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Music and Ideas: Teaching composition in the 21st-century Conservatoire

Dates
10 November 2022, 5:15pm

Venue
Performance Hall

Tickets
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Our Pay What You Can model allows you to choose a ticket price that works for you, from £2 to £15, with a free option to ensure our events are accessible to all audience members.

Any donation you are able to make will directly support our talented students and help us to provide a first-class educational experience for this next generation of professional musicians.

Close up of two people with computer and music

10 November 2022, 5:15pm

Venue
Performance Hall

Tickets
Pay What You Can

Our Pay What You Can model allows you to choose a ticket price that works for you, from £2 to £15, with a free option to ensure our events are accessible to all audience members.

Any donation you are able to make will directly support our talented students and help us to provide a first-class educational experience for this next generation of professional musicians.

RCM Head of Composition, Dr Jonathan Cole, explores the art of composition and the teaching of the craft.

What role do today's composition teachers play in helping younger composers build a meaningful and sustainable future at a time of great social and ideological change?

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Royal College of Music
Prince Consort Road
London SW7 2BS

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   High Street Kensington: 0.8 miles

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   Victoria: 2 miles

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