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Posted by Dr Christopher D. Lewis , Lecturer in Music (BMus MM FHEA FRSA HonFGMS)
December 19, 2018

An Expert Explains… Handel's Messiah: A Christmas Tradition

Christmas is associated with so many different kinds of music, but for many, there is one work that towers above all others – Handel’s Mess

Posted by Darren Sproston , Director of School of Arts & Media
December 17, 2018

An Expert Explains... What Makes Christmas Music ‘Christmassy’?

There’s no doubt that music has an enormous impact on what makes the festive season festive. But what are the characteristics which make this music Christmassy?

Posted by Dr Simon Morrison , Senior Lecturer
August 15, 2018

Interested in doing a Music Journalism Degree?

There are many reasons to pursue a career in Music Journalism.

Music Performance
Posted by Dr Simon Morrison , Senior Lecturer
April 4, 2018

Music Journalism and the University of Chester: The perfect duet!

Chester is a beautiful city.  Originally a Roman settlement, the city has evolved into one of the most attractive tourist spots in the UK, with a bustling shopping area, bars, cafes and a new arts