Contemporary Musics

Led by the RCM’s Composition Faculty and drawing on state-of-the-art studio facilities, the RCM hosts a dynamic community of researchers investigating:

Composer-performer collaborations

RCM performers are well known for their work in contemporary music, including collaborative practice with contemporary composers.

Composers with significant track records in rethinking, transforming and recasting the genres of Western Art music work in direct collaboration and interaction with performers and performing groups at the highest artistic level.

Interaction with new media and technological innovation

The RCM Studios have encouraged extensive research into the creative potential of new music technologies, and in particular how new tools can interact with new creative uses.

The RCM is renowned for its engagement with the processes of electro-acoustic music, from artistic, technical and aesthetic perspectives. 

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