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Alumni Composition Competition 2019

13 June 2019

Competition open to all School of Music alumni

Piano being played

School of Music climbs Guardian rankings

10 June 2019

School of Music ranked 16th in the UK

Student blog

School of Music ranked 12th in the UK

7 May 2019

The Complete University Guide ranks School as one of the top in the UK

Main Building from Museum Avenue

Academics honoured

1 May 2019

11 Cardiff academics elected to Learned Society of Wales

Professor De Biaggi with Gina Bertorelli and Angharad Croot

International visit from University of Campinas

10 April 2019

Collaborations between School of Music and University of Campinas, Brazil

International Women's Day Concert 2019

Diversity Fortnight at the School of Music

10 April 2019

Series of events organised by Dr Cameron Gardner

Illustrated map of Paris monuments

Grant awarded to develop performance map of Bizet’s Carmen

28 March 2019

Dr Clair Rowden awarded grant for research into global performances of Carmen

Lobkowitz Palace, Vienna

Professor David Wyn Jones appointed to research panel in Vienna

13 March 2019

Professor to supervise project documenting concert life in Vienna

Dr Arlene Sierra

Butterflies Remember a Mountain by Dr Arlene Sierra

6 March 2019

Third portrait disc released to critical acclaim

School of Music appear in Netflix's Sex Education

Music students in Netflix original series

18 January 2019

Students perform in new Netflix series, Sex Education

sheet music

Cornish carols from around the globe

18 December 2018

Bringing carols from the Cornish Diaspora back home

Only Breath album cover by Cardiff University Contemporary Music Group

Only Breath: new choral music from Wales

14 December 2018

Contemporary Music Group record first album

Morfydd Owen

Uncovering works by Morfydd Owen

10 December 2018

School of Music Chamber Choir to perform previously unheard compositions by Morfydd Owen

Professor Kenneth Hamilton

Kenneth Hamilton Holds Master Class at Liszt Academy in Hungary

6 December 2018

Head of School to visit Hungary for four part masterclass

Loyalist mural in Belfast

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow joins School of Music

3 December 2018

Dr Stephen Millar joins the School

Gareth Olubunmi Hughes

Winner of Alumni Composition Competition chosen

7 November 2018

Gareth Hughes has been selected as the winner of our inaugural Alumni Composition Competition

Professor John Tyrrell

Professor John Tyrrell (1942-2018)

9 October 2018

It is with sadness that the School of Music has learnt of the death of Professor John Tyrrell at the age of 76.

Programme for Preludes to Chopin with piano

Preludes to Chopin by Professor Kenneth Hamilton

4 October 2018

Premiere concert held in Cardiff

Student blog

7th place in the Times Good University Guide 2019

24 September 2018

Another year in the top 10 for the School of Music

Geraldine Farrar as Carmen with cast, New York 1914

Global exploration of Bizet’s Carmen launched

19 September 2018

Carmen Abroad documents the travels of Bizet’s opera across countries and centuries