School of Music

Michael Bell conducting Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra

Michael Bell awarded MBE

9 January 2018

Conductor of Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra, and graduate of the School of Music, honoured with an MBE

Flo & Joan, comedy musical duo

School of Music graduate appears in series of musical TV adverts

9 January 2018

Nicola Dempsey, a School of Music grad, has appeared in a series of TV adverts alongside her sister

Musical score

Two alumni selected for Composition: Wales

20 December 2017

Graduates from the School of Music have been selected for a BBC National Orchestra of Wales showcase project.

Nature Symphony by Arlene Sierra World Premiere

Nature Symphony by Dr Arlene Sierra premieres to fantastic reviews

18 December 2017

New symphony by Dr Sierra had its world premiere performed by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Carlo Fraccalvieri and Fabio Lepore

Music alumnus tours with top Italian jazz singer

6 December 2017

Carlo Fraccalvieri has toured the UK with top Italian Jazz singer Fabio Lepore

Composition workshop sixth form students School of Music

School pupils visit for series of musical workshops and masterclasses

1 December 2017

Sixty pupils from schools in South Wales visited the School of Music for a series of lessons with current MA students

Performance

Symphonic Winds take Gold at National Concert Band Festival

30 November 2017

New ensemble for 2017 scoop the Gold Award at the NCBF regional festival

Music School of the Year 2017

Celebrating Excellence Awards 2017

15 November 2017

School of Music wins School of the Year 2017

Sing Ultimate A Cappella Judges Sky1

Music alumna is an expert judge on Sky1's Sing: Ultimate A Cappella

20 October 2017

Rachel Mason is one of five expert judges on Sky1’s new singing competition

Arlene Sierra Boston Symphony Orchestra

Dr Arlene Sierra’s “Moler” with the Boston Symphony

17 October 2017

Composition by Dr Arlene Sierra has its U.S. East Coast premiere in Boston.

Clare Hammond Pianist

Pianist Clare Hammond visits School of Music

3 October 2017

Young Artist of the Year 2016 records performance in our Concert Hall

Music scholarships

School of Music 8th in Times rankings

26 September 2017

School of Music climbs to 8th place in the Times Good University Guide 2018

Florence Pugh Saxophonist

Music student busks her way around Europe

8 September 2017

A student at the School of Music has funded a trip around Europe through busking

Music sign

96% student satisfaction

10 August 2017

School of Music achieves another outstanding rate of student satisfaction

Cardiff University School of Music students at graduation

Celebrating the class of 2017!

3 August 2017

Congratulations to all of this year's graduates

Premiere #CONNECT Daniel Bickerton St David's Hall

Welsh premiere of #CONNECT

1 August 2017

Compositions by Dr Daniel Bickerton have seen performances around Europe this summer

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

Filming video on camera

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

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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