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Read more at: Orr Lecture 2023 Announced

Orr Lecture 2023 Announced

The Orr Lecture 2023 will be Entangled: An Ecological Perspective on Being with Music, given by Prof. Eric Clarke (University of Oxford). More information is available on the event page here .


Read more at: Dr Adam Behan awarded the 2022 Karl Geiringer Scholarship in Brahms Studies

Dr Adam Behan awarded the 2022 Karl Geiringer Scholarship in Brahms Studies

Many congratulations to our former PhD student, Adam Behan, who has been awarded the 2022 Karl Geiringer Scholarship in Brahms Studies by the American Brahms Society, for his dissertation Life, Work and the Individual Classical Performer: Maria Yudina’s Artistic Practice and Imagination, 1947–70 (PhD, University of...


Read more at: PhD student Michael Taplin selected as finalist for the Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2023

PhD student Michael Taplin selected as finalist for the Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2023

Congratulations to Faculty of Music PhD student Michael Taplin, who has been announced as a finalist for the Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2023 . His orchestral work, Selvedge , is one of just four works that have been selected by judge Jo Kondo out of 107 entries from 31 countries. Selvedge , which was originally...


Read more at: Score design for music reading: Cognitive and artistic perspectives

Score design for music reading: Cognitive and artistic perspectives

The Faculty of Music is delighted to announce that it will host a new research project Score design for music reading: Cognitive and artistic perspectives , funded by a Leverhulme Trust project grant awarded to Emeritus Professor Ian Cross . The project has several strands, one of which will investigate ways of making...


Read more at: The Faculty of Music welcomes Dr Olha Kushniruk

The Faculty of Music welcomes Dr Olha Kushniruk

The Faculty of Music is delighted to welcome Dr Olha Kushniruk, who has joined us as a holder of the ‘Researchers At Risk’ British Academy Fellowship. Dr Kushniruk is a musicologist from Kyiv specialising in Ukrainian music of the 20th and 21st centuries, and she is the author of several books (in Ukrainian). At present...


Read more at: Professor Marina Frolova-Walker elected to a Corresponding Membership of the American Musicological Society

Professor Marina Frolova-Walker elected to a Corresponding Membership of the American Musicological Society

We are delighted to announce that Professor Marina Frolova-Walker has been elected to a Corresponding Membership of the American Musicological Society at its Annual Meeting, held in New Orleans last week. Honorary and Corresponding Members of the AMS are those scholars 'who have made outstanding contributions to furthering...


Read more at: Professor Richard Causton launches new album, 'La terra imparaggiabile'

Professor Richard Causton launches new album, 'La terra imparaggiabile'

We are delighted to announce the release of Professor Richard Causton's second full-length album, La terra imparaggiabile , with NMC Recordings. Featuring performances from baritone Marcus Farnsworth, pianist Huw Watkins, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo, the album brings together Causton's large-...


Read more at: Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Opportunities

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Opportunities

LEVERHULME EARLY CAREER FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES HOSTED BY THE FACULTY OF MUSIC, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE The Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Internal Competition 2023 is now open. The University of Cambridge provides matched funding for successful candidates through its Isaac Newton Trust. Full information for...


Read more at: Academic Promotion for Music

Academic Promotion for Music

We are delighted to announce that Dr Bettina Varwig has been recognised in the 2022 Academic Promotions round. Author of Histories of Heinrich Schütz (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and editor of Heinrich Schütz’s Christmas Story for the Neue Schütz Ausgabe (Bärenreiter, 2017), she has recently published the edited...


Read more at: Cambridge Early Career Research Fellowships 2023

Cambridge Early Career Research Fellowships 2023

A number of Cambridge Colleges are advertising research fellowships for early career scholars which could be held by those researching Music. See individual College websites for details and how to apply: Christ's College: https://www.christs.cam.ac.uk/stipendiary-junior-research-fellowship Emmanuel College: https://resfell...