Alumnus Trevor Green Honoured by The Queen

16 June 2012

RNCM alumnus Trevor Green has been awarded the Order of Australia in The Queen's Jubilee Birthday Honours for his services to music. Trevor, who lived in Burnley before settling in Australia, is Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman of Leeds International Piano Competition and studied at the Royal Northern College of Music on a scholarship awarded […]

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Chamber Ensemble of the Year Award

11 June 2012

The Zelkova String Quartet has been awarded the 2012 Christopher Rowland RNCM Chamber Ensemble of the Year Award. Zelkova, comprising violinists Caroline Pether and Simran Sing, violist Rhiannon James and cellist Rachel Shakespeare, recently won the Hirsch Prize for Beethoven chamber music and performed the second movement, Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato, of Beethoven’s String Quartet […]

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Jamie Phillips Announced as Hallé’s Assistant Conductor

10 June 2012

Young conductor Jamie Phillips has yet more reason to celebrate as he takes up the role as the Hallé’s Assistant Conductor just weeks after he was signed by Intermusica for worldwide general management. Jamie, who is in his third year studying trumpet on the GRNCM course with the University of Manchester, attracted considerable attention as […]

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