School of Composition

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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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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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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A last night to remember

20 September 2019

The RNCM has a rich history of composition. It’s a place where new things happen; where students develop […]

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Unique PhD collaboration between poet and composer to create full-length opera

12 September 2019

A creative academic collaboration between a poet and composer will culminate in the production of a brand-new opera. […]

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Steve Berry appointed Head of Jazz and Improvisation

8 July 2019

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Berry to the role of Head of Jazz and Improvisation. […]

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BBC Proms commission for RNCM composer

17 June 2019

Second year undergraduate Alexia Sloane has been commissioned to write a piece for this year’s BBC Proms. Earthward, […]

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RNCM 2019 Gold Medal Winners

17 June 2019

The RNCM held its Gold Medal Competition on Saturday 15 June featuring 10 of the College’s finest performers […]

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EU student funding continued for 2020/21

29 May 2019

EU students starting university in 2020/21 academic year will have guaranteed home fee status and financial support for […]

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Kidane to open Last Night of the Proms

24 April 2019

Woke, a new work by Honorary Associate Artist Daniel Kidane, has been chosen to open this year’s Last […]

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RNCM Futures Entrepreneurship Award-Winners

2 April 2019

Launched in 2016, the RNCM Futures Entrepreneurship Award is an opportunity for students to win a financial award […]

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Political recording is BBC’s Instrumental Choice

28 March 2019

(Speak to me): New music, New politics by RNCM Lecturer Dr Adam Swayne, was chosen as BBC Music […]

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