The cmrc at the University of York supports and promotes creativity in contemporary music of all kinds.
Firmly committed to the idea of practice as research, our staff and students are all dedicated to the creation of new music through composition, improvisation and performance.
The centre offers outstanding facilities and a supportive environment in which creative ideas can be realised.Our staff cover a wide range of experience and expertise. Research students from all parts of the world pursue projects independently or in collaboration with each other.
Cmrc hosts a packed schedule of seminars, performances and workshops every term, with distinguished visiting artists and scholarship.Projects →
Latest blog posts
Spring 2018 Postgraduate Forum Report
Posted on 20 March 2018 by Owen Burton
John Cage, ‘Water Walk’, and Tiny Desks: Visual Comedy in Serious Music
Posted on 20 March 2018 by Aaron Moorehouse
Posted on 5 March 2018 by Martin Suckling
The Lasting Impression of Hugh Masekela
Posted on 24 January 2018 by Jonathan Eato
Words and Music 13 – Il Cor Tristo
Posted on 17 January 2018 by Roger Marsh
Posted on 11 January 2018 by Martin Suckling