British Forum for Ethnomusicology and Keele University Ethnomusicology One-day Conference

Posted on 14 November 2018 The theme of this conference was Beyond Memory and Reconciliation: Music,
Conflict and Social Manipulation in Post-Conflict Contexts.

James Corley becomes the 2018-19 Love Music Trust Keele Composer Fellow

Posted on 10 October 2018 The Music Department is delighted to announce that James Corley is the 2018-19 Love Music Trust Keele Composer Fellow. James is in the final-year of his undergraduate studies in Music and Music Technology at Keele, specialising as a composer and music software programmer.

Sohrab Uduman's composition to be performed as part of LSO concert series

Posted on 01 October 2018 Sohrab Uduman's composition Breath across Autumnal Ground for harpschord and live electronics will be performed by Jane Chapman (the work's dedicatee) on 6 October at LSO St Lukes London, as part of the LSO Jerwood concert series.

Dr Sohrab Uduman Received Performing Rights Society Foundation Composers' Award

Posted on 10 September 2018 Dr Sohrab Uduman has received a Performing Rights Society Foundation Composers'
Fund award of £8437 to undertake developmental work on a number of his research
related linked creative projects involving individual performers and ensembles.
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Love Music Trust Keele Composer

Posted on 27 October 2017 The Music Department is delighted to announce that Julian Liu is the 2017-18 Love Music Trust Keele Composer Fellow.
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New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival

Posted on 20 June 2017 Dr Diego Garro and graduating students Melissa Kuik and Luke Priest took part in the prestigious New York City Electroacoustic Music Festivalon Tuesday 20 June.
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Keele lecturer invited to give keynote on music and conflict in Lima, Peru

Posted on 18 May 2017 Dr Fiorella Montero-Diaz presented a paper at the Latin American Studies Association’s annual international conference in Lima-Peru.

Death of George Pratt

Posted on 05 May 2017 We regret to announce the death of George Pratt, formerly of Keele's Music Department (1964-1985).
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Interventions CD Release featuring Rajmil Fischman

Posted on 21 March 2017 Interventions, a ‘free improvisation’ CD for an ensemble of acoustic instruments and electronics has been released by ZawpRecords; featuring Professor Rajmil Fischman,who was one of three international guests invited to join a group of professional Spanish musicians to record the CD.
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London Premiere of "Dann klingt es auf..."

Posted on 15 December 2016 Sohrab Uduman had his London Premiere of "Dann klingt es auf..." performed at the Wigmore Hall on 14th December 2016
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Sohrab Uduman: World Premier of New Composition

Posted on 28 November 2016 The composition, written by Sohrab Uduman was a winner of the Britten Sinfonia Opus 2016 prize.
'Dann Kingt es Auf' for violin, cello and piano will be premiered as part of their At Lunch Series in London, Norwich, Cambridge.
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Rajmil Fischman presents Master class in Peru

Posted on 01 July 2016 Professor Rajmil Fischman was an invited international guest at the festival La Trenza Sonora, at the National Conservatoire of Lima, Peru. The festival included the world premiere of his work La Jaula Invisible (The Invisible Cage).
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Dr Montero-Diaz at LASA Conference, New York

Posted on 30 May 2016 Dr Fiorella Montero-Diaz, Lecturer in Ethnomusicology in the Music and Music Technology Department, presented a paper at the Latin American Studies Association's Annual International conference in New York.(May 27-30 2016)
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Fodens Brass Band Workshop

Posted on 29 April 2016 Brass musicians young and old came to Keele last weekend for a workshop and concert celebrating a new partnership between Foden's Band and Music & Music Technology at Keele
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Nick Reylands at Klarafestival, Brussels

Posted on 16 March 2016 Dr Nicholas Reyland (Music & Film Studies) gave a keynote public lecture at Klarafestival, Brussels on Sunday 13 March.
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Sohrab Uduman: OPUS 2016 Winner

Posted on 19 February 2016 Sohrab Uduman has been selected as the winner of OPUS2016, Britten Sinfonia's open submission scheme for unrepresented composers.
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Clock House Clock revealed

Posted on 12 February 2016 The Clock in the Clock House Tower has finally been revealed and put back into action.

British Composer Awards

Posted on 06 November 2015 Dr Sohrab Uduman, Reader, Music and Music Technology, has been shortlisted for the 2015 British Composer Awards.

Fairlight to Hollywood

Posted on 10 November 2015 Keele this week played host to a unique and nostalgic performance by alumus Andy Quin - Fairlight to Hollywood celebrated the diverse music catalogue of the composer.
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KeeleMAC 2015 Conference

Posted on 10 July 2015 The Keele Music Analysis Conference (KeeleMAC, Wednesday 8 to Friday 10 July 2015, Keele University, UK) recently took place at Keele.
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New Staff Posts

Posted on 08 June 2015 We would like to welcome two new staff posts for Music:
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Peter Cropper (1945-2015)

Posted on 29 May 2015 This week we received the very sad news that Peter Cropper, First Violin for the Lindsay Quartet passed away suddenly on Friday 29 May.
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Dr Diego Garro Presentation at Oxford Modern Art

Posted on 20 March 2015 Dr. Diego Garro presented his video work Dammtor to a capacity-full Oxford Modern Art, as part of Audiograft 2015

AHRC 'Leadership' Fellowship for Nicholas Reyland

Posted on 21 November 2014 Dr Nicholas Reyland has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council Early Career 'Leadership' Fellowship to support his work on Witold Lutoslawski
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Aid For Japan Charity Song

Posted on 13 May 2014 Aid For Japan Charity Song recorded in the Tim Souster Studio
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MAES exhibited at ICT 2013 in Vilnius, Lithuania

Posted on 14 November 2013 Professor Rajmil Fischman and Mr Cliff Bradbury attended as Keele exhibitors at ICT 2013 in Vilnius, Lithuania, 6-8 November. ICT is Europe's biggest digital technology event, attracting nearly 5000 visitors.
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Barbara Kelly: Book Published

Posted on 12 September 2013 Barbara Kelly has had her book: Music and Ultra-Modernism in France, published by Boydell & Brewer

Alastair Williams: Book Published

Posted on 12 September 2013 Alastair Williams has just had his book published titled: Music in Germany since 1968

Nicholas Reyland at the Proms and on BBC Radio 3

Posted on 16 July 2013 Dr Nicholas Reyland will appear at the Proms Plus event accompanying the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert of music by Lutoslawski, Andrzej Panufnik and Shostakovich.
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Rethinking Poulenc: International Conference

Posted on 05 July 2013 Professor Barbara Kelly organised and hosted an international conference and festival entitled 'Rethinking Poulenc' at Keele to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the composer Francis Poulenc's death.
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Keele Academic of the Year

Posted on 10 May 2013 Music¹s Dr Nicholas Reyland was awarded the Keele Academic of the Year prize at the KeeleLink annual awards ceremony in May 2013
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International Postgraduate Music Conference at Keele

Posted on 02 May 2013 On 18-19 April, the Research Institute for the Humanities and Music hosted the Theory and Analysis Graduate Symposium, a prestigious annual conference held by the Society for Music Analysis,

Miroslav Spasov has UK Premiere of ECHOS

Posted on 11 March 2013 ECHOS was premiered on Sunday 10th March at Wilton's Music Hall by the New London Chamber Choir
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Nicholas Reyland BBC Radio 3 Interview

Posted on 21 January 2013 Nicholas Reyland interview contribution on BBC Radio 3:19 January 2013
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Miroslav Spasov & Sarah Watts visit Brazil

Posted on 29 November 2012 Miroslav Spasov (Senior Lecturer in Music) and Sarah Watts, bass clarinet performer (PhD student at Keele), have just returned from Brazil where they gave concerts and presentations.
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Rajmil Fischman: Buenos Aires Visit

Posted on 26 November 2012 Professor Rajmil Fischman invited to the 13th International Acousmatic and Multimedia Festival Sonoimágenes held in Buenos Aires
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International Award for Dr Diego Garro & Richard T. Nelmes

Posted on 02 July 2012 'Visitation Adagio', a collaborative audiovisual work by Keele Music Technology lecturer Dr. Diego Garro and Keele Music graduate Richard T. Nelmes was awarded the Visionen Preis 2012
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Professor Rajmil Fischman: International Music Prize Winner

Posted on 05 January 2012 Professor Rajmil Fischman wins in the highest category of the International Music Prize 2011

Dr Nicholas Reyland writes for The Guardian

Posted on 15 November 2011 Dr Nicholas Reyland, Music and Film Studies, contributed an article to The Guardian’s website this week.
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Rajmil Fischman awarded grant

Posted on 08 September 2011 Professor Rajmil Fischman, Research Institute for the Humanities, was awarded £71,432 by the AHRC
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Kelly on Ravel on BBC Radio 3

Posted on 10 June 2011 Keele Music Professor Barbara Kelly on BBC Radio 3

Fischman invited to Stanford

Posted on 10 June 2011 Professor Rajmil Fischman invited to talk at Stanford University

Keele lecturer heads to Kenya for charity work

Posted on 21 February 2011 Diego Garro: senior lecturer in Music Technology from Keele University is heading to Kenya to help with construction work on a vital charity project.

Greg Boardman: Rastamouse

Posted on 18 February 2011 Previous Postgrad student has success with BBC animation: Rastamouse

Prestigious research Fellowships

Posted on 01 January 2011 Professor Barbara Kelly has been successful in securing one of two prestigious Arts and Humanities Research Council Research Fellowships, worth a total of nearly £80,000.

Prestigious research Fellowships

Posted on 01 January 2011 Dr Alastair Williams has been successful in securing one of two prestigious Arts and Humanities Research Council Research Fellowships, worth a total of nearly £80,000.

Robert Ratcliffe’s music selected for International Competition

Posted on 01 August 2010 The musical work of postgraduate student Robert Ratcliffe has received recognition at the 6th Métamorphoses Composition Competition, which is a biennial international composition competition organised by Musiques et Recherches in Belgium.

Postgraduate student Robert Ratcliffe: work receives worldwide exposure

Posted on 01 August 2010 A continuous, 28-minute mix of Robert’s music was selected for broadcast during RadiaLx 2010, Portugal’s International Festival of Radio Art:
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Contribution to a World Cup Song

Posted on 01 June 2010 A Keele Music and Engish lecturer's contribution to the debased art of World Cup Songs is currently being played by the BBC at Big Screen Events around Manchester.