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Read more at: Congratulations Incoming Freshers!

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...


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

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...


Read more at: LIGHTS, CURTAINS, ACTION!

LIGHTS, CURTAINS, ACTION!

14 June 2022

The Cambridge University Centre for Music Performance, in conjunction with Cambridge University Sinfonia , Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society and members of Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra , are delighted to present Broadway and Beyond! Join us for a wonderful evening of shows tunes and songs from Broadway...


Read more at: Broadway & Beyond! Opportunities for singers and production team!

Broadway & Beyond! Opportunities for singers and production team!

17 May 2022

For one night only, Cambridge University Sinfonia and Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society will be performing a cabaret-style concert of classic musical theatre songs in J2 at Cambridge Junction . Want to be part of it? Calls for singers and production team are out now! The set-list includes songs by Sondheim...


Read more at: Applications are now open for exciting roles in the Centre for Music Performance

Applications are now open for exciting roles in the Centre for Music Performance

12 May 2022

Applications are now open for exciting roles in the Centre for Music Performance. Two Student Reps for Music Performance Committee Representing the students and student interests on the Music Performance Committee, Chaired by Sonita Alleyne, Master of Jesus College. The Committee steers the Centre for Music Performance...


Read more at: Cambridge University Symphony Chorus Taster Session

Cambridge University Symphony Chorus Taster Session

21 April 2022

The Cambridge University Symphony Chorus (CUSC) is holding an open taster session on Thursday 28 April, 7.30pm at St Paul's Church on Hills Road. Are you a student interested in singing epic pieces in epic venues? Then CUSC is the choir for you! The taster session is a fantastic opportunity to meet conductor Richard...


Read more at: A Polychoral Extravaganza

A Polychoral Extravaganza

19 April 2022

On Sunday April 24th at 5pm, The Centre for Music Performance and Girton College present A Polychoral Extravaganza. This concert is a celebration of polychoral music, featuring Tallis 's Spem in alium , Striggio 's 40-part motet Ecce beatam lucem and a reconstruction of a 33-part Magnificat by Giovanni Gabrieli . This...


Read more at: New Music Group 16 March 2022 Composer Profiles & Additional Programme Notes

New Music Group 16 March 2022 Composer Profiles & Additional Programme Notes

15 March 2022

New Music Group 16 March 2022 | 7.30pm | West Road Concert Hall Pre-concert talk: 6.45pm Composer profiles & additional programme notes Programme Errollyn Wallen Horseplay Richard Causton Threnody Darren Bloom Eve Richard Causton The Persistence of Memory Oliver Knussen Elegiac Arabesques The Cambridge University New...


Read more at: Music and Climate Change Discussion at West Road Concert Hall

Music and Climate Change Discussion at West Road Concert Hall

9 March 2022

The Faculty of Music Green Team presents a free event bringing together a range of speakers and musical performance to explore the intersection between music and climate change. Music and Climate Change: Discussions on activism, industry sustainability, and nature in song Tuesday 15th March | 7:30 pm | West Road Concert...