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
Taking the ‘Toy’ out of Toy Instruments
Posted on 25 April 2017 by Aaron Moorehouse
Spring postgraduate forum, 2nd March 2017
Posted on 3 March 2017 by Claire McGinn
Words and Music 10: Pierrot Lunaire – Voicing Albert Giraud
Posted on 7 February 2017 by Roger Marsh
Postgraduate forum, Autumn 2016
Posted on 2 February 2017 by Claire McGinn
Posted on 9 January 2017 by Roger Marsh
Doctors in Performance Conference, 8-9 September 2016, RIAM, Dublin
Posted on 19 September 2016 by Christian Fernqvist