Why I love Music at York

This being my first blog post here, I’d better start basic… I love being at York. Corny as it might sound, I really have been so grateful for my time here so far. I had a pretty unhappy time towards the end of school, and actually went to another university to study Anthropology before leaving … Continue reading Why I love Music at York

Alternative nights to clubbing

Being a third year student, I’ve grown a little tired of student nights. I can’t deny that I have had many a great time in Salvo but if your bored of the same nights every week, or clubbing just isn’t your thing then you’ll be easily seduced by York’s bustling music scene. From funk and soul, … Continue reading Alternative nights to clubbing

The Music Society

The Music Society at the University of York is one of the most popular of its kind. It provides a number of incredibly useful services, and for a membership price of just £6.50 for the academic year, it’s an absolute steal! Here’s what the society does: Lunchtime Concerts Series: Every week of term there are two … Continue reading The Music Society

Why choose music at York?

The Music course at the University of York has something for everyone, and its structure is one of the main reasons I chose York. I thought I’d give you a quick run-down of the way it works and some (but not all) of its best features… Practical Project Every year, the first module the first-years undertake is the ‘practical … Continue reading Why choose music at York?

A Cappella Singing at York

There is an immense number of student-run music groups in the department, from folk bands to jazz bands, gospel choirs to clarinet choirs – there’s even a guitar orchestra! And the brilliant thing is that if you see a space for a group that doesn’t currently exist, there’s nothing stopping you from setting it up yourself! As a singer I have … Continue reading A Cappella Singing at York

A week in the life of a Music student

‘What are they up to in there, those musos?’, I’m sure many outside the department must wonder. You see, having a building all to ourselves, complete with practise rooms and concert halls, means we can sometimes end up a little isolated from the rest of university life. So here’s a snapshot of just some of what’s going on, from the … Continue reading A week in the life of a Music student

Music Maestro

I am second year student on the BSc Film and Television Production course at the University of York. I’m a member of Langwith College and in my first year at York, I lived in halls on the Heslington East Campus. One of my favourite things about York and studying here is the music scene. York … Continue reading Music Maestro