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Dr Arlene Sierra

Professor Arlene Sierra awarded Leverhulme Research Fellowship

18 May 2020

Professor Sierra awarded two-year research fellowship

PhD student Jerry Zhuo

PhD student wins Graduate Tutor of the Year

14 May 2020

Jerry Zhuo wins award for supporting students in the School of Music

Cover of More Preludes to Chopin, album by Professor Kenneth Hamilton

More Preludes to Chopin

6 May 2020

Chopin’s Preludes and associated works released by Professor Kenneth Hamilton

Peter Maxwell Davies at a desk

The Music of Peter Maxwell Davies

20 February 2020

New book exploring the major works of Peter Maxwell Davies

Dr Arlene Sierra

In Residence with the Utah Symphony

12 February 2020

Professor Arlene Sierra has been named Composer-in-Association with the Utah Symphony

Professor Kenneth Hamilton playing a piano

My Life in Music by Professor Kenneth Hamilton

22 January 2020

Professor Hamilton pays tribute to his parents on BBC Radio 3

Profile photo of Lucy McPhee

PhD student wins Alumni Composition Competition

13 January 2020

Lucy McPhee wins second composition competition

Student playing piano

School of Music ranked 7th in the UK

15 October 2019

School holds spot in the top ten for the fourth year in a row

Row of scores in Music Library

Music Library Excellence

26 July 2019

Music Library awarded UK Excellence Award

Album cover of Ken Hamilton Plays Ronald Stevenson Volume 2

Kenneth Hamilton Plays Ronald Stevenson Volume 2

25 July 2019

New release enters Classical Charts

Cardiff University Chamber Choir visiting Tiananmen Square

Chamber Choir tour China

19 July 2019

Chamber Choir spent three weeks touring China

Two international students at piano

96% overall satisfaction

9 July 2019

School of Music celebrates another outstanding result

Rachel Mason winning freelancer of the year

Music alumna wins Freelancer of the Year

9 July 2019

Rachel Mason is the first musician to ever win the award

Trumpet and music score

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