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University of Nottingham: Music Performance

Institution University of Nottingham
Department Department of Music
Telephone +44 (0) 115 951 5559
Study type Research


Through an agreed programme of original research you will: - deepen critical engagement with, and understanding of, performance practice

  • explore specific aspects of technique or repertoire.

There are many opportunities to perform both individually and as part of ensembles, on-campus and as part of the wider Nottingham musical scene.

Research areas Our research strengths are grouped into four themes. Music, space and place - Music and musical culture in a specific time and place

  • Transnational and transcultural exchange

  • Urban geographies and mobility

Music-text-image - How music interacts with other art forms

  • Applying and developing methodologies from other disciplines

Musical creativity and community - Musical creativity

  • Development of communities and networks

Music, politics and identity - How music has contributed to local, national and international political change

  • How music shapes individual identities

Explore all our research themes and projects in detail -

The University of Nottingham is one of eight universities making up the AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C). The partnership provides funding and training to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers -

You will have access to the University of Nottingham Researcher Academy. This will provide you with a network of researchers and staff to support you during your PhD, as well as training, placement and travel opportunities -

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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