Hi! I’m Sarah, and I study Music at the University of York. I just wanted to let you know what a week in my life studying music is like, and give you an idea of what to expect from the Department. In my blog, I’ll mention some of the great ensembles that I’m involved with as part of my studies here – which are only a few of all the performance opportunities available here at York! I’ll also touch upon the interdisciplinary approach taken towards music in the Department, and how we’re all encouraged to become well-rounded musicians, whilst playing to our strengths. I hope that this blog gives you an insight into what it’s like to study at York, and that it’s made you excited to start your university experience!
When I applied to university, I was looking for a university that could support and encourage my academic and creative interests. I wanted to study at a university that was passionate about all musical disciplines: performance, composition, and musicology. There are several ways that you get academic support within Music at York. So, read on … Continue reading Academic Support as a Music Student
I would love to talk to you about the multidisciplinary approach to studying Music at York. This is through modules, facilities, and events. If you have interests across different areas of musical study and want to explore and combine them, then read on! I will discuss how staff approach the studies of musicology, performance and … Continue reading The multidisciplinary approach to studying music at York
Hi! I’m Sarah, and I’m a 1st-Year Music student at York. In this blog, I hope to highlight a few of the things that are great about studying Music at York, and what you have to look forward to! Ensembles, ensembles and more ensembles York is unique in that, while an academically rigorous course, it … Continue reading Music at York: things to look forward to
Hey, I’m Adam and I’m a first-year Music student at the University of York. You might have read my last blog about A week in the life of a Music student. For this blog, I wanted to highlight a few things that you can look forward to as a student at York. Music and … Continue reading Three things to look forward to about Music at York
Music. What is it? Why study it? What does a week of it look like? You might have many questions like this if you’re thinking of studying it at university. While I might not be able to answer all of those in this blog, I can try to show you what life is like for … Continue reading A week in the life of a Music student
Hey! I’m Helen and I’m in my second year of studying Music at York, and I am a first study pianist, second study violist. I chose York for the freedom it gives you to take your studies in directions you’re most passionate about, and I haven’t been disappointed. I’m learning new things, hearing new music, and meeting new people everyday.
Hi I’m Megan! I’m a third year Music student at the University of York. I’ve absolutely loved my time here and my overall experience has been hugely varied from learning about the psychology of music to getting involved with the Musical and Aerobics societies. There is so much going on at York, both on campus … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Music student
Hello! I’m Megan and I’m a third year Undergraduate Music student here at York! Settling in The Department is small yet, vibrant and incredibly inclusive. There are only two courses (Music and Music and Sound Recording) and all first-year students, along with some second and third years, are involved in a large project together called … Continue reading Music at York
When people hear that you study music, they often don’t have much of an idea of what it actually means day – to – day. If you’re considering studying music at York, here’s a rough guide to how I spend the term: Modules Our course is amazing because you focus on just one project per … Continue reading “So what do you do for a music degree?!”