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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

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