News and Events - Archive Pages

Browse the links below for news of some of the activities of staff and students in the Department of Music, including performances, lectures, conference presentations, prizes and publications.

Date News/Event
10 July 2013 Tim Shephard to contribute to new book on music and identity
10 July 2013 Department's historical instrument collection at Bishops' House Museum
8 July 2013 University of Sheffield to host international conference on early music
8 July 2013 Tim Shephard speaks at Med Ren conference
3 July 2013 Understanding emotional responses to music
2 July 2013 Environmental concerns at the forefront of staff research in music
26 June 2013 Critical acclaim for Peter Hill’s new CD
25 June 2013 Sheffield University Wind Orchestra Latvia Tour - Best Ever!
25 June 2013 Adrian Moore fractures the acousmatic at Electroacoustic Music Studies
25 June 2013 Conference and grant award news
25 June 2013 Conference: Crosscurrents in Music and Theology
20 June 2013 John Ball performing with Kora maestro Sura Susso
12 June 2013 Folk song archives come to life with The Full English
29 May 2013 Adam Stansbie in Karlsruhe and Madrid
28 May 2013 Adam Stansbie on The One Show
28 May 2013 Mary Dullea curates Soundings at the Austrian Cultural Forum London
21 May 2013 Distance Learning MA Psychology for Musicians student's forthcoming peer reviews
6 June 2013 Seminars on Linguistic and cross-modal influences on the experience of sounds
2 May 2013 Escafeld Chorale news
23 April 2013 TuoS Folk Group take the Folk Train
22 April 2013 Chaplin's Gold Rush Live Screening
3 April 2013 What’s it really like to have a Music Career?
18 March 2013 Adam Stansbie at Congreso Internacional Espacios Sonoros in Madrid
28 February 2013 Sound Junction meets UPF, Barcelona
22 February 2013 Escafeld Chorale Associate Soloist scheme 2013-14
21 February 2013 Adrian Moore to perform 'Nebula Sequence' in Brusssels
4 February 2013 Festival charts 60 years of music made with machines
24 January 2013 Nikki Dibben at Eirik Askeroi's successful PhD Disputas in Norway
15 January 2013 Dorothy Ker’s work ‘Clepsydra’
15 January 2013 Seminars on Cross-modal associations with music
8 January 2013 Innovative symposium on electronic music
13 December 2012 Renee Timmers gives a keynote address
11 December 2012 Dominic McHugh curates exhibition on “My Fair Lady” at the Crucible
11 December 2012 New bid submitted by Fay Hield to AHRC Connected Communities fund for research on Transmitting Music
10 December 2012 Dr Fay Hield involves students in a new Folk Song Commission for EFDSS
20 November 2012 Adam Stansbie will be performing 'Escapade' at City University Tuesday 20th November 2012
15 November 2012 Première of George Nicholson's 'Darkness Visible' for bass clarinet and piano
14 November 2012 Dominic McHugh to appear in major new TV documentary on musical theatre
6 November 2012 Dorothy Ker's 'Clepsydra' for solo oboe
10 October 2012 John Ball to perform with one of India’s greatest Kathak dancers in Glasgow
10 October 2012 New appointment for postgraduate composer Mark McCombs
9 October 2012 Leeds Lieder Composers and Poets Forum
3 October 2012 Stephanie Pitts gives keynote address at Trinity College Dublin
1 October 2012 Musicport Festival performance by John Ball
28 September 2012 Dorothy Ker’s research features in the July 2012 issue of Tempo magazine
28 September 2012 Dorothy Ker & Nicola Dibben - Researcher’s Night 28th September 2012
27 September 2012 Welcome Mark Zaki, Fulbright Scholar 2012-2013
25 September 2012 London premières of works by George Nicholson and Tom Owen
17 September 2012 Performance of Dorothy Ker's work 'Water Mountain'
11 September 2012 Music Mind Machine in Sheffield Launch Event, 27 November 2012
4 September 2012 Dominic McHugh, Stephanie Pitts & Simon Keefe are celebrating the publication of their new books
1 August 2012 Music staff and students present their work at International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC)
30 July 2012 A research network between Israel and UK
15 July 2012 Traditional Song Forum, 21-23rd September 2012
12 July 2012 Andrew Killick publishes article on the Broadway musical
2 July 2012 Nikki Dibben's work with Bjork features in the new 'Discover' publication
2 July 2012 Renee Timmers receives a CMPCP Visiting Fellowship
1 July 2012 Chinese Music Ensemble record music for BBC Look North
28 June 2012 Students and Staff Perform in BBC Radio 3 Live Broadcast
27 June 2012 Dominic McHugh’s book on My Fair Lady published
20 June 2012 John Ball performance at the Octagon Centre
6 June 2012 SUWO European Tour June 9 – 14 2012
28 May 2012 Sheffield University students make music for Sheffield Children's Hospital
21 May 2012 Fay Hield's new album 'Orfeo'
21 May 2012 Award congratulations for Dorothy and Gareth
20 May 2012 Postgraduate composer wins competition at the Presteigne Festival
14 May 2012 PhD student Mark McCombs reaches NCEM Composers Award final
24 April 2012 Peter Hill's Bach recording - CD of the Week on BBC Radio 3
11 April 2012 University of Sheffield sponsors Sensoria
27 March 2012 Dr. David Patmore attending conference
27 March 2012 New staff appointments
22 March 2012 Simon Keegan-Phipps appointed Lecturer in Ethnomusicology
21 March 2012 New department 'folk group' first meeting Thursday 22 March
21 March 2012 Fay Hield delivers paper at Bath Literature Festival
8 March 2012 John Ball Tabla and Santoor Performances ...
27 February 2012 The Language of Biophilia: A Q&A With Nikki Dibben
6 February 2012 Funding and performing opportunity for singers ...
18 January 2012 Peter Hill's new CD: Bach, J S: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2
17 January 2012 Participate in a Survey for music performers
16 December 2011 Björk’s Biophilia, on which Dr Nicola Dibben collaborated, is featured in iTunes Rewind 2011 ...
8 December 2011 Dominic McHugh’s forthcoming book
1 December 2011 Book chapter by Andrew Killick
25 November 2011 Simon Keefe becomes General Editor of the Royal Musical Association Monographs Series
25 November 2011 Two new pieces by George Nicholson
09 November 2011 Peter Hill's Concert tour of the United States ....
21 October 2011 Dr Ruth Herbert - new publication
06 October 2011 Adrian Moore performing and talking about new music
15 Sept 2011 Summer Research Round Up
29 July 2011 Vicky Williamson appears on Channel 4
07 July 2011 Nikki Dibben is part of Björk's press launch of "Biophilia"
15 June 2011 PhD candidate Maria Krivenski receives Peake Award
11 May 2011 Employability Event
09 May 2011 Wind Orchestra wins top national and international awards
04 April 2011 SUWO wins GOLD Award in Glasgow
22 March 2011 Nikki Dibben collaborates with Björk
09 February 2011 University of Sheffield and Sheffield Cathedral Organ Scholarship
09 February 2011 Film music celebrated in Spring Concert Season
09 February 2011 Simon Keefe Delivers "Mozart Unwrapped' Study Days
09 February 2011 New performances by Adrian Moore
03 February 2011 The Escafeld Chorale Associate scheme for singers
05 December 2010 Sound Junction talk Monday 6th December at 4:10pm
16 November 2010 Adrian Moore's recent work awarded first prize ...
09 November 2010 PhD student Jac McKeigue selected for composition masterclass
24 October 2010 Postgraduate Open Day 2010
21 September 2010 Forthcoming concerts featuring the work of Adrian Moore
21 September 2010 Paper given at SEMPRE conference in Scarborough
13 September 2010 New CD of music for oboe and percussion featuring "Bagatelles" ..
13 September 2010 London Symphony Orchestra Commission
07 September 2010 Largest contingent of new students on MA in World Music Studies
22 July 2010 Alfred Brendel Honorary Degree
22 July 2010 John Ball recording a 15 minute set for Radio 3 at Womad
24 June 2010 CIM-SEMPRE Study Day and Workshop 22nd July 2010
28 May 2010 Gareth Widdowson wins Arts and Humanities Design Competition
21 May 2010 Escafeld Chorale associate scheme
20 May 2010 Sound Junction 2010: sounds like you've never heard before....
06 May 2010 Graduate Study Day on Friday 21st May 2010
30 March 2010 Stephanie Pitts awarded £10K from the University´s Knowledge Transfer Fund
23 March 2010 Sheng-Wei Hsu wins first place in the International Seidof Music Competition
18 March 2010 Simon Keegan-Phipps interview for BBC Radio 3 "Music Matters"
18 March 2010 Nigel Simeone discusses "West Side Story" on BBC Radio 3
16 March 2010 Curious - a festival of the strange and unusual
09 February 2010 Music Department performers bring huge kudos to Sheffield ...
19 January 2010 Chinese X Factor victory for British student
07 January 2010 CAMILLERI FESTIVAL, London – Valletta, Malta, 14-17th January 2010
09 November 2009 Graduate Study Day on Wednesday 20th January 2010
09 November 2009 Jenny Jackson premieres in Amsterdam and Huddersfield
04 November 2009 Book launch for Music and Mind in Everyday Life
22 October 2009 George Nicholson 60th birthday concerts
21 October 2009 Research Assistant (Part-time, Fixed-term)
13 October 2009 SUWO featured ensembles at RNCM/BASBWE Wind Weekend
10 October 2009 Faculty of Arts and Humanities Cultural Café
09 October 2009 George Nicholson at the London New Wind Festival 2009
09 October 2009 Dr. Simon Keegan-Phipps appointed as a part-time Teaching Fellow
09 October 2009 Free classical music for 21-30 year olds
04 October 2009 Publication of Major volume on eighteenth-century music
03 October 2009 Dr Eduardo Coutinho's working visit to the Department...
03 October 2009 Dr. Renee Timmers receives research grant ...
02 October 2009 Dr Makiko Sadakata visiting the Department from 15th - 22nd of October
09 June 2009 Messiaen exhibition
09 June 2009 New book on Björk released
06 June 2009 SUMMER FESTIVAL 6 - 19 JUNE 2009
01 June 2009 MA graduate on Radio 4
14 May 2009 More Messiaen Discoveries!
14 May 2009 Graduate Study Day Jessop Building, 18 March 2009, 9:30-5:30pm
14 May 2009 Bernstein Novelties
14 May 2009 French Musings
14 May 2009 Sheffield music student in Sondheim final
12 May 2009 Stephanie Pitts researching jazz audiences in Oxford
08 May 2009 New Ground event - Messiaen Exhibition
27 April 2009 Nikki Dibben is giving a talk at the Sheffield Showroom Cinema
18 March 2009 Peter Cropper plays all Beethoven Violin Sonatas in London
13 March 2009 Outstanding Result in 2008 RAE
11 March 2009 Rare accolade for Mozart Requiem article by Simon Keefe
08 March 2009 George Nicholson's new piece 'Short Stories'
06 March 2009 MUSIC DEPARTMENT CELEBRATES MOVE TO TREMENDOUS FACILITIES AT THE HEART OF THE UNIVERSITY
03 February 2009 Nieuw Ensemble Composers' Professional Development Programme
19 December 2008 TALENTED YOUNGSTERS IN GOOD COMPANY WITH SONDHEIM!
06 December 2008 BBC interviews with Nigel Simeone on Messiaen's life and music
24 November 2008 Nigel Simeone presents BBC documentary
24 November 2008 Peter Hill and Nigel Simeone awarded Prix Dumesnil
13 October 2008 Graduate Study Days on Friday 6th February and Monday 18th May 2009
07 October 2008 Graduate Study Day, 12th November, 9.30am - 2pm
23 July 2008 PhD student interviewed by the Guardian newspaper
07 April 2008 University Wind Orchestra perform in Malta
31 March 2008 Michael Kahan playing at the Imperial War Museum
12 February 2008 Premiere of George Nicholson's new piece 'Recueillement'
07 February 2008 Music Department Graduate Study Day
27 January 2008 MA student Michael Kahan performs on Holocaust Memorial Day
22 January 2008 Opera: Celos aun del aire matan
16 January 2008 Conference: 26-27 March 2008, The Spanish Humour. CALL FOR PAPERS.
07 January 2008 7-10th January 2008 Peter Cropper masterclasses with European String Quartets
07 December 2007 Departmental Research Seminar Series now available as a vod-cast
05 December 2007 Worldwide Universities Network research trip
05 December 2007 Adrian Moore plays the full `Sea of Singularity´ at the Licences Festival in Paris
28 November 2007 Graduate Study Days
28 November 2007 Dorothy Ker - New CD Released
19 November 2007 AHRC visit
01 November 2007 SEMPRE conferences
29 October 2007 JESSOP RECORDING and CAMILLERI CD Launch Party
15 October 2007 WORLD AIDS DAY 2007
15 October 2007 George Nicholson´s 'Bagatelles'
15 October 2007 AHRC Panel Chair
15 October 2007 Musicology-Ethnomusicology research consultancy
01 October 2007 RMA Training Day Saturday 27 October 2007
02 July 2007 Nigel Simeone invited to lecture at Messiaen Festival
02 July 2007 Two new books on Messiaen
22 June 2007 PhD student awarded prestigious Fellowship
21 June 2007 Jonathan Stock's published article on Alexander J. Ellis
06 June 2007 Improvisation ensemble receives funding award
05 June 2007 CAIRM: New Centre for Music Research
31 May 2007 SHEFFIELD SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2007!
17 May 2007 Eric Clarke: visiting Professor at the Music Academy in Malmø (Sweden)
16 May 2007 Soundwaves Festival Feature
16 May 2007 New Zealand Performance
15 May 2007 Special Evening Concert Monday 4th June
10 May 2007 Graduate Study Day Friday 18th May
01 May 2007 Sheffield Composers feature in Australian Festival
30 April 2007 Fieldwork on daily musical life in Buklavu
27 March 2007 New MA in Music Performance
13 March 2007 "Crossing Continents": concert in Firth Hall 20 March
27 February 2007 SIMEONE ON SONDHEIM
07 February 2007 George Nicholson's new piece 'Bagatelles'
27 January 2007 Kathleen Noss Van Buren presents at Kenyan Drum Café
20 November 2006 "Arts, Organizations, and Social Change ..."
21 October 2006 Peter Hill and Nigel Simeone give a series of lectures
20 September 2006 George Nicholson's new work 'Sonant formant morph'
26 July 2006 Nigel Simeone's lecture on Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux
10 June 2006 Dorothy Ker's [...and...1] for solo clarinet
13 May 2006 Melbourne Symphony Orchestra will play Dorothy Ker's work...
23 April 2006 Dr Chou Chiener's publication of the Nanguan music tradition of Taiwan
22 March 2006 Composition Seminar and Performance Day
01 February 2006 Peter Crooper - Classic FM Gramophone Special Achievement Award
18 December 2005 Nigel Simeone gives pre-concert talk
11 December 2005 George Nicholson conducts first performance of his Concerto for ...
25 November 2005 Dorothy Ker's new work 'diffracted terrains:quintet'
23 November 2005 Stephanie Pitts "Valuing Musical Participation" (Ashgate, 2005)
23 November 2005 Peter Hill and Nigel Simeone "Messiaen" (Yale University Press, 2005)
20 November 2005 Student composer premier: "Autopianos and Battleship Row"
16 November 2005 Recital of Messiaen piano music at British Embassy, Paris
11 November 2005 First performance of George Nicholson´s 'Autumn Journey'
11 November 2005 Dorothy Ker is Featured Composer
06 November 2005 China's Central Conservatory of Music ranks Sheffield University .....
01 November 2005 George Nicholson elected to the Concert Executive Committee of ...
01 November 2005 Eric Clarke's book "Ways of Listening"