Music and Drama
Find out about our music, drama, theatre and performance research.
- Music research in our schools
Explore all music research in the School of Media, Arts and Humanities.
- Drama, theatre and performance research in our schools
- Research centres and labs
In Sync - breaking down barriers to play music
Professor Ed Hughes and his Music Department colleagues have developed an app to help young orchestra ensembles follow a musical score with confidence and success.
The digital pioneers unlocking music making for the masses
As Professor of Future Music at the University of Sussex, Thor Magnusson’s research into live coding and sonic writing is inspiring the next wave of technological experimentation and introducing a new generation to composing and computer science.
“My students ask me to do magic”
Dr Augusto Corrieri, lecturer in Drama, Theatre and Performance, talks about his book, “In Place of a Show: What happens inside theatres when nothing is happening”, and his alter ego, disillusioned illusionist, Vincent Gambini.
Dr Thor Magnusson, senior lecturer in Music, describes how digital technologies are transforming our experience of music.
Lecturer turns magician for tour of show first performed at Edinburgh Fringe
A University of Sussex drama lecturer is to begin touring his new show after a successful run at Edinburgh Fringe last year.
University of Sussex retains award for excellence in researchers’ career development
HR In Excellence in Research Award goes to University of Sussex for sixth consecutive year for excellence in supporting researchers develop careers.
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