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  • Trio makes semi-finals
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 27 JAN

    RBC trio Junction T have made it to the semi-finals of the Royal Overseas League competition, which will take place in March. The trio consists of current students: flautist Japheth Law, cellist...

  • Music student in residence announced
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 26 JAN

    Final-year French Horn student Alex Hocknull has been announced as music student in residence with Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB) and the Royal Ballet Sinfonia (RBS) for 2022-23.

  • Students put a ring on it
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 19 JAN

    An exhibition of student work featuring the creation of an engagement ring is now on display in Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. The exhibition celebrates a 20-year partnership between BCU's...

  • University’s Alumni of the Year award is a sound choice
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 17 JAN

    A sound designer, engineer and composer who has worked on award-winning independent films and Superbowl adverts as well as acted as an industry mentor for students has been recognised as Alumnus...

  • What's On this Spring at RBC
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 13 JAN

    Interim Principal Professor Shirley Thompson is proud to announce the details of Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s Spring Season of live events.

  • Folk musician and lecturer among University community recognised in Ne...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 12 JAN

    A folk musician and lecturer at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (RBC) is among members of the Birmingham City University (BCU) community recognised in the New Year Honours list.

  • Ukraine will rise again!
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 11 JAN

    Visiting Lecturer Margaret Fingerhut has launched a short video and fundraiser in aid of Ukraine, titled ‘Ukraine will rise again!’ The video, filmed by Viktoriia Levchenko, a young filmmaker...

  • RBC staff and alumni pay tribute to former Head of Composition Andrew ...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 04 JAN

    Musicians and music academics from across the UK have been remembering Andrew Downes, former Head of Composition and Creative Studies (1990-2005) at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire [RBC], who has...

  • Student designers sparkle and shine
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 15 DEC 2022

    Students from the Institute of Jewellery, Fashion and Textiles showcased their costume and jewellery design skills at a special Voice of Black Opera (VOBO) event last week, creating bespoke...

  • Christmas greetings from the Interim Principal Professor Shirley Thomp...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 13 DEC 2022

    As ever, approaching Christmas presents the opportunity to reflect on the year coming to a close.  Thankfully for Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, it’s been a year when we’ve finally resumed...

  • Jazz alumni reunite for ‘Mike Gibbs at 85’ concert
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 12 DEC 2022

    Four Jazz graduates have come together for a special concert celebrating one of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s most esteemed Fellows, Michael Gibbs.

  • New Opera Outreach Officer to make genre more accessible
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 09 DEC 2022

    Hear from the new Opera Outreach Officer Rose Johnson whose job it is to welcome everyone and anyone to becoming part of an opera audience.

  • Songwriting camps in the 21st Century
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 08 DEC 2022

    Senior Research Fellow Dr Simon Barber is part of a major new AHRC-funded project that will conduct research into songwriting camps in the UK and Germany and how they produce hit songs.

  • Exploring women’s musical leadership
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 06 DEC 2022

    Research Assistant and member of BCU’s Birmingham Music Education Research Group Chamari Wedamulla was one of four experts selected to discuss women’s musical leadership at an online network...

  • US composer and electronic music pioneer recognised with top universit...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 02 DEC 2022

    American composer, musician and scholar George Lewis, a global figure in improvised and experimental music, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Birmingham City University [BCU] for his...

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