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Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival to return with 15 events over two weeks

Celebrated musician, composer and audio designer Aziz Ibrahim showing people how to make music on mobile devices Pic: Michael Porter Photography The Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is returning to the city with 15 events over two weeks. Sponsored by the University of Central Lancashire, Arts Council England, and Preston City […]

1 week ago
Free UCLan music conference featuring Peter Hook

Peter Hook Pic: Jody Hartley UCLan is hosting a free online music conference on Wednesday (25 August). The Present and Future of Music Law, which takes place at 2pm, will feature academics as well as […]

9 months ago
Popularity of Queen to be examined at Preston university’s world-first event

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall In what is thought to be a world first, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) with support from Arts Council England, is to host an academic conference dedicated to the […]

12 months ago
Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is being held virtually for 2021

The Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is set to raise the roof and get the whole city swinging in their living rooms until Saturday 5 June. The festival will be […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement New UCLan record label supporting local musicians with help of industry pros

John Kirby Pic: Dan Archer Local musicians have been given a boost from the new university label UCLan Recordings Group. Over the summer, the label worked remotely with UCLan-based acts David Shurr, Ike James, John […]

1 year ago
Joy Division legend Peter Hook to join live UCLan discussion on future of music

Peter Hook on stage in Chile in 2014 Pic: order_242 Legendary Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook is set to join UCLan academics in an online seminar to discuss the future of live music. Musicians Graham Massey, co-founder of […]

2 years ago
Preston to host the Future Sound Music Conference

Music management students are to get the chance to quiz industry experts The future of the music industry is to be debated and showcased at a two-day event in Preston. Musicians, academics and journalists are to gather for the Future Sound Music […]

6 years ago
Preston university teams up with New Order’s Peter Hook for music course

peter hook Preston’s university has teamed up with New Order legend Peter Hook to launch a new music course. Hook and Ministry of Sound director Tony Rigg will be offering one-to-one mentoring […]

10 years ago
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