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Read more at: KHOYA: Jewish Morocco Sound Archive

KHOYA: Jewish Morocco Sound Archive

For 15 years, Dr. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz , Research Associate on the MESG ERC project , has been collecting and preserving musical heritage. In 2014, she founded KHOYA: Jewish Morocco Sound Archive, recording the voices of ageing Moroccan Jews, and particularly of women's oral traditions. Last week her work was featured in...


Read more at: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities
British Academy

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

BRITISH ACADEMY POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES HOSTED BY THE FACULTY OF MUSIC, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE The British Academy will shortly open their prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships scheme (3 years), with a national deadline expected to be in early October 2022: www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/funding/postdoctoral-...


Read more at: Stephen Wilford appointed to the Faculty of Music
Stephen Wilford

Stephen Wilford appointed to the Faculty of Music

It is a great pleasure to announce that the Faculty of Music will welcome Dr Stephen Wilford from 1 September 2022 as Temporary Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology, Popular Music and Sound Studies. Dr Wilford conducts research on the musics and sounds of Algeria, in the past and present, from Arab-Andalusi musical...


Read more at: Cambridge’s global reputation in Music recognised in REF 2021

Cambridge’s global reputation in Music recognised in REF 2021

The results from the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021) have highlighted the global impact of Cambridge’s research in the field of Music. 95% of Cambridge’s overall submission within its Unit of Assessment has been rated as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, demonstrating the major impact that...


Read more at: Arthur Bliss Prize for Composition 2021
Sam Rudd-Jones

Arthur Bliss Prize for Composition 2021

The Faculty of Music is delighted to announce that Sam Rudd-Jones is the winner of the 2021 Arthur Bliss Prize for Composition. The award is made for the best portfolio of compositions submitted in either the MPhil or Part II of the Music Tripos.


Read more at: Susan Rankin, Lyell Reader in Bibliography for 2022, University of Oxford
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Susan Rankin, Lyell Reader in Bibliography for 2022, University of Oxford

Prof. Susan Rankin has been invited to deliver a prestigious series of five lectures as part of the Lyell Readership in Bibliography at Oxford University. This series, endowed by a bequest from the solicitor, book collector and bibliographer James Patrick Ronaldson Lyell (1871–1948), will take place at the Bodleian Library...


Read more at: Double Success for Dr Peter McMurray
Dr Peter McMurray

Double Success for Dr Peter McMurray

We are delighted to report that Associate Professor Dr Peter McMurray has won a Cambridge University Pilkington Prize for teaching. Nominated for his innovative and inclusive teaching on popular and global musics, sound studies, and ethnomusicology, he is one of 12 recipients chosen annually by the University for this...


Read more at: VACANCY: Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology, Popular Music and Sound Studies, 0.7FTE

VACANCY: Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology, Popular Music and Sound Studies, 0.7FTE

The Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint a Temporary Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology, Popular Music and Sound Studies (0.7 FTE), starting on 1 September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter and extending to 31 August 2027. This post arises as cover for a European Research Council...


Read more at: Marta Gentilucci appointed to the Faculty of Music
Dr Marta Gentilucci

Marta Gentilucci appointed to the Faculty of Music

It is a great pleasure to announce that the Faculty of Music will welcome Dr Marta Gentilucci from 1 September 2022 as its new Assistant Professor in Composition. Dr Gentilucci is a specialist in electroacoustic composition. She completed a master’s in vocal arts as a soprano and a master’s in foreign literature (English...


Read more at: Faculty Office Closure: 17 December 2021 - 04 January 2022
Christmas Closure (Main)

Faculty Office Closure: 17 December 2021 - 04 January 2022

The Faculty of Music office and Pendlebury Library will be closed close for the Christmas Vacation from 5pm on 17 December 2021, reopening from 9am on 04 January 2022.