New partnership for RNCM and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts at ECU

30 August 2017

Categories: Alumni

The RNCM has agreed a new professional partnership with Edith Cowan University (ECU), home to the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). Professor Linda Merrick, Principal, travelled to Perth this month to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will pave the way for student and staff exchanges, short courses and placement opportunities, knowledge […]

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Sitkovetsky Trio signed for worldwide general management

29 August 2017

The Sitkovetsky Trio, former RNCM Junior Fellows in Chamber Music, have been signed by International Classical Artists for worldwide general management. Comprising Alexander Sitkovetsky, an RNCM Tutor in Violin, pianist Wu Qian and cellist Isang Enders, the Sitkovetsky Trio has established itself as one of the exceptional piano trios of today with sensational performances in […]

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New appointments for September 2017

17 August 2017

The RNCM has announced a number of new International Chairs and Tutors, commencing in September. Director and alumnus Graham Vick CBE will join the School of Vocal Studies and Opera as its first International Chair of Opera, while the School of Wind, Brass and Percussion welcomes Alberto Menéndez as International Chair in Horn, Thomas Rüedi […]

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Alumna reaches final of Elizabeth Connell Prize

14 August 2017

Congratulations to 2016 alumna Katie Lowe on reaching the finals of the Elizabeth Connell Prize for Aspiring Dramatic Sopranos. Established in memory of the late South African dramatic soprano Elizabeth Connell, the competition is open to professional and non-professional sopranos of all nationalities between the ages of 25 and 34. Katie, who was recently signed […]

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Vocal success at the National Eisteddfod

14 August 2017

There have been brilliant results at this year’s National Eisteddfod for six recent vocal alumni. Sarah Gilford (pictured below as Dorabella in RNCM Opera’s Così fan tutte) won the W Towyn Roberts Memorial Scholarship and second place in the over 25 soprano solo category; Ryan Davies was awarded second place in the under 25 tenor […]

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Great results for Popular Music and WBP in 2017 NSS

9 August 2017

The RNCM has achieved an exceptional 89% in this year’s National Student Survey for overall student satisfaction, which showed outstanding results for Popular Music and the School of Wind, Brass and Percussion. Conducted annually since 2005, the NSS is a national initiative running across all publicly funded Higher Education Institutions in England, Wales, Northern Ireland […]

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Alumna hits top spot with début album

8 August 2017

Congratulations to alumna Carly Paoli on the release of her début album, Singing My Dreams, which hit the top spot of the iTunes Classical Chart and No 2 in the Official Classical Album Chart this summer. Telling the story of a girl from Mansfield who fell in love with MGM musicals and went on to […]

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