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RNCM New Partnership with Zhejiang Conservatory of Music

19 December 2016

Categories: Alumni

The RNCM has confirmed a professional partnership with the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music (ZJCM). The news swiftly follows the recent announcement of two additional new partnerships for the Manchester conservatoire, with Peking University Academy of Opera and the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain. Together, these exciting relationships highlight the RNCM’s continued commitment to […]

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James Hendry Nominated for British Education Award

13 December 2016

Categories: Alumni

Alumnus James Hendry has been nominated for a British Education Award (BEA) for his outstanding achievements during his studies. A brand new initiative established to promote excellence in British education, the BEAs identify and celebrate individuals who have excelled within our education system. James was one of the first students to be accepted onto the […]

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RNCM Singer Wins Arts Council/BBC Young Musicians’ Award

13 December 2016

Baritone Aaron O’Hare is one of four talented young artists to receive the Young Musicians’ Platform Award by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and BBC Northern Ireland. Presented every two years, the Platform Awards showcase and support the development of young musicians from the region by providing individual funding awards of £5,000. This enables […]

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RNCM New Music Education Appointments

12 December 2016

Categories: Alumni

The RNCM is pleased to announce the appointments of Dr John Habron and Robert Gardiner as Head of Music Education and Assistant Head of Music Education (PGCE) respectively. John, who initially trained as a composer, has previously worked as a Senior Lecturer in Music at Coventry University, and specialises in Dalcroze (a practice where music […]

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Daniel Thomas Appointed Black Dyke Solo Euphonium

8 December 2016

Daniel Thomas has been appointed Black Dyke Band’s new Solo Euphonium. The fourth year undergraduate follows in the footsteps of some of the finest players in the brass band world to occupy the Queensbury Chair, including Phineas Bowers, Geoffrey Whitham, John Clough and David Thornton, Senior Tutor in Brass Bands at the College. Prior to […]

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French pianist Clément Lefebvre Wins 2016 JMIPC

5 December 2016

French pianist Clément Lefebvre has won the 2016 James Mottram International Piano Competition (JMIPC), held at the RNCM between 28 November and 3 December. Clément (pictured), who studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse, performed Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor Op 37 to secure the £10,000 First Prize […]

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