School of Strings

RNCM announces 2020 and 2021 Gold Medal winners

30 June 2021

We’re very proud to announce our 2020 and 2021 Gold Medal Winners. Congratulations to pianist Giulia Contaldo, harpist […]

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Abel Selaocoe and Daniel Kidane join PRS Foundation’s Power Up programme

21 May 2021

Congratulations to alumni Abel Selaocoe (cello) and Daniel Kidane (composition), two of 20 music creators chosen for the […]

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New release for RNCM Viola Tutor

5 November 2020

RNCM Viola Tutor Veit Hertenstein has released a new recording of Shostakovich Sonatas. Featuring pianist Minze Kim, the […]

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New Camerata positions for RNCM alumni

19 October 2020

We’re proud to share the news that alumni Caroline Pether and Katie Stillman have been appointed Leader and […]

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Alpesh Chauhan is new BBC SSO Associate Conductor

24 August 2020

Congratulations to alumnus Alpesh Chauhan, appointed Associate Conductor with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Alpesh, who studied cello […]

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Alpesh Chauhan joins Awards for Young Musicians

20 September 2019

Alum Alpesh Chauhan has become a patron of UK charity Awards for Young Musicians (AYM). Supporting talented young […]

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Student success at Welsh Eisteddfods

12 September 2019

This summer RNCM voice, piano and harp students have taken home a slew of prizes at the National […]

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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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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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Edinburgh International Harp Festival

29 April 2019

RNCM harpists enjoyed a successful visit to the Edinburgh International Harp Festival earlier this month. Tutor Eira Lynn […]

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Categories: Alumni, School of Strings

Two cellos created in 10 days!

5 April 2019

Celebrated international luthiers Kai-Thomas Roth, William Castle, Marc Soubeyran and Tibor Szemmelveisz have been busy creating two new […]

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