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Support Spring 2022

Thank you to our supporters

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Music has the power to transform lives. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, generations of gifted students from around the world have been nurtured and trained at the Royal College of Music.

We would like to thank all those listed below, as well as those who wish to remain anonymous, who have made donations of £1,000 or more between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2021.

We would also like to thank those who have pledged a gift to the RCM in their Will. The RCM Legacy Ensemble was launched in 2019 to acknowledge the generosity of those who pledge a gift to the RCM in their Will and to celebrate the life-changing impact of the bequests we receive.


More Music Founding Patrons

The Estate of George Frederick Burgan

The Estate of Basil Coleman

The Croucher Hong Kong Charitable Trust

The Estate of Christopher Hogwood CBE HonDMus

Kingdom Music Education Group

Sandro & Rena Lavery HonRCM

The Leverhulme Trust

The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Geoffrey Richards HonRCM & Valerie Richards

The Estate of Neville Wathen

Ruth West HonRCM & the late Dr Michael West

Garfield Weston Foundation

Leadership Supporters

Jane Barker CBE FRCM

Blüthner Pianos

Andrea Bocelli Foundation

The Derek Butler Trust

Philip Carne MBE HonRCM & Christine Carne

Meredith & Denis Coleman

Colt Clavier Collection Trust

The Estate of Thomas Cottrell

The Estate of John & Marjorie Coultate

The Estate of Jocelyn Cruft

The Estate of Margaret Dewey

The Foyle Foundation

The Estate of Albert Frost

G & K Boyes Charitable Trust

The Harry and Gylla Godwin Charitable Trust


Linda Hill HonRCM & Dr Tony Hill

The Victor and Lilian Hochhauser Foundation

Their Serene Highnesses Prince Donatus & Princess Heidi von Hohenzollern

Sara Nelson Horner

The Humphrey Richardson Taylor Charitable Trust

Community Jameel

Kirby Laing Foundation

Leonora Countess of Lichfield

The Linbury Trust

Philip Loubser Foundation

The Estate of William Mealings

The Mirfield Trust

The Polonsky Foundation

Pureland Foundation

The Julia & Hans Rausing Trust

The Reed Foundation & The Big Give Christmas Challenge

Geoffrey Richards HonRCM & Valerie Richards

The Estate of Michael Rimmer

Victoria, Lady Robey OBE HonRCM

The Estate of Emma Rose

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

Dasha Shenkman OBE HonRCM

The Estate of Nancy Ann Wolfers

The Wolfson Foundation

Principal Supporters

Amaryllis Fleming Foundation

C. Bechstein Pianofortefabrik AG

The Estate of Heather Curry

Peter & Annette Dart

The Drapers' Company

The Fishmongers' Company

Martin Fraenkel

J Paul Getty Jr Charitable Trust

The Harbour Foundation

The Headley Trust

Jules Hess & the late Tony Hess


John Lewis Partnership

The Estate of Sir Neville Marriner FRCM

Rosemary Millar HonRCM & Richard Millar

John Nickson & Simon Rew

The Estate of Sheila & Christine Partridge

Pro Musica Ltd

The Estate of Charles Stewart Richardson

Leopold de Rothschild 1959 Charitable Trust

The Estate of Humphrey Searle CBE FRCM

The Peter Sowerby Foundation

The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation UK

The Estate of Ivor Charles Treby

The Estate of Gweneth Urquhart

Van Cleef & Arpels

Vaseppi Trust

Sir Siegmund Warburg's Voluntary Settlement

Bob & Sarah Wigley

Henry Wood Accommodation Trust

The Worshipful Company of Musicians

Major Supporters

Melanie Arora

Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne

The Estate of Annabel Buchan MBE

The Victor Dahdaleh Foundation

The Estate of Enid Faithfull

The Estate of Audrey Goodfellow

The Estate of Alan & Sylvia Hammond

Huawei Technologies (UK)

The Estate of Freda Betty Koganovitch

The Helen Rachael Mackaness Charitable Trust

The Mills Williams Foundation

Michael & Dorothy Needley

Nord Anglia Education

Roland Saam

Kathleen Beryl Sleigh Charitable Trust

The Steel Charitable Trust

Betty Sutherland

The Estate of Una Warnes FRCM

Garry Watts MBE & Carolyn Ward

Suha Yusuf Charitable Trust


The Aldama Foundation

Robert Anderson

The Robert Anderson Trust

Art Fund

Dr Linda Beeley

The Maria Björnson Memorial Fund

Lord Black & Mark Bolland

Ian Boag

The Boltini Trust

Claus & Anne Budelmann

Catherine Clarke

Noël Coward Foundation

Diane Davies

Sue Dibley

The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust

The Gilbert & Eileen Edgar Foundation

The Exilarch's Foundation

The Patrick and Helena Frost Foundation

Faye Hamilton & John Stewart

The Honourable Society of the Knights of the Round Table

The Houston Family

The Innholders' Charitable Foundation

David James

Richard & Susan Jarvis

Karaviotis Foundation

Joanna Kaye

Ruth Keattch

Professor Pat Kendall-Taylor

Christopher Kneale

David & Mary Laing

James & Margaret Lancaster

Lee Abbey London

The Lennox Hannay Charitable Trust

Dr Mark Levesley & Christina Hoseason

LGT Group Foundation

LIBER Foundation

Lord & Lady Lurgan Trust

The Hon Richard Lyttelton & Romilly Lyttelton

Dr Rosemary Mason & Mr Palle Uhd Jepsen

The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust

The Estate of Phyllis Horne Menzies

Sir Peter & Lady Middleton FRCM

The Howard & Abby Milstein Foundation

Richard & Minako Mountford

Noswad Charity

Old Possum's Practical Trust

The Charles Peel Charitable Trust

Phillimore Trust

The Stanley Picker Charitable Trust

Russell Race

John & Jenny Reid

Sir Simon & Lady Robertson

Hilda Scarth

The Rudge Shipley Charitable Trust

Alethea Siow & Jeremy Furniss

The Estate of Richard Silver

South Square Trust

Peter & Dimity Spiller

Spitfire Audio

Steinway & Sons

Tait Memorial Trust

Ian & Meriel Tegner

Mrs Lynette Tiong

The Robert Turnbull Piano Foundation

Rhoddy Voremberg

Anne Wadsworth OBE & Brian Wadsworth

Sir Peter & Lady Walters

The Estate of John Ward

Josef Weinberger Ltd

Jill & Michael Westwood

The Wyseliot Charitable Trust

Core Contributors

Abinger Hammer Village School Trust


Anglo-Norse Society of London

John & Halina Bennett

The Bliss Trust

Gary & Eleanor Brass

The Brooks Van Der Pump Charitable Trust

Sir Anthony Cleaver FRCM & Lady Cleaver

The Estate of Roselyn Ann Clifton Parker

Cockayne - Grants for the Arts and the London Community Foundation

Gordon & Penny Cooper

The Estate of Margaret L Cooper

Douglas Downie & Kyra von Schottenstein

The Finzi Trust

Baroness Fleet CBE

Douglas & Adele Gardner

Peter Granger

Richard Hamilton

The Miss K M Harbinson Charitable Trust

Lily Harriss HonRCM & Julian Harriss

Greta Hemus

The Derek Hill Foundation

The Herbert Howells Trust

Clare Hyland

Sir George Iacobescu CBE & Lady Iacobescu

Wan Aziz Ibrahim

Il Circolo

Professor Colin Lawson CBE FRCM

David & Sue Lewis

John & Jackie Lower

Richard Mansell-Jones

Marcus McDonald

David Mildon

Ellen Moloney

Humphrey Norrington OBE FRCM

Ofenheim Charitable Trust

Gordon Palmer Charitable Trust

Linda Perez

P F Charitable Trust

Pilgrim Trust

Kevin Porter HonRCM

Richard Price FRCM & Sue Price

PRS for Music Foundation

Catherine Quinn

Andrew Ratcliffe

Christopher & Anne Saul

Sarah Sillem

Valerie Smith

Peter Storrs Trust

Sudborough Foundation

Janis Susskind OBE HonRCM

Dylan Szymanski

The Tamir-Sternberg Foundation

The Thistle Trust

Thriplow Charitable Trust

Louisa Treger

Stephan & Nilufer Von Bismarck OBE

The Wall Trust

The William Walton and La Mortella Trust

Julia Watson

Miles Webber

James Williams

Quentin & Sarah Williams

Professor Lord Winston & the late Lady Winston

Moira Witty

The Worshipful Company of Cutlers

The Worshipful Company of Saddlers

RCM Legacy Ensemble

Dr Emma Adlard

Robert C Andrews

Margaret Barfield

Brian Barker

Jane Barker CBE FRCM

Elizabeth Bates

John Beech

Lady Eve Bergman

Dr John Bertalot

Lord Black of Brentwood & Mark Bolland

Elizabeth Blackman

Helen Brunner

Brenda Bunyan

Valerie Byrom-Taylor

Sir Roger & Lady Carr HonRCM

Chris Christodoulou HonRCM

Dr Daphne Clarke

Sir Anthony Cleaver FRCM

Colin Coombs

Professor Colin Cree

Katia de Peyer

Paul Duffy

Marion Dyer

John East

Scott Elkins

Pete Fozard

Audrey Fryer

Lady Victoria Harrison

Lily Harriss HonRCM & Julian Harriss

Michael Hodges

Poppy Holden

Susan Holland

David Holohan

Catherine James Edwards

Michael Kadwell

Ivan Katzen

Bryan Kelly

Professor Pat Kendall-Taylor

Nicholas King FRCM

Matthew Knight

Professor Colin Lawson CBE FRCM

John Lawson

Kenneth & Daphne Midwood

Lorraine Migliorini

Madeleine Mitchell FRSA MMus GRSM ARCM

Ellen Moloney

Avril Nelson GRSM ARCM & Graham Fearnhead

Grant Newman & Neville McDonough

John Nickson & Simon Rew

Michael Normington

Humphrey Norrington OBE FRCM

Terry & Valerie Osborne

Sue Pudifoot-Stephens

Dame Janet Ritterman DBE HonDMus

Victoria, Lady Robey OBE HonRCM

Hilda Scarth

Kyra von Schottenstein

William & Valerie Shackel

Barbara Simmonds

Stephen Stuart-Smith

Susan Sturrock HonRCM

Robert Sutherland

Patricia & Kevin Thompson

Timothy Wilcox

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