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
The Butterfly Effect: Music for Non-Performance
Posted on 17 October 2018 by Aaron Moorehouse
Ho, What a Beano! – Why set the same poem twice?
Posted on 17 October 2018 by
Words and Music 17 – Walking Away
Posted on 27 September 2018 by Roger Marsh
Shandy Hall I: Coppel – a narrative.
Posted on 24 September 2018 by Carmen Troncoso
Radio 3 Special – Orderly Mouthpiece Spent
Posted on 12 September 2018 by Neil Luck
Words and Music 16 – Music and Beckett (3)
Posted on 13 July 2018 by Roger Marsh