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  • John Ludlow joins most famous names in music
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 06 MAR

    The name of the late alumnus, Honorary Fellow of RBC and Honorary Member of the RBC Association (RBCA) John Ludlow will be inscribed in the Musicians’ Book of Remembrance.

  • Harpist Veronika Lemishenko joins RBC
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 01 MAR

    New Visiting Tutor Veronika Lemishenko joins the Harp Department to bringfresh perspectives, inspired performances, and invaluable knowledge to students

  • Ballet piano achievements
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 29 FEB

    Congratulations to graduate Yen Lee who has secured the position of Company Pianist at Birmingham Royal Ballet, and to BMus student Martina Cuevas, who is enjoying success at Elmhurst Ballet...

  • Inspirational keynote speakers at piano conference
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 23 FEB

    The 19th Century Piano-Playing Styles Conference was held in RBC's Recital Hall across five days this month, featuring 40 student pianists (left). Keynote speakers included Artist in Residence...

  • ‘Old Man’ scoops arranger Award
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 23 FEB

    BMus Jazz student Ollie Canham has been recognised for his creative arranging skills with the Eddie Harvey Jazz Arranger Award. The award commends Ollie’s work on ‘Old Man’ by Neil Young for big...

  • RBC Brass Band wins hat-trick at Unibrass
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 21 FEB

    Following a stunning performance of ‘Humanity’, composed and arranged by Daniel Hall, the Brass Band scooped first prize at Unibrass 2024 for the third time.

  • Teaching and leadership
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 21 FEB

    Learn about Brass students Jordan Kinsey and Liam McKeown who are exploring exciting opportunities in teaching.

  • Students compose for renowned chamber choir
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 21 FEB

    Seven student composers wrote pieces for The Sitwell Singers and Musical Director Dexter Drown for a New Year, New Sounds concert in Derby.

  • Tips and advice from the best
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 16 FEB

    Students from the Strings Department enjoyed a masterclass by celebrated violinist Tasmin Little this week in the Recital Hall. Tasmin, who has been awarded an OBE and a CBE for services to music...

  • Teaching successes for student pianists
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 14 FEB

    Congratulations to students Fiorella Barbaro, who has been appointed as Graduate Assistant at Bloxham School, and Thuy-Vi Nguyen, who is currently teaching at Edgbaston High School and is set to...

  • Acting graduate on stage in War Horse sequel
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 14 FEB

    School of Acting graduate Jonathan Houlston will be starring in the stage adaptation of Farm Boy, Michael Morpurgo’s sequel to War Horse. 

  • Congratulations Alex!
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 09 FEB

    Horn student Alex Hocknull will begin a trial with Royal Birmingham Sinfonia, the orchestra of Birmingham Royal Ballet, following a successful year as Student-in-Residence.

  • New album tracks composed for individual musicians
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 08 FEB

    PhD alumna and experimental composer Maya Verlaak’s album will be released on Friday 16 February by Birmingham Record Company. ‘Trace’ features six pieces composed for specific musicians,...

  • A message from our Principal
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 02 FEB

    Principal Stephen Maddock marks the halfway point of the academic year, reflecting on the royal visit and the Jazz fusion concert that took place earlier this term. He also looks forward to...

  • Piano Concerto nominated for a Premiere Award
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 01 FEB

    Staff, students and friends of RBC can vote for Visiting Lecturer and multi award-winning composer Errollyn Wallen’s ‘Piano Concerto’, which has been nominated for an award in the Premiere...

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