School of Music

Arlene Sierra

Dr Arlene Sierra awarded PRS Foundation Composers’ Fund grant

18 July 2017

Funding to support release third disc of Dr Sierra’s compositions

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Students and staff collaborate on accessible learning

3 July 2017

Students at the School of Music are using technology to aid accessible teaching

Dr Robert Fokkens

International acclaim for Dr Robert Fokkens

28 June 2017

Compositions by Dr Fokkens have been released on a series of successful compilations

Music sign

School of Music achieves 100% satisfaction

19 June 2017

Our MA in Music has achieved the maximum overall score in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey

Female singer addresses audience

Cardiff Singer of the World

9 June 2017

Stellar line-up for University fringe events

Piano and sheet

Inaugural Peter Reynolds Composer Studio welcomes young composers

30 May 2017

Young composers come together for workshops, seminars, and performances of their compositions.

Singapore Skyline Marina Bay Sands

Music student accepted for Singapore internship

26 May 2017

Rhys Tomos will begin an internship with the Ministry of Education, Singapore

Andy Wareham RWCMD Cory Composition Prize

Music alumnus wins 2017 RWCMD/Cory Composition Prize

23 May 2017

Composition inspired by Tarot Cards scoops top prize

Cardiff University Music Building

Another rise in the league tables for Music at Cardiff

17 May 2017

Music at Cardiff has risen 2 places in the Guardian league tables

Musicians in front of piano St David's Hall Cardiff

Cardiff hosts piano recital from Guangzhou, China

11 May 2017

Pianists from Guangzhou perform compositions inspired by Chinese characters

Carmen Georges Bizet

Cardiff to host Carmen Singer of the World Conference

8 May 2017

International experts on Bizet’s Carmen will gather in Cardiff

Professor Kenneth Gloag (1960-2017)

2 May 2017

It is with deep sadness that the School of Music announces the death, on 28 April 2017, of Professor Kenneth Gloag.

Claret String Quartet from Cardiff University School of Music

Music Students Perform Charity Concert

24 April 2017

Students from the School of Music perform interactive concert for primary school children.

Doctor Arlene Sierra and performers

Piano music premieres and BBC broadcast for Doctor Arlene Sierra

12 April 2017

Piano compositions by Dr. Arlene Sierra are receiving numerous international performances.

Professor Kenneth Hamilton acknowledging audience applause

Head of School delivers Liszt world premiere

23 March 2017

Professor Kenneth Hamilton recently gave the world premiere of an unpublished version for two pianos of Liszt’s Hexameron

Crowd at festival

Spotlight on festivals

17 March 2017

Cardiff University events asks if festivals are big business or memories for a lifetime

First page of Janáček’s From the House of the Dead.

Janáček’s final opera to be performed in an authentic version for the first time

20 February 2017

Welsh National Opera’s new season announcement includes premiere of Janáček’s From the House of the Dead

Dr Pedro Faria Gomes, Ziazan Horrocks-Hopayian and Anna Bastow rehearse Evening at LSO St Luke's

Composition lecturer enjoys London premiere

17 February 2017

Evening was commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra and composed for soprano and viola.

Brass section, Symphony Orchestra

Strategic partnership leads to orchestra’s first trip to China

10 February 2017

An orchestra from the School of Music travels to China this month to perform alongside students from the College of Arts of Xiamen University.

Steffan

Steffan Hughes joins Only Men Aloud

9 December 2016

The School of Music alumnus will be the male choir's newest tenor.