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Royal Conservatory joins Elton John- exchange program at London school

Royal Conservatory joins Elton John-endorsed exchange program with London school

Key Takeaway:

  • The Royal Conservatory Of Music’s Glenn Gould School joins a new exchange program started at London’s Royal Academy of Music by Elton John.
  • It stated up to 20 participants a year from the Royal Academy.

The Royal Conservatory Of Music’s Glenn Gould School joins a new exchange program started at London’s Royal Academy of Music by Elton John.

The Royal Conservatory Of Music’s Glenn Gould School joins a new exchange program started by Elton John. Image:cp24

The RCM says the new Sir John Global Exchange Programme starts in September 2022.

The Toronto-based organization is one of 12 conservatories, including the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, and New York’s Julliard School.

It stated up to 20 participants a year from the Royal Academy. Its partners will participate in short, single term, collaborative projects or a full year of study at their host organization.

The “Rocket Man” artist is a RAM alumnus and says he wants “to help the growth of the next generation of global singers.”

Other participating schools include top institutions in Shanghai, Sydney, Berlin, Paris, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Madrid.

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“Music could and should transcend borders, and I am happy to be supporting a scheme which offers tangible opportunities, high-level, to talented young musicians coming together from various countries,” John said Friday in a news release.

The 12 exchange institutions include; Shanghai Conservatory of Music; Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris; Hanns Eisler Academy in Berlin; Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki; The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts; Munich’s University of Music and Performing Arts; Madrid’s Reina Sofia School of Music; Sydney Conservatorium of Music and; Graduate School of Music. And Tokyo University of Arts Faculty of Music.

Source-CTV News

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