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Latest News and Podcasts

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  • RBC partners with Leics Make Music
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 10 JUL

    Staff, students and alumni have been involved in creating a creative programme of activities for Leics Make Music, a youth music festival taking place next week.

  • The legacy of Ennio Morricone
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 10 JUL

    RBC’s Head of Music Technology Simon Hall reflects on the works of composer Ennio Morricone, who died recently, and provides a crucial playlist of the maestro’s most magical moments.

  • Composition Tutor teams up with Clean Bandit
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 03 JUL

    RBC Composition Tutor Errollyn Wallen CBE has created a string arrangement for Clean Bandit and friends, which accompanies Keedron Bryant’s viral song I Just Wanna Live, a response to the murder...

  • Book published on Professor Christopher Dingle’s conversations with co...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 26 JUN

    RBC Professor of Music Christopher Dingle’s book of conversations with composer Julian Anderson has been published. Julian Anderson: Dialogues on Listening, Composing and Culture ranges far...

  • Competitors announced for Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competit...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 25 JUN

    The British Viola Society has announced the live competitors for the competition, which will be held at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire this November.

  • Students saving theatres
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 19 JUN

    Applied Theatre students have partnered with 19 other university drama societies to raise funds for local theatres struggling during the pandemic.

  • ARCO Project partners with the Quartet of Peace
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 18 JUN

    The ARCO Project has partnered with the Quartet of Peace Trust, a charitable organisation which supports the education and training of gifted young South African musicians.

  • Furry fundraising
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 12 JUN

    Birmingham band Lions, Tigers and Bears, featuring RBC Events Marketing Manager Andy Roberts, are supporting Dementia UK through their debut album Best Times Ever.

  • Live map to track impact of outside shocks on music industry
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 12 JUN

    BCU has contributed to a new project to set up a live music map, which will track the impact of major events such as Brexit and COVID-19 on the industry. 

  • Acting alumnus reads Alice to raise funds for the NHS
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 28 MAY

    Conservatoire alumnus Tom Allenby joins famous faces Michael Palin, Ruth Jones and 165 others for the Wonderland Challenge , where they will each read one minute of Alice in Wonderland to...

  • Poetry Professor teams up with Conservatoire alumnus for special recor...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 07 MAY

    BCU Professor of Poetry Gregory Leadbetter has worked with composer, pianist and Conservatoire alumnus Eric McElroy to set five of his poems to music.

  • Spotlight on Acting student Tomisin Ajani
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 07 MAY

    Third-year RBC Acting student Tomisin Ajani makes the final cut in the Spotlight Prize, with the opportunity to perform in front of industry professionals in September.

  • Head of Wardrobe sews scrubs for NHS
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 06 MAY

    Head of Wardrobe at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Acting Jacki Cottom has been putting her skills to good use during lockdown by making scrubs items for the NHS.

  • Professor awarded Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 06 MAY

    Emeritus Professor of Music at RBC Professor Ronald Woodley has been awarded an Emeritus Fellowship by The Leverhulme Trust to continue his research into 15th Century musician Johannes...

  • Alistair takes on 2.6 challenge
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 01 MAY

    Project Manager for ARCO Alistair Rutherford took on the 2.6 challenge in lieu of running the London Marathon, raising over £800 for the ARCO Project.

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