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Specialist mental health service for students begins work in Greater Manchester

18 November 2019

The launch of a specialist NHS Service in Greater Manchester to help university students achieve their ambitions and […]

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Athanasia wins RLPO composition prize

1 November 2019

Congratulations to Athanasia Kontou, winner of the RLPO’s Christopher Brooks Composition Prize. The postgraduate is the third RNCM […]

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Categories: School of Composition

Stuart McCallum appointed RNCM Deputy Head of Popular Music

1 November 2019

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Stuart McCallum as Deputy Head of Popular Music. A composer and […]

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Categories: Popular Music

RNCM composers shortlisted for Ivors Composer Awards

28 October 2019

Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Matthew Sergeant, Gavin Higgins and Gary Carpenter are amongst the names shortlisted for The Ivors […]

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Graham McCusker composes for new BBC drama

28 October 2019

Postgraduate baritone Graham McCusker has written vocal music for the upcoming BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman’s best-selling trilogy, […]

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Orchestras for All appoints Lucy Hale as Young Composer-in-Residence

23 October 2019

Orchestras for All has appointed Lucy Hale as its inaugural Young Composer-in-Residence for the 2019-2020 season. Lucy, who’s […]

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Categories: School of Composition

Andrew Masterson awarded young artist bursary

22 October 2019

Tenor Andrew Masterson is one of two singers awarded a 2019 PwC/Wexford Festival Opera Emerging Young Artist Bursary. […]

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Q&A with tenor Hubert Francis

21 October 2019

Australian-born Hubert Francis is one of the leading singing actors of his generation. An RNCM alum, he works […]

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Prizes for Chloé at international competition

21 October 2019

Congratulations to alum Chloé van Soeterstède, winner of two prizes at the 2019 German Conductors’ Awards. An international […]

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Categories: Alumni, Conducting

Iyad Sughayer announced as CMF Artist

15 October 2019

Pianist Iyad Sughayer is one of seven musicians joining the City Music Foundation as a 2019 CMF Artist. […]

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Archive project receives National Lottery support

7 October 2019

The RNCM has received a grant of over £60,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to support a […]

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Categories: Alumni

Pathfinder shortlisted for second award

30 September 2019

Congratulations once again to our Pathfinder team, shortlisted for their second award this month. Following hot on the […]

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