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Matthew Eden is Black Dyke’s Young Composer in Residence

21 February 2017

Second year undergraduate Matthew Eden has been announced as Black Dyke Band’s Young Composer in Residence for 2017. A student of Laura Bowler, Matthew began playing the piano at the age of six and started to compose his own music shortly afterwards. At 14 he wrote his first sizeable work, the three movement Fantasia for […]

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RNCM Wins UniBrass 2017

20 February 2017

The RNCM Brass Band came out on top at this year’s UniBrass Competition. Not only did the band win the coveted UniBrass Trophy, but second year undergraduate Dominic Longhurst (cornet) picked up the award for Best Soloist, while fourth year composer Callum Harrison was announced as Best Conductor. Taking place at Harrogate International Centre on […]

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Jean-Efflam Bavouzet Joins as International Chair in Piano

20 February 2017

The RNCM is pleased to announce that acclaimed pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet will join the College in September as International Chair in Piano. Recognised as one of the most engaging live performers of his generation, Jean-Efflam enjoys an eminent career as a solo recitalist and recording artist. He has also worked regularly with the world’s leading […]

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RNCM Soprano’s Success at Clonter

16 February 2017

Congratulations to Samantha Clarke, winner of Second Prize and the Audience Prize at this year’s Clonter Opera competition. The postgraduate soprano, who performed the role of Fiordiligi in the RNCM’s 2016 production of Mozart’s Cosí fan tutte, was one of five singers from UK conservatoires to take part in the annual event at Clonter’s home in […]

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RNCM Recognised by Department for International Trade

6 February 2017

Categories: Alumni

The RNCM has been recognised by the Department for International Trade for its strong educational links in China. Held at The Lowry, Salford Quays, on Friday 3 February, The Greater China Awards were open to any companies or organisations in the North West of England which have made a significant contribution to developing business or […]

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RNCM Celebrates Gift from The Patron’s Fund

6 February 2017

The RNCM has received a gift from The Patron’s Fund to help support the work of RNCM Young Company. Forming part of RNCM Engage, RNCM Young Company is a talented musical theatre group offering everyone aged 13 to 18, regardless of ability or experience, the opportunity to work with industry professionals to improve acting, singing […]

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