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Latest News and Podcasts

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  • Traversing time zones through online creative collaborations
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 19 FEB

    Next week will see the Composition Department hosting an online symposium with counterparts in Korea and the USA, as well as working over Zoom with Bozzini Quartet in Canada.

  • ‘Macbeth Projeto #6’ double award nomination
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 19 FEB

    RBC and a Brazilian experimental theatre company receive nominations for worldwide collaborative work and digital Shakespearean production of the year for their digital production ‘Macbeth...

  • Music student to make history with La Scala live stream debut
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 19 FEB

    A young music student is to give a live-streamed solo piano recital at Milan’s famous La Scala after being awarded first place in a prestigious international music competition.

  • RBC film wins best short comedy at film festival
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 10 FEB

    ‘Hamster’, written by and featuring RBC alumni, won Best Short, Short Comedy at The Cutting Room International Script and Short Film Festival in New York.

  • ‘It’s a Sin’ actor meets with Birmingham students
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 03 FEB

    Actor and star of Channel 4 drama, ‘It’s a Sin’, Omari Douglas joined Acting students in Birmingham this week (3 February) to share stories from his career and personal life.

  • Academics awarded research funding
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 15 JAN

    RBC Lecturer and Tutor Kirsty Devaney has been awarded research funding at the Research and Scoping Awards 2020 with her project investigating the experiences of students studying music at UK...

  • Christmas Love
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 17 DEC 2020

    Postgraduate vocal student Salwan Cartwright-Shamoon has released a collaborative video entitled ‘Christmas Love’, with participants from a singing course set up during lockdown, and featuring...

  • Christmas greetings from the Interim Principal of RBC, Dr Shirley Thom...
    OPINIONS 17 DEC 2020

    The approach of Christmas and the dawning of 2021 make this a good moment to reflect on the year just passed at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. And what an extraordinary year it has been for us...

  • RBC announces Youth band in Residence
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 11 DEC 2020

    Youth Brass 2000 (YB2K) will be taking on a new role as Youth Band in Residence at the Conservatoire from Spring 2021.

  • Double win at Ivor Composer Awards
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 07 DEC 2020

    The winners of the Ivor Novello Composer Awards were announced on BBC Radio 3 last week during an exclusive live broadcast. BMus student Daniel Fardon and BMus Jazz alumnus Charlie Bates were...

  • Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 20 NOV 2020

    RBC Head of Composition Joe Cutler releases his new recording ‘Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii’ – the title track has been nominated for an Ivors Composer Award in the large orchestra category.

  • Call for urgent action to save music industry
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 20 NOV 2020

    Course leader for BA (Hons) Music Industries at BCU Dr Matt Grimes has called for the sector and the Government to work together to secure further support in fighting the twin threat of Covid...

  • Congratulations to our Ivors Composer Awards nominees
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 13 NOV 2020

    Six members of the RBC community have been nominated for a high profile Ivors Composer Award, which celebrate the best new works by composers writing for classical, jazz and sound art.

  • Student wins Clarence Myerscough Trust award
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 13 NOV 2020

    BMus student Libby Foxley has received an award that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the death of great violinist and teacher Clarence Myerscough.

  • Student wins first prize at Bromsgrove International Musicians’ Compet...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 02 NOV 2020

    RBC student harpist Sophie Costa, has won the Junior platform at the Bromsgrove International Musicians’ Competition.

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