Designed for recent graduates and suitably qualified mature students, our taught Master of Music (MMus) and Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) Conducting provide the technical training, collaborative opportunities and podium time necessary to help you prepare for a career as a professional conductor.

Brass band conducting

Get individual tuition from expert staff conductors, and develop your directing techniques in rehearsal and in performance.

Brass band conducting

Choral conducting

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire currently offers the best opportunities in the UK for the study of choral conducting.

Choral conducting

Orchestral conducting

We offer two postgraduate courses in Orchestral Conducting: a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) and Master of Music (MMus).

Orchestral conducting


Find out more about the audition process and requirements for the department.

Staff spotlight

Daniele Rosina has performed at some of the world’s most prestigious music festivals including the Beijing Modern Music Festival, Cheltenham Music Festival and the BBC Proms.

Daniele is resident conductor and principal orchestral conducting tutor at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Music courses

We offer a wide range of music performance degree courses and programmes at Birmingham Conservatoire at undergraduate, postgraduate and short course level.

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Open Days

When possible, the best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person, and we host a number of Open Days throughout the year. Come and be taught by our trailblazing academics and study in our innovative facilities.

Open Days


We give our students lots of opportunities to develop their performance skills in front of a public audience.

Come along to an RBC performance to see our current students in action, alongside some of the biggest names in classical and contemporary music.

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