3 good reasons to study Music: Popular Music and Recording at Salford: 1 You will be taught by practicing professionals on a course well-known for producing graduates who excel in their chosen careers. 2 We have an international reputation for innovation and distinction in band musicianship and popular music. 3 You’ll be part of a large and vibrant music department, and benefit from numerous performing and showcasing opportunities in Manchester and beyond. As the first UK institution to offer pioneering and distinctive courses in Band Musicianship, and Popular Music and Recording, our reputation for innovation and excellence within music education has flourished. We have since launched courses in Popular Musicology, and Interactive Music and Studio Production. All of our courses are regularly enhanced and refined to ensure their relevance to current sector needs and requirements.