Royal Manchester College of Music

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The Royal Manchester College of Music (RMCM) was founded in 1893 by Sir Charles Hallé who assumed the role as Principal.wikipedia
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Frederic Cox

In 1954 the Principal of the RMCM, Frederic Cox, started to explore the issue of amalgamation with the Northern School of Music.
Cox was the Professor of Singing (1949–53), Principal (1953–1970) and Principal Emeritus (1970–) at the Royal Manchester College of Music and then a singing teacher at the Royal Northern College of Music from 1975 to 1985.

Royal Northern College of Music

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This took until 1972 when the amalgamation resulted in the founding of the Royal Northern College of Music.
The RNCM has a rich history, dating back to the late 19th century and the establishment of the Royal Manchester College of Music (RMCM).

Peter Maxwell Davies

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Peter Maxwell Davies, composer
As a student at both the University of Manchester and at the Royal Manchester College of Music, he formed a group dedicated to contemporary music, the New Music Manchester, with fellow students Harrison Birtwistle, Alexander Goehr, Elgar Howarth and John Ogdon.

Louis Cohen (conductor)

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Louis Cohen, violinist and conductor
Cohen was born in Liverpool, England, and trained at the Liverpool College of Music and the Royal Manchester College of Music.

Alexander Goehr

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Alexander Goehr, composer
Although these premises point all too clearly to Goehr's future as a composer, his efforts as a composer were not much encouraged by his father, and he initially intended to study classics at Oxford University, but went instead to study composition at the Royal Manchester College of Music, with Richard Hall.

Northern School of Music

In 1954 the Principal of the RMCM, Frederic Cox, started to explore the issue of amalgamation with the Northern School of Music.
In 1955 Hilda Collens, the School's founder and principal met the principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music, Frederic Cox, and talks about merging the schools were held.

Alan Rawsthorne

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Alan Rawsthorne, composer
In 1925, Rawsthorne was finally able to enrol at the Royal Manchester College of Music, where his teachers included Frank Merrick for the piano and Carl Fuchs for the cello.

Jeffrey Lawton

Jeffrey Lawton, tenor
He began his career as a student at the Royal Manchester College of Music and from 1982 to 1987 was principal tenor with the Welsh National Opera Company.

Carolyn Watkinson

Carolyn Watkinson, opera singer
Watkinson was born in Preston and studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music and in The Hague.

Pamela Bowden

Pamela Bowden, contralto and voice teacher
Bowden was born in Rochdale and was educated at Heywood Grammar School and the Royal Manchester College of Music.

Barbara Robotham

Barbara Robotham, opera singer and voice teacher
She then studied singing at the Royal Manchester College of Music under Elsie Thurston.

Olive Zorian

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Olive Zorian (1916–65), violinist
From 1932, she studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music under Arthur Catterall, funded first by a scholarship from the College and later by one from Lancashire County Council.

Adolph Brodsky

Adolph Brodsky
In 1894, after three years in the United States, he returned to Europe, with a short stay in Berlin; while he was there Sir Charles Hallé invited him to Manchester to teach at the Royal Manchester College of Music, and direct the Hallé Orchestra.

Charles Hallé

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The Royal Manchester College of Music (RMCM) was founded in 1893 by Sir Charles Hallé who assumed the role as Principal.
In 1891, he also helped to found the Royal Manchester College of Music, serving as head and chief professor of pianoforte.

Franz Reizenstein

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He left Germany for sanctuary in Britain in 1934 and went on to have his career there, including teaching at the Royal Manchester College of Music and Boston University, as well as performing.

Norman Allin

He studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music under John Acton (singing) and Walter Carroll (theory).

Geoffrey Gilbert

At the age of fourteen he won a scholarship to the Royal Manchester College of Music (RMCM), and joined the Hallé and the Liverpool Philharmonic orchestras two years later.

Arthur Catterall

Catterall received his elementary education under the Jesuits at St Ignatius Roman Catholic School, Preston until 1893 when he was accepted as a Boarder at St Bede's College, Manchester, during this time he also studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music under Willy Hess in 1894 and under Adolph Brodsky in 1895.

John McCabe (composer)

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After studies at the Royal Manchester College of Music (now the Royal Northern) and in Munich, with composers Humphrey Proctor-Gregg, Thomas Pitfield, Harald Genzmer and others, he embarked upon a career as both a composer and a virtuoso pianist.

Peter Donohoe (pianist)

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Donald Clarke recommended that Donohoe do an audition at the age of 14 at the Royal Manchester College of Music, as a result, professor Derek Wyndham insisted on taking him as his youngest student.

James Graeme

James Graeme is a British actor and singer who trained at the Royal Manchester College of Music.

Richard Hall (composer)

Richard Hall
Richard Hall (16 September 1903 – 24 May 1982) was an English musician and composer who became professor of composition at the Royal Manchester College of Music, a position he held from 1938 until 1956, when he became director of music at Dartington College of Arts.

Helen Lemmens-Sherrington

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Helen Lemmens-Sherrington, voice
After she retired from performing, Lemmens-Sherrington became a teacher, at her old music college in Brussels, and at the Royal Academy of Music in London and the Royal Manchester College of Music.

Mohamed Iguerbouchène

In 1922, with the generosity of Fraser Ross, Mohamed traveled to Manchester, where he enrolled in the Royal Manchester College of Music.

New Music Manchester

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New Music Manchester refers to a group of English composers and performers who studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music (now the RNCM) and Manchester University in the 1950s.