The University Music department is offering two organ scholarships in 2011-12 in conjunction with its ecclesiastical partners, Wakefield Cathedral and the Catholic Diocese of Leeds. These are:
In 2012-13 there will be the opportunity to apply for an additional scholarship at Leeds Cathedral:
The closing date for submission of applications is 28 February 2011 and auditions take place in Huddersfield on 23 March 2011. To apply, submit your UCAS application and then contact Dr Graham Cummings, University Organist (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your scholarship application.
You can also find out more about Wakefield and Leeds Cathedrals and St Patrick’s Church by visiting their websites at:
The annual international festival of contemporary and new music has been taking place in Huddersfield for over 30 years now and for all that time it has been based at the University. Started by lecturer – now Professor – Richard Steinitz, it is internationally-renowned for enthusing existing audiences and drawing in new ones through its adventurous programming and informed, stylish presentation.
The festival is both influenced by and an influencer of students from the Music department. You’re actively encouraged to make the most of the 10-day festival – in fact you have all the time in the world to become engrossed in what it has to offer as all official timetabling stops as the concert-going takes over.
Music and Music Technology students have numerous opportunities for participation:
Lecturing staff from the department are also drawn into the Festival – this year Dr Philip Thomas curated a series of John Cage performances, including the ‘Every Day is a Good Day’ project and a 12-hour marathon performance of Cage’s electronic music for piano. Other lecturers led discussion groups and composition workshops.
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 15:08:00 BST
Ensemble 360 continue their relationship with the Music department at the University