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Faculty of Music

Harrison Birtwistle

Admission is free and open to the general public. All are welcome to attend.

Running weekly during University full terms, Composers’ Workshops include demonstrations of instrumental, vocal and electronic techniques, workshop performances of student compositions, and presentations from visiting composers.

Previous visiting composers have included Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Judith Weir, George Benjamin, Julian Anderson, Trevor Wishart, Jeremy Dale Roberts, Alexander Goehr, Cheryl Frances-Hoad and Robin Holloway.

If you have any queries, please email

Previous Workshops 2023-24 (further information on previous workshops can be found here)

10/10/2023         CSVPA/Ed Dimsdale

17/10/2023         Students Forum: Michael Calnan, Roseanna Dunn, Morga Overton, Georgia Barnes

24/10/2023         Paolo Furlani 

31/10/2023         Andrew Knight-Hill

7/11/2023           Annie Mahtani

14/11/2023         Stephen Upshaw

21/11/2023         Students Forum: Lily Casey, Oscar Colliar, Jack Robinson, Jingyu Chen