This Visiting Professorship was created specifically for Jeremy Summerly in 2019 to explore the rich history of music.

Current Professor

Professor Jeremy Summerly

Jeremy is Visiting Gresham Professor of Music History. 

He is Director of Music at the London church of St Luke’s, Chelsea and a Supervisor for the Music Tripos at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

He has delivered the annual Christmas carol service at Gresham College since 2014. In 2019, he was made Visiting Professor of Music History.

Professor Summerly's lecture series are as follows:

2021/22 Music and Emotion

2020/21 100 Years of BBC Radio

2019/20 Making Music

All lectures by the Visiting Professor of Music History can be accessed here.

Read More
Read Less
Speaker_JeremySummerly2-bw-370x370.jpg
All Visiting Professor of Music History Lectures
WATCHED
Part of a series

Nostalgia and Music

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 16 September 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Christmas Carols and Nostalgia

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 9 December 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Love and Music

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 27 January 2022 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Humour and Music

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 31 March 2022 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

BBC Radio in the 78 Era (1920–1948)

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 17 September 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

BBC Radio in the LP Era (1948–1982)

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 28 January 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

BBC Radio in the Digital Era (1982–)

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 15 April 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Musical Endings

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 2 April 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Unfinished Music

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 6 February 2020 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Musical Openings

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 19 September 2019 - 6:00PM
All Visiting Professor of Music History Series

Music and Emotion

100 Years of BBC Radio

Making Music