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Read more at: Polish "Bene Merito" honorary decoration for Professor John Rink
Prof John Rink (Photo Kuba Modzelewski / Fryderyk Chopin Institute)

Polish "Bene Merito" honorary decoration for Professor John Rink

On Sunday October 17 2021, at the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw, a ceremony was held to award the Medal of Honour "Bene Merito" to Professor John Rink, an authority in the field of Fryderyk Chopin and a juror of the Chopin Competition. The event was attended by Arkady Rzegocki, the Head of the Foreign Service, the...


Read more at: Thole Research Fellow in Music at Trinity Hall

Thole Research Fellow in Music at Trinity Hall

Alana Mailes is the Thole Research Fellow in Music at Trinity Hall . Her research explores the role of early modern musical transculturation within broader histories of statecraft, espionage, commerce, confessionalism, and empire, with a focus on the music of Italy, Britain, and Ireland. Her publications have appeared in...


Read more at: Wort Residency 2021-22: Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen (photo: Gaby Merz)

Wort Residency 2021-22: Errollyn Wallen

The Faculty of Music is delighted to welcome Errollyn Wallen CBE, composer and alumna of the Faulty and King’s College, as the holder of this year’s Wort Residency. Described by The Observer as “the renaissance woman of contemporary British music” , she is a leading figure in today’s musical world, as respected as a singer...


Read more at: University of Cambridge appoints Sonita Alleyne as Chair and Simon Fairclough as Director of the Centre for Music Performance

University of Cambridge appoints Sonita Alleyne as Chair and Simon Fairclough as Director of the Centre for Music Performance

The University of Cambridge announces the appointments of Simon Fairclough as Director and Sonita Alleyne OBE as Chair of the new Centre for Music Performance (CMP), which has been established to enable students, staff and the wider community to make music in all its forms a core part of life at Cambridge. Simon will join...


Read more at: Ben Walton Elected to the Academy of Europe

Ben Walton Elected to the Academy of Europe

We are delighted to convey the news that Dr Ben Walton , Reader in Music History, has been elected to the Academy of Europe (Academia Europaea). He will join around 4500 humanities, science and social science scholars from across the European continent nominated by peers for the quality of their research and their...


Read more at: Hugh Wood (1932-2021)
Hugh Wood (1932-2021)

Hugh Wood (1932-2021)

We are saddened to hear of the death on Friday 14 August of the composer, writer and teacher Hugh Wood, who was a University Lecturer at the Faculty and Fellow and Director of Studies of Churchill College from 1977 until his retirement in 1999. He was known especially for his chamber music and songs, which combined...


Read more at: Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Peter Asimov

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

We are delighted to welcome Dr Peter Asimov as a new Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the Faculty from May 2022. A former PhD student in the Faculty, Peter is currently a Fondation Wiener-Anspach Fellow working with Prof. Valérie Dufour at the Université Libre de Bruxelles . Peter’s project focuses on the career and...


Read more at: British Academy and Leverhulme Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications
BA & Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021-22

British Academy and Leverhulme Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES HOSTED BY THE FACULTY OF MUSIC, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE British Academy, The Leverhulme Trust The British Academy will shortly open their prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships scheme (3 years), with a national deadline expected to be in early October 2021. We also host applications to...


Read more at: VACANCY: Courses Administrator (Postgraduate)

VACANCY: Courses Administrator (Postgraduate)

The Faculty of Music is seeking a part-time Courses Administrator (0.8FTE) to work collaboratively across our teaching programme, maintaining a particular focus and expertise on our postgraduate (PhD and MPhil) courses. Reporting to the Faculty Manager, you will provide administrative and clerical support to the key...


Read more at: Alisha Lola Jones appointed to the Faculty of Music
Alisha Lola Jones

Alisha Lola Jones appointed to the Faculty of Music

We are delighted to welcome Dr Alisha Lola Jones to the Faculty as University Lecturer in Music in Contemporary Societies. Dr Jones is currently Assistant Professor of Folklore and Ethnomusicology and faculty director of the Global Pop Music Initiative at Indiana University Bloomington. Named an Innovator by the University...