Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Music



Open Days 2017

Undergraduate Open Day

16th June 2018 (all day)

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

February 2018


Moravian Mystery and English Fantasy

25th February 2018, 3.00pm5.00pm

Fantasticus: Rie Kimura (baroque violin) Robert Smith (viola da gamba) Guillermo Brachetta (harpsichord)

Research Colloquium: Uses of the past in branding musical artists

1st March 2018, 4.30pm6.30pm

Daragh OReilly (University of Sheffield) discusses the importance of the past in branding popular music acts.

Tchaikovsky Piano Trio

2nd March 2018, 1.05pm1.55pm

Sarah Brandwood-Spencer (violin) Simon Turner (cello) Darius Battiwalla (piano)

Tchaikovsky - Piano Trio in A minor

Schubert Song Series III

3rd March 2018, 7.30pm9.30pm

To draw our Schubert series to a close, BBC New Generation Artist, bass-baritone Ashley Riches performs the great non-cycle, Schubert’s Schwanengesang alongside what many label the genre’s first song-cycle, Beethoven’s hymn to a distant beloved.

Band Project

7th March 2018, 7.00pm9.30pm

The band ensemble project returns for a sixth year, again under the mentorship of Hayden Minett.


Research Colloquium: Hidden musicians, cosmopolitan connections, dominant jazz histories

8th March 2018, 4.30pm6.30pm

Tony Whyton (Birmingham City University) recently opened a box from his family archive that led to rethinking of jazz history....

Student Showcase

9th March 2018, 1.05pm1.55pm

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

close-up: Ensemble Studio6 with Richard Barrett

9th March 2018, 7.30pm9.30pm

Close-up is the result of a close collaboration between Richard Barrett and the Serbian Ensemble Studio6 which began in April 2013.