RNCM Announces its 2012 Fellows and Honorary Members

The RNCM is pleased to announce its 2012 Fellows and Honorary Members.

This year, during the RNCM’s 40th anniversary celebrations, five distinguished musicians, tutors and conductors have been chosen to become Fellows of the RNCM (FRNCM) and four influential names from the arts and music education have the title of Honorary Member (HonRNCM).

James Clark, Leader of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Jiri Hudec, Prinicpal Solo Bass of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and Principal Double Bass Tutor at the RNCM; international pianist and leading tutor in piano, Norma Fisher; Thomas Rieble, International Tutor in Viola at the RNCM and one of the world’s finest solo/chamber viola players; and Markus Stenz, General Music Director of the City of Cologne, Kapellmeister of the Gürzenich Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of the Hallé, will all become Fellows of the RNCM during the College’s Congregation of Awards on Tuesday 4 December.

Darren Henley, Managing Director of Classic FM and writer of the Henley Review; Alex Poots, Director of the Manchester International Festival; former Chairman of the ABRSM, Scottish academic, public servant and one of the UK’s most distinguished philosophers of religion, Lord Sutherland of Houndwood; and Roger Wright, Director of the BBC Proms, will become Honorary Members during the same ceremony.


28 September 2012