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  • BBC Music Day 2016: Brass Bonanza


    BBC Music Day returns bigger and better for 2016 with Duran Duran and Laura Mvula live at Eden, Travis and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in concert, live music at 40 iconic bridges, and unique musical celebrations across the UK including one with us right here in Leeds!

  • Conservatorium van Amsterdam


    Earlier this year Senior Lecturer Adam Martin and head of Postgraduate Study Professor Andy West secured an exciting exchange programme for LCoM Students with the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

  • International News: Dominque Chan


    Since our last meeting with opera singer, vocal coach and classical degree graduate, Dominique Chan, she has started an exciting new chapter of her career as part of the Jockey Club Opera Hong Kong Young Artist Development Programme.

  • Video: Johnny Kalsi becomes LCoM Fellow


    We talk to dhol drum master Johnny Kalsi as he becomes a Fellow of Leeds College of Music at graduation on 24 July, as the Class of 2015 are conferred their degrees.

  • Alumni News: Legacy Big Band get together for LCoM50


    To launch a year of celebratory events for Leeds College of Music's 50th Anniversary, a variety of alumni get together to perform in a Legacy Big Band special...

  • Accessibility in Music Education


    A recent UCAS report outlines how students from advantaged backgrounds are six times more likely to receive a place at a UK Conservatoire, but is there a skew in the average figures?

  • International Spotlight: Maria Jardardottir


    Originally hailing from Oslo, we catch up with graduate and experimental musician Maria Jardardottir to learn more about her journey since leaving Leeds College of Music

  • International Spotlight: Sunniva Brynnel


    Jazz Pianist and Vocalist, News Editor and Journalist - Sunniva Brynnel tells us about her experiences in Leeds and career to date.

  • International Spotlight: Dominique Chan


    Classical and Opera singer, vocal coach and choir conductor, Dominique Chan tells us about her experiences in Leeds and career in Hong Kong.

  • Production graduate wins a job with Hans Zimmer


    Film composer and winner of Hans Zimmer's Bleeding Fingers competition, Daniel Suett, chats to us about his winning track, meeting the man himself, and his new job over in LA. 

  • International Women's Day Leeds College of Music


    This year our International Women's Day celebrations are bigger and better than ever - featuring panel talks, feminism campaigns, and all-female gigs and showcases. 

  • The making of "Deeds and Measures"


    Jazz student Matt McGraw and Production student Al Ross on how they laid down an original track – Deeds and Measures by McGraw and Matt Asti.

  • Mastering breathing rhythms with Konokol


    Renowned Israeli drummer Asaf Sirkis worked with our students on how the practice of Konokol, which dates back 5000 years, can help strengthen rhythmic understanding.

  • Composing for film in South India: Girishh Gopalakrishnan


    Heather Iqbal talks to Girishh Gopalakrishnan (MA Music Composition 2009) whose foray into the Tamil film industry has already resulted in two critically-acclaimed scores and soundtracks.

  • Hollie Buhagiar: working to become Hollie April


    Hollie April is the stage name of Hollie Buhagiar – a third-year BA (Hons) Music Production student at Leeds College of Music. Performing professionally for the first time at the age of 13, she’s been readying herself to enter the working world as a musician when she leaves Higher Education in a few months.

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