7 reasons why RCS is the home of Star Wars

August 6th, 2020

Chris Willshaw looks at the links between the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Star Wars. Image by BA Production Arts and Design student, Amy Dunlop. Star Wars and the RCS are intrinsically linked. You could say that the RCS cafe bar resembles the bustle of the Mos Eisley Cantina – with better live music of

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Spotlight On: Tim Edmundson, MMus Opera student

May 12th, 2020

What are you studying at RCS? Master of Music – Opera. Where are you? Glasgow – in my flat with my wife Jennifer and cat Sasha.

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The Weekend Read: Learning from the Best

May 9th, 2020
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The Weekend Read: world-renowned mezzo-soprano and RCS alumna Karen Cargill

May 2nd, 2020

From performing with the Berlin Philharmonic to gracing the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Karen Cargill is one of the most critically acclaimed mezzo-sopranos in the world. The RCS alumna and Associate Artist in Vocal Studies talks to Linda Robertson about her latest role – nurturing the next generation. Imagine being a

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Graduate Focus: award-winning jazz pianist Fergus McCreadie

April 30th, 2020

Fergus McCreadie is rapidly earning a reputation as one of the hottest properties on the Scottish jazz scene. The acclaimed graduate talks about his student days, life on the road and why jazz musicians neglect a good tune at their peril. Sit Fergus McCreadie near a piano and he needs no encouragement. Soon, themusic starts

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Spotlight On: Jamiel Laurence

April 29th, 2020

Studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland means working with regular guest artists the performers and educators who are leaders in their field. It’s where world-class training comes as standard, enhanced by exclusive opportunities to learn from the best. Take Jamiel Laurence. A soloist with the internationally acclaimed Scottish Ballet, he’s also a choreographer and

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The Weekend Read: RCS acting graduate Kevin Guthrie, star of Netflix drama The English Game

April 25th, 2020

©Lori Isabella McColl Photography   From Sunshine on Leith and Sunset Song to Fantastic Beasts and new Netflix series The English Game, actor Kevin Guthrie is never far from our screens. The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland graduate talks to Linda Robertson about life in lockdown, his memories of RCS and what it means to tell

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Graduate focus: Eu Jin Hwang

April 16th, 2020

MA Musical Theatre graduate Eu Jin Hwang recently concluded performing on the worldwide tour of The King and I, a production encompassing more than 200 performance dates all over the world. Originally from Singapore, Eu Jin moved to Glasgow in 2016, taking his life a step in a very different direction. After twenty years pursuing

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Graduate spotlight: Sanjay Lago

April 1st, 2020

My name is Sanjay Lago and I am an actor and theatre-maker. I graduated with a BA Hons in Contemporary Performance Practice degree from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2019.

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Spotlight on: Philip White, Head of Opera

March 31st, 2020

Welcome to the first Spotlight On … a new weekly insight into the people of RCS. Philip White has spent the greater part of his working life in the field of opera, working as repetiteur and chorus master both in the UK and abroad.

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