News Items tagged 'Brass'

Royal College of Music teaching rated outstanding by Department of Education

Thursday 22 June 2017

The RCM has achieved an overall rating of gold for its outstanding teaching and learning provision in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Summer Season and new Harlem Quartet residency announced

Wednesday 5 April 2017

The Royal College of Music has today announced its summer 2017 season with the launch of a three-year residency by the Grammy Award-winning Harlem Quartet. 

RCM Named Top Conservatoire for Performing Arts in the UK for Second Consecutive Year

Wednesday 8 March 2017

The Royal College of Music has been named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.

Royal Gala at Buckingham Palace celebrates the Royal College of Music

Tuesday 7 February 2017

HRH The Prince of Wales, president of the RCM, has hosted a gala to celebrate students, alumni and the work the RCM is doing to expand its reach.

RCM and Shanghai Conservatory of Music establish new Joint Institute

Monday 16 January 2017

The Royal College of Music has signed an historic agreement with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music to establish a new Joint Institute in China. This will be the first such partnership of any UK music conservatoire.

Spring Season 2017 Announced

Tuesday 6 December 2016

We're delighted to announce the Royal College of Music's Spring Season 2017, for which we welcome a host of internationally acclaimed musicians.

RCM Announces Two New Mercers’ Arts Awards

Monday 24 October 2016

Two Mercers’ Arts Awards will be offered annually for the next five years to selected postgraduate students.

Royal College of Music Celebration on Classic FM

Wednesday 5 October 2016

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce a new partnership with the UK’s most popular classical music station, Classic FM. 

National Student Survey

Wednesday 17 August 2016

The Royal College of Music has achieved outstanding results in the 2016 National Student Survey.

100% Success for RCM Graduates in National Employment Survey

Friday 5 August 2016

For three years running, the RCM has scored 100% in the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey

Autumn Season 2016 Announced

Wednesday 27 July 2016

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce its 2016 Autumn Season, including a return by Bernard Haitink and appearances by a host of major international guest artists.

2017-2018 Prospectus Available Now

Monday 11 April 2016

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Royal College of Music’s 2017-2018 prospectus.

Announcing our Summer Season

Wednesday 30 March 2016

We’re delighted to announce the Royal College of Music’s Summer Season, focusing on the music of Igor Stravinsky.

RCM Named Top Conservatoire for Performing Arts in the UK

Tuesday 22 March 2016

QS World University Rankings finds the Royal College of Music top conservatoire based on the strength and quality of its teaching, research activities, graduate employability and international profile.

RCM Welcomes ‘Colossus of the Trumpet’ Håkan Hardenberger

Friday 15 January 2016

World-famous trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger will visit the Royal College of Music next week as part of the Philharmonia’s The Trumpet Shall Sound series.

Dyslexia Awareness Week 2015

Monday 5 October 2015

The Royal College of Music is pleased to once again be taking part in Dyslexia Awareness Week, running this year from 5-11 October.

Apply now for RCM Auditions

Friday 25 September 2015

We are already looking forward to next year and auditioning students for 2016/17, and the application deadline is fast approaching.

2015/16 Junior Fellows Announced

Monday 21 September 2015

RCM Director Professor Colin Lawson has announced the list of remarkable musicians who will be Junior Fellows for the 2015/16 academic year.

Sir David Willcocks CBE MC FRCM, 1919 - 2015

Friday 18 September 2015

We are deeply saddened to report the death of former RCM Director, Sir David Willcocks, on 17 September.

Autumn Season on Sale

Wednesday 19 August 2015

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce its new Autumn Season.

National Student Survey

Wednesday 12 August 2015

The Royal College of Music has achieved outstanding results in the 2015 National Student Survey. 

Success for RCM Graduates

Friday 3 July 2015

Students from the Royal College of Music are more likely to find employment than those of any other UK conservatoire, according to data published by HESA.

RCM tops Guardian League Table

Tuesday 26 May 2015

The Royal College of Music has been ranked first in the 2016 Guardian University League Table for music.

Summer Season on sale

Wednesday 8 April 2015

Summer is almost here, and so is a bright new season of musical events at the Royal College of Music!

The President’s Visit 2015

Thursday 12 March 2015

HRH The Prince of Wales honoured a number of outstanding figures in international musical life today at the Royal College of Music's Annual Awards ceremony.

RCM premieres long-lost march

Wednesday 28 January 2015

The Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra will give the first performance of a vivacious march by French composer Lili Boulanger at the Royal Festival Hall on 26 February.

Matthias Höfs joins RCM Brass Faculty

Thursday 11 December 2014

The RCM is delighted to announce the appointment of world-renowned trumpet virtuoso Matthias Höfs as Visiting Professor, from January 2015.

New Season: Spring 2015

Wednesday 3 December 2014

We’re delighted to announce our new Spring Season of events.

Lest We Forget

Tuesday 11 November 2014

Royal College of Music staff and students have marked Armistice Day 100 years after the outbreak of World War One.

Dyslexia Awareness Week

Tuesday 4 November 2014

The Royal College of Music is pleased to be taking part in Dyslexia Awareness Week from 3–9 November.

Sarah Connolly and Elizabeth Watts at the RCM

Friday 3 October 2014

We are delighted to announce that RCM alumnae soprano Elizabeth Watts and mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly will be singing the two solo roles in our performance of Mahler’s Symphony no 2 on Thursday 23 October and Friday 24 October. 

New Year at the RCM

Monday 16 September 2013

We are delighted to warmly welcome a total of 360 new students from 53 different countries for a new academic year at the Royal College of Music.

RCM Autumn Events

Tuesday 19 August 2014

Booking is now open for the Royal College of Music’s Autumn Season 2014, and as always there is an exciting line up of concerts, masterclasses, talks and participatory events on offer.

The President's Visit 2014

Wednesday 14 May 2014

HRH The Prince of Wales honoured a number of outstanding figures in international musical life on Wednesday 14 May at the RCM’s Annual Awards ceremony.

RCM Summer Events

Wednesday 9 April 2014

Booking is now open for the RCM’s Summer Season, offering up unmissable events from some of the world's most outstanding young musical talent.

Woodhouse at 15

Thursday 6 March 2014

The Royal College of Music’s Woodhouse Centre for Professional Development is celebrating its 15th birthday this year with a unique series of events.

Russian Extravaganza

Wednesday 26 February 2014

The Sochi Winter Olympics may have come to an end, but here at the RCM we’re keeping the Russian spirit going with three celebrations of Russian music.

Singing a Song in a Foreign Land

Tuesday 18 February 2014

This February the RCM’s Singing a Song in a Foreign Land project comes to a climax with an exhibition, concert series and three-day symposium.

RAG Week 2014

Thursday 6 February 2014

The week of 10-14 February 2014 is RCM RAG Week 2013 - a full week of charitable events organised by the RCM Students’ Association.

Live Broadcasts Spring 2014

Thursday 23 January 2014

Back by popular demand, the RCM’s ground-breaking series of live online broadcasts continues this spring.

RCM Spring Events

Tuesday 10 December 2013

Booking is now open for the RCM’s Spring Season, jam-packed with exciting events featuring our hugely talented young musicians.

Double Your Money with The Big Give

Monday 25 November 2013

This December, the Royal College of Music is once again participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge...

RCM Live!

Wednesday 9 October 2013

We’re delighted to announce that we are continuing to bring RCM events to a world-wide audience by broadcasting three Autumn Season events live online.

Practice Room Improvements

Wednesday 2 October 2013

Two practice rooms LG12 and 102 have been completely refurbished and redecorated over the summer break.

RCM Autumn Events

Wednesday 21 August 2013

Booking is now open for the RCM's autumn season of events, featuring some of the world’s most talented young musicians and internationally acclaimed visiting artists

Graduation Live Broadcast

Wednesday 3 July 2013

We’re delighted to announce a new experiment for the RCM: this Friday, we will be broadcasting the entire 2013 RCM Graduation Ceremony LIVE on the RCM website.

The Boconnoc Music Award

Thursday 20 June 2013

The Cataleya Quintet has been named as the second recipients of the Boconnoc Award.

La vie parisienne

Monday 17 June 2013

This June the RCM International Opera School is transporting audiences to Paris in our sparkling summer production of Offenbach’s La vie parisienne.

Rising Stars at Cadogan Hall

Friday 31 May 2013

Once again this June RCM soloists and chamber groups are heading to London’s Cadogan Hall for a series of spectacular concerts.

Turangalîla

Monday 20 May 2013

On Thursday 23 May comes one of the a highlights of the RCM’s year – a performance of Messiaen’s Turangalîla-Symphonie by the RCM Symphony Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall...

Zone One Brass on Radio 2

Friday 10 May 2013

Brass Band in Residence Zone One Brass has played live on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show as part of 2Day.

The President's Award

Thursday 9 May 2013

HRH The Prince of Wales celebrated 20 years as President of the Royal College of Music by endorsing a brand-new honour, The President’s Award.

Stephen Dodgson

Wednesday 17 April 2013

We were sorry to hear of the death of RCM alumnus, former professor and RCM Fellow Stephen Dodgson, composer and champion of the classical guitar.

Sir Colin Davis

Monday 15 April 2013

We were very sorry to hear of the death of RCM alumnus Sir Colin Davis on Sunday 14 April 2013.

Michael Gough Matthews

Thursday 11 April 2013

We are very sorry to report the death of Vice-President and former RCM Director, Michael Gough Matthews, on Thursday 11 April 2013.

RCM Summer Events

Wednesday 10 April 2013

Booking is now open for the RCM's summer season: more than 100 events showcasing some of the world’s very best young musical talent.

The Scalpel and the Bow

Monday 14 January 2013

Head of Performance Science Professor Aaron Williamon has featured on the popular BBC Radio 3 series Between the Ears.

Apply now for International Auditions

Monday 1 October 2012

Apply now for auditions in South Korea and Japan - the deadline is fast approaching!

Welcoming Sian Edwards

Friday 21 September 2012

RCM favourite Sian Edwards replaces John Wilson as conductor of the RCM Symphony Orchestra in a very special programme...

Paraorchestra closes Paralympics

Monday 10 September 2012

We are delighted to announce that three RCM alumni performed in the Closing Ceremony of the Paralympics on Sunday 9 September.

Honorary Awards Announced

Thursday 19 July 2012

The RCM is pleased to announce a number of honorary awards on individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to life at the RCM and the wider musical community.

High Praise for Haitink at the RCM

Thursday 28 June 2012

Bernard Haitink’s two performances of Bruckner’s Symphony no 8 with the RCM Symphony Orchestra have been attracting rave reviews...

The Spirit of Schubert

Monday 26 March 2012

Royal College of Music performers and researchers have been participating in “The Spirit of Schubert”, BBC Radio 3’s eight-day celebration of Franz Schubert...

The President's Visit 2012

Thursday 15 March 2012

On Wednesday 14 March, HRH The Prince of Wales visited the Royal College of Music, where in his role as President of the RCM, he presented special honours at the College’s annual awards ceremony...

Infernal Dance

Friday 28 October 2011

In 2011, the RCM is once again collaborating with the Philharmonia Orchestra on a flagship series of events...

100% employability for RCM graduates

Friday 23 September 2011

According to a study carried out by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), RCM graduates are more likely to find employment than those of any other UK conservatoire

Gulu Brass Project 2012

Monday 25 July 2011

In 2012, a group of RCM musicians are heading to Uganda to work on a very special project...

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