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FlowerSummer Music Week

Sunday 8 - Sunday 15 June

The University Music Department celebrates the end of the academic year with a week-long series of events featuring many of the University musicians and ensembles.


Sunday 8 June, The Bandstand, Deal, 2.30pm

Band at the Beach!

Deal BandstandUniversity Big Band

Ian Swatman conductor

Ruby Mutlow, Steph Richardson vocals


Soak up some sun and swing




T: Free, with donations in aid of PorchlightPorchlight

Monday 9 June, Colyer-Fergusson Foyer Stage, 5pm

Scenes from Mozart

Dan Harding piano

Student singerSome of our singing scholars present excerpts from the Marriage of Figaro and Così fan Tutti


T: Free

Tuesday 10 June, 1.10pm, Colyer-Fergusson Hall

Lunchtime Concert

University Music Scholars

DCarina Evansan Harding piano


Showcasing some of our Scholars - featuring pieces for percussion, trumpet, piano and voice.


This concert will be followed by the awarding of this year’s University Music Prizes


T: Free

Wednesday 11 June, Colyer-Fergusson, 1.10pm onwards

Lunchtime Concert

University Dance Orchestra: the Golden Age

Dance OrchestraDan Harding director

Let’s transport you back to the 1930s, with dance music including some Glenn Miller and Gershwin. Bring your dancing shoes - costumes optional!

T: Free

2 - 3.30pm, Colyer-Fergusson Foyer stage

Live jazz

T: Free

Colyer-Fergusson Hall, 7.30pm

University Big Band

Sax playerBig Band Gala!


Ian Swatman conductor

Ruby Mutlow, Steph Richardson vocals


The Big Band’s final foot-tapping flourish of the year


Tickets: £13.00 (adults), £7.00 (students) available from the Gulbenkian Booking Office

Thursday 12 June, 1.10pm, Colyer-Fergusson Hall

Music at Lunchtime


ViolinistAn informal programme of music for strings from student and staff musicians


T: Free


Friday 13 June, Colyer-Fergusson Foyer Stage, 12pm - 2pm

Music at Lunchtime


PerformerFeaturing 'Smoking Kills' and Sabiyha Rasheed.

T: Free





Songs from the Shows

Music Theatre logoThe University Musical Theatre Society

T: Free

1.10pm, The Undercroft, St Thomas Hospital, High Street, Canterbury

SciviasThe Lost Consort

Dan Harding conductor

Another chance to hear the music of Hildegard von Bingen in this historic setting.


T: free, retiring collection in aid of the Hospital


7.30pm, St Peter's Anglican Church, High Street, Canterbury

University Chamber and Cecilian Choirs

Virgin MaryDan Harding, Matthew Bamford conductors


Choral music from Lassus and Palestrina to Maskats and Eric Whitacre.


T: £6 / Concessions £4 available from the Music Department Office, T: 01227 827335 and on the door.

Proceeds in aid of St Peter’s Anglican Church

Sunday 15 June, Colyer-Fergusson Hall, 3pm

Music for a Summer's Day

University Chorus, Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir and Concert Band

BuntingSusan Wanless, Dan Harding, Matt Bamford, Ian Swatman conductors

Including a medley from Mary Poppins, James Bond themes and music by Sullivan, Rutter and Elgar – followed by cream tea on the lawn.


Tickets, to include cream tea: £15.00 (adults), £8.00 (students & children) available from the Gulbenkian Booking Office

Friday 27 June, Colyer-Fergusson Hall, 7.30pm

PianoMalcolm Binns piano


Malcolm Binns has had a distinguished career as a solo pianist, both in the UK and internationally, playing frequently for the BBC and at the Proms, including three Last Nights. This concert will include works by Beethoven, Chopin and Schumann, as well as a new piece specially composed for him by John McCabe.


Organised by the Former Staff Association in aid of the University of Kent Music Fund

T: Full £12 / Students £5

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