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RNCM Saxophonists on the Road to Strasbourg

26 June 2015

Twenty RNCM saxophone students are preparing to take part in the 2015 World Saxophone Congress next month following their fantastic Road to Strasbourg fundraising campaign. Collectively known as the RNCM Saxophone Orchestra, the students were presented with the challenge of raising funds last September, and since then have been busy ensuring the exciting trip was […]

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RNCM and MMU Combine for Interactive Theatrical Experience

22 June 2015

The RNCM has joined forces with Manchester School of Art (MSoA) to present Mise en Scène; a unique theatrical experience combining music and art. Taking place at the RNCM Concert Hall on Thursday 2 July, Mise en Scène sees students from MSoA transform the space into a multi-sensory venue through art installations, projections, atmospheric effects, […]

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RNCM’s 2015 Gold Medal Winners

15 June 2015

The RNCM held its tenth Gold Medal Competition on Saturday 13 June featuring 10 of the College’s finest performers and four of its leading young composers, who wrote new works for student ensemble A4 Brass (winners of the 2014 RNCM Chamber Ensemble of the Year Award). Adjudicated by Meurig Bowen (Artistic Director of Cheltenham Music […]

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Manny’s Making Waves with Top 10 Album

11 June 2015

RNCM alumnus Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Vass has seen his second album, Sonic Waves, soar to the top of the specialist classical chart and hit No 3 in the mainstream classical chart despite being an unsigned pianist. The 27-year-old, who graduated in 2011, was able to release the recording after raising £2000 through Kickstarter. The fantastic result means […]

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Solem Announced as Junior Fellows in Chamber Music

9 June 2015

The RNCM is delighted to announce that the Solem Quartet has been awarded the position of Junior Fellows in Chamber Music for the 2015/16 academic year. Comprising RNCM alumni Catherine Landen (violin), Alistair Vennart (viola) and Stephanie Tress (cello), and RCM graduate Amy Tress (violin), Solem are busy forging an exciting international career after winning […]

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