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Beaverbrooks sponsors RNCM Engage

22 March 2018

We are delighted that Beaverbrooks has become a key sponsor of RNCM Engage. RNCM Engage is our learning and participation programme and the training ground for students in creative and professional practice. Through a variety of professional partnerships with health, education and music organisations, students have opportunities to develop their skills away from the stage, […]

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A4 Brass wins ROSL ARTS Ensemble Award

21 March 2018

Congratulations to A4 Brass, winners of the ROSL ARTS Mixed Ensemble Award. Their achievement follows Kabantu’s success in the same category last year, and marks the fifth time an RNCM Ensemble has been awarded the prize since the Aurora Percussion Duo in 2012. Now in its 66th year, the ROSL ARTS, the arts division of […]

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Wind, Brass & Percussion Festival: A Dance with the Devil

20 March 2018

Students and staff from our School of Wind, Brass and Percussion will present a day-long festival next month, with a feast of free events and performances by special guests. Taking place on Sunday 22 April, the RNCM Wind, Brass and Percussion Festival: A Dance with the Devil, includes everything from a lunchtime concert that gives […]

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Paris-Manchester 1918: Conservatoires in time of war

8 March 2018

The RNCM and Paris Conservatoire have collaborated on a dual-language online exhibition commemorating the end of the Great War. Through research undertaken in both cities, Paris-Manchester 1918: Conservatoires in time of war offers the opportunity to learn about the lives of the musicians behind the concert programmes, creating a lasting memorial in celebration of those […]

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RNCM Principal added to influential Power List

7 March 2018

Professor Linda Merrick, RNCM Principal, has been placed on Northern Power Women’s Power List for 2018. Northern Power Women was established to transform the culture of organisations to increase opportunities for women and showcase role models and best practice for those helping to drive and lead economic growth. It aims to harness all talent, accelerate […]

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Watch: Luthiers Live

7 March 2018

Over the past few days, four of the world’s finest instrument makers (William Castle, Kai-Thomas Roth, Marc Soubeyran and Tibor Szemmelveisz) have been busy creating two new violins, thanks to a generous bequest by Thomas Jellis. Due for completion on Thursday 8 March, one is based on a 1668 Stainer model, and the other on […]

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