Author Archives: Robert Samuels

Study Afternoon with the OAE, London, 12 May

The Department will be presenting a Study Afternoon with its curriculum partner, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE), at Kings Place (near King’s Cross and St Pancras stations), on Saturday 12 May, at 3-5 pm. The afternoon will … Continue reading

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Liz Lane featured in The Sampler newsletter

Composer Liz Lane, who teaches for the Music Department on module A224: Inside Music and on our collaborative Certificate The Practice of Music Making, is featured as Guest Editor in this month’s new music newsletter The Sampler: Liz’s edition of the newsletter features blog … Continue reading

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Certificate: The Practice of Music Making – LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER

There is still just time to register for our collaborative module presented by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, the Certificate The Practice of Music Making. The Certificate counts as a 60-point Level 3 module as part of your Open … Continue reading

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OU Music Associate Lecturer to be published in landmark Mahler study

Mark Summerfield, who completed his PhD with the OU Music Department in 2008 and was an Associate Lecturer and Summer School Tutor on module A214: Understanding Music, is the author of Chapter 3 of the forthcoming study Rethinking Mahler edited by Jeremy … Continue reading

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Music showcased in Faculty launch event

The teaching and research of the Music Department featured prominently at FASS-Forward, a day-long celebration held at the Milton Keynes campus on 5 July. The event was simultaneously a launch event for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and … Continue reading

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Bach study afternoon with the OAE, 20 May

  OU academics Helen Coffey and Robert Samuels will present a study afternoon at Kings Place, London on 20 May as part of the department’s academic partnership with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE). The event looks at the contexts and … Continue reading

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OU / Trinity Laban module reaches its Residential School

The Residential School for the Certificate The Practice of Music Making takes place this week, from Friday 7 to Wednesday 13 April. It is held at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, in the former Royal Naval College buildings, Greenwich, London. The Certificate, written … Continue reading

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Pre-concert talk: 20 February

Another event in the Department’s Academic Partnership with The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment takes place on Monday 20 February at The Southbank Centre, London. The pre-concert talk is part of a Study Day which will bring together undergraduate and postgraduate students … Continue reading

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Pre-concert event: Friday 10 February

A pre-concert talk, Méhul: The First Romantic takes place on Friday 10 February before a concert by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at St John’s, Smith Square, London. This is another event as part of the Department’s Academic Partnership … Continue reading

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Successful Rubbra Study Day at the RCM

A Study Day devoted to the music of British composer Edmund Rubbra, jointly organised by the Open University and the Royal College of Music, was held in London on Sunday 6 November. The Inner Parry Room at the RCM was … Continue reading

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