Job Opportunities in music

UEA are looking for a Publicity, Operations & Events Intern, Ref: 578AC

If you’re looking for hands-on experience of events organisation and arts-focused administration then apply now for this great opportunity to put your creative skills to work in supporting and publicising the Music Centre’s exciting range of activities.

The Project
UEA Music Centre seeks to recruit a graduate intern to assist with the organisation and delivery of a range of events and related publicity tasks.

You will provide professional and pro-active support in the arrangement and delivery of the UEA Symphony Orchestra and Choir concerts (four events), the Chamber Choir concerts (two events), the Music Award Holders concert and the UEA Open Days.

You will create and implement effective publicity plans for the UEA Symphony Orchestra and Choir concerts, the Chamber Choir concerts and the Music Award Holders concert.

The role will also involve assisting with the running of UEA’s Chamber Choir and helping with the organisation and delivery of the music scholarship auditions/interviews, as well as general support of the Music Centre Administrator.

Specific tasks will include:
 A range of event organisational tasks  (e.g. bookings for venues and catering)
 Creating publicity materials
 Publicising events through social media
 Recruiting volunteer helpers for events
 Creating systems to register and monitor choir members
 Co-ordinating auditions and interviews

UEA Music Centre are looking for the following skills and qualities:
 Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to confidently communicate with a range of individuals and organisations face to face, by phone and via email
 Experience of event organisation and/or support
 Excellent IT skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, email and databases) and experience of office administration procedures
 Good organisational and time management skills
 Ability to work well as a member of a team as well as being able to work independently
 Creativity with a willingness to put forward new ideas and suggestions
 Experience in the use of social media and some experience of using web authoring packages

Ideally, you will also have some prior experience in the preparation of publicity materials and some understanding of music or performance.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain in-depth experience of events management and arts-focused administration.  Working closely with the team, you will have the chance to experience managing projects and working to tight deadlines.  You will also have the chance to develop publicity materials and see your own ideas put into action to have a tangible effect on the impact of the Music Centre events. This is an excellent chance to gain a wide range of transferable office skills and the role will also allow you to network with a wide range of both internal and external organisations.

The Organisation

UEA is ranked in the top 1% of HE institutions in the world and is a leading member of the Norwich Research Park, one of Europe’s biggest concentrations of researchers in the fields of environment, health and plant science.

UEA is a UK top 15 university, ranking 14th in the highly respected Guardian University Guide and the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015.

UEA Music Centre offers a focal point for music on campus, in the City of Norwich and in the wider community. Staffed by a dedicated Director of Music and Music Centre Administrator, the Music Centre provides a vibrant meeting place for musicians, hosts practice and rehearsal spaces and runs UEA’s flourishing Symphony Orchestra, Choir and Chamber Choir.

This internship is based on the UEA campus, Norwich
This is a paid UEA Graduate Internship at £7.69 per hour paid monthly (subject to tax and NI)
Duration: 26 weeks / 37.5 hours per week (some flexibility around working hours will be required with occasional evening and week-end working)

Closing Date:  10 August 2015
Interview Date: 20 August 2015
Start Date:  14 September 2015

Please note: the above skills are not expected to be shown in a commercial context, but rather through the skills gained from your degree and other activities.

How to apply
This graduate internship is available for recent graduates. If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please click the appropriate link below:

UEA Graduates:
Non UEA Graduates:

You will be asked to upload your up to date CV and a relevant covering letter stating your suitability for the post.

Please remember to make a copy of this job description, as the link will not be available after the advert closes.

For general enquiries please contact Kerensa Rands on 01603 593917 or email

IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to increase your chances of success, visit our helpful tips page on producing a good covering letter and CV.

Concerts at The Chapel Park Lane, Norwich

The Chapel, 64 Park Lane, NR2 3EF
Friday 24th July 2015, 7:00pm
Kamus Quartet

  • Terhi Paldanius violin    Jukka Untamala violin
  • Jussi Tuhkanen viola    Petja Kainulainen cello
  • Path to Voces Intimae: a Sibelius 150th anniversary
  • Jean Sibelius: Allegro appassionata in C sharp minor
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara: String Quartet No.1
  • Jean Sibelius: String quartet in D minor “Voces intimae”

Kamus Quartet website

Sunday 13th September 2015, 6:30pm
Benedict Nelson – baritone
Joseph Middleton – piano

  • Programme:
  • Schubert: Winterreise

Benedict Nelson website

Joseph Middleton website

Sunday 20th September 2015, 6:30pm
Laetitia Grimaldi Spitzer – lyric soprano
Ammiel Bushakevitz – piano

  • French mélodies including:
  • Joseph Canteloube: Baïlèro (Chant de bergers de Haute-Auvergne)
  • Reynaldo Hahn: À Chloris
  • Reynaldo Hahn: Quand la nuit n’est pas étoilée
  • Henri Duparc: Au pays où se fait la guerre
  • Léo Delibes: Les filles de Cadiz
  • Claude Debussy: Trois chansons de Bilitis

Ammiel Bushakevitz website

Sunday 11th October 2015, 6:30pm
Zelkova Quartet

  • Caroline Pether violin    Simran Singh violin
  • Alex Mitchell viola    Jonathan Pether cello
  • Programme:
  • Beethoven: Quartet in G major, Op.18/2
  • Brahms: Quartet in A minor, Op.51/2

Zelkova Quartet website

Sunday 25th October 2015, 6:30pm
Aleksandar Djermanovic – piano

  • Programme:
  • Beethoven: Sonata in C major, Op.2 No.3
  • Medtner: 2 Fairy Tales, Op.20
  • Schumann: Fantasy in C major, Op.17

Baroque Evening
Sunday 1st November 2015, 6:30pm

  • John Crockatt & Jim O’Toole baroque violins
  • Natasha Kraemer baroque cello
  • Tom Foster harpsichord
  • Programme:
  • Music by Biber, Farina, Purcell, Bach & Geminiani

Sunday 8th November 2015, 6:30pm
Hoffmeister Trio

with Jonathan Wortley – piano

  • Jane Faulkner violin    Frank Cliff viola
  • Ursula Pank cello
  • Programme:
  • Schubert: String Trio movement in B flat, D471
  • Dohnanyi: Serenade for String Trio
  • Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op.60

Friday 13th November 2015, 7:30pm
Contempo Quartet

  • Bogdan Sofei violin    Ingrid Nicola violin
  • Andreea Banciu viola    Adrian Mantu cello
  • Programme:
  • Mozart: Quartet in D major, K575, ‘Prussian’
  • Tan Dun: Eight Colours for String Quartet
  • Bartók: Romanian Dances

Contempo Quartet website

Sunday 29th November 2015, 6:30pm

  • David Le Page violin    Clare O’Connell cello
  • Ian Watson accordion
  • Folk Tales: music from Romania and Hungary
  • Brahms: Hungarian Dances
  • Bartók: Duos (violin & cello)
  • Kodály: Gankino Horo – intermezzo (accordion)
  • and traditional Bohemian Songs & Czardas arranged for violin, cello & accordion

Chroma website

Sunday 13th December 2015, 12:00 noon
Fauré Quartet

  • Programme:
  • Mozart: Piano Quartet No.1, K478
  • Mussorgsky arr. Gruzman: Pictures at an Exhibition

Fauré Quartet website

Anteros Arts Foundation presents

Anteros Arts Foundation Presents
Unique Musi-color solo piano music exhibit from New York – 
“Impressions Intimes”: featuring “Bulgarian-born piano dynamo” (TimeOut NY) Tania Stavreva 
When: July 24th, 2015 at 7:30PM
Where: Anteros Arts Foundation, Address: 7-15 Fye Bridge Street, NR3 1LJ, Norwich, Norfolk
Who: Tania Stavreva bio:
About the program: The Anteros Arts Foundation is proud to welcome “Bulgarian-born piano dynamo” (Time Out New York) Tania Stavreva from New York, with a unique, diverse and exciting program featuring composers from eight different nationalities: F. Chopin (Poland), Bulgarian composers Vladigerov, Stoyanov and Stavreva, Erik Satie (France), Federico Mompou (Spain), Alberto Ginastera (Argentina), Mason Bates (USA), N. Kapustin (Russia), including the UK premiere of Italian composer Roberto Piana’s Preludes: “Whispering Noon” based on a painting by Sir Lawrence, “Nerissa” based on a painting by John William Godward and “A Girl With A Basket Of Fruit” – based on a painting by Lord Leighton Eucharis. The program will be one hour long without intermission. Reception is immediately following the performance.
For press tickets contact: Flick Hemmant  016030766129 /