Summer Season and new Harlem Quartet residency announced
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.
HRH The Prince of Wales honours outstanding musicians and industry leaders in annual President’s Visit
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.
RCMJD Quartet Performs for Royalty
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.
Alexia Sloane wins Cambridge Young Composer of the Year
Monday 21 November 2016
RCMJD composer’s successes continue with award from Cambridge Youth Music
NYO Success for RCMJD Musicians
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.
Eugenie's Television Debut
Tuesday 25 October 2016
Violinist Eugenie Dalgleish performs Barber's Violin Concerto on CBeebies' Melody and Friends
BBC Proms Inspire Success for RCMJD’s Shoshanah Sievers
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.
Vincent Ling Awarded Robert Lewin Scholarship
Monday 27 June 2016
RCMJD pianist Vincent Ling has been awarded a Robert Lewin Scholarship by the charity Awards for Young Musicians.
Ben Goldscheider through to BBC Young Musician Final
Monday 9 May 2016
Royal College of Music Junior Department horn player Ben Goldscheider is through to the Final of BBC Young Musician 2016.
Gold Award for Isabella
Thursday 21 April 2016
Isabella Fulford receives top award at the Golden Key Music Festival 2016
Announcing our Summer Season
Wednesday 30 March 2016
We’re delighted to announce the Royal College of Music’s Summer Season, focusing on the music of Igor Stravinsky.
Vincent Wins Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition
Wednesday 23 March 2016
RCMJD pianist Vincent Ling has been awarded First Prize by a distinguished jury.
HRH The Prince of Wales Presents Honours During Annual Visit
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.
Barbara Boissard Concerto Competition
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.
ROSL Success for Philip
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.
Five RCMJD Musicians to Compete in BBC Young Musician 2016
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.
Jacques Cohen Joins RCMJD as Symphony Orchestra Conductor
Monday 4 January 2016
Conductor and RCM Alumnus Jacques Cohen joins the RCMJD as conductor of the RCM Junior Department Symphony Orchestra
RCMJD student Jacky Zhang receives Grade 8 distinction
Thursday 26 November 2015
At just seven years of age, Jacky Zhang’s exam result is truly remarkable. An exciting musical future lies ahead!
RCMJD students take seats in the NYO
Tuesday 24 November 2015
18 students take up positions with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, continuing a long tradition of Junior Department students performing with the orchestra.
RCMJD at the House of Lords
Wednesday 21 October 2015
One of the RCMJD’s string quartets had the honour of performing at the House of Lords recently.
RCM Junior Department at the Music for Youth Primary Proms
Thursday 8 October 2015
The RCM Junior Department's Chamber Choir has recently taken part in the Music for Youth Primary Proms, which took place in the Royal Albert Hall
Jaques Samuel Junior Department Piano Festival
Friday 28 November 2014
Four students from the Royal College of Music Junior Department have been successful in the Jaques Samuel Junior Department Piano Festival.
Cambridge Young Composer of the Year 2014/15
Tuesday 25 November 2014
RCM Junior Department composer Joe Reynolds has been announced as Cambridge Young Composer of the Year 2014/15.
RCMJD students record ABRSM piano pieces
Friday 14 November 2014
RCM Junior Department pianists Tomoka Kan and Isaac Ettedgui have recorded the new grade 1 piano pieces for ABRSM.
New Year at the RCMJD
Friday 26 September 2014
We are delighted to warmly welcome 67 new students and a host of new staff for a new academic year at the Royal College of Music Junior Department.
Pianist Martin James Bartlett is BBC Young Musician 2014
Monday 19 May 2014
RCM student Martin James Bartlett has been crowned BBC Young Musician 2014.
Martin wins BBCYM Keyboard Final
Monday 12 May 2014
RCM Junior Department pianist Martin James Bartlett has won the Keyboard Category Final of BBC Young Musician 2014.
Friday 17 January 2014
Barbara Boissard, RCM alumna and former Director of the RCM Junior Department from 1975-1983, has died.
Friday 11 October 2013
On Thursday 10 October, the RCM Junior Department Chamber Orchestra performed at a pair of very special events.
New Head of Junior Programmes
Friday 6 September 2013
The RCM is delighted to announce the appointment of Miranda Francis as the new Head of Junior Programmes.
The Full English
Tuesday 16 July 2013
The RCM Junior Department Chamber Choir has given a presentation as part of the English Folk Dance and Song Society’s The Full English Discovery Day.
Friday 10 May 2013
RCM Junior Department trombonist Jasper Rose has won the British Trombone Society Carol Jarvis Jazz Competition.
The President's Award
Thursday 9 May 2013
HRH The Prince of Wales celebrated 20 years as President of the Royal College of Music by endorsing a brand-new honour, The President’s Award.
The Scalpel and the Bow
Monday 14 January 2013
Head of Performance Science Professor Aaron Williamon has featured on the popular BBC Radio 3 series Between the Ears.
RCMJD students perform for HM The Queen
Monday 11 June 2012
Several students from the RCM Junior Department have performed for HM The Queen with the NCO
Singing in the Rain!
Thursday 31 May 2012
Torrential rain didn't stop the Royal College of Music Chamber Choir entertaining the crowds at the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant...
Laura is Young Musician 2012
Monday 14 May 2012
RCM Junior Department student Laura van der Heijden has been crowned BBC Young Musician 2012...
BBC Young Musician 2012
Tuesday 17 April 2012
No fewer than five brilliantly talented RCM musicians have made it through to the category finals of the BBC Young Musician 2012...
Wednesday 14 December 2011
JD pianist and BBC Young Musician 2010 Lara Melda performs live on BBC Radio 3.
RCMJD pianists at the Southbank Centre and Wigmore Hall
Monday 7 November 2011
This autumn, pianists from the RCM Junior Department (RCMJD) performed in two of London’s most prestigious venues.
Thursday 3 November 2011
The RCM Junior Department's David Sutton-Anderson has written an article for the magazine of the National Association of Music Educators about the ground-breaking composition and choral project, Living Song.
Multiple triumphs for RCM performers
Wednesday 22 June 2011
RCM performers have almost swept the board at this year's Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition...
60th Birthday Celebrations
Monday 6 June 2011
Junior Department alumnus and renowned cellist Julian Lloyd Webber has been celebrating his 60th birthday this year with a series of special concerts.