CeReNeM Centre for Research in New Music

CeReNeM is a community of world-leading artists and scholars who bring interdisciplinary perspectives to research in contemporary composition, performance, music technology, improvisation and sonic media. CeReNeM hosts a vibrant postgraduate programme with 50 Masters and PhD students from 18 different countries.

CeReNeM has outstanding facilities such as the HISS and SPIRAL studios; curates a programme of concerts with artists and ensembles in residence including Apartment House, Bozzini Quartet and the ELISION Ensemble; has partnerships with Electric Spring and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, the British Music Collection and Sound & Music; publishes HCR CDs, Divergence Press and the CeReNeM Journal; and directs 'Speculations in Sound', a programme of international lectures, symposia and publications in collaboration with, amongst others, Université de Montréal (CIRMMT), Queens College Belfast (SARC), IRCAM Paris, NoTAM, National University of Singapore (Yong Siew Toh Conservatory & IDMI), Harvard University, and Columbia University.
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Cerenem News Blog

The early summer has been an extremely productive time at the Centre for Research in New Music, with exciting news emanating from both our staff and students. In late June, Prof. Philip Thomas released a new recording of piano music by composer Michael Finnissy. The disc, entitled Beat Generation Ballads and published on CeReNeM’s record label HCR … Continue reading "Summer Updates, July 2016"

Bryn Harrison has recently returned from a short residency in New York following the successful premiere of a new work, a form in search of itself, scored for soprano voice, five instrumentalists, and live electronics. The piece was commissioned especially for the core players of Wet Ink ensemble, a highly regarded New York-based new music … Continue reading "Dr Bryn Harrison in Focus, June 2016"

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