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Scotland’s emerging contemporary artists to propel their work through new digital festival of daring performance

Experimental, eclectic and intriguing new works from some of the nation’s most exciting emerging voices … the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Propel festival goes global with a digital celebration of bold contemporary performance. Over eleven days, from June 2 to 12, artists from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Contemporary Performance Practice programme will premiere live

Junior Conservatoire (Music) student recipient of Dame Colette Bowe Award

A Junior Conservatoire (Music) student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland who dreams of being a professional cellist has been awarded a nationwide scholarship from a world-renowned music organisation. Emily Brockett, 16, is the recipient of the Dame Colette Bowe Award from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM), the UK’s largest

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Like Nowhere Else: bold new digital prospectus

It’s a place like nowhere else … powered by performance, its people and their passion. The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, a top ten destination for performing arts education in the QS World University Rankings, is brought to life in its bold new digital prospectus, launched today (Monday, May 4).

Graduates’ mock wedding goes global!

With the bride wearing a bedsheet as a veil, the groom in tartan pyjama trousers and slippers and an online ceremony beaming into the homes of hundreds of people around the globe, it certainly wasn’t the most conventional of weddings. On Saturday April 18, the day that they were supposed to tie the knot in

New digital community and performance platform RCSatHome

The show is set to go on at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, one of the nation’s busiest arts venues and a world leader in performing arts education. From today (Monday, March 23), Scotland’s national conservatoire is kick-starting RCSatHome, a new online community to connect its students, staff and audiences during the time when the

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Message from Principal Sharkey

A message from Principal Sharkey to the RCS family, recorded today 16 March 2020. “We are artists and our art will be a solace and a guide and a comfort.”

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

UPDATE FOR ALL STAFF, STUDENTS AND AUDIENCES The continued well-being of our student, staff and audience community is our top priority. Given the continued spread of the COVID-19 outbreak and in line with our colleagues across the Scottish Higher Education sector, the Senior Management Team has agreed here at RCS we will: Suspend all face-to-face

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COVID-19: Update for our community (Sun 15 March)

From Principal Jeffrey Sharkey The continued well-being of our student, staff and audience community is our top priority. Given the continued spread of the Covid-19 outbreak and in line with our colleagues across the Scottish Higher Education sector, the Senior Management Team has agreed that from tomorrow (Monday, March 16) here at RCS we will:

Audition Update: Covid 19

With the safety and well-being of both our applicants and those within the RCS community being our priority we have decided to suspend all in-person audition activity with immediate effect. We apologise and understand this may be an inconvenience if you have planned to travel for an audition with us, but we hope you understand

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