London Symphony Orchestra Principal Double Bass one of six new RCM String Faculty professors

Tuesday 24 January 2023

Rodrigo Moro Martín will be joining the RCM String Faculty in September 2023 as a professor of double bass.

The Royal College of Music and Saline royale Academy launch new partnership

Thursday 12 January 2023

This initiative offers talented, young musicians the opportunity to collaborate with global peers and learn from inspiring teachers in a technologically advanced environment.

Historic instruments brought to life through 3D modelling

Friday 6 January 2023

Royal College of Music Museum project awarded a £33,000 grant from the Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sport (DCMS) and the Wolfson Foundation.

RCM achieves first place in People & Planet University league table

Thursday 8 December 2022

The Royal College of Music has achieved first place for universities with under 5000 students in the 2022/23 People and Planet University league table.

Season’s Greetings from the Royal College of Music 2022

Thursday 1 December 2022

The Royal College of Music (RCM) wishes you a festive season full of joy and music with a special performance of Silent Night filmed in RCM’s wonderful new campus.

RCM Bocelli-Jameel Scholar performs in front of the Pyramids of Giza

Thursday 24 November 2022

Laura Mekhail performed as part of an event celebrating access to arts education.

Royal College of Music More Music Campaign surpasses £40 million target

Monday 28 November 2022

The decade-long fundraising Campaign has drawn to a close, thanks to the generosity of our supporters.

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

Thursday 17 November 2022

Help unlock £60,000 of funding through the UK’s biggest digital match funding campaign.

Professor Colin Lawson, Director of the Royal College of Music, announces his retirement in 2024

Thursday 24 November 2022

After nearly two decades, Professor Lawson to stand down from his role as Director of the Royal College of Music

RCM Museum opens state-of-the-art research facility

Tuesday 1 November 2022

The Royal College of Music Museum opens a brand-new object storage and research centre.

Jane Barker CBE FRCM appointed RCM Vice President

Monday 28 November 2022

After 15 years on the RCM Council, Jane Barker was appointed Vice-President in December 2021.

Unveiling The Carne Room

Wednesday 23 November 2022

The Royal College of Music has unveiled the newly named Carne Room, in recognition of nearly two decades of support from Philip Carne MBE HonRCM.

RCM Sparks and scholarships supported by £100,000 donation

Wednesday 23 November 2022

The gift from Jane Avery in memory of Robert Avery, whose family fled persecution in Europe, will support the RCM’s outreach work.

Royal College of Music enters new phase of collaboration with Abbey Road Institute

Wednesday 9 November 2022

Royal College of Music’s collaboration with Abbey Road Institute gives students enhanced professional recording studio experience.

2022/23 RCM Fellowships announced

Wednesday 26 October 2022

Professor Colin Lawson, Director of Royal College of Music, has announced the remarkable musicians who will hold fellowships for the 2022/23 academic year.

RCM Baroque Orchestra perform with BBC Singers live on BBC Radio 3

Thursday 20 October 2022

The Royal College of Music Baroque Orchestra will perform alongside the BBC Singers in a live broadcast on BBC Radio 3 this Friday, 21 October.

Explore the story of émigré musicians from Nazi Europe in Britain in the RCM Museum's upcoming exhibition

Tuesday 18 October 2022

'Music, Migration & Mobility - The Story of Émigré Musicians from Nazi-Europe in Britain' delves into the lives and legacies of musicians who fled the Nazi regime and the ravages of war.

Royal College of Music and City, University of London launch new book exploring musical care

Friday 7 October 2022

'Collaborative Insights: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Musical Care Throughout the Life Course' provides interdisciplinary insights into how musical care is understood and undertaken during distinct stages of a person’s life.

Royal College of Music deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty The Queen

Friday 9 September 2022

The Royal College of Music sends its condolences to the Royal Family upon the death of Her Majesty The Queen, announced yesterday evening (8 September).

Royal College of Music announces Seonwoo Lee as the third Andrea Bocelli Foundation – Community Jameel Scholar

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Seonwoo will be joining the Royal College of Music on the Artist Diploma (ArtDip) in Opera course. 

Royal College of Music presents inspiring autumn events season

Wednesday 17 August 2022

The RCM announces a diverse range of concerts, talks and events including a series of performances inspired by nature this autumn.

Museum blog: There is always something to see, something to hear

Tuesday 2 August 2022

First year Master’s in Composition student Liam Dougherty explains how silence inspired his Great Exhibitionist performance and showed the potential of the Museum’s collections.

Jason Evans appointed Head of Brass Faculty

Tuesday 19 July 2022

The Royal College of Music announces the appointment of Jason Evans as Head of Brass. 

Teaching and learning resources lead the way in National Student Survey (NSS) 2022

Thursday 7 July 2022

The Royal College of Music achieved an overall satisfaction score of 84% 2022 National Student Survey (NSS).

Marie Lloyd appointed Head of Woodwind Faculty

Wednesday 6 July 2022

The Royal College of Music announces the appointment of Marie Lloyd as Head of Woodwind.

Royal College of Music announce Head of Research and Head of Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Wednesday 15 June 2022

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce Head of Research and Head of Postgraduate Taught Programmes.

Museum blog: Bringing our collections back home

Thursday 9 June 2022

RCM Collections Move Officers Ramiro Leite and Chiara Raponi share their experiences of unpacking the RCM Museum’s collections and setting up the new Wolfson Centre in Music & Material Culture.

Hugh Cutting named as a BBC New Generation Artist

Wednesday 8 June 2022

Royal College of Music (RCM) countertenor Hugh Cutting has been named in BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artists list for 2022-24.

Museum blog: Bringing the RCM Museum to life with 'Art(efacts) of Music'

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.’

Benny Greb headlines the Royal College of Music Festival of Percussion 2022

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.

New Samuel Coleridge-Taylor work discovered in RCM Library

Friday 13 May 2022

Royal College of Music librarian discovers a previously unknown composition by alumnus Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.

RCM ranked top UK conservatoire offering music as a single subject in Research Excellence Framework 2021

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).

HRH The Prince of Wales meets young musicians and confers honours at the Royal College of Music

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.  

Royal College of Music Museum acquires portrait of prolific anti-slavery composer

Wednesday 27 April 2022

The Royal College of Music Museum has acquired a portrait of Samuel Arnold, the prolific 18th century anti-slavery composer.

Royal College of Music ranked global number one for performing arts

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.

Ferrier success for RCM musicians

Monday 25 April 2022

Royal College of Music alumna takes first prize at Kathleen Ferrier Awards 2022

Royal College of Music announces 2022 Summer season

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.

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