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Composition at the University of Leeds

The University of Leeds represents a vital hub of contemporary music, drawing together a network of world-leading composers, performers and researchers. An active part of the new-music scene, both in the UK and internationally, we host regular concerts, workshops, and research seminars for our community of composition students and researchers.

As well as the School of Music, Leeds is a thriving community of practice researchers across the arts, and actively promotes interdisciplinary and collaborative work, both within the university and with the larger arts and performance scenes across the North, the UK, and beyond.

Recent news

Oliver Thurley in Berlin (March 25th)

Riot Ensemble play Oliver Thurley's The heart is a knot as part of their concert in Berlin's MaerzMusik festival, details here. Thurley describes the work as:...

Ed Cooper 'Cyborg Soloists' commission

Postgraduate composer Ed Cooper was one of the chosen applicants for the Cyborg Soloists Collaborative Music Projects Call from Summer 2022, and the first concert...

Martin Iddon new CD on Another Timbre

Professor Martin Iddon’s new CD, Naiads, featuring pieces written between 2012 and 2017, has recently been released on Another Timbre. On their site there's youTube...

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