Busy year for Cardiff University Wind Ensemble

Posted on 16 April 2015 by Jessica Kelly

Composer and conductor Martin Humphries studied here for his BMus and his MMus in Composition. He is currently undertaking PhD research in composition. He’s also been conductor of the successful Cardiff University Wind Ensemble for the past two years and he’s here to tell us about the Ensemble’s recent activities… “Following two very enjoyable days
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Performing Debussy premieres

Posted on 12 March 2015 by Jessica Kelly

Later this month Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra will perform world premieres of works by Debussy at Cardiff’s St David’s Hall. Sam Warner, a 3rd-year student and Principal Cellist, looks ahead to the concert… “During my seven years playing in an orchestra, the only French orchestral repertoire from the turn of the 20th-century I’ve had the
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Celebrating Welsh Music

Posted on 19 February 2015 by Jessica Kelly

The Palestrina Singers of Cardiff University, one of the many student-run ensembles at Cardiff, will be celebrating St David’s Day on 2 March with a lunchtime concert of Welsh music. Musical Director Kieran Jones, a 3rd-year BMus student, tells us about this upcoming event… As I embark on my final year of studying music at Cardiff
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MuSoc in Paris

Posted on 27 January 2015 by Jessica Kelly

“For the first time in its recent history the Music Society is going abroad – to Paris, the City of Light. Travelling by Eurostar, students will have the opportunity to visit such iconic musical venues as the Palais Garnier and Théâtre des Champs Élysées, as well as Parisian landmarks the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame cathedral.
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Performing Beethoven

Posted on 19 December 2014 by Jessica Kelly

One of the most attractive features of studying at Cardiff is the richness and diversity of performance opportunities available to students, both on campus and within the city.  In November, Cardiff University Symphony Chorus and Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra joined forces, under conductor Mark Eager, to perform Beethoven Symphony no.9 at St. David’s Hall in
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BMus Final Year – Public Recital Examinations

Posted on 29 April 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Our BMus Final Year Public Recital Examinations will be taking place in June. These Recital Examinations are open to the public – free admission. Sound and/or video recordings are not permitted WEDNESDAY 11 JUNE 9.30                 Daniel Greene (piano) Works by Schubert, Messiaen and York Bowen 10.05               Christopher Gibbons (clarinet), Sue Bird (piano) Works by Stanford,
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