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Durham University



Mr Christopher Blakey

Member of the Department of Music

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Christopher Blakey is a postgraduate student in the Music Department. Christopher graduated from Durham with first-class results in 2017, and was the recipient of The Rosalind Dickinson Prize. He is now studying on the taught masters programme, with his major project focussing on the music of Vaughan Williams in relation to natural theology and biological evolutionary thought. 

Christopher’s MA course is funded by the Durham University Masters Scholarship (Faculty of Arts & Humanities), The St Hild and St Bede Trust Scholarship, and The Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust. 

Christopher is a choral scholar in the Chapel Choir of St. John’s College, Durham, and has a charismatic Evangelical Church background.

Research Interests

  • Musical analysis
  • The relationship between science, music, and faith.
  • The theology of music