Music

Music has been at the heart of the College ever since its initial foundation in 1525 by Cardinal Wolsey, who made provision for a choir and organist.

For information about studying Music at Christ Church, please see our prospectus.

Further information can be found on the Music Faculty website.

 

Ms Leah Broad

Qualifications

BA (Hons) Music, First class, University of Oxford
MSt Musicology, Distinction, University of Oxford
DPhil in Musicology (current).

Dr Harriet Boyd-Bennett

Qualifications

MA (Oxon), MMus (KCL), PhD (KCL)

Academic Background

2005-2008: MA (Hons in Music), University of Oxford
2008-2009: MMus in Musicology, King’s College London
2010-2013: PhD in Musicology, King’s College London

Undergraduate Teaching

Papers on twentieth-century music; music analysis and criticism; dissertation supervision.

Dr Benjamin Skipp

Qualifications

MA, M.St, D.Phil (Oxford), LRSM

Academic Background

Studied Music and Musicology at Oxford (2001-2010) and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2000-2001). Currently an examiner for the ABRSM (Royal Schools of Music).

Undergraduate Teaching

Prelims Analysis, History and Keyboard Skills; FHS Music History topics since 1700, Musical Thought and Scholarship, Analysis and Criticism, Dissertation supervision.


Professor David Maw

Qualifications

MA DPhil FRCO

Academic Background

Read music at Oxford (Organ Scholar); doctorate on the secular songs of Guillaume de Machaut (John Brookman Graduate Organ Scholar). College Lectureships in Oxford since 1995. Also at Oriel and Trinity Colleges.

Undergraduate Teaching

Techniques of Composition, History of Music, Keyboard Skills.

Professor Jonathan Cross

Qualifications  

BA (Bristol), PhD (London), MA, DLitt (Oxon), MAE