Top conservatoire for Performing Arts in the UK and Europe and second in the world
'One of the richest and most intensive programmes of public performance of any conservatoire in the world.'
Top London conservatoire for world-leading research
'The highly competitive world of music is made infinitely less intimidating by the friendly faces of students and staff alike.'
Study at the Royal College of Music
The Royal College of Music is one of the world's greatest conservatoires. We welcome students from all backgrounds and are committed to providing the best opportunities for learning, performance and career development. Find out more about life at the RCM, our professors, the range of courses on offer and how you can apply to join our inspirational and international community of musicians.
Bernard Haitink conducts Ravel Daphnis et Chloé
The RCM Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Bernard Haitink
Our warmest congratulations to all individuals associated with the Royal College of Music whose achievements are recognised in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List.
The RCM has achieved an overall rating of gold for its outstanding teaching and learning provision in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).