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Home from Home: the fun and games keeping students and staff connected this term

An exclusive performance premiere, a Queen’s Gambit inspired chess event and a Game Night hosted by the Directors of the School of Music and the School of Drama, Dance, Production and Film… these are just some of the events taking place this month as RCS continues its Home from Home programme. Designed and delivered in

Pianist Michael Biggins wins BBC Young Traditional Musician 2021

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland students and graduates dominated the final of one of the most prestigious prizes in traditional music. The six finalists who performed in the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2021 are current or former students of RCS.

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Join the RCS Board of Governors

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is recruiting new members to join its Board of Governors to shape the future one of the most creative and collaborative institutions in Europe. Founded in 1847 and located in Glasgow, RCS is one of the finest multi-disciplinary arts education environments in the world, with excellent performance and rehearsal venues and

Trad grad trio win at folk music ‘Oscars’

A trio of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland graduates and a former tutor have won top traditional music awards in a ceremony dubbed the ‘folk Oscars’. Graduates Rebecca Hill, Siobhan Miller and Josie Duncan were recognised in last night’s  MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards, broadcast on BBC ALBA in a special programme named Na Trads

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Students, staff and graduates in the running for top trad awards

It’s one of the biggest nights of the year for traditional music in Scotland. The MG ALBA Scots Trad Awards return this week with a string of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland students, staff and alumni in the running for top honours. Dubbed the ‘folk Oscars’, the annual awards recognise excellence within Scotland’s thriving traditional musical

Fully-funded modules created for Scotland’s teachers

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is opening applications to two new fully-funded modules specifically created for teachers, available from January 2021. The modules, Exploring Responsibility of All through Active Music Making and Music Technology in Secondary Schools, will be taught by RCS lecturers, and offer GTCS registered teachers professional learning within Scotland’s national conservatoire. These

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