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Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival

Friday 18 and Friday 25 July 1.10pm

We host two stellar acts as part of the 30th Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival to finish off a packed summer term of performances at the University. The Festival runs from 18th – 27th July across the city.

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Friday 9 May 1.10pm

HERMESensemble is an Antwerp-based collective for contemporary music and art. As part of their second year in residence at the Department of Music, the ensemble, musicians and artistic director lead a series of workshops with student composers and play through student works, giving invaluable feedback. In this concert the group showcase two staff composers at the University, Scott Wilson and Michel Zev Gordon.

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Stephen Hough

Wednesday 7 May 7.30pm

Stephen Hough returns to the Barber with a mixed programme of works demonstrating his unique energy and talents.

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Summer Festival of Music 2014

8-20 June 2014

The University Music Society's Summer Festival of Music returns to the Barber Institute this year with two concerts in a two week programme of events.

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Lunchtime Concerts

Fridays at 1.10pm, Barber Concert Hall

A series of free lunchtime concerts by professional musicians, taking place every Friday during term time.

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Department of Music

Theory and Practice in Harmony

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Bramall Music Building

Find out what is happening in the University's brand new Music Building

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The Barber Music Library is located in the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, and houses the University's music collections, including books, journals, scores, audio and video recordings.


University Music Society

Student music-making on campus!

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