Alumni Weekend

The Music Faculty are pleased to announce the Alumni Weekend, our first ever event specifically for alumni and friends. Join us Saturday 15 September 2018 for a day of discussion, education and fun.

Tickets for the event are now live, and can be found here. This is an early bird ticket with a reduced price of £35. After 31 July, the ticket price will go up to £55. Tickets for individual events will also be available.

We look forward to seeing you.

Proposed Schedule



Tea and coffee served


Panel Discussion: The Future of Music

Sir Nicholas Kenyon, Managing Director, The Barbican

Eric Clarke, Heather Professor of Music, University of Oxford
Lydia Connolly, Director, HarrisonParrot
Katie Hasler, Assistant Principal, City of London Academy Highbury Grove
Yasmin Hemmings, Learning & Participation Producer, Philharmonia Orchestra


Breakout sessions

Choose one extended session from the options below. Each one is delivered by an expert in the field.

Isabelle Carré, Education Officer, The Bate Collection
Javanese Gamelan Workshop

Duncan Fraser, Founding Director, The Mindful Leadership Foundation
Music and Leadership

David Owen Norris, pianist, composer and broadcaster
The Life of the Researcher

Andy Lamb, Manager, The Bate Collection
Tours of the Bate Collection




Choral Performance

Sansara, Music of The Spires IV, Magdalen College Chapel
The award-winning ensemble continue their exploration of Tudor vocal a cappella music.


Late Night Cabaret

Holywell Music Room
Join us for an evening of high jinx with Oxford-based duo The Dragprov Revue and other exciting acts.