Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge was the first institution in the world to award a dedicated Bachelor of Music degree. The Faculty of Music was established in 1947, and has this since grown into an academic centre covering all the aspects of study and research within in music.
The most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008) judged research at the Faculty to be in the highest possible category (4*) for 45% of the faculty member's research output. According to The Guardian's University Guide 2013, the Faculty has the highest ratio of staff to students in any of the top-10 institutions in the country where one can study music in the UK.
Famous current and past members of the faculty
The list includes some of the musicologists, composers and musicians who are or have been active at the faculty:
- Nicholas Cook
- Ian Cross
- Ruth Davis
- Martin Ennis
- Iain Fenlon
- Alexander Goehr
- Sarah Hawkins
- Christopher Hogwood
- John Hopkins (composer)
- Susan Rankin
- John Rink
- Robin Holloway
- Jeremy Thurlow
- David Trippett
- Benjamin Walton
- "Music at Cambridge – a brief history". 2010. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
- "RAE 2008 : Quality profiles". Retrieved 15 July 2012.
- "University guide 2013: league table for music". The Guardian. London. 22 May 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
- "Faculty of Music - Academic and academic related staff". 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
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