Greater Manchester’s universities and colleges announce plans to work more closely together

27 May 2021

Fourteen colleges and universities across Greater Manchester have come together with a joint commitment to addressing the skills […]

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Abel Selaocoe and Daniel Kidane join PRS Foundation’s Power Up programme

21 May 2021

Congratulations to alumni Abel Selaocoe (cello) and Daniel Kidane (composition), two of 20 music creators chosen for the […]

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Conductor Rebecca Tong joins Askonas Holt main roster

21 May 2021

Congratulations to conductor Rebecca Tong, who recently joined the Askonas Holt main roster. Born in Indonesia and based […]

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Categories: Alumni, Conducting

GM universities develop joint Civic University Agreement

20 May 2021

During the pandemic, our five universities based in Greater Manchester (GM) – Manchester Metropolitan University, Royal Northern College […]

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Applications Open for 2021 RNCM JMIPC

18 May 2021

The seventh RNCM James Mottram International Piano Competition (RNCM JMIPC) will be held at the Royal Northern College […]

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Nearly 600 WW2 love letters now online

17 May 2021

During the RNCM Archive’s research into the Northern School of Music (1920-1972), three boxes of papers require particular […]

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Rhiannon McKay-Smith appointed RNCM Director of Development

14 May 2021

The RNCM is pleased to announce the appointment of Rhiannon McKay-Smith as its new Director of Development, commencing […]

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RNCM unveils high tech Studio 8

13 May 2021

The RNCM has unveiled its new Studio 8: the UK’s first Meyer Constellation system in higher education. Completed […]

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Fang Zhang wins BBC Young Musician of the Year

4 May 2021

We’d like to offer our congratulations to BBC Young Musician of the Year winner Fang Zhang, a former […]

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OMF helps pupils Feel the Beat

4 May 2021

The Olympias Music Foundation (OMF), founded by alumna Jo Yee Cheung, has released a short documentary showcasing their […]

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Categories: Alumni

Bonnie Kemplay wins Radio 1 Live Lounge competition

27 April 2021

Huge congratulations to popular music student Bonnie Kemplay, winner of the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge Introducing competition. […]

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Categories: Popular Music

Junior RNCM’s Adam Spry reaches competition final

15 April 2021

Congratulations to Junior RNCM student Adam Spry, through to the final of the 2021 NCEM Young Composers Award. […]

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