Music Durham

Welcome to Music Durham!

Here you can find out information about extra-curricular music in Durham, and the huge variety of groups we have.  From auditioned to unauditioned, classical to jazz, opera to barbershop, orchestral to a cappella, there's something for everyone!  For a list of all of our ensembles and to find out more about them, click here.

What is Music Durham?

Music Durham steers all student musical activity at Durham University. This includes ensembles, concerts, masterclasses and socials. If you're looking for the academic Music Department - go here!

Who can join Music Durham?

Anyone! There are different options for students and non-students. You do not have to be a Music Student to join, our membership is across all degree subjects.

Why should you join Music Durham?

Becoming a member of Music Durham gives you the chance to play in all of our ensembles, as well as solo and chamber performance opportunities. You get the fantastic weekly emails about musical opportunities and join a great social community.

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A Trip To Hamburg: Choosing The Steinway Model AS

Benjamin Southwick recounts visiting the Steinway Factory in Hamburg to select his college’s Steinway Model AS. 17/03/22. I had the absolute honour of travelling to Hamburg last week to visit the Steinway and Sons factory...