Music

Join the vibrant music community and study in our £4.8 million Conservatoire 

Music

Join the vibrant music community and study in our £4.8 million Conservatoire 

Top 25

Ranked 21st out of 121 universities in the UK

The Guardian University Guide 2022

5th

in the UK for our amazing student support – out of 131 institutions

WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019

Top 25

Ranked 25th in the UK for student satisfaction

National Student Survey 2021

Join us at our upcoming Applicant Days

Our 2023 Applicant Day dates:

10:00 - 14:00 Saturday 11 February

12:30 - 16:30 Wednesday 15 February

12:30 - 16:30 Wednesday 8 March

10:00 - 14:00 Saturday 25 March

Explore a subject you care about and prepare for your career

Music Courses

Find a course that suits you

Join one of the liveliest conservatoires in the UK, perform regionally and nationally and explore music theory and history on our degrees.

We offer a wide variety of degree programmes so you can choose a pathway which reflects your goals and needs, and gives you a superb experience.

Select a learning level

Why study Music at Chichester?

Hear from our Conservatoire staff and students

Student performing
Musical Extravaganza
Discover the University Conservatoire

Study and grow in our £4.8 million Conservatoire

Join one of the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK with a community of over 400 student performers

Our Conservatoire spaces include computerised recording and media studios, well-equipped practice rooms with grand pianos supplied by Steinway & Sons, soundproofed practice rooms for rehearsals and lessons, and an acoustically superb performance venue.

Perform throughout your degree

Join a selection of 6 orchestras, 9 large ensembles, 5 choirs and more than 70 small ensembles

Perform on and off campus throughout your degree, including at our on-site Chapel - a fantastic venue for performances and rehearsals at the centre of Bishop Otter Campus in Chichester.

Music students performing
Student performance

Learn from staff with real world experience

Be taught by a core team of experienced tutors alongside over 60 specialist instrumental and vocal teachers

All of our staff are active, practicing professional musicians and researchers who regularly perform and record. Around 140 professional tutors regularly visit campus throughout the semester to teach instrumental and vocal one-to-one lessons, as well as ensemble coaching.

Learn from staff with real world experience

Be taught by a core team of experienced tutors alongside over 60 specialist instrumental and vocal teachers

All of our staff are active, practicing professional musicians and researchers who regularly perform and record. Around 140 professional tutors regularly visit campus throughout the semester to teach instrumental and vocal one-to-one lessons, as well as ensemble coaching.

Deputy Head of Music, Performance Development Coordinator, BA (Hons) Programme Coordinator

Alison was awarded a Distinction at Masters level in Music Performance and studied bassoon under Robin Kennard.

Programme Coordinator Cabaret, Senior Lecturer, Vocal Tutor

William won an Associated Board Entrance Scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Music in 1986. He has since forged a solo career in the world of cabaret, opera, musicals, radio/TV.

Conducting Tutor

Composer, conductor and organist Alexander Flood read Music at Oxford, with John Caldwell and Guy Newbury, and attended the composition classes of Robert Sherlaw-Johnson and Robert Saxton.

Take part in small classes

Learn from lecturers who know you by name

Most classes are taught in groups of up to 30 people. You will grow with your peers throughout your degree, and be supported by lecturers who are invested in your personal and academic development.

Music students rehearsing

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