Academic Studies

Academic and Supporting Studies: Introduction

Academic Studies are essential to every BMus student’s creative development. A comprehensive range of topical courses is offered across the disciplines of Historical Musicology, Analysis, Performance Practice and Composition, as well as Aural Training, Keyboard Skills, Technology, and Conducting (Academic Studies) courses which are designed to reinforce students’ critical awareness as performers and/or composers.

For further details on our academic programmes of study, please see BMus Programmes.

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Academy Honours Announced


We are pleased to announce the latest Honours awarded by the Royal Academy of Music and the University of London

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A team of us from Open Academy spent time at St Mary Magdalene CE Primary School, creating compositions based on the building blocks of baroque music

Upcoming Events

Advanced Diploma Recital: Karin Cuellar Rendon free

Thursday, 26.04.2018 13:05, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Karin Cuellar Rendon performs violin works by Abril Tirado

Demons, Gods and Fairies: A Midsummer Celebration free

Thursday, 14.06.2018 13:05, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

The Academy Baroque Ensemble performs a summer programme of French and English music

Behn Quartet free

Thursday, 21.06.2018 13:05, Angela Burgess Recital Hall

CAVATINA Chamber Music Fellows the Behn Quartet perform Janáček’s Second String Quartet alongside a new piece by Manson Fellow Joseph Howard.

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