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One of the country's most active student-run music societies, with auditioned and non-auditioned ensembles.
Our student choirs perform in concerts in Manchester and further afield throughout the year.
Our students take part in various departmental performance activities, including community music-making and gamelan.
Staging over one hundred live music events each year, we combine academic excellence with conservatoire levels of performance.
With six world-renowned professional composers on our full-time staff we can cover a diverse range of compositional approaches.
We investigate the practices, processes, bodies and objects which ground musical values and meanings.