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Marshall Gilkes joins as International Visiting Tutor in Trombone

12 December 2019

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Marshall Gilkes as International Visiting Tutor in Trombone. Marshall studied at […]

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Composition success at the Ivors

10 December 2019

Congratulations to Gavin Higgins and Professor Edward Gregson on their success at the 2019 Ivor Composer Awards. Gavin, […]

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Categories: School of Composition

RNCM announces new Director of Finance

3 December 2019

We’re delighted to announce the appointment George Whalley as our new Director of Finance. Since 2015 George has […]

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RNCM welcomes Norwegian Academy students

25 November 2019

We were thrilled to welcome and host Jonas Bylund and brass students from the Norwegian Academy of Music […]

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In tribute: Michael Oglesby (1939 – 2019)

22 November 2019

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Michael Oglesby CBE, former Chair of the […]

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Olympias wins Community Award

18 November 2019

Congratulations to the Olympias Music Foundation, winners of the Creativity in the Community Award at the Be Proud […]

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Categories: Alumni

Specialist mental health service for students begins work in Greater Manchester

18 November 2019

The launch of a specialist NHS Service in Greater Manchester to help university students achieve their ambitions and […]

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Athanasia wins RLPO composition prize

1 November 2019

Congratulations to Athanasia Kontou, winner of the RLPO’s Christopher Brooks Composition Prize. The postgraduate is the third RNCM […]

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Categories: School of Composition

Stuart McCallum appointed RNCM Deputy Head of Popular Music

1 November 2019

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Stuart McCallum as Deputy Head of Popular Music. A composer and […]

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Categories: Popular Music

RNCM composers shortlisted for Ivors Composer Awards

28 October 2019

Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Matthew Sergeant, Gavin Higgins and Gary Carpenter are amongst the names shortlisted for The Ivors […]

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Graham McCusker composes for new BBC drama

28 October 2019

Postgraduate baritone Graham McCusker has written vocal music for the upcoming BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman’s best-selling trilogy, […]

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Orchestras for All appoints Lucy Hale as Young Composer-in-Residence

23 October 2019

Orchestras for All has appointed Lucy Hale as its inaugural Young Composer-in-Residence for the 2019-2020 season. Lucy, who’s […]

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Categories: School of Composition