News Items tagged 'Woodwind'

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.

ROSL Successes

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.

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...

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.

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.

London Tales

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.

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...

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...

Woodwind Masterclasses

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...

Infernal Dance

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...

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