• Pembroke has a strong reputation for music and its students - whatever their subject - are encouraged to explore their skills and interests.

  • The JCR has a Music rep who coordinates an active programme of events throughout the academic year. Contact the the JCR rep Calum Spiller for more information about music at Pembroke.

  • There are several music groups which students can become involved with including Pembroke College Music Society (PCMS), Master’s Recitals, the College Choir and Pembroke Chamber Singers.

  • Pembroke College Music Society hosts lunchtime music recitals each week throughout term, featuring current students, past students and professional musicians who are invited to perform in the Pichette Auditorium.

  • There are a number of scholarships and grants available for Pembroke students involved in music, whatever their degree subject. See our finance pages for more information.


  • The College Choir is delighted to have become a large and very competent choir in the University.

  • In recent years, the Pembroke Choir has toured or performed in Tuscany, Tallinn, Milan and Paris, as well as engagements in Oxford and of course weekly participation in Pembroke Chapel Services. 

  • The choir has members from other colleges and the city of Oxford, and membership is open to all who, after singing at a short audition, can commit to weekly rehearsals and performances.

  • The Pembroke Choir's first recorded CD, Locus Iste can be ordered online via the Oxford University Shop.


  • For details of Pembroke's generous Organ, Choral and Vocal Scholarships see the Scholarships pages.

  • Pembroke has a College Support Fund for the Performing Arts, with grants between £100 and £500 to support students who demonstrate financial difficulty and need assistance with the cost of taking part in University-wide, high-level music or drama.