CeReNeM Centre for Research in New Music

CeReNeM comprises world-leading artists and academics who bring an interdisciplinary perspective to research into contemporary music performance, composition and new sonic media, publishing in the areas of interactive sound design and analysis, spatialisation, improvisation, new notations, musical perception, intercultural aesthetics and multimedia work. 

CeReNeM's research partners include the renowned Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Electric Spring Festival and NOTAM (Oslo) as well as exchanges with IRCAM, Kunstuniversität Graz, ZKM and HSM Basel. Our resources include the HISS Project, SPIRAL and other outstanding studio facilities, the British Music Collection, HCR CD & DVD label, Divergence Press and CeReNeM Journal. These, together with our masterclass, seminar and concert series, enable the Centre to provide a vibrant platform for research, professional exchange and high quality postgraduate training.



CeReNeM has seen another busy period of activity with postgraduates in particular, mounting a great diversity of concerts, installation events and workshops including a project at Huddersfield Open Market, part of the ‘sound-installation’ research group led by Prof. Peter Ablinger. … Continue reading

In April, Dr Philip Thomas joined postgraduates Diego Castro and Marc Codina at Northwestern University’s NUNC festival and conference, where he presented a paper about Christian Wolff’s 2001 piano work Pianist: Pieces. Philip performed in three concerts in London during … Continue reading

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