Our facilities for Music and Performing Arts students

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All of our courses are based on Anglia Ruskin’s Cambridge campus, at the very heart of the city. Our university has invested over £81 million over the last five years in the very latest learning environments, and our students have benefitted from many new facilities.

Jerome Booth Music Therapy Centre

Home to our arts therapy courses and research, our new centre on Young Street is the largest university-based centre in the UK, and is fully equipped with high-quality musical instruments and recording equipment. We provide clinical arts-based therapies for private individuals, local groups, voluntary organisations and charities, in addition to statutory health, education and social services.

Music facilities

As one of our music students, you’ll work in our purpose-built music centre, which includes lecture and practice rooms; a recital hall featuring a new Steinway Model D; an extensive suite of computer music studios with workstation laboratories; digital editing studios and recording facilities. We also have many different instruments including:

  • A full range of orchestral percussion
  • Six grand pianos, twelve upright pianos, two harpsichords, two organs, four performance standard electronic keyboards, ten music synthesisers
  • A large range of orchestral instruments, and Baroque and Renaissance consort instruments
  • A range of traditional instruments from Africa, China, Greece, India and Indonesia

Performing Arts facilities

For your drama and performing arts work, you’ll benefit from our Covent Garden studio, complete with a flexible black-box performance space, as well as our additional rehearsal space and the University’s industry-standard television studio. We also have the Mumford Theatre on campus, which regularly hosts professional touring companies and musicians.