Music has the power to transform lives. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, generations of gifted students from around the world have been guided and inspired at the Royal College of Music. We would like to thank in particular those who have made donations of £1,000 or more in the last 12 months. Gifts are listed alphabetically in order of surname.


Supporters of Named Scholarships, bursaries and Junior Fellowships

The Abinger Hammer Award
The Ackroyd Trust
Ashley Family Foundation
The Jane Barker Scholarship
Laurie Barry and the John Barry Scholarship for Film Composition
Dr Linda Beeley
Phoebe Benham Junior Fellowship
Bell Percussion
The Big Give Trust
The Bliss Trust
Boconnoc Scholarship
The Boise Scholarship
The Boltini Trust Scholarship
The Gary & Eleanor Brass Scholarship
Betty Brenner Scholarship
The Derek Butler Trust
The Richard Carne Charitable Trust
Sir Roger and Lady Carr Soirée d’Or Scholarship
Stephen Catto Memorial Scholarship
The Estate of Miss Iris Chappell
The Estate of Basil Coleman
Edgar Tom and Hilda May Cook
Else and Leonard Cross Charitable Trust
The Cuthbert Smith Award
Douglas and Kyra Downie
Ann Driver Trust
Gilbert and Eileen Edgar Junior Fellowship
Amaryllis Fleming Foundation
Fiona and Douglas Flint Soirée d’Or Scholarship
Albert and Eugenie Frost
The Future of Russia Foundation
Gylla Godwin Award
Peter Granger
The Greenbank Scholarship
HF Music Award 2
HMD Meyer Violin Prize
Royal College of Music Pete Handley Award
Irene Hanson Scholarship
Terry Hitchcock Scholarship
The Estate of Christopher Hogwood
Independent Opera Artist Scholarship
The JMC Award
The Johnson Scholarship
John Lewis Partnership Scholarships 2
The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation UK
Knights of the Round Table
Kirby Laing Foundation
Lark Insurance Scholarship
Headley Trust Scholarship
Hester Laverne Award
The Lee Abbey Award
Leverhulme Trust
Carole and Geoffrey Lindey
Philip Loubser Foundation
Loveday Scholarship
Lord and Lady Lurgan Trust
Mason Scholarship
Mr James McAlinden Legacy
The Mills Williams Foundation
The Howard and Abbey Milstein Foundation
Music Talks Award
Charles Napper Award
Lydia Napper Award
The John Nickson and Simon Rew Scholarship
Midori Nishiura
Sir Gordon Palmer Scholarship
The Charles Peel Charitable Trust
The Stanley Picker Trust
The Polonsky Foundation
PRS for Music Foundation
Russell Race Scholarship
The Radcliffe Trust
Norman Reintamm
The Old Johnian Charity
The Charles Stewart Richardson Scholarship for Composition
The Estate of Edith Mary Richmond
Virginia and Simon Robertson Scholarship
Victoria Robey Scholarship
Emma Rose Memorial Scholarship
Sheila Saam Memorial Scholarship
Humphrey Searle Scholarship
Frank Shipway Memorial Scholarship
Dasha Shenkman Scholarship
The Siow-Furniss Scholarship
Soirée d’Or Scholarships
South Square Trust
Steinway & Sons
Opperby Stokowski Collection Trust
Ian Stoutzker OBE, CBE, FRCM
Sudborough Foundation
Tait Memorial Trust Scholarship
HR Taylor Trust
Ian and Meriel Tegner
The Richard Toeman/Weinberger Opera Scholarship
The Tsukanov Family Foundation
HSH Dr Prince Donatus von Hohenzollern
The Wall Trust
Sir Peter and Lady Walters Soirée d’Or Scholarship
Bob and Sarah Wigley Scholarship
Arthur Wilson Trombone Award
Professor Lord Winston
The Wolfson Foundation
Andy Woodburn Memorial Award
The Worshipful Company of Drapers
The Worshipful Company of Fishmongers
The Worshipful Company of Musicians
The Wyseliot Charitable Trust 


Supporters of RCM Sparks

Karina and Dhairya Choudhrie
Denis and Meredith Coleman
Guy Dawson and Sam Horscroft
The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
J Paul Getty Jr Charitable Trust
The Hedley Foundation
HF Awards
John Lewis Partnership
Miss Joanna Kaye
The Oldhurst Trust
Georg and Emily von Opel Foundation
Sykes & Son
Universal Music Group
Anne Wadsworth OBE 


Members of the RCM Chairman’s Circle

Artpoint Foundation
Brian and Janice Capstick
Philip Carne MBE HonRCM and Christine Carne 1
Denis and Meredith Coleman 2
Helen Chung-Halpern and Abel Halpern
Guy Dawson and Sam Horscroft 2 
Gisela Gledhill 1
Lark Insurance
Dr Mark Levesley and Christina Hoseason
Susan Harbour
Linda Hill HonRCM and Tony Hill 1
Terry Hitchcock 1
David James
James and Clare Kirkman 1
Victoria Robey OBE 1
Roland Saam 1
Dasha Shenkman OBE, HonRCM 1
Alethea Siow and Jeremy Furniss
HSH Dr Prince Donatus von Hohenzollern 1
Michael and Ruth West HonRCM 1 
Quentin Willimas


Members of the RCM Director’s Circle

James Lancaster and Margaret Lancaster
Sir Peter and Lady Middleton FRCM
John Nickson and Simon Rew 1
Richard Price FRCM and Sue Price
Russell Race
Peter and Dimity Spiller
Robert and Betty Sutherland
Anne Wadsworth OBE 2


Members of the RCM Patrons’ Circle

Isla Baring OAM 1
Jane Barker CBE 1
Halina and John Bennett
Lady Bergman
Sylvia Bettermann Nathenson
Lorraine Buckland
Tania Chislett
Sir Anthony Cleaver FRCM and Lady Cleaver
Elizabeth de Kergorlay
Dr Ian and Janet Edmondson
Michael Estorick
Sabina Fatkullina
Professor Alice Gast
MarieNoelle and Mathias Gislev
Julian and Lily Harriss
Greta Hemus
John and Sue Heywood
William and AnnaMarie Hill
David and Sue Lewis
Charles and Dominique Lubar
David Mildon
Ellen Moloney
Jennifer Neelands
Sue Pudifoot-Stephens
Kara Radcliffe
Victoria Rock
Kerry and Dimity Rubie
Piffa Schroder
Sir Richard and Lady Sykes
Louisa Treger
John Ward
Jane Wilson
Sir Robert and Lady Wilson
Dr Yvonne Winkler
Richard Wintour
Rhoddy Voremberg


Corporate Supporters

BAE Systems
Campus Living Villages
Hatch Mansfield
Huawei Technologies (UK)
Niquesa Fine Jewellery and Hotels 


Major Supporters

Jane Barker CBE 1
Karen Cook
Mr Peter Dart
The Robert Fleming Hannay Memorial Charity
Mr Rex and Mrs Susan Harbour
Henry Wood Accommodation Trust
Heritage Lottery Fund
Professor Colin Lawson FRCM
Mr Julian Metherell
The Mirfield Trust
Geoffrey Richards HonRCM
The Rothschild Foundation
Roland Rudd
The Peter Sowerby Foundation
Georg and Emily von Opel Foundation 2
Sir Siegmund Warburg’s Voluntary Settlement
The Garfield Weston Foundation
Bob and Sarah Wigley 1
Sir David Willcocks Legacy



Mr Christopher Arnander FRCM
Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation
Biddy Baxter and John Hosier Music Trust
Mr Peter Beckwith
Guy Black of Brentwood
Mr Michael Boxford
Brooks-van der Pump English Song Prize
Mr Sudhir Choudhrie
Sir David Cooksey
Mr Hugh Davidson
The Derek Hill Foundation
George Drexler Foundation
Mr Andrew Haigh
Ms Lily Harriss
Help Musicians UK
Mr Laurence Hopkins
Mr Michael Jeans
Joaninha Trust
Mrs Hanna Klein
Mr Peter Lofthouse
The Hon Richard Lyttelton
Edward Mandel/Jaques Samuel Pianos Bursary
Mr Marcus McDonald HonRCM
Mrs Philippa Micklethwait Legacy
Sir Douglas Morpeth FRCM
The Countess of Munster Memorial Trust
The Edith Murphy Foundation
St Marylebone Educational Foundation
Ofenheim Charitable Trust
The John Ogden Foundation
Mrs Helen Ogunbiyi
Mr Christopher Saul
Miss Kathleen Beryl Sleigh Charitable Trust
Peter and Dimity Spiller
Mr Ian Stoutzker OBE, CBE, FRCM
Ms Simona Tappi
Mr William Tilden
Tillett Trust
Mr Rhoddy Voremberg
Mr John Ward
Mr Nigel Woolner
Mr John Wright


1 Also support a named award. Find out more about ways to support the RCM

2 Also support RCM Sparks  



Christopher Bellew
John and Jean Botts
Mervyn and Helen Bradlow
Richard and Emily Buckingham
Jonathan Cole
Morella Cottam
Caroline Doggart
The Hon William Gibson
Kyoko Gledhill
Peter Granger
Valery Honeyman
Gillian Humphreys OBE HonRCM ARAM
Ruth Keattch
Dr Graham Kidd
Clive Marks
Richard Mansell-Jones
Humphrey Norrington OBE FRCM
John and Jennifer Reid
Mary Ryan
Janis Susskind OBE HonRCM
William Tilden
Keith Tranmer
John Wright

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