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Latest News and Podcasts

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  • Student named Associate Composer
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 16 JUL

    MMus Composition student Emily Abdy stands out among a record number of applications to be named one of four Associate Composers for Nonclassical in 2021/22.

  • Wind Orchestra's CD of American March King released
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 16 JUL

    A CD of music by American composer and conductor John Philip Sousa, recorded by Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s Wind Orchestra, has just been released on the Naxos label.

  • Acting staff, students and alumni deliver open-air Shakespeare festiva...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 01 JUL

    A free Shakespeare festival featuring over 80 students, staff or alumni from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Acting is currently wowing audiences in the Bard’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon.

  • Curzon Brass to mark Independence Day
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 30 JUN

    Alumni brass band to play a second concert at the Warwick and Leamington Music Festival, as Lord Leycester show sells out.

  • Summer opera success
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 25 JUN

    Alumna Lixin Liu has been awarded a Chorus Fellowship with English National Opera to rehearse, perform and understudy for chorus work as from August.

  • ‘La Folia’, a release for our curious times
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 25 JUN

    Baroque chamber group La Notte has released ‘La Folia’, a CD marking the death of Georg Philipp Telemann at a time when the world is grappling with the chaos of the pandemic.  

  • Acclaimed solo and chamber cellist appointed Visiting Artist
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 24 JUN

    RBC has appointed acclaimed cellist Hannah Roberts as a Visiting Artist, which will open up new opportunities for strings students.

  • Two new brass appointments
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 18 JUN

    Accomplished trombonists Helen Vollam and Daniel West will be joining RBC as Visiting Artist in Trombone and Bass Trombone Tutor respectively in September.

  • Lockdown-inspired song features on BBC Radio
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 18 JUN

    ‘Places’, a song written by Music Technology student Katie Ellwood while she was at home shielding, was aired on BBC Radio WM and BBC Sounds this week.

  • Student bassoonist selected as ambassador
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 18 JUN

    Postgraduate student Zoe Lumsden will join the Ambassador Team at the Benedetti Foundation to share best practice and create memorable musical experiences.

  • Alumni in the world of theatre and opera
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 18 JUN

    Alumni Joel Hall, Lady Anwen Hurt, and Claire Barnett-Jones step into new roles at Lichfield Garrick, Garage Theatre Norwich and BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.

  • PhD student Khyam Allami awarded first-ever Isao Tomita Special Prize
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 17 JUN

    Ivor Novello nominee and PhD student Khyam Allami and creative studio Counterpoint have been announced as the winners of the first ever Isao Tomita Special Prize 2021.

  • Birmingham Royal Ballet composer shares industry advice with compositi...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 11 JUN

    An award-winning composer shared his insight into the world of writing for major stage and screen productions with RBC PhD candidates in composition in a collaborative event with Birmingham Royal...

  • Pianists awarded Budapest Scholarships
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 11 JUN

    RBC alumna Petrina Ching and postgraduate Mun Sum Chew have received Joseph Weingarten Memorial Trust Scholarships, which will enable them to study at the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest.

  • Julian Lloyd Webber awarded OBE
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 11 JUN

    Former Principal and Emeritus Professor of Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Julian Lloyd Webber has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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