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Read more at: Take it to the Bridge

Take it to the Bridge

14 November 2022

We're delighted to be launching Take it to the Bridge, a new band competition in partnership with the Cambridge Club Festival. Registration will open at 12 noon on Tuesday 15th November, and auditions will take place on Friday 25th November at Clare College. Please visit the competition homepage for full entry requirements...

Read more at: Hook, Line and Lyric

Hook, Line and Lyric

2 November 2022

We're delighted to announce our new song writing competition Hook, Line and Lyric in partnership with Jesus College. The competition will be judged by the Master Sonita Alleyne OBE, Prof. Ben Walton (Jesus College, Faculty of Music), Preye Crooks (Sony Music, Strawberries and Creem Festival), and Felix Asare (Centre for...

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Welcome to Cambridge!

3 October 2022

Whatever subject you're studying, the Centre for Music Performance is here to help you make music part of your life at university. Music can be a great way to take time out from the pressures of academic life, to have fun and express yourself, to develop valuable skills, and to form connections and friendships which could...

Read more at: New Band Hub Launch

New Band Hub Launch

28 September 2022

The CMP is launching a brand-new Band Hub for students who are looking to form their own groups this academic year. The Band Hub is designed for all genres and groups, whether you’re looking to have casual jam sessions with friends, or if you want to make a full-time group with frequent performances. Further details can be...

Read more at: Singing auditions 2022-23

Singing auditions 2022-23

22 September 2022

Details for the 2022-23 singing auditions are now available. Auditions will take place throughout October, and applications should be submitted by 12pm on Tuesday 11th October.

Read more at: CUJO Auditions 2022-23

CUJO Auditions 2022-23

20 September 2022

Details regarding the Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra (CUJO) auditions for this year are now available . The auditions are open to all students and will be held in the Music Room at Trinity Hall on Saturday 8th October and Sunday 9th October.

Read more at: Orchestral Auditions 2022-23

Orchestral Auditions 2022-23

22 August 2022

Information for our 2022-23 Orchestral Auditions is now available . Auditions for the Cambridge University Orchestra (CUO), Cambridge University Sinfonia (CUS), and Cambridge University Wind Orchestra (CUWO) will take place from 6–9 October 2022 at West Road Concert Hall. If you would like to audition, you will need to...

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Congratulations Incoming Freshers!

18 August 2022

The Centre for Music Performance would like to congratulate incoming students for 2022! We look forward to welcoming you to Cambridge in October! If you're curious about the musical opportunities available to you here at the University of Cambridge, the Centre for Music Performance can help! Whether you want to join a jam...

Read more at: 2022 Petrichor International Music Competition

2022 Petrichor International Music Competition

15 August 2022

The second annual Petrichor International Music Competition is now open for submissions. This annual musical performance and composition contest provides support, inspiration, and exposure to composers, instrumentalists, singers, ensembles, and orchestras from around the world. ​There are 12 Categories, 36 Winners & 36...

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Do you make music? We want to hear your ideas for our launch festival!

12 July 2022

The University of Cambridge Centre for Music Performance is formally launching in the 2022/23 academic year, and we want to start it off with a bang, so we'll be having a festival on 21-23 October with venues across the city and encompassing the whole of music making across the uni. Do you have any ideas or does your group...