Welcome to the Department of Music

We offer a stimulating and creative environment in which to study and to develop your musical creativity.

Our facilities for performance, sound recording and composition are outstanding.

Students benefit from private instrumental and vocal lessons from our team of visiting professional musicians, a wide range of classical, contemporary and world music ensembles, two ensembles in residence, workshops with high-profile music industry professionals and a constant flow of visiting musicians and composers who offer masterclasses and workshops.

City was ranked 15th in the UK for Music in the Guardian University Guide 2019.

In the 2018 National Student Survey, the Music Department received a 100% satisfaction rating in teaching, a 97% score for learning resources and an overall satisfaction score of 95%, placing us 5th in the UK for Music.

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