A Way to Have a Say: CMP Music Forum

Do you want to have a say on the future of music at Cambridge University? Then apply for the CMP’s new Music Forum!

Auditions: Orchestral

Auditions are now open for the Cambridge University Orchestra, Cambridge University Wind Orchestra, Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra and more!

Big Band Roulette

Big Band Roulette is the big band with the big twist. The premise is simple. Every gig, we have a completely random band pulled from our pool of talented musicians, along with a brand new setlist, built around a novel...

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra

Bringing together graduate musicians to provide a sociable environment in which to rehearse and meet other like-minded musicians.

Cambridge University Chamber Choir (CUCC)

Bringing together the best student singers to perform complex and diverse chamber repertoire.

Cambridge University Collegium Musicum (CUCM)

Collegium Musicum is a vibrant ensemble giving students the rare opportunity to perform on period instruments and learn historical performance techniques.

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Cambridge University Concerto Competition

A Concerto Competition for excellent University instrumentalists.

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Cambridge University Conducting Competition

A Conducting Competition for excellent University conductors.

Cambridge University Experimental Music Ensemble (CueMe)

Performances through a fresh approach to the classics of the repertoire.

Cambridge University New Music Group

Giving students the opportunity to perform twentieth and twenty-first century classical music.

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Cambridge University Opera Society (CUOS)

Stages a wide variety of student operatic productions in a number of different venues around Cambridge, putting on productions at least once a term.

Cambridge University Orchestra (CUO)

The University's flagship orchestra for the top student orchestral musicians, performing with world-class professional conductors.

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Cambridge University Symphony Chorus (CUSC)

Singing big works in big buildings! A busy and vibrant choir of approximately 120 members from across the University and wider Cambridge community.

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Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra (CUSO)

A high-level student-run symphony orchestra made up of University of Cambridge students from all colleges and subjects.

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Cambridge University Wind Orchestra

A friendly, high standard ensemble that performs a variety of Wind Orchestra repertoire.

Choral Awards

24 colleges offer Choral Awards through the Intercollegiate Choral Awards Scheme. You can apply to the scheme once you have received your academic offer to study at Cambridge.

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Emma Jazz

An Emmanuel-based (but open to everyone) jazz band that plays mainly jazz and funk tunes with some pop arrangements and classic vocal numbers thrown in too!

Instrumental Awards for Chamber Music Scheme (IAS)

Enabling students to participate in high-quality chamber music at the University, open to undergraduates and graduates at all Colleges.

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Inter Alios

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Jesus College Choir

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King’s Voices

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Magdalene College Choir

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Masterclasses

An inspiring and ambitious programme of masterclasses, workshops and events across multiple genres.

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Musicians’ wellbeing classes

Wellbeing sessions for musicians, including Yoga, Alexander Technique, and breath-work.

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Selwyn College Chapel Choir

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St Catharine’s College Choir

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St Edmund’s Chapel Schola

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St Edmund’s College Chapel Choir

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St John’s Voices

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Staff Choir

Staff Choir The staff choir will be restarting on Wednesday lunchtimes from 4th October running through to 13th December. The first Wednesday of the month being in Great St Mary’s and others in Michaelhouse. The sessions in Great St Mary’s...

The Cambridge Organ Experience

Are you aged 11 – 18? Would you like to try playing the organ? The Cambridge Organ Experience is a FREE day for young musicians aged 11-18 and takes place every year on a Saturday in the May/June half-term holiday....

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The Chapel Choir of Downing College

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The Chapel Choir of Emmanuel College

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The Chapel Choir of Robinson College

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The Charter Choir of Homerton College

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The Choir of Christ’s College

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The Choir of Clare College

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The Choir of Corpus Christi College

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The Choir of Girton College

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The Choir of Gonville & Caius College

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The Choir of King’s College

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The Choir of Peterhouse College

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The Choir of Queens’ College

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The Choir of Sidney Sussex College

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The Choir of St John’s College

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The Choir of Trinity College

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The Choirs of Pembroke College

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The Fitzwilliam College Chapel Choir

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Trinity Hall Chapel Choir

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University Lieder Scheme

Providing coaching to the most promising Lieder singers and accompanists in the University.

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Wolfson Chamber Singers

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Wolfson College Choir

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