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Read more at: Richard Causton's Millenium Scenes CD launch
Richard Causton's Millenium Scenes CD launch

Richard Causton's Millenium Scenes CD launch

This new CD is launched on 1 May 2014. Paul Driver, in the Sunday Times, says this about it: "Causton (b.1971) is among our most imaginative composers, and these five works, all substantial, often with a flaring brilliance, are almost too much to take in. They will repay many listenings. Millennium Scenes is a powerful...


Read more at: Ingalls appointed Assistant Professor at Baylor University, Fellow at Yale University
Ingalls appointed Assistant Professor at Baylor University, Fellow at Yale University

Ingalls appointed Assistant Professor at Baylor University, Fellow at Yale University

Dr. Monique Ingalls, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at the Cambridge Music Faculty since 2011, has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Baylor University School of Music. Ingalls, an ethnomusicologist who researches contemporary Protestant congregational worship music, will teach in Baylor’s newly established Ph.D. and...


Read more at: Outreach team visit Bedford Prison
Outreach team visit Bedford Prison

Outreach team visit Bedford Prison

On Tuesday 18 March 2014 the CaMEO team visited Bedford Prison to run a singing workshop to aid the rehabilitation of prisoners. Read an article about the visit in Bedford Today ‘It was a resounding success from our point of view as well - thank you so much for all the effort and good humour and energy everyone put into...


Read more at: Music Graduates are more employable than you think
Music Graduates are more employable than you think

Music Graduates are more employable than you think

Music graduates are more employable than you might think With unique skills and a broad range of graduate jobs on offer, music students have better prospects than people imagine Read Harry Slater's article , published in the Guardian in October 2013.


Read more at: Application deadline extended for MMus in Choral Studies
Application deadline extended for MMus in Choral Studies

Application deadline extended for MMus in Choral Studies

The application deadline for admission to the MMus in Choral Studies degree in 2014/15 has been extended to 1 May 2014. Further details on the course and information about how to apply can be found here .


Read more at: “Mysticism, Magic, and Supernatural in Mediterranean Music”, June 27-29 2014
“Mysticism, Magic, and Supernatural in Mediterranean Music”, June 27-29 2014

“Mysticism, Magic, and Supernatural in Mediterranean Music”, June 27-29 2014

INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TRADITIONAL MUSIC Study Group “Mediterranean Music Studies” 10th Symposium - Mysticism, Magic, and Supernatural in Mediterranean Music Hosted by St John's College June 27–29, 2014 In addition to the papers listed below, Allan Marett (University of Sydney) will give an invited lecture, and Gary...


Read more at: Music Faculty Visiting Scholar, Jian Yang, discovers Chinese musical gem
Music Faculty Visiting Scholar, Jian Yang, discovers Chinese musical gem

Music Faculty Visiting Scholar, Jian Yang, discovers Chinese musical gem

A researcher visiting the Faculty of Music from China has uncovered a unique document of the country’s musical past, and the story which explains how it reached Britain 210 years ago. See more at: University of Cambridge Research BBC News story


Read more at: Curtis Elton, 10-year-old piano prodigy, visits the Faculty of Music
Curtis Elton, 10-year-old piano prodigy, visits the Faculty of Music

Curtis Elton, 10-year-old piano prodigy, visits the Faculty of Music

Already the youngest person in the world to be awarded the Associate of Trinity College London (ATCL) diploma, 10-year-old Curtis Elton has great ambitions - he wants to be a concert pianist and the Prime Minister. Curtis spent a morning at the Faculty, meeting Dr Martin Ennis and trying out the Steinway in West Road...


Read more at: Arthur Bliss Prize for Composition
Arthur Bliss Prize for Composition

Arthur Bliss Prize for Composition

Kate Honey, who graduated from the Music Faculty in June 2013, has been awarded the Arthur Bliss Prize for Composition in 2013. Kate is a very bright and talented composer, who is both sensitive and thinks deeply about what writing music means in its social and political contexts. Her recent works show a keen sense of...


Read more at: Fully-funded Doctoral Places
Fully-funded Doctoral Places

Fully-funded Doctoral Places

Following the award of £14.2 million over five years to the University of Cambridge, the Faculty of Music is pleased to announce three fully-funded, full-time AHRC doctoral studentships beginning in October 2014. Applications should be made by Friday 10 January. Guidelines for applicants are available here . Please note...