The Portuguese Symphony Orchestra

Como se Faz Cor-de-Laranja performed in Lisbon

15 February 2018

A composition by Dr Pedro Faria Gomes was recently performed by the Portuguese Symphony Orchestra

Toby Purser leading the Orion Orchestra

Composing music with Dyson technologies

13 February 2018

School of Music alumnus has composed a piece for orchestra accompanied by Dyson technologies

Students at Cardiff University School of Music

MA student holds Big Band workshop day for young musicians

15 January 2018

Talented young musicians spent a day of workshops and music-making with Cardiff University Big Band

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


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