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  • Postgraduate student awarded £10K scholarship
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 22 MAY

    MMus student Gen Li will be able to focus on his music development next semester thanks to a scholarship from the Tillett Trust and Colin Keer Trust.

  • Reaching out to young musicians
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 16 MAY

    More than 250 young musicians performed with and were coached by the RBC LEAP Ensemble during their outreach tour this year, creating some inspirational moments.

  • Celebrating student research at RBC study day
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 16 MAY

    Music and Performing Arts doctoral students, including those starting their PhD journey, and MA Musicology students finishing their degree, presented their research to students and staff during...

  • Student publishes teen fiction
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 09 MAY

    Final-year BMus Piano student Martina Cuevas has made her publishing debut with ‘Misterio en Siport’. The Spanish-language novel is a teen mystery book.

  • RBC to become an associate BCU faculty in its own right
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 09 MAY

    Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (RBC) will return to its roots by standing alone as an ‘associate’ faculty of Birmingham City University. This means RBC will no longer be embedded within the...

  • The heart of RBC is our students
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 03 MAY

    RBC Principal Stephen Maddock marks his first anniversary in this role sharing the many engaging performances and achievements of our RBC community.

  • Horn student releases new album
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 03 MAY

    BMus Horn student Anabel Voigt has released the album ‘Farbenspiel’, which is available to download, and includes eight pieces including three new compositions.

  • Meet the alumna working on the Wizard of Oz UK tour
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 02 MAY

    A BCU alumna is working hard behind the scenes to bring the magic of Frank L Baum’s novel to life on stage across the UK, in the Wizard of Oz UK and Ireland tour.

  • Academic and filmmaker directs Irish film with stellar cast
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 02 MAY

    BCU Senior Lecturer in Film Distribution and Marketing Frank Mannion has directed the full-length documentary, Quintessentially Irish, which explores what is means to be Irish.

  • RAF musicians join forces with students
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 02 MAY

    The Central band of the Royal Air Force (RAF) gave a joint concert with the RBC Wind Orchestra, giving our students insight into military music life.

  • Student takes joint second prize in competition
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 26 APR

    Congratulations to BMus student Daniel Marles who won joint second prize at the annual Lewis Memorial Competition.

  • Junior Conservatoire student cast in iconic musical
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 26 APR

    Junior Conservatoire student Jeevan Braich says the Conservatoire prepared him for his starring role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express, which opens this summer.

  • Beetung shares her story for TV docu series
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 19 APR

    A Taiwanese film crew recently came to RBC to film academic Beetung Goo and her colleagues for the upcoming Taiwanese docu series on migration ‘Over There’.

  • Joyous win
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 19 APR

    RBC finalists captivated audiences at Beverley Minster, with Godfrey Leung picking up the Dame Gillian Weir Messiaen Prize for his performance of Messiaen's 'Transports de Joie'.

  • Congratulations to Brass student Carl Davis
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 10 APR

    Principal Horn of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales Tim Thorpe judged final-year student Carl Davis to be the winner of this year’s RBC Brass Prize.

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