News: June 2013

Musicians get ready to burn a piano!

Members of Bangor University’s school of Music will be joining New Zealand / USA sound artist Annea Lockwood in performance of 'Piano Burning' at The Old Goods Yard in Treborth, Bangor, on Saturday 29 June at 6.15pm as the launch to the new Bangor Sound City season.

Publication date: 25 June 2013

Bangor and Pontio: a Global Bloomsday Hit

Earlier this week, as part of an international event, Global Bloomsday, Pontio teamed up with Bangor University's Schools of English and Music to produce a wonderful performance of the Sirens chapter of Irish author James Joyce's book Ulysses.


Publication date: 20 June 2013

Music sweeps the board at the Student-Led Teaching Awards

The staff of the School of Music received a huge vote of confidence from their students at this year’s Student-Led Teaching Awards, held at a special dinner attended by over 200 hundred people in the Prichard-Jones Hall on 24 April. Nominations for these awards are made entirely by the students themselves, and the shortlist and winners are chosen by a special committee of students, under the auspices of the Students’ Union. This year, Music staff received three awards and five nominations – more than any other School in the University.

Publication date: 18 June 2013