Thank you for considering making a gift to the Faculty of Music
The Faculty of Music is recognised internationally as a centre of excellence for teaching and research in musicology from medieval times to the present day, composition and performance, and for its world-leading position in evolving academic fields such as ethnomusicology and the psychology of music.
Through its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the Faculty offers a highly stimulating environment for students interested in a practical, scholarly and creative engagement with music, supporting their development as musicologists, performers and composers. The Faculty brings together a community of leading academics whose contribution to interdisciplinary research programmes and a wider understanding and appreciation of music has a significant impact on scholarship and performance worldwide.
Through the support of alumni and friends, the Faculty is hoping to continue to support three key strategic priorities:
- Student Support
- Academic Teaching, Research and Performance
- Buildings and Infrastructure
If you would like to help support the Faculty, donations can be made in a number of ways:
By Phone Call us on 01865 276133
If you would like to discuss giving support for a specific project, please contact Professor Michael Burden on 01865 279526.
In 2014/2015 support from alumni and friends contributed towards a number of great purchases and projects including:
- A marimba to help support student performances
“The addition of the new five-octave concert marimba to the Faculty of Music will transform the ability of students to continue to pursue their percussion studies to the highest level while providing a much-needed resource for composition students to fully explore writing for tuned percussion.” Cayenna Ponchione
- Equipment for the Electronic Music Studio to support composition
“The Electronic Music Studio has given me an unlimited access to a sound-world I could never have imagined – or perhaps more saliently, afforded – before coming to Oxford. The staff have made this state of the art equipment accessible, exciting, and a real hub for creative freedom and discovery – I could not be a composer without it.” Tom Kinsella
- Travel Scholarships to assist with student research
“I am grateful for the financial aid I received from the Music Faculty Graduate Research fund, which enabled me to undertake field trips to Cologne and Darmstadt during the third year of my doctorate, where I carried out interviews with, and observational studies of, professional musicians working on a new commission. The support, which contributed to the costs of my accommodation and travel, was invaluable, and greatly facilitated my research.” Emily Payne