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Studying abroad in the USA by Jannah Bell

Posted on 22 July 2019 by Lauren Sourbutts

Student Jannah Bell spent several months studying in Northeastern University in Boston earlier this year, and managed to pack in a lot of trips to other cities too! See what she got up to
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Placements, Student life, Study Abroad

My time in Krakow by Katie Renker

Posted on 2 October 2018 by Lauren Sourbutts

Katie Renker, spent a semester at Jagiellonian University, in Krakow to study music “So when do you go back to Cardiff?” “I don’t” “Sorry?” “I’ve decided I’m moving to Poland” “Exams go that badly?” This is an entirely fictional conversation, but I feel like it accurately depicts many friends and family members reaction when I
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Qugang Chen

Student life, Student performances

Singing with BBC National Chorus of Wales

Posted on 28 June 2018 by Lauren Sourbutts

By Thomas Mottershead On the last day of February, I received an email from the Chorus Manager of the BBC National Chorus of Wales (BBC NCW), Osian Rowlands, asking me if I wanted to be involved in an upcoming project as part of the Vale of Glamorgan Festival. There were just under 50 singers in
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Cardiff Guitar Festival

Music in Cardiff, Student societies

Cardiff Guitar Festival

Posted on 30 May 2018 by Lauren Sourbutts

The Cardiff Guitar Festival was founded in 2016 by School of Music alumnus Chris Roberts during his second year at Cardiff University, with his former teacher Brian Firkins of Cardiff Music School. The festival has a strong educational focus, alongside providing inspiring concerts by some of the finest guitar talent currently on offer. Over the
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