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
Doctors in Performance Conference, 8-9 September 2016, RIAM, Dublin
Posted on 19 September 2016 by Christian Fernqvist
La Terra Trema
Posted on 5 September 2016 by James Cave
Audiovisual Art Festival in Berlin
Posted on 1 September 2016 by Lynette Quek
Crossing a desert without any friends. “Selfies at the Louvre”
Posted on 1 September 2016 by Edd Caine
Interpretation. Version. Adaptation. Translation.
Posted on 30 August 2016 by Carmen Troncoso
Words and Music 9 Pierrot Lunaire: re-discovering Albert Giraud
Posted on 24 August 2016 by Roger Marsh