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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...


Read more at: Peter Asimov elected to the Lumley Junior Research Fellowship at Magdalene College, Cambridge
Peter Asimov

Peter Asimov elected to the Lumley Junior Research Fellowship at Magdalene College, Cambridge

Former PhD student Peter Asimov has been elected to the Lumley Junior Research Fellowship at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Peter, who is currently a Fondation Wiener-Anspach Fellow working with Prof. Valérie Dufour at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, will return to Cambridge to start his fellowship in February 2022. His...


Read more at: Arthur Bliss Prize for Composition 2020

Arthur Bliss Prize for Composition 2020

The Faculty of Music is delighted to announce that Sophie Westbrooke is the winner of the 2020 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: University of Cambridge commits to a major new centre for music performance
University of Cambridge commits to a major new centre for music performance

University of Cambridge commits to a major new centre for music performance

The University of Cambridge is creating a Centre for Music Performance (CMP) to transform the visibility, scale, ambition and reach of musical life at Cambridge. This initiative will contribute to the recovery of the physical University in the wake of the pandemic, and is an important signal of Cambridge’s ongoing...


Read more at: Cambridge Festival: Music of Women and Birthing, 26-31 March 2021
Cambridge Festival: Music of Women and Birthing, 26-31 March 2021

Cambridge Festival: Music of Women and Birthing, 26-31 March 2021

The inaugural Cambridge Festival will be taking place this spring, from 26 March to 4 April 2021. Among the hundreds of scheduled events, Dr Vanessa Paloma Elbaz , Research Associate for ERC Project Past and Present Musical Encounters across the Strait of Gibraltar , will be curating a series of talks and an online panel...


Read more at: Michael Stephens-Jones awarded Fellowship diploma of the Royal College of Organists
Michael Stephens-Jones awarded Fellowship diploma of the Royal College of Organists

Michael Stephens-Jones awarded Fellowship diploma of the Royal College of Organists

Third year music student Michael Stephens-Jones (Selwyn) has been awarded the Fellowship diploma of the Royal College of Organists (FRCO), widely recognised internationally as the most prestigious qualification for organists in the world. The examination includes a solo organ recital, rigorous keyboard tests, and written...


Read more at: PhD student Mark Seow presents BBC Radio3's The Early Music Show
PhD student Mark Seow presents BBC Radio3's The Early Music Show

PhD student Mark Seow presents BBC Radio3's The Early Music Show

Third-year PhD music student Mark Seow will present this Sunday's edition of BBC Radio 3's The Early Music Show, 'On Bach's Farm'. As Seow explains: 'In the episode, I move through different types of musical agriculture, from the cliché of the Baroque pastorale to the theological ‘digging’ in ‘Mache dich, mein Herze, rein...


Read more at: Peter Harrison appointed to Faculty of Music
Peter Harrison appointed to Faculty of Music

Peter Harrison appointed to Faculty of Music

The Faculty is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Peter Harrison as our new University Lecturer in Music and Science from September 2021. Peter first came to the University of Cambridge as an organ scholar at Clare College, where he studied Mathematics and then Music. After postgraduate studies at Goldsmiths...


Read more at: VACANCY: University Lecturer in Music and Science

VACANCY: University Lecturer in Music and Science

The Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge seeks to appoint a University Lecturer in Music and Science to sustain, develop and extend the twenty-year work of Cambridge’s renowned Centre for Music and Science. Holding a PhD in Music or a related discipline and with a record of, or clear potential for, outstanding...