News Items tagged 'Woodwind'
Spring season announced
Wednesday 6 December 2017
The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome world-renowned conductor Bernard Haitink and many other internationally acclaimed musicians in spring 2018.
Adam Walker becomes RCM flute professor
Wednesday 1 November 2017
The Royal College of Music (RCM) is delighted to announce that celebrated flautist Adam Walker is joining the Woodwind Faculty as a full time flute professor.
2017/18 piano accompaniment and junior fellows announced
Friday 22 September 2017
Royal College of Music Director Professor Colin Lawson CBE has announced the remarkable musicians who will be piano accompaniment and junior fellows for the 2017/18 academic year.
RCM welcomes back Vladimir Ashkenazy for Autumn Season
Tuesday 8 August 2017
The Royal College of Music today announced its 2017 Autumn Season, which includes a concert at the Royal Festival Hall with Vladamir Ashkenazy on 26 October.
RCM to fund scholarships for BAME students
Wednesday 28 June 2017
The RCM will fund three new scholarships for UK black and minority ethnic (BAME) students.
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.
A New Creative Partnership with the Royal Academy of Arts
Friday 9 December 2016
The collaboration will see RCM musicians curate a series of concerts at the Royal Academy over the next year.
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.
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.
Emily Sun Wins Royal Over-Seas League
Thursday 2 June 2016
Royal College of Music violinist Emily Sun won the Gold Medal at the Royal Over-Seas League Final, held at Cadogan Hall on Wednesday 1 June.
Gitte Marcusson joins the RCM
Tuesday 24 May 2016
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce that acclaimed flautist Gitte Marcusson has been appointed professor of flute.
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.
ROSL Success for Philip
Thursday 4 February 2016
RCM saxophonist Philip Attard has triumphed in the Woodwind, Brass and Percussion final of the 2016 Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition.
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.
Olivier Stankiewicz joins the RCM
Tuesday 4 August 2015
The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome Olivier Stankiewicz as professor in the Woodwind Faculty. Olivier has recently been appointed Principal Oboe of the London Symphony Orchestra.
Sir Thomas Allen receives RCM Honorary Doctorate
Wednesday 15 July 2015
The Royal College of Music is delighted to have awarded alumnus Sir Thomas Allen with an Honorary Doctorate.
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!
ROSL Ensembles Success
Friday 13 March 2015
Both Ensembles Prizes of this year’s Royal Over-Seas League Annual Music Competition have been won by RCM alumni.
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.
Tillett Trust Young Artists’ Platform
Tuesday 10 March 2015
RCM saxophonist Philip Attard and pianist Luka Okros have been chosen for the Tillett Trust Young Artists’ Platform 2015.
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.
New Season: Spring 2015
Wednesday 3 December 2014
We’re delighted to announce our new Spring Season of events.
Adam Walker joins the RCM
Tuesday 18 November 2014
The RCM is delighted to announce the appointment of celebrated flautist Adam Walker who joins as Visiting Professor from January 2015.
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.
City of Light
Monday 13 October 2014
The RCM is delighted to be collaborating with the Philharmonia Orchestra for City of Light: Paris 1900–1950 - a major series exploring the music, culture, art and society in Paris between 1900 and 1950.
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.
Woodwind Success in Stockholm
Wednesday 25 June 2014
RCM woodwind players Junnan Sun and Linn Persson have enjoyed success in the Stockholm International Music Competition.
Boconnoc Award 2014
Wednesday 28 May 2014
The Laefer Quartet has been named as the recipients of the 2014 Boconnoc Music Award.
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.
ROSL Success for Huw
Wednesday 7 May 2014
Saxophonist Huw Wiggin, a recent RCM graduate, has won the Gold Medal and First Prize of £10,000 in the Royal Over-Seas League Annual Music Competition 2014.
Tuesday 6 May 2014
RCM musicians have won three main awards in this year’s Royal Over-Seas League Annual Music Competition.
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.
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...
Britten at the RCM
Monday 18 November 2013
On 19 and 22 November the RCM is celebrating the centenary of RCM alumnus Benjamin Britten with a series of exciting concerts.
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.
Wednesday 18 September 2013
RCM composers and performers are collaborating on an exciting new project culminating in a special lunchtime concert at St Martin-in-the-Fields.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Gareth Davies appointed RCM flute professor
Wednesday 12 December 2012
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Gareth Davies as flute professor at the RCM
Masterclass with Sir James Galway
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Sir James Galway - one of the RCM’s most celebrated alumni - returns to the College to give a flute masterclass on Thursday 29 November.
Apply now for International Auditions
Monday 1 October 2012
Apply now for auditions in South Korea and Japan - the deadline is fast approaching!
The Queen's Birthday Honours
Monday 15 June 2015
Our warmest congratulations go out to several individuals associated with the RCM whose achievements were recognised in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
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...
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...
Thursday 3 May 2012
This summer, the RCM woodwind faculty is welcoming some of the classical music world's most distinguished performers...
BBC Young Musician 2012
Tuesday 17 April 2012
No fewer than five brilliantly talented RCM musicians have made it through to the category finals of the BBC Young Musician 2012...
Peter Graeme FRCM
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Peter (Timmy) Graeme, oboe professor at the RCM for many years, has died
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...
Friday 28 October 2011
In 2011, the RCM is once again collaborating with the Philharmonia Orchestra on a flagship series of events...
Brahms in the Home
Tuesday 11 October 2011
This November, a conference and concert series shed light on a vital but little-explored facet of 19th-century music-making...
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
2011 Ernest Bloch Competition
Monday 25 July 2011
RCM performers have walked off with the top two prizes in the 2011 Ernest Bloch Music Competition...
Multiple triumphs for RCM performers
Wednesday 22 June 2011
RCM performers have almost swept the board at this year's Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition...