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SOAS’s concert series announced for 2016-17

SOAS University of London’s Department of Music, the largest and leading centre in Europe for the study of world music, has announced its programme for the concert series in 2016/17.

3rd November 2016

SOAS hosts award-winning artists for annual music summer school

SOAS University of London’s renowned music summer school starts next week offering an array of workshops, taster sessions and master classes. From the sacred rhythms and chants of Afro-Cuban Santeria to studying the Indian tabla drums - the backbone of Classical Indian music - students can take their pick from a range of four-day courses this summer.

16th June 2016

Professor Anna Contadini and Dr Rachel Harris participate in International Conference on "Music, Art and Spirituality in Central Asia"
The conference is being held at Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, October 29-31 2015. It is organised by the Intercultural Institute for Comparative Music Studies (IISMC) of the Giorgio Cini Foundation in cooperation with Aga Khan Music Initiative (AKMI); Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice; CNRS/CETOBAC, Paris; and SOAS, University of London.

28th October 2015

SOAS doctoral students awarded Ethnomusicology prize

Two SOAS doctoral students have been jointly awarded the 2015 British Forum of Ethnomusicology Student Prize.  Cassandre Balosso-Bardin and Deirdre Morgan, who are both active performers of traditional music, were awarded the prize for the best BFE student paper delivered at the BFE/SFE Conference in Paris in July.

2nd September 2015

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