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Business boost for Glasgow city region creative arts students and graduates in new entrepreneurial project from RCS

Proudly supported by the Scottish Ecosystem Fund 2023-24, funded by Scottish Government and delivered by Scottish Enterprise From starting a company to flourishing as a freelancer … a short pilot entrepreneurial project will bring a business boost to creative arts students across Glasgow’s higher education institutions this spring. The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland has been

An evening of Gaelic and Scots Song from the nation’s brightest new voices

A new song, written by one of Scotland’s leading traditional musicians, will be unveiled at a concert at RCS this week, which will showcase some of the nation’s brightest new voices. The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Traditional Music department will stage A Showcase of Gaelic and Scots Song, an hour-long concert on Thursday 22 February

Traditional Music: student Ruairidh Iain Gray in final of top trad award

A Royal Conservatoire of Scotland student is in the running for a top traditional music award. Ruairidh Iain Gray, a fourth year student on the Traditional Music degree programme and Gaelic singer, is a finalist in this Sunday’s BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician. Watch Ruairidh talk about the final on RCS’s Instagram Scotland’s most

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Powering potential: Students, staff and graduates’ funding boost for new work and creative collaborations through the Innovation Studio

Sensory theatre for young people with additional needs. A community-led TV channel that champions diverse art forms and prioritises marginalised voices. And a collaboration to explore sound and performance practices that bridge the gap between the worlds of hearing and d/Deaf people. It’s a snapshot of new work and projects that will help enrich Scotland’s

Hollywood composer Patrick Doyle returns to his RCS roots to inspire next generation

He’s the Hollywood composer who has scored some of the biggest movies in modern cinema history. And last week, he returned to his Royal Conservatoire of Scotland roots to inspire the next generation of musicians. Lanarkshire-born Patrick Doyle – one of the world’s most successful composers with a stellar 50-year career in film, television and

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Traditional Music student Kerr McQuillan wins top international drumming award

A traditional music student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland has taken the top prize at an international drumming competition – the first time competing in the event. Third year Kerr McQuillan won the 2023 World Pipe Band Snare Drumming Championship and staged by the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association and Glasgow Life. Kerr, of

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Scottish Opera strengthen partnership with unique opportunity for the next generation of opera talent

A new partnership to nurture the next generation of international opera talent is unveiled today (Friday, November 3) by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Scottish Opera. The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is introducing a new one-year Artist Diploma in Opera to offer a highly specialised combination of vocal, movement and acting training, with students