We are very pleased to announce that Dr David Trippett will be joining the Faculty of Music with effect from 1 September 2015. Dr Trippett, who was an undergraduate at King's College and later a research fellow at Christ's College, comes to Cambridge as the Principal Investigator of a major, five-year research project funded by the European Research Council. The grant links sound, technology and nineteenth-century intellectual history. The holder of numerous prizes, including the Alfred Einstein and Lewis Lockwood awards from the American Musicological Society, Dr Trippett will bring expertise in a range of musicological areas in addition to an established record as a performer and teacher. For further details see: http://www.davidtrippett.com/. We are delighted to welcome him to the Music Faculty.