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Royal College of Music announces Laura Mekhail as the second Community Jameel-Andrea Bocelli Foundation Scholar

Monday 26 July 2021

Laura will be joining the Royal College of Music in September 2021 on the Master of Performance (MPerf) course.

The Victor and Lilian Hochhauser Foundation pledges £500K to support scholarships

Friday 23 July 2021

Six new annual scholarships will support students, beginning in the 2021-22 academic year.

New film showcasing the Royal College of Music features original music from student Dennis Tjiok

Thursday 27 May 2021

An exciting new film showcasing the RCM received its premiere last night at the College’s More Music Virtual Gala.

The Big Give Christmas Challenge raises record sum for RCM Scholarships Fund

Thursday 25 March 2021

The 2020 Big Give Christmas Challenge resulted in a record £131,594 raised for the RCM Scholarships Fund.

RCM holds first virtual legacy information evening with RCM performers and senior leaders

Thursday 25 March 2021

The Royal College of Music has held its first virtual information event for those interested in legacy giving.

The RCM receives transformative gift from the Estate of the late Nancy Ann Wolfers

Thursday 26 November 2020

The RCM has received a bequest in excess of £800,000 from the Estate of Nancy Wolfers.

The RCM hosts Virtual Gala in aid of the More Music campaign

Monday 23 November 2020

On Thursday 8 October the Royal College of Music held its premiere online fundraising event, The More Music Virtual Gala.

The Big Give Christmas Challenge: one gift, twice the impact

Friday 13 November 2020

The Royal College of Music is delighted to have been selected to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest match funding campaign, for the tenth year.

New Blüthner Practice Suite at the Royal College of Music

Thursday 8 October 2020

The RCM is delighted to have received a gift of ten Blüthner Model A upright pianos from the Alfred-Reinhold-Foundation.

Martin James Bartlett awarded Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship

Wednesday 30 September 2020

Outstanding pianist Martin James Bartlett has been announced as the recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship for 2020–21, awarded by the Royal College of Music (RCM) and generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation (PLF).

Royal College of Music and Community Jameel establish Hardship Fund to support students in need

Monday 28 September 2020

The Royal College of Music has announced the establishment of the Community Jameel Hardship Fund to support RCM students who are experiencing unexpected difficulty or financial hardship, for an initial period of three years.

Precious manuscripts conserved through RCM Restore a Score Appeal

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Manuscripts and music books, including scores by RCM composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Elizabeth Maconchy, have been restored.

First recipient of Andrea Bocelli Foundation-Community Jameel Scholarship announced

Wednesday 10 June 2020

Scholarship designed to remove financial barriers for talented singers from around the world to study full-time at the Royal College of Music Opera Studio

Giving Tuesday: Mark Messenger runs marathon in aid of RCM student hardship

Tuesday 5 May 2020

RCM Head of Strings, Mark Messenger, is running a marathon to raise money for the RCM Covid-19 Hardship Fund.

Andrea Bocelli and Community Jameel give generous donation to RCM More Music Campaign

Monday 25 November 2019

On 23 November 2019, renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli, founder of the Andrea Bocelli Foundation (ABF), visited the Royal College of Music alongside Mohammed Jameel KBE, founder of Community Jameel.

Royal College of Music unveils newly transformed entrance

Wednesday 18 September 2019

The Royal College of Music has unveiled its newly transformed Entrance Hall and Foyer Hall.

More Music: Make an Entrance Appeal

Monday 8 July 2019

The RCM has today launched the Make an Entrance Appeal to support the transformation of the Blomfield Building’s iconic entrance throughout summer 2019.

Royal Gala at Windsor Castle

Friday 17 May 2019

On Thursday 16 May 2019, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music (RCM), held a special gala concert at Windsor Castle.

President’s Visit 2019

Wednesday 6 March 2019

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales today visited the Royal College of Music’s new building development during an annual visit to the institution, of which he is President.

Royal College of Music named top institution for Performing Arts in the UK for fourth consecutive year

Wednesday 27 February 2019

The Royal College of Music (RCM) has been named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.

2019 Rod Williams Memorial Concert

Friday 1 February 2019

The Royal College of Music was pleased to host the 2019 Rod Williams Memorial Concert on Thursday 31 January.

More Music building development reaches new milestone

Thursday 31 January 2019

The Royal College of Music has celebrated the ‘topping out’ milestone of the More Music: Reimagining the Royal College of Music building development.

Over 1,000 Milein Cosman sketches acquired by Royal College of Music Museum

Monday 3 December 2018

The Royal College of Music Museum has acquired 1,300 musical portraits by celebrated German artist Milein Cosman.

Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship 2018/19

Friday 30 November 2018

RCM tenor Joel Williams has been awarded the prestigious Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship to support his studies at the RCM Opera Studio.

Royal College of Music Museum on the road again

Tuesday 20 November 2018

The Royal College of Music Museum Roadshow returns with a new pop-up exhibition and events at Kensington & Chelsea Central Library on 10 and 11 December.

The Big Give Christmas Challenge: one gift, twice the impact

Tuesday 20 November 2018

The RCM is proud to have been selected to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign, for the eighth year.

Doctoral clarinet studentship now open for applications

Thursday 1 November 2018

The Royal College of Music is pleased to invite applications from doctoral candidates for the Pamela Weston Clarinet Research & Performance Scholarship.

Mercers’ Arts Award recipients announced

Wednesday 7 November 2018

The recipients of this year’s Mercers’ Arts Awards for RCM postgraduate students have been announced.

RCM names top conservatoire for music in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

Wednesday 26 September 2018

The RCM has been ranked the number one UK conservatoire for music in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Arina receives Benjamin Britten fellowship

Wednesday 4 July 2018

Award winning pianist Arina Lazgiian has been announced as the recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship for 2018/19, awarded by the RCM.

Royal College of Music top conservatoire for performing arts in the UK for third consecutive year

Friday 2 March 2018

The Royal College of Music is named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom and Europe and second in the world in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

Pulling out all the stops: unveiling the new RCM organ

Thursday 1 March 2018

The Royal College of Music’s new organ has been unveiled in a series of special events and concerts this season.

Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship 2017/18

Monday 4 December 2017

The Royal College of Music International Opera School and the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation are delighted to announce Nardus Williams as this year's Kiri Te Kenawa Scholar

The Big Give Christmas Challenge: one gift, twice the impact

Wednesday 22 November 2017

The Royal College of Music is proud to have been selected to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge for the seventh year. 

Nikola receives Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship

Tuesday 12 September 2017

Award winning pianist Nikola Avramovic has been announced as this year’s recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship.

RCM to fund scholarships for BAME students

Wednesday 28 June 2017

The RCM will fund three UK students from ethnic minority backgrounds who wish to study as an undergraduate from 2018/19.

Royal College of Music breaks new ground with ambitious campus redevelopment

Tuesday 13 June 2017

The RCM marked the start of an ambitious redevelopment of the RCM campus.

RCM Named Top Conservatoire for Performing Arts in the UK for Second Consecutive Year

Wednesday 8 March 2017

The Royal College of Music has been named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.