What does music mean to you?
At the Royal College of Music, it means everything. Find out more about studying at the Global No. 1 for Performing Arts (QS World University Rankings 2023 & 2022) and why students from all over the world choose the RCM for an inspirational learning experience.
'The highly competitive world of music is made infinitely less intimidating by the friendly faces of students and staff alike.'
'One of the richest and most intensive programmes of public performance of any conservatoire in the world.'
'London is a wonderful city, especially for musicians. There is a rich musical culture to be explored here. The RCM’s location, opposite the Royal Albert Hall and next to Hyde Park, is amazing.’
Study at the Royal College of Music
Exceptional professors, inspiring location, and unmatched performance and career development opportunities.
Join our community of likeminded musicians at our beautiful campus in London's South Kensington to realise your brilliance.
Selected via a competitive audition process, the list comprises some of today’s most talented young performers and academics.
Pianist Thomas Kelly has been announced as the recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship for 2023-24, awarded by the Royal College of Music (RCM) and generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation (PLF).
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Hear from our class of 2023
Our graduates share what they enjoyed most about studying at the RCM.
24 July 2023 - 31 December 2023
24 September 2023, 10:00am
Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
26 September 2023, 6:00pm
27 September 2023, 11:00am