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RNCM Wins 2016 Times Higher Education Award

25 November 2016

Categories: Alumni

The RNCM has won the Outstanding International Student Strategy title at the 2016 Times Higher Education Awards for its Read with the World project. Now in their 12th year, the THE Awards are widely recognised as the Oscars of the higher education sector, shining a spotlight on the outstanding achievements of institutions, teams and individuals […]

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Students Raise funds for St Alkmund’s Church

24 November 2016

RNCM students Helen Lacey (soprano), Lucy Vallis (mezzo-soprano), Ranald McCusker (tenor), Peter Edge (bass-baritone) and Tim Kennedy (piano) presented a Gala Concert in Whitchurch last month, raising over £1100 for St Alkmund’s Church. Taking on the theme ‘opera through the ages’ the concert included music by Purcell, Britten and Gilbert and Sullivan. Lucy said: ‘We […]

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RNCM Tenor Wins International Prize

11 November 2016

Third year tenor Kamil Bien has won Third Prize at the 51st Antonin Dvořák International Singing Competition. Held in Karlsbad in the Czech Republic between 4 and 11 November, the competition is open to singers from across the world and is divided into two main categories: Opera (for singers up to the age of 35) […]

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Alumni Receive Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards

11 November 2016

Categories: Alumni

RNCM alumni Daniel Kidane and Aílís Ní Riain are the only UK composers to receive a prestigious 2016 Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award. Established in 1994, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards encourage composers and visual artists to continue to practice despite outside pressures, financial or otherwise. Each award consists of £50,000 paid over three years, and […]

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Percussionist André Nadais Awarded Yamaha Scholarship

4 November 2016

Second year percussionist André Nadais has been named as the latest in a long line of RNCM students to be awarded a prestigious Yamaha Scholarship. The 19-year-old, who was born in Portugal in 1997, began his studies at the Music Conservatory of Jobra before joining the RNCM as an undergraduate in 2015. He has won […]

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