Music at Kingston University, London
The Music Department at Kingston University offers degrees in Music and Creative Music Technologies with specialisms in the following areas.
All genres - including jazz, pop, rock, classical and electronic.
Focusing on acoustic and electroacoustic.
With many other arts, cultures and studies.
We teach across a range of musical styles and encourage the exploration of a wide range of musical genres, taking a hands-on, practical and creative approach to learning.
The undergraduate and postgraduate courses are structured to provide you with the key skills to develop your musical creativity and to progress towards a range of specialist music and music technology options. You will also learn to present work effectively, to research ideas and to become an independent critical thinker and a creative artist.
Practical music making is at the heart of our activities and all students are members of at least one performing ensemble. We put on many concerts and gigs featuring both our own students and staff and visiting artists. Students record their performances and work in the studio to create and develop their understanding of creative technologies.
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The Music Department is based at the Coombehurst complex on the beautiful Kingston Hill campus which is just 30 minutes from central London by train. It has a range of specialist and dedicated facilities including 4 recording studios, a suite of Apple Mac computers, practice and rehearsal facilities and a wide range of musical equipment from gamelan to guitar amps and double basses to djembes. Students can also book rooms and equipment online - from microphones to laptops.
We have around 300 undergraduate students and a further 60 postgraduates coming from a wide range of backgrounds in this country and from around the world. We are a creative community that thrives on the rich mix of cultures and ideas that make it up. Our academic staff have expertise in composition, music technology, performance, multimedia performance and composition, composing for film & television, music education and musicological topics including French music of the 20th century and the music of Gyorgy Ligeti.
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- Wednesday 24 April 2013
- Friday 14 December 2012 - 13:00 to 5:00
- Friday 22 March 2013 - 14:00 to 16:00
- Friday 12 July 2013 - 14:00 to 16:00