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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

Professor Linda Merrick awarded CBE in King’s New Year Honours

3 January 2023

We’re absolutely thrilled to share that our Principal, Professor Linda Merrick, was awarded a CBE in the King’s […]

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RNCM to confer Honorary Awards at 2022 Graduation Ceremony

6 December 2022

We’re delighted to be presenting Honorary Awards at our annual graduation ceremony, taking place on Wednesday 14 December. […]

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Categories: Alumni

Competition success for RNCM singers and pianists

17 November 2022

Congratulations to RNCM singers Samuel Horton and Sarah Thomas on their recent success at the Kathleen Ferrier Society […]

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British Open Brass Band Championships

13 September 2022

The British Open Brass Band Championships made a welcome return to Symphony Hall, Birmingham, on Saturday 10 September. […]

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Alexandra Dariescu and Benjamin Powell join School of Keyboard Studies

22 July 2022

We’re thrilled to announce that RNCM alumni Alexandra Dariescu and Benjamin Powell will be joining our School of […]

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Joint Heads for School of Wind, Brass and Percussion

19 July 2022

Congratulations to Kevin Gowland, Murray Greig and Simone Rebello, appointed joint Heads of the School of Wind, Brass […]

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Rising highs for popular music artists

28 June 2022

Students and alumni from our Popular Music Department are experiencing some incredible highs. Recent graduates Porij and Piri […]

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Categories: Alumni, Popular Music