Event Calendar

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Event Types

Events

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

Our weekly series of lunchtime recitals opens this season with songs from the shows performed by vocal performance coach at the University of Surrey and GSA, Jedd Owen-Ellis Clark. Accompanied by Margaret Ozanne, piano.

Music | Performance

WEEKLY LUNCHTIME RECITAL

This week’s lunchtime recital features performances from Masters students. Full programme to be announced.

Music | Seminar

RESEARCH SEMINAR

Kirk Woolford (University of Surrey) explores ‘Ginn Ginnaye’ in collaboration with NYU Abu Dhabi’s Music Department.

Music | Performance

WEEKLY LUNCHTIME RECITAL

Music students entertain with a programme of jazz in the lead up to the Guildford Jazz Weekend.

 

Music | Conference

Miles Davis and John Coltrane at 90: Retrospect and Prospect

A major conference devoted to Jazz, this event will focus on the music and legacy of jazz giants Miles Davis and John Coltrane both of whom would have celebrated their 90th birthdays this year.

Music | Performance

A Love Supreme is regularly voted one of the best jazz records of all time.

John Coltrane's masterpiece is re-envisioned in a complete live performance, co-initiated by former Straight No Chaser publisher Paul Bradshaw with assistance from PRS for Music Foundation.

Music |

The 50th Anniversary Celebratory Procession marks 50 years to the day since the installation ceremony of the University of Surrey's inaugural Chancellor.

Come and join us as we celebrate this special occasion in the heart of Guildford town centre.

Music | Performance

THE RONNIE SCOTT’S ALL-STARS
PRESENT
1959: The Year That Shaped Jazz

Music | Performance

JAZZ CONFERENCE

The Steve Waterman Quartet - Tribute To Miles

Music | Performance

JAZZ CONFERENCE

FILM SCREENING

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

Weekly lunchtime recital featuring Surrey music students. Programme to be announced.

Music | Seminar

Paul Whitty (Oxford Brookes University) will discuss his recent compositions in this research seminar.

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

Weekly lunchtime recital featuring Surrey music students. Programme to be announced.

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

Student ensembles and solo musicians perform a programme inspired by nature and water. Programme to be announced.

Music | Seminar

David Cline (Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London) will discuss research from his Feldman monograph, recently published by Cambridge University Press.

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

Weekly lunchtime recital featuring Surrey music students. Programme to be announced.

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

We are thrilled to be able to continue our collaboration with Southern Pro Musica in presenting some of our very best young classical performers in concert at Holy Trinity Church in Guildford.

Promoted by Southern Pro Musica

 

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

A variety of solo and ensemble student performers in a wide range of styles. Programme to be announced.

Music | Seminar

RESEARCH SEMINAR

James Dean (Canterbury Christchurch University)

Music | Performance

RUSSELL KEABLE CONDUCTOR

The University Chamber Choir returns to Holy Trinity with a programme to include Haydn’s Nelson Mass, English madrigals and part songs.

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

A variety of solo and ensemble student performers in a wide range of styles. Programme to be announced.

Music | Performance

One of the most popular events in the musical calendar, student bands perform pop, rock, folk and jazz in this fantastic showcase. A relaxing and informal evening.

Music | Performance • Workshop

FESTIVAL

A one day festival celebrating Music as Interdisciplinary Practice including performances, workshops, talks, discussions and installations.

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

Music students perform a range of works and ensembles inspired by darkness, moonlight and the night. Programme to be announced.

Music | Performance

Music students present a wide variety of performances of their own arrangements of covers.

Music | Performance

GOODWIN TO GERSHWIN

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

A variety of solo and ensemble student performers in a wide range of styles. Programme to be announced.

Music | Performance

University Chamber Choir (Conductor Russell Keable)
University Gospel Choir

Traditional carols and readings for Christmas.

There will be a retiring collection in aid of charity.

Music | Performance

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

The University Choir and The University of Surrey Symphony Orchestra present a concert of music for the festive season. Including Finzi’s In terra pax and Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride, along with Christmas carols for choir and audience.

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

We welcome a visiting artist to perform for the first recital following the Christmas break. Details to be confirmed.

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

A variety of solo and ensemble student performers in a wide range of styles. Programme to be announced.

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

A variety of solo and ensemble student performers in a wide range of styles. Programme to be announced.

Music | Performance

LUNCHTIME RECITAL

A variety of solo and ensemble student performers in a wide range of styles. Programme to be announced.

Music | Performance

Instrumental Music Showcase

Students perform in a range of ensembles in this Instrumental Assessment Showcase concert.

Music Ensembles

Ensembles and performing opportunities at Surrey

Whatever subject you may be studying at Surrey, there are ample opportunities for all students to make music whilst you are here. Some details are shown below – please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like further details. Information about forthcoming events can be found at surrey.ac.uk/arts

University Orchestra

Conductor Russell Keable

The University Orchestra is open to all University of Surrey students and staff through an audition process. The Orchestra rehearses every Monday evening during semester from 6.30pm. The Orchestra generally performs three concerts a year at St Saviour's Church and Guildford Cathedral, and is conducted by Russell Keable as well as student conductors.

Players are generally expected to have reached Grade 7 or above in their instrument. Auditions take place in October although there may be opportunities to join mid-session. For further details email arts@surrey.ac.uk

Their repertoire in recent years has included: Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition, Saint-Saens Organ Symphony No. 3, Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4, J. Strauss Die Fledermaus Overture, Copland Appalachian Spring, Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet, Sibelius Symphony No. 7, Beethoven Symphony No. 8, Mozart Overture Die Zauberflote, Bernstein On the Waterfront Suite, Kodaly Psalmus Hungaricus (with the University Choir), Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1919 Suite), Nielsen Helios Overture, Britten Soirees Musicales, Sibelius Symphony No. 2

University Choir

Conductor Russell Keable

The University Choir is a lively and fun Choir open to all University of Surrey staff and students. A basic level of sight reading, an ability to hold a tune and enthusiasm is all we ask for. No audition necessary. The University Choir rehearse every Wednesday evening from 6pm-8pm in PATS Studio One and perform 2-3 times a year in St Saviour’s Church and Guildford Cathedral. Over the past 3 years the Choir have performed, with the University Orchestra, works including Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem, Orff Carmina Burana and Bernstein Chichester Psalms.

University Chamber Choir

Conductor Russell Keable

The University Chamber Choir is open to all students through an audition process. The Chamber Choir rehearse each Tuesday Lunchtime 1pm-2.30pm and perform at a wide range of engagements throughout the year both on and off campus, including the annual University Carol Service at Guildford Cathedral. Repertoire includes works by from Purcell and Parry to new music by student composers.

Singers are generally expected to have reached Grade 7 standard. Auditions take place in October and singers should bring a short piece to sing and will be asked to sight sing.

University String Orchestra

A student led music ensemble within the Music and Sound Recording. The University String Ensemble is open to all students and staff who play a stringed instrument.

 

USSU Ensembles

Societies run by the Students’ Union can be found here. They include Big Band, Concert Band, Gospel Choir and Jazz Orchestra. Read more about these ensembles and how to join.

GSA Singers

The GSA Singers are a company of performers from GSA [Guildford School of Acting] selected from the 2nd year Musical Theatre and Acting courses formed specifically to provide entertainment for business functions, private parties and concerts. They have also been invited to sing at weddings, memorial services and Masonic evenings and are quite diverse in their ability to perform material for any given event. Their wide repertoire offers songs from Musical Theatre and popular classics.

For more information on any of these ensembles please email: arts@surrey.ac.uk.