Category Archives: Events

Students showcase their learning at Trinity Laban

On Thursday 11 April, students on the Certificate: The Practice of Music Making, our collaborative module with Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, presented a performance as the culmination of their residential week in Greenwich. All students took part … Continue reading

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International Women and/in Musical Leadership Conference

The International Women and/in Musical Leadership Conference took place at Senate House in London between Thursday 7 and Saturday 9 March. The conference was co-chaired by Laura Hamer, Open University Staff Tutor in Music, and Helen Julia Minors of Kingston … Continue reading

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Laura Hamer gives pre-concert talk for Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

On Thursday 28 February, Laura Hamer gave a pre-concert talk for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (RLPO). The talk, which took the form of a conversation with BBC Radio Merseyside’s Angela Heslop, focused upon the later-nineteenth- and earlier-twentieth-century female French … Continue reading

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Study Day at the Southbank Centre, 19 March 2019

    The Music Department is proud to present another Study Day in collaboration with its partner orchestra, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE). The day will take place at the Southbank Centre, London, on Tuesday 19 March. … Continue reading

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Robert Samuels to give OAE pre-concert talk on 4 February

The next event in the Department’s partnership with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) is their concert at the Royal Festival Hall in London’s Southbank Centre on Monday 4 February. The concert has the title Love and Duty, and … Continue reading

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Listening Experience Database one-day conference: Digital methodologies for understanding musical experience

21 November 2018, 9.30-16.30 School of Advanced Study, University of London Speakers include Jane Winters, David de Roure and Tim Crawford. The event is free, but please register via Eventbrite, where you will find the full programme. The Music Department’s … Continue reading

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OU presents Study Day at Oxford Lieder Festival

For the fourth year in a row, the Literature and Music Research Group at the OU is presenting a Study Day as part of the Oxford Lieder Festival, on Sunday 14 October 2018. This year’s festival is called The Grand Tour: … Continue reading

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First graduate of OU BA (Hons) in Music

On September 22, Christian Day participated in the degree ceremonies at the Barbican Centre in London as the very first graduate of the new OU Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Music programme. Christian, originally from Shropshire but now living in Twickenham, started playing … Continue reading

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Certificate: The Practice of Music Making Live Q&A

  Friday 13 July, 19.00 Join us live on Facebook on Friday 13th July at 19.00 for a Q&A with the Certificate: The Practice of Music Making (CPMM) Programme Leader, Aleks Szram.     This is your chance to ask … Continue reading

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The OAE performs film music

The OU’s partner orchestra, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will be performing the 1926 silent film version of Richard Strauss’s 1911 opera Der Rosenkavalier in London on Thursday 17 May, and in Bristol on Friday 18 May. Student tickets are … Continue reading

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