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Graduate Steffan Rhys Hughes competing at the 2014 National Eisteddfod

Eisteddfod hat-trick

10 August 2016

Alumnus Steffan Rhys Hughes achieved a notable hat-trick at this year’s National Eisteddfod

Gareth Olubunmi Hughes

Alumnus awarded prestigious Musician’s Medal

5 August 2016

Gareth Olubunmi Hughes received the award at this year's National Eisteddfod

Johann Sebastian Bach and the Sublime

27 July 2016

Public lecture to be delivered at the National Eisteddfod

Cardinal Henry Benedict Stuart

Prince, priest, patron

5 July 2016

Cardinal Henry Benedict Stuart and musical patronage in eighteenth-century Rome

Beyonce performing onstage

Bey Day

29 June 2016

Conference devoted to iconic performer

Cardiff University Chamber Choir

Zwischen Himmel und Erde

25 June 2016

Cardiff University Chamber Choir heads out on German tour

Front cover of Music in Vienna book

Music in Vienna: 1700, 1800, 1900

15 June 2016

New publication offers an alternative approach to the history of music in Vienna

Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra

On the road again

13 June 2016

Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra has headed out on the road for its second European tour

Cropped section of a page from De Harmonia Musicorum

Rare Renaissance musical treasures discovered

8 June 2016

Cardiff academic makes exciting discovery at Ushaw College Library

Advertising for the 1889 Paris World Fair

Revolution and Romance: Musical Masters of the 19th Century

8 June 2016

Sharing expertise on new BBC4 documentary series

The Body, the Grotesque and Carnival in the Music of Pavel Haas

6 June 2016

Research by PhD student Martin Čurda proposes a new interpretative framework for approaching the work of Czech composer Pavel Haas

Luiz Costa and Pedro Faria Gomes

Poema

2 June 2016

Work by Dr Pedro Faria Gomes features in a new Naxos recording released this month

Cardiff University Music Building

Music at Cardiff rises in league tables

24 May 2016

Our undergraduate music course has risen to 15th place in the latest Guardian university league tables

Ancient Mariner: Not an Opera

16 May 2016

PhD composers team up with Welsh artist Ivor Davies

Cover of Dr Hill's San Francisco in the Long 60s book

San Francisco’s cultural legacy captured in new book

5 May 2016

New publication by Dr Sarah Hill explores the legacy of popular music in San Francisco

Dr Amanda Villepastour and Laudan Nooshin

Music Lecturer’s book receives prestigious commendation

3 May 2016

Dr Amanda Villepastour, received commendation in the British Forum for Ethnomusicology (BFE) Book Prize.

John Hugh Thomas in front of the choir

JHT @ 80

15 April 2016

Celebrating choral maestro John Hugh Thomas

The Eiffel Tower

City of Light festival shortlisted for Royal Philharmonic Society Award

6 April 2016

Dr Caroline Rae was Series Adviser to the successful Philharmonia Orchestra festival

Professor Peter Williams

30 March 2016

It is with sadness that we learnt of the recent death of Professor Peter Williams, internationally renowned Bach scholar, harpsichordist, organist, and former John Bird Professor at the School of Music

Tom Davoren

Alumnus to lead National Youth Brass Band of Wales

26 February 2016

Catching-up with composition alumnus Tom Davoren