Birmingham City University academic to compose piece for LSO On Track
A Birmingham City University researcher has been commissioned to compose a piece of music for the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) as part LSO On Track, a partnership between LSO and 10 East London music services in collaboration with the Barbican and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire pianist wins BBC Young Musician 2018
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire piano student, Lauren Zhang, has been named winner of BBC Young Musician 2018, securing the title in the competition final at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall on Sunday 13 May 2018.
Professor Helena Gaunt has been appointed Principal of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (RWCMD). Currently Vice Principal and Director of Innovation at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Professor Gaunt will take up the post from Interim Principal, Professor George Caird, on 1 September 2018.
VOCES8 to collaborate with Cambridge University on new MMus
British vocal ensemble, VOCES8, is partnering with Cambridge University’s Faculty of Music to offer teaching on a new course combining world-leading academic and performance training. The MMus… Read more
New training link-up boosts environmentally-friendly events
A new training link-up between Falmouth University, CEG Digital (the blended learning division of Cambridge Education Group) and A Greener Festival is boosting environmentally-friendly events. A Greener… Read more
Creating a building identity for a conservatoire of the future: Thomas Matthews on the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Thomas Matthews recently worked with the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire to develop a signage and wayfinding experience for its £57 million new home. Here, the communication design agency explains what goes into creating a bespoke building identity.
Creative Music Production and Business Foundation Degree
Creative Music (CM) is offering a Production and Business Foundation Degree. This two-year foundation degree provides industry-standard production skills and specialist support to create your own music business.
The Music Leader Training Course is a unique opportunity for those with a background in Music to gain in depth knowledge, practical experience and a qualification in teaching for the life long learning sector.
With China becoming the second-largest consumer market in the world, its business opportunities are multifold. Over 90,000 visitors from more than 86 countries and regions crowded into Music China 2016 to source the latest market favourites.
The European Choral Association’s triennial international festival for singers, choirs, conductors and composers. The 2018 event takes place in Tallinn, Estonia. For further information, visit the Europa… Read more
Introduction to the Certificate for Music Educators (CME)
The level 4 Certificate for Music Educators (CME) is designed to help music educators demonstrate and gain recognition for their professional abilities, while also developing and consolidating their skills and knowledge.
Introduction Since 1996, the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (DDA) has required employers not to discriminate against employees or job applicants with disabilities and to make ‘reasonable adjustments’ to allow… Read more
Electrical safety of portable electrical equipment & portable appliance test (PAT) The particular legal requirements relating to the use and maintenance of electrical equipment are contained in… Read more
Generation Z: Meet the Young Millennials explores the music consumption habits and social media behaviour of today’s millennials and looks at how young people’s engagement across streaming and video platforms and social media and messaging apps – including Instagram, Snapchat and Musical.ly – is shaping longer-term trends.
The Code Music practitioners and teachers should… Be well prepared and organised Work effectively and possess the appropriate specialist knowledge and skills Negotiate with contractors and employers… Read more
Connect: Resound is an exciting project exploring how digital technologies can be used in rurally isolated areas to provide instrumental tuition, access to live music performances and teacher training.