For the second successive year our music provision has achieved the highest score for overall student satisfaction. The 92% score puts BCU 8% higher than the second placed music college. Our BA Acting also received a perfect score of 100% for overall satisfaction. Source: National Student Survey 2019
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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s £57 million teaching and performance facility is the first of its kind in the digital age and is the perfect fusion of traditional and contemporary.
Featuring 9,000 sq m of purpose-designed teaching, rehearsal and state of the art performance space, it offers world-class facilities for our music students.
In the heart of England, Birmingham Conservatoire is a place where talent develops, individual creativity flourishes and successful careers begin. We educate and train musicians to the highest professional standards in solo performance, composition, chamber music, orchestral playing and jazz.
The first UK music college to have an active research programme, established in 1993, we are now an internationally recognised centre for research into composition, performance with live electronics and musicology.
HRH Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO, became our first ever Royal Patron in March 2016.
Principal Conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic and President of Birmingham Conservatoire since 1989.
One of the foremost pianists of our time, Peter has an Honorary Doctorate from the University.