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Supporting your musical talent

University Music offers a wide range of exceptional musical opportunities to BU/AUB students and staff, as well as to members of the local community.

Whether you are looking to sing in a choir, play in an orchestra or band, take lessons, or you just want to listen to excellent music - find out below how you can access all that we offer.

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Opening hours

Music Centre

Practice rooms at Talbot House are open for use seven days a week, all year round, 8.00am-9.00pm. For door codes please contact the Music Admin team.

Music Admin Office

The Admin Office is open during semester time only.

Academic dates

17 September - 14 December 2018
7 January - 5 April 2019
29 April - 21 June 2019

Music Centre location and venues

University Music is based in the Music Centre, Talbot House which is part of Bournemouth University’s Talbot campus.

Other regular venues that University Music perform at throughout the concert season include:

  • Kimmeridge Hall, Kimmeridge House, Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University, BH12 5BB
  • Student Hall, Talbot House, Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University, BH12 5BB
  • St. Peter’s Church, Bournemouth Town Centre, BH1 2EE
  • St. Ambrose Church, Westbourne, BH4 8BE
  • St. Stephen’s Church, St Stephen's Way, BH2 6JZ
  • Poole Guildhall, Market St, BH15 1NF
  • Winchester Cathedral, SO23 9LS
  • Christchurch Priory, BH23 1BU
  • The Royal Bath Hotel Ballroom, Bournemouth Town Centre, BH1 2EW.


University Music Christmas Concert

Join the University Music Orchestra, Big Band and Musical Theatre Choir for a festive musical celebration at the Royal Bath Hotel


Experimental Music Concert

Come and experience a concert of electracoustic music for loudspeaker orchestra at Allsebrook Lecture Theatre