2009 - 2010
The New York Philharmonic has commissioned Arlene Sierra to write a work for performance in New York in December 2009.
The School of Music played host on 3 February to the well-known philosopher, broadcaster and newspaper columnist, Professor Roger Scruton.
Beata Boleslawska, a PhD student in musicology, has followed up her 2001 book on Andrzej Panufnik by co-authoring and co-editing a new CD-ROM on the composer's life and works.
PhD student Max Charles Davies has received a commission to write a Concerto for Orchestra.
The School of Music is delighted to announce that it will fund up to 10 full and fees-only postgraduate studentships to be taken up in 2009-10
As a result of Cardiff University's successful bid for a Block Grant Partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council, a new funding opportunity has been created for student composers.
Presenting a fresh picture of the life and work of Joseph Haydn, this is the first biography of the composer to appear in over twenty-five years.
2009 marks the 75th birthday of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, an occasion that presents an opportunity for reflection upon, and appreciation of, a period of compositional achievement that extends from the 1950s to the present.
Congratulations to Cardiff music graduate Bethan Guilfoyle (née Jones), who has been honoured with the order of Commander of the British Empire (CBE).
Arlene Sierra's new work, Game of Attrition, commissioned by the NYPO, received its world premiere in New York on 17 December 2009.
Congratulations to three of the School of Music's postgraduate students - Max Charles Davies, Christian Morris and Jack White - on being selected for the recent 'Welsh Composers Showcase'.
With the aid of strategic university investment the School of Music is entering an exciting new phase of development and is seeking to appoint three new members of staff.