Friday 27 May 2022
Third year BMus composer Anian Wiedner introduces his Great Exhibitionists project, Art(efacts) of Music, and how he took inspiration from ‘Night at the Museum.’
Friday 13 May 2022
Royal College of Music librarian discovers a previously unknown composition by alumnus Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.
Thursday 12 May 2022
The Royal College of Music (RCM) is ranked top UK conservatoire offering music as a single subject in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).
Tuesday 3 May 2022
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales today conferred honours to musicians, music industry professionals and RCM students during the annual President's Visit.
Wednesday 27 April 2022
The Royal College of Music Museum has acquired a portrait of Samuel Arnold, the prolific 18th century anti-slavery composer.
Monday 25 April 2022
Royal College of Music alumna takes first prize at Kathleen Ferrier Awards 2022
Wednesday 6 April 2022
The Royal College of Music has been ranked as the global top institution for performing arts in the 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Wednesday 30 March 2022
The Royal College of Music (RCM) is pleased to present a vibrant summer events programme featuring festivals, classical concerts and innovative collaborations.
Thursday 24 March 2022
The Royal College of Music (RCM) today announces a new artistic and educational partnership with the Stauffer Center for Strings in Cremona, Italy.
Wednesday 23 March 2022
Bob Wigley, a long-standing supporter of the RCM, held a celebratory concert with special guests including Danielle de Niese.
Wednesday 23 March 2022
The 2021 Big Give Christmas Challenge broke the previous year’s achievement for the 11th year running.
Monday 14 March 2022
The Royal College of Music (RCM) has unveiled a new donor recognition projection as its More Music: Reimagining the Royal College of Music Campaign enters its final phase.
Wednesday 2 March 2022
The Royal College of Music (RCM) Festival of Percussion returns on Sunday 8 May 2022. Internationally renowned drummer Benny Greb headlines a full day of performances, talks and workshops for audiences of all ages.
Friday 11 February 2022
Renowned composer, professor and long-standing member of the Royal College of Music community has passed away aged 95.
Tuesday 25 January 2022
Elgar’s trombone, a famous bust of Ralph Vaughan Williams and the earliest known portrait of Franz Liszt are just a few of the highlights of the new exhibition at the Royal College of Music Museum.
Tuesday 21 December 2021
Professor David Wright has been appointed to a Personal Chair in the Social History of Music
Tuesday 21 December 2021
The Royal College of Music announces the appointment of Dr Jonathan Cole as Head of Composition.
Thursday 16 December 2021
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce a new scholarship and bursary funded by Huawei Technologies UK. Four RCM students have been awarded the inaugural Huawei Scholarship and a further three will benefit from the Huawei Bursary to support their studies for the 2021/22 academic year.
Thursday 2 December 2021
HRH The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music, today officially opened the newly transformed building during a special visit to the institution in December.
Wednesday 17 November 2021
Talented Royal College of Music student wins 2021 Kathleen Ferrier Award
Monday 15 November 2021
A total of 26 musicians from the Royal College of Music Junior Department are joining the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain for 2022. This is a record number of RCMJD musicians selected for the orchestra in recent years.
Friday 12 November 2021
The Royal College of Music is delighted to have been selected to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest digital match funding campaign, for the eleventh year.
Wednesday 10 November 2021
Violence against women, environmental issues and the digital landscape are just a few of the themes explored by recent RCM graduates.
Friday 5 November 2021
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce that Professor Richard Langham Smith has been awarded the prestigious Royal Musical Association and Cambridge University Press Outstanding Edited Collection Book Prize for 2021.
Tuesday 2 November 2021
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce that RCM alumna, Dani Howard, has been awarded the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Large-Scale Composition Award.
Wednesday 27 October 2021
The RCM String Band will perform a brand new work composed by RCM graduate Laura Ayoub and her sister Sarah.
Friday 22 October 2021
The Royal College of Music community sends its deepest sympathies to the family of Bernard Haitink, who died yesterday aged 92.
Thursday 7 October 2021
Postgraduate cellist Shizuku Tatsuno has been awarded the inaugural Nord Anglia Education Scholarship to support her studies for the 2021/22 academic year.
Wednesday 6 October 2021
London’s newest museum opens to the public after being kept under-wraps for over a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic disrupting its original planned opening.
Tuesday 28 September 2021
Royal College of Music Director, Professor Colin Lawson, has announced the remarkable musicians who will hold fellowships for the 2021/22 academic year.
Friday 24 September 2021
The RCM Woodwind faculty is delighted to announce some high-profile achievements.
Monday 20 September 2021
The Royal College of Music congratulates students Alim Beisembayev and Thomas Kelly on their outstanding achievements at Leeds International Piano Competition.
Friday 17 September 2021
The Royal College of Music (RCM) receives a significant gift from Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne (AMFL) for the next three years to support its acclaimed masterclass programme.
Wednesday 25 August 2021
The Royal College of Music launches its 2021 events season, with more events to be announced.
Thursday 12 August 2021
Royal College of Music announces research positions for Dr Rosie Perkins, Dr Neta Spiro and Dr Christina Guillaumier.
Monday 26 July 2021
Laura will be joining the Royal College of Music in September 2021 on the Master of Performance (MPerf) course.
Friday 23 July 2021
Six new annual scholarships will support students, beginning in the 2021-22 academic year.
Thursday 22 July 2021
The Royal College of Music has performed well in the 2021 National Student Survey (NSS) achieving an overall satisfaction score of 85%.