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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 

27th

UK University for music

The Guardian University Guide 2023

7th

in the UK for teaching quality

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Top 10

for student satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2023

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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.

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Why study Music at Chichester?

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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 Director, University of Chichester Conservatoire and Programme Coordinator - BA Hons Acting for Film and BA Hons Music

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.

Professor of Learning and Teaching and Coordinator of Instrumental/ Vocal Teaching and MA Programmes

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.

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