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Latest News and Podcasts

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  • RBC Theatre Company presents AMORPHISM
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 05 MAR

    Enjoy five brand new productions based on Gareth Jandrell’s Amorphism, specially commissioned for live lockdown performances by our actors.

  • RBC Professor explores diversity in music
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 05 MAR

    Professor Christopher Dingle has been awarded funding by a BBC Radio 3-AHRC project that aims to shine a light on classical composers from history, who come from diverse ethnic backgrounds to...

  • RBC alumni celebrate Ruth Gipps on BBC Radio 3
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 05 MAR

    Alumni and RBCA members come together to perform music by Ruth Gipps for BBC radio show ‘Composer of the Week’.

  • Gender inequality at UK jazz festivals
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 26 FEB

    A research report  undertaken at Birmingham City University  looking at the challenges faced by women musicians in jazz and ways forward for equal gender representation at jazz festivals, has...

  • Royal College of Organists recognises RBC talent
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 26 FEB

    RBC’s Organ Department has been awarded several Fellowship and Associateship Diplomas from the Royal College of Organists, following an outstanding exam performance.

  • 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...

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