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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 14th in the UK for Music in the Guardian University Guide 2017.

The Music Department received a 98% satisfaction rating in teaching, a 100% satisfaction rating in academic support and a 100% score in learning resources in the 2017 National Student Survey.

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