Monthly Archives: October 2016

Tim Wheeler and Catherine Bell honoured by the Open University

On Friday, 21 October, I was delighted to represent Music at the OU degree ceremony at Waterfront Hall in Belfast, where singer-songwriter and Alzheimer’s campaigner Tim Wheeler was presented with the award of Doctor of the University for his exceptional … Continue reading

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Upcoming concerts to feature compositions by Liz Lane

There will be three major performances of music by Liz Lane, Associate Lecturer on A224 Inside Music, during the next month. The first, a performance of Antiphonary for brass band, will take place in Murcia Cathedral, Spain, at the end … Continue reading

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Music Department Research Day – 30 November 2016

Here is the programme for the Music Department’s Research Day which will take place on 30 November in the OU’s Music Studio at Walton Hall: 10:30   Coffee and Welcome 11:00   ‘Speaking about Music’ Workshop 12:00   Dario van Gammeren – Music and … Continue reading

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Remembrance of Sounds Past

As musician in residence for St Mary and St Nicholas Littlemore (the church that John Henry Newman built), Honorary Associate Malcolm Atkins has been exploring the way the sound of the area has evolved and interviewing the elderly about the … Continue reading

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Rubbra Study Day

OU music PhD student Lucy Cradduck is organising a study day about the English composer Edmund Rubbra, to be held at the Royal College of Music on 6 November. Rubbra (1901–86) won an open scholarship to the Royal College of … Continue reading

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October Academic of the Month: Elaine Moohan

As a Staff Tutor, my time each week is divided between working in the OU in Scotland office and the Music Department, bringing a nicely balanced variety to the week. It’s a mixture of, on the Scottish side, being a … Continue reading

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