The University of Southampton
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.

Soundings: Music blog

Explore our blog, run by staff and students in Music at the University of Southampton.

Meet our staff

Our academic staff members specialise in musicology, composition, music technology and performance studies.

24 February 2018

Sweet Tooth: Perspectives

To celebrate the launch of the John Hansard Gallery's new building,...

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24 February 2018

Southampton University Sinfonietta

Southampton University Sinfonietta return for their Spring programm...

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26 February 2018

Lecture About Sad Music and Happy Dance

How does abstract music and dance elicit emotional responses from a...

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31 January 2018

Music therapy in Moldova

Music Therapy lecturer Sarah Hodkinson has just returned from Moldo...

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29 November 2017

Music's Dan Mar Molinero wins Jazz Educati...

Dan Mar-Molinero, Head of Jazz and Pop at the University of Southam...

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21 November 2017

Paid Internships for Music Students

The music department is excited to announce four paid internships s...

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