Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Music



Open Days 2017

Undergraduate Open Day

6th October 2018 (all day)

One of the best ways to get a feel for our campus is by coming to one of our open days.

September 2018


Music Colloquium: Reflections from Bengal and beyond

4th October 2018, 4.30pm6.00pm

Moushumi Bhowmik, singer, writer and researcher from Bengal, presents her work breaking borders of state, language and form.

Clare Hammond

5th October 2018, 1.05pm1.55pm

Winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artist Award, internationally acclaimed concert pianist Clare Hammond presents a programme that showcases the sheer range of expression and imagination possible on the piano.

Light Night: Discover Live Coding: Innovation in Music

5th October 2018, 6.00pm9.00pm

Ryan Kirkbride, Laurie Johnson, Lucy Cheesman (T.Y.P.E.) and laptop-instrumentalist, Innocent Granger, join forces to create a very special Light Night Leeds 2018 experience, on-campus.

Drop in any time.

VRï: ‘Tŷ ein Tadau’ Tour

12th October 2018, 1.05pm1.55pm

VRï was formed in the summer of 2016 out of a desire to explore an art music approach to traditional folk tunes. With all three members playing in bands already established in the traditional music scene, they were keen to see whether they could present their shared musical heritage with the sensibilities of chamber music – whilst maintaining the spark and integrity of the ancient dance tunes.

Lee Patterson | John Macedo

17th October 2018, 7.30pm9.30pm

Lee Patterson's Terrain: for amplified objects and devices makes use of the table as an impromptu stage where Patterson will open up and play the often inaudible sound world emitted by otherwise mute devices and objects.

John Macedo is a sound artist and performer from London. He has incorporated everything from acoustic instruments and environmental sound to analogue and computer synthesis into recorded works, live performances and sound installations.

Deep Brass, Deep Voice

19th October 2018, 1.05pm1.55pm

Soprano trombone and piano meet deep learning. A fusion of acoustic and electroacoustic sound by austraLYSIS: Torbjörn Hultmark & Roger Dean.

Music Colloquium: Musical Realisms across the Cold-War divide

25th October 2018, 4.30pm6.00pm

Prof Marina Frolova-Walker (Cambridge University) reassesses composer/musicologist Norman Cazden and parallels between 20th-century Russian and Western musicology.

Student Showcase

26th October 2018, 1.05pm1.55pm

An opportunity to hear work by students on performance courses in the School of Music. Programme to be announced.