The Cardiff School of Music is more than just a place to study, with a department and city truly alive with music. All your academic and performance needs will be met at this school with an international reputation for its excellent teaching, ensembles, a
- Cardiff, United Kingdom
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
- The possibilities of study, research, and performance are endless at Cariff. Areas of study include music history, ethnomusicology, performance, composition, analysis, and popular culture. The School also offers guest lectures, masterclasses, workshops, and concerts by visiting artists.
Academic life is enhanced by the excellent facilities offered in the Music Building. These include the University Concert Hall, extensive Music Library, practice rooms, electronic studios and IT suites.
The Cardiff School of Music is more than just a place to study, with a department and city truly alive with music. All your academic and performance needs will be met at this school with an international reputation for its excellent teaching, ensembles, and facilities.
- Setting Description:
- Cardiff is a small city with a population of about 320,000 people. Approximately 20% of the population are students, which makes it safe, friendly and affordable. Cardiff however is also a capital city with all the culture, sports, shops, entertainment, and atmosphere you would expect of a modern European metropolis. This means you get a small cheap city you can easily walk around, but also an exciting city where there is always something to do. The city boasts world-class concert venues in the Wales Millennium Centre (home of the Welsh National Opera and organisations such as Diversions Dance Company) and St David’s Hall (home to the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the BBC Singer of the World Competition and the Welsh Proms). National Museums and Galleries of Wales and several theatres also cover a wide range of tastes. The University’s School of Music also plays an important role in the city’s musical life. It presents a season of chamber concerts by visiting professional musician