Monday 15 May 2023
£1.9 million grant will be used to create a larger Performance Laboratory, expanding the RCM’s role in training musicians using pioneering research.
Wednesday 22 March 2023
The Royal College of Music has been ranked as the global No. 1 institution for performing arts in the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject, holding this position for the second consecutive year.
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.
Tuesday 1 November 2022
The Royal College of Music Museum opens a brand-new object storage and research centre.
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.
Wednesday 15 June 2022
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce Head of Research and Head of Postgraduate Taught Programmes.
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.
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).
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.
Tuesday 21 December 2021
Professor David Wright has been appointed to a Personal Chair in the Social History of Music
Thursday 12 August 2021
Royal College of Music announces research positions for Dr Rosie Perkins, Dr Neta Spiro and Dr Christina Guillaumier.
Friday 5 November 2021
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce that Professor Richard Langham Smith has been awarded the prestigious Royal Musical Association and Cambridge University Press Outstanding Edited Collection Book Prize for 2021.
Tuesday 18 May 2021
RCM PhD student Arianna Rigamonti has been awarded a prestigious scholarship by the London Arts & Humanities Partnership.
Thursday 1 April 2021
The RCM is in the top 10% of English universities for research promoting public and community engagement in the first Knowledge Exchange Framework.
Thursday 4 March 2021
Royal College of Music named top institution for performing arts in the UK for sixth consecutive year and top in Europe.
Monday 1 March 2021
RCM researchers have co-authored a new textbook guiding musicians through the process of designing, conducting, analysing and communicating music research.
Wednesday 13 January 2021
Professor Natasha Loges HonRCM has been appointed to a Personal Chair by the Royal College of Music.
Centre for Performance Science investigates the impact of Covid-19 on arts and culture professionals
Tuesday 8 December 2020
The Centre for Performance Science has launched a study to investigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on professionals in the arts and culture sectors.
Tuesday 24 November 2020
The Royal College of Music is presenting the first in a series of events as part of a major research project into the legacy of migrant musicians from Nazi Europe in Britain.
Royal College of Music collaborates on new virtual reality environment for musicians to experience favourite venues from home
Thursday 22 October 2020
A partnership between the RCM and The Innovation Consultancy Ltd will enable users to rehearse and perform virtually in a range of major UK venues.
Monday 17 August 2020
New research led by the Centre for Performance Science (CPS) has used data collected from over 2,000 people all over the world to discover the specific ways in which music-making supports positive mental wellbeing.
Thursday 16 July 2020
The Royal College of Music achieves strong performance in this year's National Student Survey (NSS).
Royal College of Music named top conservatoire for music in the UK in the Complete University Guide Arts, Drama and Music League Table 2021
Tuesday 9 June 2020
The RCM is the top conservatoire for music in the 2021 Complete University Guide Arts, Drama and Music table for the second consecutive year
Tuesday 14 April 2020
The Centre for Performance Science (CPS) has launched a major new study to track the effects of Covid-19 on arts and culture students and professionals.
Wednesday 18 September 2019
Two new Royal College of Music research projects focusing on health and wellbeing have successfully secured funding ahead of the 2019/20 academic year.
Wednesday 18 September 2019
A Royal College of Music research project into the effects of migration on music has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grant of £900,000.
Monday 10 June 2019
The Royal College of Music is ranked number one conservatoire in the 2020 Guardian University Guide's music league table and third out of all UK institutions for music.
Royal College of Music named top UK conservatoire for music in Complete University Guide Arts, Drama and Music League Table 2020
Wednesday 1 May 2019
The RCM is the top conservatoire for music in the 2020 Complete University Guide Art, Drama and Music table.
Royal College of Music named top institution for Performing Arts in the UK for fourth consecutive year
Wednesday 27 February 2019
The Royal College of Music (RCM) has been named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.
Thursday 20 December 2018
A CPS study finds that the skills and practice needed to play virtuosic expressively are similar to those required to perform reliably from memory and can be learned by all musicians.
Tuesday 11 December 2018
The RCM has been awarded a Special Commendation by Research England for its three-year Global Challenges Research Fund strategy.
Thursday 8 November 2018
A new study from the Centre for Performance Science (CPS) has revealed that classical musicians score higher than the general population on some important aspects of wellbeing.
Thursday 1 November 2018
The Royal College of Music is pleased to invite applications from doctoral candidates for the Pamela Weston Clarinet Research & Performance Scholarship.
Tuesday 2 October 2018
This year, the RCM marks two important centenaries: 100 years since the end of the First World War and 100 years since the death of Sir Hubert Parry.
Wednesday 26 September 2018
The RCM has been ranked the number one UK conservatoire for music in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
Friday 9 November 2018
The Centre for Performance Science (CPS) has launched the HEartS music survey.
Wednesday 5 September 2018
The Royal College of Music will be part of a new Mental Health Network led by UK Research and Innovation.
Friday 9 November 2018
Professor Colin Lawson has co-edited a significant reference book for historical performance practice.