News: February 2017

Golygathon cyntaf erioed ar Gerddoriaeth i’w gynnal yn Adran Gerdd Prifysgol Bangor

Fe fydd y ‘Golygathon’ cyntaf o’i fath erioed ym maes Cerddoriaeth yn cael ei gynnal yn Adran Gerdd Prifysgol Bangor ddydd Gwener, 24 Chwefror, 2017.

Publication date: 23 February 2017

Head of Performance Richard Craig recently premiered a new work with the RTÉ Symphony Orchestra

Head of Performance Richard Craig recently premiered a new work with the RTÉ Symphony Orchestra, in the National Concert Hall on the 14th of February. 

Publication date: 23 February 2017

"Modern Maritime Battlefield Archaeology: Case Studies from the Battle of Jutland and the U-boat Wars".

Publication date: 15 February 2017

Pwyll ap Siôn invited to judge BBVA composer’s award

Pwyll ap Siôn, Professor of Music at Bangor, has been invited to serve on the panel of the BBVA Foundation’s international composer’s award. This year’s 9th edition of the award, given by the Madrid-based foundation, is one of the most prestigious and highly-valued awards in contemporary music.

Publication date: 15 February 2017

Students’ music video heads for viral fame

Having their heads shaved for charity proved the impetus for two Bangor University Music students to create a music video which is rapidly going ‘viral’ on the internet.

At the time of writing, ‘The Changing Man’ by Colonel Dax has had over 160,000 views on YouTube, with comments and messages of support from as far afield as Australia and America and Spain.

Publication date: 8 February 2017