalker app from the App store or Google Play and experience SOUNDkitchen's GPS-triggered SOUNDwalks.
23 April 2018
As part of the national massed youth chorus – BBC Proms Youth Choir – singers from the university will return to the BBC Proms this summer to perform in the world's largest music festival at the Royal Albert Hall.
05 April 2018
Concerts from this year's CrossCurrents festival including work from University of Birmingham composers, Michael Zev Gordon and Ryan Latimer, and the launch of LOKI ensemble.
21 March 2018
Birmingham University Singers were pleased to perform this month with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and conductor, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, at Symphony Hall, Birmingham as part of the city-wide CBSO Debussy Festival.
24 January 2018
University of Birmingham Voices were pleased to perform this month with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and conductor, John Wilson, at Symphony Hall, Birmingham in a gala performance celebrating the 100th anniversary of American composer, Leonard Bernstein.
21 December 2017
Watch a recording of "Baudelaire in Song"
12 December 2017
Oxford University Press has published a new book by Professor Helen Abbott, Department of Modern Languages - Baudelaire in Song 1880-1930.
14 July 2017
Dr Annie Mahtani has co-created an art installation for the IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics which will take place at the University of Birmingham from July 17-20 2017
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