Industry insights from sound graduate Jamie Ford

Sound engineer Jamie Ford has travelled the world since graduating from the BA Production Technology and Management programme in 2017. He’s currently the Head of Sound on Magic Mike Live – Australia and recent credits include the German tour of Mamma Mia!, the UK tour of Jersey Boys, Lungs and A Very Expensive Poison at

RCS opens digital doors for first online music open day

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s annual music open day will go global for the first time this year. Scotland’s national conservatoire will open its doors – digitally – to prospective students from the UK and around the world on Friday, June 12 from 9.30am.

Make It Happen Fund Awardees 2019-2020

Exploring mental health through physical performance, musical workshops for children and a short film that examines the human connection to land and sea … they’re just a few ways in which Royal Conservatoire of Scotland graduates will harness the power and potential of the performing arts as they take their first steps on their professional


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


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

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.”

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