News

New Partnership for RNCM and Foden’s

18 December 2012

The RNCM and Foden's Band are pleased to announce a new partnership offering exciting opportunities for RNCM brass students, composers and conductors.  Speaking on behalf of Foden’s, Chairman John Barber said: 'All at Foden's are very proud and privileged to be associated with one of the world’s leading conservatoires, especially as a number of our players […]

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RNCM News Winter 2012

13 December 2012

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Gary Carpenter’s Listening Project

11 December 2012

Categories: Research

Tutor in Composition and RNCM alumnus, Professor Gary Carpenter, explains the thoughts behind his exciting (not to mention nerve-wracking) new collaboration, The Listening Project. Inspired by the legendary American broadcaster Studs Terkel, The Listening Project is a collaboration between the BBC and the British Library whereby any two people who are close (brothers, lovers, friends, […]

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Alumna Wins British Composer Award

4 December 2012

RNCM alumna Emily Howard has won a British Composer Award alongside Royal Manchester College of Music graduate Sir Harrison Birtwistle, presented during a ceremony held at Goldsmiths’ Hall on Monday 3 December. Emily, who graduated in 2003, was shortlisted for a Making Music Award for her composition Mesmerism for Piano and Chamber Orchestra, while Sir […]

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RNCM James Mottram International Piano Competition – Results

3 December 2012

The Concerto Finals of the third RNCM James Mottram International Piano Competition took place on Friday and Saturday, concluding what proved to be an exceptional and highly competitive week. In the Senior Category (19-25), nothing separated Victoria Vassilenko and Hin Yat Tsang, who were both awarded Joint Second Prize of £5000 in a closely fought […]

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