Three Music alumni win Vice-Chancellor’s Alumni Awards

Three Music alumni of the University of Surrey have won Vice-Chancellor’s Alumni Awards, announced in the University’s Annual Review 2016. American-Cuban conductor, composer, and record producer Odaline de la Martinez (MMus Music, 1977; pictured) won the inaugural Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award. This award was introduced by the current Vice-Chancellor in 2016 as part of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations, to […]

Music students address University Learning and Teaching Conference

Three current and former Surrey BMus Music students addressed the annual Surrey ExciTeS Excellence in Teaching Symposium at the University of Surrey on Wednesday 4 January 2017. Karen Taylor (BMus with PTY 2012–16), Octavius Longcroft-Wheaton (BMus 2013–16; PhD 2016–), and Jadene Doak (BMus 2014–) (pictured, l-r) addressed questions from academics drawn from across the University. The panel […]

Tonmeister workshops and visiting speakers

Out Tonmeister students in Music and Sound Recording have again been benefitting from the expertise and experience of a wide range of visiting industry experts, from talks to practical workshops. The final years took part in a pop mixing workshop with Tonmeister graduate Dom Monks (whose work with multi-Grammy winning producers Glynn and Ethan Johns […]

Live Lounge workshop

As part of the Tonmeister course, our students are expected to record a wide range of ensembles in a wide range of musical styles; during the course they are required to submit a large-scale location recording, an edited classical studio recording, and a mixed pop recording, among other things. For the pop recordings, almost all […]

Headphone listening and binaural recording

You only need to look around a train carriage or a busy street to see lots of people listening to music on headphones. With the ever-increasing availability of portable music, from MP3 players to smartphones, many of us now have a frequent musical accompaniment to our daily travels, delivered to us via headphones. And yet, […]

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