Department of Music
1st in the Russell Group for teaching on our course (NSS Subject results 2022).
6th nationally for the quality of our research environment (REF 2021).
Putting Broadway under the spotlight: how disability was erased from a popular musical
Research by Professor Dominic Broomfield-McHugh reveals that producers removed a lead disabled character from one of the most popular musicals in Broadway history. His findings have sparked a debate about disability representation in musicals, both i
Filling the silence: the powerful music of Afghanistan's exiled musicians
On the morning of August 15 2021 the flourishing musicscape of Afghanistan fell silent. As the Taliban regime came back into force, musicians disappeared and fled. Dr Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey is working with Afghan musicians now living in exile to cr
Music psychology course celebrates 25 years with anniversary conference
In 2023, the distance learning postgraduate programme in music psychology celebrates its silver anniversary. To recognise the success of the programme, the Department of Music will be hosting a special two-day conference.
Yorkshire schools experience Steinway extravaganza
The Department of Music recently organised a unique Steinway opportunity for schools in the local area. This exciting event gave learners the opportunity to experience what it is like to train as a professional performer on world-class instruments.
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