Music has the power to transform lives. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, generations of gifted students from around the world have been guided and inspired at the Royal College of Music. We would like to thank in particular those who have made donations of £1,000 or more in the last 12 months. Gifts are listed in descending order.


Supporters of Named Scholarships, bursaries and Junior Fellowships

The Estate of Basil Coleman
The Estate of Christopher Hogwood
Soirée d’Or Scholarships
The Estate of Ivor Charles Treby
Leverhulme Trust
Future of Russia Foundation
Philip Loubser Foundation
The John and Marjorie Coultate Scholarship
Estate of Roselyn Ann Clifton Parker
The Big Give Trust
Laurie Barry and the John Barry Scholarship for Film Composition
Estate of Dr John Birch FRCM
The Wolfson Foundation
H R Taylor Trust
H F Music Awards
The Richard Carne Charitable Trust
Andrew and Karen Sunnucks
Thomas Redford Legacy
John Lewis Partnership Scholarships+
Charles Napper Award
Lydia Napper Award
Hester Laverne Award
Croucher Hong Kong Charitable Trust
The Tsukanov Family Foundation
Richard and Rosemary Millar
The Worshipful Company of Musicians
Humphrey Searle Scholarship
The Polonsky Foundation
Gylla Godwin Award
The Reed Foundation
The Hon Ros Kelly
Opperby Stokowski Collection Trust
The Lee Abbey Award
Stephen Catto Memorial Scholarship
The Worshipful Company of Drapers
The Worshipful Company of Fishmongers
Lord and Lady Lurgan Trust
Sir Gordon Palmer Scholarship
Ian Stoutzker CBE FRCM
Ian and Meriel Tegner
Linda Beeley
H M D Meyer Violin Prize
Emma Rose Scholarship
Williams Rose Scholarship
The Charles Stewart Richardson Scholarship for Composition
The Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundation
The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation UK
Henri Cowell Soirée d’Or Scholarship
The Boltini Trust Scholarship
Gilbert and Eileen Edgar Junior Fellowship
Phoebe Benham Junior Fellowship
The Mills Williams Foundation
The Derek Butler Trust
The Charles Peel Charitable Trust
The Ackroyd Trust
The Wall Trust
Midori Nishiura Scholarship
The Richard Toeman/Weinberger Opera Scholarship
Carole and Geoffrey Lindey
The Estate of Clara Mary Field Reid
Amaryllis Fleming Scholarship
The Wyseliot Charitable Trust
The Stanley Picker Scholarship
Professor Lord Winston
Lark Insurance Scholarship
Fiona and Douglas Flint Soirée d’Or Scholarship
Steinway & Sons
Mason Scholarship
The Gary & Eleanor Brass Scholarship
Betty Brenner Scholarship
The JMC Award
The Robin Ritzema Scholarship
The Howard and Abbey Milstein Foundation
David Laing Foundation Scholarship
The Greenbank Scholarship
Independent Opera Artist Scholarship
South Square Trust
The Tait Trust Scholarship
The Radcliffe Trust
Rev Lyndon van der Pump FRCM and Edward Brooks FRCM
Edgar Tom and Hilda May Cook
The Rothschild Foundation
Douglas and Kyra Downie
Knights of the Round Table
The Abinger Hammer Award
Mark Loveday Scholarship
Music Talks Scholarship
Miss Ianthe Williams Award
Arthur Wilson Trombone Award
Else and Leonard Cross Charitable Trust
Yehudi Menuhin Award
Bell Percussion
Kirby Laing Foundation
The Bliss Trust
Mr James McAlinden Legacy
Norman Reintamm
Peter Granger 


Supporters of RCM Sparks

J Paul Getty Jr Charitable Trust
Royal Albert Hall
John Lyon’s Charity
Universal Music
The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
The Oldhurst Trust
Sykes & Son 


Members of the RCM Chairman’s Circle

Philip Carne MBE, HonRCM and Christine Carne1
Michael and Ruth West1
Linda HonRCM and Tony Hill
Denis and Meredith Coleman2
John and Catherine Armitage1
Jane Barker CBE1
Dasha Shenkman OBE, HonRCM1
Sir Roger and Lady Carr HonRCM1
Karina and Dhairya Choudhrie1 2
Guy Dawson and Sam Horscroft2
Gisela Gledhill1
Terry Hitchcock1
James and Clare Kirkman1
Dr Mark Levesley and Christina Hoseason1
John Nickson and Simon Rew1
Sylvia and Clive Richards1
Quentin Williams1
Victoria Robey OBE1
Alethea Siow and Jeremy Furniss1 


Members of the RCM Director’s Circle

Daniel Chapchal
Mr James Lancaster and Mrs Margaret Lancaster
Sir Peter and Lady Middleton FRCM
Judy and Terence Mowschenson
Vivien McLean
Tania Chislett
Charles and Kaaren Hale
The Vernon Ellis Foundation
Richard and Sue Price
Peter and Dimity Spiller
Roland Saam
Joanna Kaye2
Sir Sydney and Lady Lipworth
Anne Wadsworth OBE2
Sir Robert and Lady Wilson 


Members of the RCM Patrons’ Circle

John Ward
Russell Race1
Jane Wilson
Mrs Piffa Schroder
Ellen Moloney
Rhoddy Voremberg
Dimity and Kerry Rubie
Mrs Victoria Moore-Gillon
David and Sue Lewis
Mrs Isla Baring1
Halina and John Bennett
Lorna and Christopher Bown
Mrs Lorraine Buckland
Ms Sylvia Bettermann Nathenson
Mr Peter and Mrs Tessa Ettedgui
Mr Kenneth and Mrs Lillemor Gardener
Sir Anthony Cleaver FRCM and Lady Cleaver
Mary Godwin
Carol J Hagh
Ms Greta Hemus
John and Sue Heywood
Mr David James
Mr David Lewis
Barbara Simmonds
Betty Sutherland
Louisa Treger
Dr Yvonne Winkler
Mr Victor and Mrs Lilian Hochhauser FRCM
Sir Peter and Lady Gershon
Sarah Griffin
Mr William and Mrs AnnaMarie Hill
Mrs Yannick Mango
Sir David Lees
Sir Richard and Lady Sykes
Mr David Mildon
Robin Hambro
Charles and Dominique Lubar
Helen Chung-Halpern and Abel Halpern
Mrs Marcella Rossi
MarieNoelle and Mathias Gislev


Corporate Supporters

Campus Living Villages
M&G Investments
Niquesa Fine Jewellery and Hotels
Royal Garden Hotel
BAE Systems
Hatch Mansfield
Little Greene 


Other generous donors

RBC Trust Company Ltd
The Peter Sowerby Foundation
Georg and Emily von Opel Foundation2
Geoffrey Richards HonRCM
The Robert Fleming Hannay Memorial Charity
Bob and Sarah Wigley
The Henry Wood Trust
Karen Cook
The Hon Richard Lyttelton  
Heritage Lottery Fund
The Rothschild Foundation
The Seary Charitable Trust
St Marylebone Educational Foundation
John Hosier Music Trust
Roland Rudd
Miss Kathleen Beryl Sleigh Charitable Trust
The Sharp Foundation
Christopher Saul
Sian Westerman
Natalie Livingstone
The Leche Trust
Fidelio Trust
Professor Colin Lawson FRCM
Ofenheim Charitable Trust
Ann Driver Trust
Edward Mandel/Jacques Samuel Pianos Bursary
The Derek Hill Foundation
Friends of the National Libraries
Stephen Von Bismarck
Sudhir Choudhrie
Clore Duffield Foundation
Richard Everard
Mr Douglas Flint
Paige Nelson
Dorothy Sayers
Michael D Steen
Sir David Tang
William Tilden


1 Also support a named award. Find out more about ways to support the RCM

2 Also support RCM Sparks  



Mr Christopher Bellew
Lady Bergman
Mr John and Mrs Jean Botts
Mr Mervyn and Mrs Helen Bradlow
Mr Richard and Mrs Emily Buckingham
Mr Jonathan Cole
Mrs Morella Cottam
Mrs Caroline Doggart
The Hon William Gibson
Mrs Kyoko Gledhill
Mr Peter Granger
Mrs Valery Honeyman
Dr Graham Kidd
Mr Clive Marks
Mr Humphrey Norrington OBE FRCM
Mrs Susan Pudifoot-Stephens
Mr John and Mrs Jennifer Reid
Mrs Mary Ryan
Ms Janis Susskind OBE HonRCM
Mr William Tilden
Mr Keith Tranmer
Mr Olgierd and Mrs Valeria Warszewski
Mr John Wright

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