School of Music
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School of Music
The School of Music is one of the largest music departments in the UK and we welcome undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers from across the world every year.
We have over 25 members of staff with a wide range of specialisms and interests, and a rotating cast of instrumental and vocalist teachers.
We have All-Steinway status, enriching the experience of our students and attracting performers and academics from across the globe.
We work with organisations across the city and the country to deliver outstanding events for students, staff and the public.
The University is the Principal Partner for the Leeds International Piano Competition and hosted events for the Competition in 2021.
The School of Music is actively working to build a diverse and inclusive school community that supports all staff and students. Our Equality and Inclusion Lead is Dr Johnathan Price. Acess staff and student resources and find out more about our current projects.
for Arts and Humanities
QS World University Rankings by subject 2023
for Music in the UK
Complete University Guide by subject 2023
Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018
Studying with us
During your time with as an undergraduate student you’ll experience a wide range of opportunities in which you can express your creativity, intellect and emotions.More on Undergraduate
As a postgraduate student you’ll experience research-based teaching on one of our six masters courses, and work alongside academics who are leaders in their fields.More on Masters
During your PhD you can experience a supportive, stimulating and challenging research environment alongside academics who share your passion for your subject.More on Research degrees
Research in the School of Music brings together internationally recognised scholars, performers, and composers.
Our world-leading research cuts across four themes: Music as Culture, Music and Science, Making Music and Pedagogic Research.
We have a strong interdisciplinary ethos and actively collaborate with other schools in the University to enhance our teaching and research, as well as with universities and industry around the world.
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British Academy Lecture 2023: The Future of Music Studies
Wednesday 29 March 2023, 17:00 - 19:30More on British Academy Lecture 2023: The Future of Music Studies
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