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JRNCM Student Is BBC Young Composer

25 June 2013

Junior RNCM celebrated success recently when 18-year-old Grace Evangeline Mason won the BBC Proms Inspire Young Composers’ Competition for her composition Convergence. The BBC Proms Inspire scheme is for budding composers aged 12 to 18 who want to write their own music. It provides them with a friendly environment to share ideas, participate in workshops, […]

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Sir Willard Raises the Roof at Bridgewater Hall

24 June 2013

The President of the RNCM, the world-famous bass-baritone Sir Willard White, presented An Enchanted Evening of Song at The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester on 12 June to mark the College’s 40th anniversary. The guest of honour was Katharine, Duchess of Kent, who was the College’s first President, serving for 35 years before Sir Willard’s appointment in 2008. […]

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Alumna Competes in BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competion

18 June 2013

RNCM and Junior RNCM graduate, Katherine Broderick is currently representing England in the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. The soprano, who graduated in 2004 after completing a BMus degree, performed O Sachs! Mein Freund from Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg and Tatyana's Letter Scene  from Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin in the second of four preliminary concerts  last night. […]

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Ugnius Pauliukonis Is RNCM Gold Medal Winner

16 June 2013

Pianist Ugnius Pauliukonis was the only student to be awarded the prestigious RNCM Gold Medal during the 2013 competition. The three day event, held at the RNCM Concert Hall between Friday 14 June and Sunday 16 June, featured 11 of the College‚Äôs finest students (three of whom performed works written by RNCM student composers) and […]

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Student-Led Teaching Awards Celebrate RNCM Staff

9 June 2013

The RNCM Students’ Union presented the second Student-Led Teaching Awards ceremony on 16 May, giving students the chance to celebrate and recognise RNCM Staff. Over 40 nominations in four categories (Innovative Teaching Award, Employability Enhancement Award, Most Memorable Musical Moment Award and Positive Impact Award) were made by the whole student body over a two […]

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Success in Sussex for RNCM Pianists

4 June 2013

The RNCM had a strong presence at the 2013 Sussex International Piano Competition, with postgraduate pianist Rabiga Dyussembayeva winning Second Prize and alumna Olga Paliy Third. The biennial competition, founded in 2010 by the Worthing Symphony Orchestra’s Artistic Director John Gibbons, took place at the Assembly Hall, Worthing, where the three finalists, including overall winner Poom […]

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First Prize for Panfilov

4 June 2013

RNCM postgraduate pianist Alexander Panfilov has won First Prize in the 2013 Arcangelo Speranzo International Piano Competition, held in Taranto, Italy, last month. The 23-year-old Russian, who is studying for an MMus in Solo Performance with Graham Scott, won 4000 euros and a total of 13 engagements in Italy, including Alessandria, Bari, Camogli, Crotone, Empoli, […]

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