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High Point Episode 003:

Dr Michelle Phillips 

from the 

Royal Northern College of Music


Michelle Phillips is a multi-skilled and super talented senior lecturer & Head of Enterprise at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM). 

With Michelle, we go through many topics in this episode including:

– The history of the RNCM, the architectural evolution of the building, the process for admission and the education program.

– How the RNCM helps students deal with Performance anxiety .

– Michelle’s current research  including studying how Parkinson’s can be prevented with music, the difference recorded and live performances can have on our non-conscious responses, and many others.

– Michelle’s collaborative work with museums including the exhibition Turn it up: The power of music with the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester.

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