School of Arts

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School of Arts academics present at annual University teaching symposium

A total of four School of Arts academics presented at sessions of the annual Surrey ExciTeS (Excellence in Teaching Symposium) event held at the University on 7 January 2015. As with last year’s inaugural Symposium, the School was one of the most represented sectors of the University. Stuart Andrews (Theatre Studies) was one of four […]


Hatchlands Visit

Recently, a group of students from the Department of Music and Sound Recording paid a visit to the Cobbe Collection of historic keyboard instruments housed at Hatchlands. This renowned collection boasts Europe’s largest number of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers including JC Bach, Chopin, Elgar, Mahler and Bizet. Establishing a link between Hatchlands and […]


Jugni, a Sonia Sabri Company Dance show

Sonia Sabri Company gave an amazing performance in the Ivy Arts Centre last night. With ‘Jugni’, which means female firefly, Sonia Sabri Company explores the manifold aspects of being a woman today. The performance is a close collaboration between four excellent female dancers and four live musicians who interlink ‘pure dance’ with narrative elements to […]


EMMY-WINNING ‘SHERLOCK’ COMPOSER JOINS SURREY’S TONMEISTER TEACHING TEAM

Tonmeister graduate and Emmy award winning screen composer Michael Price is bringing his experience to the University of Surrey’s Music and Sound Recording degree as a Visiting Professor. Michael’s Emmy triumph came in the category of Outstanding Music Composition for an Original Dramatic Score for a series three episode of the hit BBC television series Sherlock. […]


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