RCM Festival of Percussion
The 2022 Festival of Percussion took place on Sunday 8 May. This page is to give an idea of what you can expect at future Festivals of Percussion at the RCM.
We’re delighted to present a varied day of events and activities on Sunday 8 May, including private lessons, performances by Junior Ensembles, experienced professionals, and talented RCM musicians, an all-day trade fair, and interactive sessions with RCM Sparks.
Tickets are now on sale for our festival, with discounts available for under-35s. Attend our dynamic day events, come to our special Jazz Orchestra concert in the evening, or add both tickets to your online basket to enjoy a Whole Festival ticket discount!
While you're at the College, we also invite you to visit our café for a snack or sandwich, enjoy the surroundings of our new outdoor courtyard, or pick up a souvenir from the RCM shop!
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Not been to a Festival of Percussion at the RCM before? Have a look at what our previous festivals have included in our gallery.
Children in a taiko drumming session as part of RCM Sparks activities for families and children.
Session drummer Neal Wilkinson leads a masterclass on the music of James Morrison.
RCM jazz musicians perform in an evening concert accompanied by 2019 headliner Tommy Igoe.
A child hitting a bell with percussionist Owen Gunnell.
A selection of mallets on display in a session in the RCM's Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.
Playing the marimbas.