New Head of Music Appointed
The School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture has appointed senior lecturer Pauline Black as its first female Head of Music, for a term of three years. Pauline has been with the University since 2012, and has been the Undergraduate Programme Coordinator for the Bachelor in Music Education degree...
Dr Jane Forner publishes article in ACT
Dr Jane Forner (Teaching Fellow in Music) has published an article in the 10th issue of ACT zeitschrift für musik und performance, on the 2013 opera Paradise Reloaded (Lilith)
Dr Jane Forner publishes in Opera Quarterly
Dr Jane Forner (Teaching Fellow in Music) has recently published in the Opera Quarterly as part of a review colloquy on Marina Abramović's 'Seven Deaths of Maria Callas' (2020)
Jonathan Hicks presents on 'the royal musical complex'
In a session at the annual meeting of the Royal Musical Association, Jo Hicks, a lecturer in the Department of Music at the University of Aberdeen, discussed royal branding in UK classical music.
Professor Paul Mealor composes soundtrack to new BBC nature series
University of Aberdeen's Professor Paul Mealor- one of the world's most performed living composers - has written the soundtrack to the new BBC TV nature series, Wonders of the Celtic Deep which airs on BBC 1 next month. The series, narrated by BAFTA award-winning actress Dame Sian Philips will take...
Sonic Arts and Composers' Forums in the new academic year
Join our creative community at the Department of Music for our series of Sonic Arts and Composer's Forums this autumn, featuring discussions and work of our PGR/PGT cohort as well as renowned guests. All are welcome.
PhD student Calum Carswell published in leading Christian magazine
Calum Carswell has been published in a leading Christian magazine setting out a new vision for choral music alongside contemporary worship bands.
Jonathan Hicks article in 19th Century Music
Environment-themed special issue of 19th Century Music includes lecturer Jo Hicks's article on promenade concerts.
WayWORD Festival returns for second year
For the second year running the University of Aberdeen is set to host the exciting student and youth-led WayWORD Festival.
Professor Chris Collins presents Errollyn Wallen CBE with Distinguished Musician Award
In June 2021, Belize-born British composer, pianist and singer-songwriter, Errollyn Wallen CBE was awarded with the 2020 ISM Distinguished Musician Award, one of the highest honours within the music industry, for services to music. The award was presented by Professor Chris Collins, ISM President 2020-21 at Errollyn's home in North...
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