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MusicPart of Humanities
Understanding musical worlds. Discover music's role in history, culture and society
Composing the future.  Develop your creative voice
Connecting to communities. Explore music therapy, community music and the music profession

We are among the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK. Our innovative and eclectic curriculum and vibrant research culture create a flourishing environment for studies in performance, composition and musical scholarship of all kinds.

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Our academic faculty members specialise in musicology and ethnomusicology, composition, music technology and performance.

21 - 25 January 2019

Student Examination Performances

The University of Southampton’s Music Department examination season...

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27 January 2019

SHIFTS

A concert by the Music Department's HARTLEY Loop Orchestra, directe...

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21 February 2019

Roderick Williams Sings Schubert

A truly winning combination as one of the country’s leading song re...

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5 November 2018

Southampton PhD researcher shortlisted for...

University of Southampton PhD candidate Cameron Graham has been pla...

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31 August 2018

Southampton Professor appears on BBC Proms...

Professor David Owen Norris will be a studio guest in the last edit...

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2 August 2018

Dr Drew Crawford joins Music at Southampto...

Music at Southampton is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr...

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