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The Music Centre


Welcome to Music at Warwick


The Music Centre is in the heart of campus inside the Warwick Arts Centre

There's no music degree here at Warwick, and so everything we do here is for all students and staff to enjoy, no matter what their subject is! We've got societies from all musical genres, tuition is available and there are rooms for practice and performance. We are proud to be one of the most dynamic university music centres in the UK which doesn't actually run a music degree!


The Music Centre is located within Warwick Arts Centre, the largest venue of its kind in the UK outside the Barbican Centre in London. Our larger ensembles regularly perform in its 1500-seat Butterworth Hall, whilst our smaller groups make frequent use of the two Theatres, the Butterworth Hall, Helen Martin Studio and a dedicated Ensemble Room.

Upcoming concerts


Music for Troubled Times

Sun 1st December, 4pm

Butterworth Hall

This performance brings together two great masterpieces, written more than 150 years apart. Arguably his greatest work, Haydn’s Nelson Mass was originally entitled the Mass for Troubled Times, writing it as he did shortly before Nelson defeated Napoleon. Shostakovich’s mighty Tenth Symphony was premiered shortly after the death of Joseph Stalin; his music is well known for its powerful political messages.

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Opening hours


The music centre office is usually open between 9:30am and 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.

If the office is not open and you require assistance please contact

Lunchtime Concert Series

Open to all ages, our Lunchtime Concerts are extremely popular and entry is based on a first come first served basis

Ensemble Room, Music Centre (unless otherwise stated)

FREE 1.10pm


Term 1


Thu 31 Oct

Andrew Cresswell Davis (guitar/ukulele/vocals), Clare Lindley (violin/guitar/ukulele/vocals) and Brian Mullan (cello/vocals)


Thu 7 Nov

Coull Quartet


Thu 14 Nov

Rita Schindler (harp)


Thu 21 Nov

Matthew McLachlan (piano)


Thu 28 Nov

Natasha Agarwal (soprano)


Thu 5 Dec

Gaudeamus Christmas concert