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  • Royal Birmingham Conservatoire research is bigger, better and broader,...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 27 MAY

    Royal Birmingham Conservatoire has maintained and strengthened its position as the UK’s highest-rated Music and Performing Arts conservatoire for Research Power, according to a major review.

  • Alumnus to feature in new film Jurassic World Dominion
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 25 MAY

    BMus alumnus Joshua Takacs will feature as a stunt double for American actor Kristoffer Polaha in the new science fiction action film Jurassic World Dominion.

  • New music performance staff appointments
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 13 MAY

    Find out more about RBC’s incoming lecturers in chamber music and jazz, while staff and students bid a fond farewell to Visiting Lecturer in Choral Conducting Paul Spicer.

  • Celebrating music by women composers
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 13 MAY

    Final-year piano student Gina McDonald was awarded first prize in this year’s Ambache Prize, while the Félicité Piano Trio took second place.

  • Proms at the Bradshaw Hall
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 06 MAY

    Alumna and mezzo-soprano Claire Barnett-Jones, who was crowned winner of the Dame Joan Sutherland Audience Prize at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2021, will perform as part of the BBC Proms...

  • International connections at Cheltenham Jazz Festival
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 06 MAY

    Jazz students from RBC collaborated with international students from Siena and Hamburg to perform in quintets at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival.

  • Patchwork win B:Music prize
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 05 MAY

    Jazz-folk fusion band Patchwork, made up of six RBC students, has won the B:Music prize and will be performing at the Symphony Hall in June as a result.

  • The Last Days of Hamlet to premiere
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 05 MAY

    Professor of Performing Arts Aleksandar Dundjerovic’s short film ‘The Last Days of Hamlet’ premieres tonight, featuring a hybrid of interdisciplinary art.

  • Alumnus lands theatre success in new play GrimeBoy
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 29 APR

    A BCU alumnus is on route to stardom thanks to his lead role in exciting new show GrimeBoy, currently on stage at The REP in Birmingham.  

  • From the Conservatoire to the Paralympics: Meet the alumna excelling i...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 29 APR

    A BCU Alumna who had her leg amputated is now excelling in her sporting career after displaying her incredible talent on the world stage at this year’s Winter Paralympics in Beijing.

  • PG student Emily Abdy headlines BRC’s new release
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 28 APR

    Postgraduate Music student Emily Abdy headlines Birmingham Record Company’s (BRC) new release ‘Anthem’, a compilation of live recordings from young composers with an association to Birmingham.

  • A dream come true
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 22 APR

    First-year BMus student Jhih-Yi Chang is the first Maxine Moody Scholar. Designed to support one horn player each year, the scholarship will encompass mentoring by Principal Horn of The Royal...

  • The interplay of music and dance
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 21 APR

    Senior Lecturer and broadcaster Marverine Cole will host a night of performances from Birmingham Royal Ballet and RBC students at The Rep. The concert will be part of week-long residency aiming...

  • Birmingham International Piano Chamber Music Competition returns
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 08 APR

    The second Birmingham International Piano Chamber Music Festival will take place between 14 th and 16 th November 2022. Applications are welcomed from duos, trios and quartets with an average...

  • Student wins the Piccolo Prize in the British Flute Society Competitio...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 07 APR

    First-year RBC BMus student Maia Roberts has won the Piccolo Prize Special Award at the British Flute Society competition for the Best Piccolo Performance.

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