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Leeds Conservatoire Graduate Announced as New Black Star Riders Guitarist

Hard rock band Black Star Riders have announced Sam Wood as their new guitarist. Sam graduated from our Popular Music course in 2010, and is also a member of Wayward Sons and Land Sharks.

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Leeds Conservatoire Partners with University Centre Leeds to Deliver Two New Production Arts Courses

Students from local further education provider, University Centre Leeds, will have the chance to work alongside Leeds Conservatoire students on a variety of events and productions.

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Leeds Conservatoire and Opera North Host First Joint Orchestral Concert

Students from Leeds Conservatoire joined forces with the Orchestra of Opera North in their first joint orchestral concert, in the evening of Friday 25 November.

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The Libby Raper Elevate Award in Music Production 2022: Interview with Elysha Clay

We recently spoke with our brilliant BA (Hons) Music (Production) graduate, Elysha Clay about winning The Libby Raper Elevate Award in Music Production.

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Graduate Tamzene Recognised as Rising Star at Scottish Music Awards

A Leeds Conservatoire graduate opened the Specsavers Scottish Music Awards 2022 and scooped the VEGA Rising Star Award.

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Leeds Conservatoire Graduate Fergus Quill receiving award from Graeme Knowles
Leeds Conservatoire Graduate Wins Tina May Jazz Award

Jazz graduate Fergus Quill landed the prestigious Tina May Jazz Award in a live final at the Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho, London.

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We're thrilled to be partnering with @UniCentreLeeds to deliver their exciting new production arts courses in Desig…
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