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Placements, Student life

My time in Helsinki by Jackie Yip

Posted on 9 October 2017 by Lauren Sourbutts

BA Music student Jackie Yip spent a year of her degree studying at the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki. She tells us about her experiences… Imagine a year spent in the coldest city in Europe, where temperatures reach -24C in winter and the snow falls for up to 7 months of the year. It is the home
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Student performances

Meet Dr Peter Leech, our new Chamber Choir conductor

Posted on 28 July 2016 by Jessica Kelly

“With the new academic year approaching I just thought I’d take the opportunity to introduce myself to everyone. Many of you will know me from my teaching in the School of Music last year, but many others will have only experienced my work through the brief contact we had on the conductor audition day. On
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Student life, Student performances

Diolch, John

Posted on 25 July 2016 by Jessica Kelly

  Our Chamber Choir, with conductor John Hugh Thomas, recently travelled to Germany for performances in Lübeck and Hamburg. John Hugh Thomas announced his retirement from the Choir earlier this year and this trip, the Choir’s first overseas tour, was a fantastic chance for us all to spend time together, learning from each other and performing beautiful choral works
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Student life, Student performances

On the road again

Posted on 7 July 2016 by Jessica Kelly

Victoria Thomas, a soon-to-graduate BMus student, tells us about Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra’s recent tour to Germany and Belgium… Bright and early on 12th June, Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra ventured on their second tour to Germany and Belgium with a series of four concerts lined up in which we would perform Sibelius’ Finlandia, Pärt’s If
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