Professional Engagements

As an RNCM musician, you’ll have the opportunity to perform professionally throughout the country, in recitals and concerts as well as for corporate events, private parties and weddings.

Our in-house Professional Engagements team source and coordinate over 350 paid external performance opportunities for students each year, matching performers to suitable events and negotiating fees in line with current industry rates.

RNCM students performing with New Order and Liam Gillick for Manchester International Festival

From football stadiums to high profile concert halls, our students perform at a variety of venues and locations across the UK and further afield. Opportunities include established recital series’ at churches in Greater Manchester, Whitworth Art Gallery, Pavilion Arts Centre in Buxton, St Martin-in-the-Fields in London, and numerous choral societies and concert clubs, as well as corporate clients and performances with pop acts.

RNCM musicians have also performed alongside the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and appeared as part of Manchester International Festival and Malta Arts Festival.

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