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RNCM announces inaugural recipient of the Lucy Hale Award

1 February 2024

A new award set up to champion and support disabled and neurodiverse students at the RNCM has named […]

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Alumni shortlisted for prestigious classical music awards

30 January 2024

The Royal Philharmonic Society has shortlisted several RNCM alumni for prestigious prizes at its annual awards.   Contenders in this […]

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Categories: Alumni

RNCM appoints conservatoire’s first Professor of Baritone Horn

10 January 2024

The RNCM has become the first UK conservatoire to appoint a dedicated baritone horn tutor. Principal specialist instruction […]

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RNCM graduate scoops top industry prize

14 December 2023

A new RNCM graduate has scooped a top prize at the prestigious industry awards show in London.   BMus […]

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Categories: Alumni, Popular Music

Olympias Music Foundation wins King’s Award for Voluntary Service

14 November 2023

Congratulations to the Olympias Music Foundation (OMF) on receiving The King’s Award for Voluntary Service. Created in 2002 […]

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Categories: Alumni

RNCM announces recipients of 2023 Honorary Awards

9 November 2023

We are thrilled to announce that the RNCM will be honouring exceptional individuals with the College’s most prestigious […]

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RNCM joins BBC Proms in celebration of 50th anniversary

10 July 2023

We’re excited to be signing off our celebratory year with two appearances at this year’s BBC Proms. On […]

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In tribute: Dr Anthony Gilbert (1934 – 2023)

6 July 2023

We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr Anthony Gilbert on Wednesday 5 July at […]

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Celebrating the King’s Birthday Honours

20 June 2023

Congratulations to our alumni, supporters and colleagues recognised in the King’s Birthday Honours. Amongst the names announced in […]

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Categories: Alumni

Dr Larry Goves appointed Head of Composition

2 May 2023

We’re delighted to announce Dr Larry Goves as our new Head of Composition, replacing Professor Adam Gorb who […]

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David Thornton appointed Director of RNCM International Brass Band Festival

23 March 2023

We’re delighted to announce that David Thornton has accepted the position of Director of the RNCM International Brass […]

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RNCM conductor makes Northern Ballet debut

13 March 2023

Congratulations to postgraduate conductor Lauren Wasynczuk, who conducted the first of five performances of Northern Ballet’s The Great […]

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Categories: Alumni, Conducting