“The RCM is an incredible place, full of inspiring people and life changing opportunities". A female student, wearing a white jacket, sitting in an orchestral rehearsal, holding her bow and violin.
“The RCM is an incredible place, full of inspiring people and life changing opportunities". A female student, wearing a white jacket, sitting in an orchestral rehearsal, holding her bow and violin.

Discover the inspirational learning experience at the Royal College of Music. Find out more about studying at the Global No.1 for Performing Arts (QS World University Rankings 2023 & 2022).

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Meet our alumni

Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Sarah Connolly, Sir James Galway and Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber all studied at the Royal College of Music.

We've been the home to the world's best musicians for more than 140 years.

Be inspired by the diverse careers enjoyed by our alumni in the music industry and beyond.

Read their inspirational stories

A collage of four students, some holding musical instruments, some conducting musicians in an orchestra.
A collage of four students, some holding musical instruments, some conducting musicians in an orchestra.

News

Innovative 3D models of historical instruments protect and promote rare instruments to new audiences

3D models of eight rare woodwind instruments protect against conservation concerns around the playability of historical instruments due to their fragility, allowing greater engagement opportunities for Royal College of Music students, professional musicians and Museum visitors.

Shaping a sustainable future in Royal College of Music Green Week 2024

RCM Green Week takes place from 26 February to 1 March 2024, offering an opportunity to spotlight the College’s commitment to environmental sustainability and encourage students and staff to keep getting involved.

What does music mean to you?

Find out why students choose the RCM for an inspirational learning experience.

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