Tuesday 26 January 2021
The popular RCM In Focus series returns this spring with new performances by RCM musicians, filmed especially for online audiences.
Monday 14 December 2020
RCM Junior Department student, Jacky Zhang, was awarded the first prize in the ‘UK Piano Open’ International Piano Competition which was held in London from 27–29 November 2020.
Tuesday 3 November 2020
Five Royal College of Music alumni have been nominated for this year’s Ivors Composer Awards.
Friday 23 October 2020
Music composed by Royal College of Music Junior Department students will be performed by the London Sinfonietta in an online event.
Friday 16 October 2020
Five RCM musicians have been announced as LPO Foyle Future First members for 2020/21 and one RCMJD musician joins the LPO Junior Artist scheme this year.
Tuesday 28 April 2020
Four outstanding students from the Royal College of Music Junior Department (RCMJD) and one senior College undergraduate have reached their category finals in this year’s prestigious BBC Young Musician competition.
Monday 13 January 2020
A total of 24 musicians from the Royal College of Music Junior Department have joined the National Orchestra of Great Britain for 2020.
Tuesday 6 August 2019
The Royal College of Music has launched its autumn season with a concert series designed to showcase the exceptional talent of RCM musicians.
Wednesday 12 June 2019
RCM Junior Department alumna composer Alexia Sloane has been commissioned to write a piece for this year’s BBC Proms.
Thursday 23 May 2019
RCM pianist George Harliono and RCM Junior Department alumnus Ben Goldscheider have been announced as YCAT Artists 2019.
Friday 5 April 2019
RCM Junior Department pianist Jacky Xiaoyu Zhang has been named joint winner of the III Vladimir Krainev Moscow International Piano Competition.
Friday 9 November 2018
The RCM Junior Department has collaborated with Luton Music Mix to bring young musicians together for the Darwin’s Bio Orchestra project.
Friday 28 September 2018
This September, RCMJD welcomes 75 new pupils, including one of its youngest ever students joining its pioneering mini bass programme.
Monday 23 July 2018
RCM Junior Department flautist Marie Sato has won the RPS-Duet Young Instrumentalist Prize, alongside pianist Noah Zhou.
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.
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.
Tuesday 12 December 2017
A total of 21 young musicians from the Royal College of Music Junior Department have been selected this year for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
Tuesday 8 August 2017
The Royal College of Music today announced its 2017 Autumn Season, which includes a concert at the Royal Festival Hall with Vladamir Ashkenazy on 26 October.
Wednesday 28 June 2017
RCMJD composer Chelsea Becker has been named as a winner of the 2017 BBC Proms Inspire Competition.
Monday 26 June 2017
Eyra Norman, a vocal student at the Royal College of Music Junior Department, has been crowned Young Musician of the Year 2017 (Vocal Category) by Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.
Friday 12 May 2017
Two RCM composers are among seven young people chosen by a panel of judges from Classic FM and the Royal Philharmonic Society to write a new piece of classical music to celebrate the radio station’s 25th birthday.
Wednesday 5 April 2017
The Royal College of Music has today announced its summer 2017 season with the launch of a three-year residency by the Grammy Award-winning Harlem Quartet.
Tuesday 7 March 2017
HRH The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music since 1993, today honoured outstanding figures in international musical life at the RCM’s Annual Awards ceremony.
Friday 9 December 2016
RCM Junior Department musicians have performed in the presence of HRH The Prince of Wales at a special ceremony at Sandringham Estate.
Monday 21 November 2016
RCMJD composer’s successes continue with award from Cambridge Youth Music
Tuesday 22 November 2016
A total of 22 RCM Junior Department musicians have successfully auditioned for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, including the orchestra’s new leader.
Tuesday 25 October 2016
Violinist Eugenie Dalgleish performs Barber's Violin Concerto on CBeebies' Melody and Friends
Wednesday 6 July 2016
Shoshanah Sievers has been announced by BBC Radio 3 as one of two winners of the 2016 BBC Proms Inspire Competition’s 12-14 category.
Monday 27 June 2016
RCMJD pianist Vincent Ling has been awarded a Robert Lewin Scholarship by the charity Awards for Young Musicians.
Monday 9 May 2016
Royal College of Music Junior Department horn player Ben Goldscheider is through to the Final of BBC Young Musician 2016.
Thursday 21 April 2016
Isabella Fulford receives top award at the Golden Key Music Festival 2016
Wednesday 30 March 2016
We’re delighted to announce the Royal College of Music’s Summer Season, focusing on the music of Igor Stravinsky.
Wednesday 23 March 2016
RCMJD pianist Vincent Ling has been awarded First Prize by a distinguished jury.
Thursday 10 March 2016
HRH The Prince of Wales today honoured a number of outstanding figures in international musical life at the Royal College of Music’s Annual Awards ceremony.
Friday 12 February 2016
The Royal College of Music Junior Department is delighted to announce a new Concerto Competition, named in honour of former RCMJD Director Barbara Boissard, who died in 2015.
Thursday 4 February 2016
RCM saxophonist Philip Attard has triumphed in the Woodwind, Brass and Percussion final of the 2016 Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition.
Monday 25 January 2016
No fewer than five talented young musicians from the RCM Junior Department have made it through to the category finals of BBC Young Musician 2016.
Monday 4 January 2016
Conductor and RCM Alumnus Jacques Cohen joins the RCMJD as conductor of the RCM Junior Department Symphony Orchestra