University Music widens virtual opportunities for Birmingham students

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.

Developed as a bespoke series of online sessions, students will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of extra-curricular music-making opportunities, from singing sessions and skills workshops, to inclusive social events and guest talks led by leading conductors, classical musicians, and jazz performers.

Bob Chilcott talks to students online about his career and composingBob Chilcott talks about his career and composing

Students who are interested in getting involved can find more information on the University of Birmingham Music Society website, along with details of how to sign-up as a virtual member of the society in order to participate in the wider activities of University Music across the academic year.

Students receive ear training with Sara Colman via an online sessionStudents receive ear training with Sara Colman

University Music provides the University of Birmingham with one of the liveliest music-making scenes of any campus. With around 1500 positions available in our 35-plus ensembles, members participate in a variety of instrumental and vocal groups, across a range of abilities and styles. University Music is open to students, staff, and the local community, and provides participants with opportunities for professional coaching, exceptional concerts, as well as the chance to apply for yearly scholarships.