Royal College of Music

Royal College of Music

Charity information

Royal College of Music

For over 130 years the Royal College of Music has crossed social and geographical boundaries to discover and nurture the most gifted young music students from around the world. The RCM’s influence on the development of music worldwide is incalculable. Through its doors have passed some of the most distinguished and influential figures in British music history. The College's influence is not merely historical, however: it continues to grow, attracting the finest talent from all over the world.

Founded 1882

  • Mission statement

    The Royal College of Music provides specialised musical education and professional training at the highest international level for performers and composers, within an environment that stimulates innovation and research. This enables talented students from all backgrounds to develop the musical skills, knowledge, understanding and resourcefulness which will equip them to contribute significantly to musical life in this country and internationally.

    We can only continue to deliver a world-class education, and life-changing opportunities, with the support of our increasingly generous family of supporters, who play a crucial part in this transformational process. By supporting scholarships for outstanding students from around the world, donors see first-hand the tangible difference their support makes.

  • Aims

    Royal College of Music aims to:

    • Our aim is to provide much-needed scholarships for our talented students, enabling them to excel in their studies, whatever their background.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1882

    Registered Charity Number: 309268

    Board members: 20

    Full time staff: 100

    Part time staff: 350

    Phone number: 020 7591 4862

    Address: Prince Consort Road London SW7 2BS

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  • Royal College of Music (RCM) Scholarship Fund

    The RCM is one of the world’s greatest conservatoires providing specialised music educat... More