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Students rate RCM as top music conservatoire in the UK

Wednesday 1 August 2018

The RCM has been ranked the top conservatoire out of all UK HE Institutions in the latest National Student Satisfaction Survey.

RCM graduates among most employable in the UK

Monday 23 July 2018

RCM students are among the most employable in the UK according to data published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

Continued financial support for EU students

Tuesday 3 July 2018

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students applying for 2019 entry are eligible for home fee status and can apply for student loans and grants for the duration of their course.

On the road with the RCM Museum

Wednesday 16 May 2018

The Royal College of Music Museum’s Roadshow returns next week with a pop up exhibition and events at the National Trust’s Mottisfont Abbey.

Tilly to perform with British Paraorchestra in Greece

Thursday 10 May 2018

Third year viola student Tilly Chester is to perform with the British Paraorchestra in Athens next month.

RCM explores mysterious shores with summer opera double-bill

Friday 4 May 2018

Acclaimed theatre director Stephen Unwin is joining forces with Michael Rosewell for a thrilling opera double-bill this summer.

RCM partners with Australian International Opera Awards for the opportunity of a lifetime

Friday 4 May 2018

The Royal College of Music and Australian International Opera Awards are to provide one singer with the opportunity to study at the RCM International Opera School.

Royal College of Music joins pioneering medical technologies project

Wednesday 25 April 2018

The Royal College of Music is collaborating on a project to translate new medical technologies into working clinical solutions, which has just received £5m government funding.

RCM talent takes centre stage at the BBC Proms

Friday 20 April 2018

The 2018 BBC Proms showcases talent from the RCM’s long legacy of celebrated alumni, from great composers to rising stars. 

Royal College of Music makes music in Moscow with new partnership

Wednesday 18 April 2018

The Royal College of Music has agreed a new artistic and pedagogic partnership with the Central Music School in Moscow.

Royal College of Music brings extraordinary musical discovery to life

Monday 16 April 2018

The Royal College of Music has made the first ever recording of a song by Robert Ramsey after its manuscript was discovered in a mysterious 17th century painting.

Royal College of Music premieres new operas in summer season

Wednesday 4 April 2018

In its upcoming summer season, the Royal College of Music marks 200 years since the publication of Frankenstein – The Modern Prometheus with five brand new mini-operas produced by RCM composers in association with Tête à Tête.

Holly Mathieson on conducting

Monday 26 March 2018

Award-winning conductor Holly Mathieson visited the Royal College of Music in March.

ROSL success for a host of RCM musicians

Friday 23 March 2018

Four RCM soloists and two ensembles have won awards at this year's ROSL Annual Music Competition

Royal College of Music Junior Department record soundtrack for new Sadler’s Wells ballet

Wednesday 21 March 2018

The Royal College of Music Junior Department and English National Ballet are collaborating on a new ballet at Sadler’s Wells Theatre.

President's Visit 2018

Wednesday 14 March 2018

Marking 25 years as President of the Royal College of Music, HRH The Prince of Wales today honoured some of those who have made important contributions to music.

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.

RCM musicians take part in LPO Stravinsky series

Wednesday 21 February 2018

This season the Royal College of Music joins the London Philharmonic Orchestra to celebrate the work of Igor Stravinsky.

RCM Junior Department musicians reach BBC Young Musician finals

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Four talented young musicians from the Royal College of Music Junior Department, plus RCMJD alumna Stephanie Childress, will compete in this year’s BBC Young Musician category finals.

Celebrated violin maker Florian Leonhard joins the Royal College of Music

Tuesday 30 January 2018

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce that Florian Leonhard has been appointed as official Expert and Luthier for Stringed Instruments. 

Royal College of Music Museum hits the road

Monday 29 January 2018

The Royal College of Music Museum’s Roadshow launches this February.

RCM takes Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream to underground Berlin

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Composed by Royal College of Music alumnus Benjamin Britten, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is presented by the RCM International Opera School in March 2018. 

CPS publishes results of postnatal depression study

Monday 8 January 2018

Researchers from the Centre for Performance Science have discovered that group singing ‘with baby’ could speed up recovery from moderate to severe postnatal depression.

Spring season announced

Wednesday 6 December 2017

The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome world-renowned conductor Bernard Haitink and many other internationally acclaimed musicians in spring 2018. 

Celebrating 50 years of RCM Studios

Monday 27 November 2017

The Royal College of Music is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the RCM Studios with two special concerts this December. 

New artist in residence: Sir Thomas Allen

Tuesday 28 November 2017

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce that the great British baritone and RCM alumnus, Sir Thomas Allen, will be working with our students in the coming years as RCM Artist in Residence.

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. 

RCM to unveil new world-class organ

Thursday 16 November 2017

The Royal College of Music’s new organ will be unveiled in spring 2018. 

RCM pianists duet with Lang Lang on international stages

Wednesday 1 November 2017

World-renowned pianist Lang Lang recently invited two Royal College of Music pianists to duet with him in major international performances. 

Adam Walker becomes RCM flute professor

Wednesday 1 November 2017

The Royal College of Music (RCM) is delighted to announce that celebrated flautist Adam Walker is joining the Woodwind Faculty as a full time flute professor. 

Royal College of Music launches major UK-wide virtual museum

Thursday 26 October 2017

The Royal College of Music is proud to bring together 5,000 years of musical heritage from 200 UK collections in a major new website documenting 20,000 historically significant musical instruments.

Royal College of Music announces Master of Education (MEd) course

Thursday 19 October 2017

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce the addition of a Master of Education (MEd) course to its wide range of bespoke programmes.

RCM Museum launches Samuel Coleridge-Taylor exhibition

Monday 16 October 2017

The Royal College of Music Museum has launched a digital exhibition about alumnus Samuel Coleridge-Taylor for Black History Month. 

George Fenton joins roster of new professors and academic staff

Thursday 12 October 2017

The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome BAFTA award winning composer George Fenton as Visiting Professor in Composition for Screen.  

George Fenton joins roster of new professors and academic staff at the Royal College of Music

Thursday 12 October 2017

The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome BAFTA award winning composer George Fenton as Visiting Professor in Composition for Screen.  

RCM Worldwide winner announced!

Tuesday 3 October 2017

RCM violinist Bréanainn Ó Mathúna has won the Royal College of Music’s #RCMWorldwide competition!

2017/18 piano accompaniment and junior fellows announced

Friday 22 September 2017

Royal College of Music Director Professor Colin Lawson CBE has announced the remarkable musicians who will be piano accompaniment and junior fellows for the 2017/18 academic year.