Our supporters

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The Royal College of Music would like to thank everybody who has supported the work of the RCM and our students.

Music has the power to transform lives and your contributions play a vital role in our shared musical life, today and in the future. We would like to thank all those listed below, as well as those who wish to remain anonymous, who have made donations of £1,000 or more between 1 May 2021 and 30 April 2022.

We would also like to thank those who have pledged a gift to the RCM in their Will. The RCM Legacy Ensemble was launched in 2019 to acknowledge the generosity of those who pledge a gift to the RCM in their Will and to celebrate the life-changing impact of the bequests we receive.

More Music Founding Patrons

The Estate of George Frederick Burgan

The Estate of Basil Coleman

Victor Ford Foundation on behalf of Ramona & Trevor Swale

The Croucher Hong Kong Charitable Trust

The Estate of Christopher Hogwood CBE HonDMus

Kingdom Music Education Group

Sandro & Rena Lavery HonRCM

The Leverhulme Trust

The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Geoffrey Richards HonRCM & Valerie Richards

The Estate of Neville Wathen

Ruth West HonRCM & the late Dr Michael West

Garfield Weston Foundation

The Wolfson Foundation

Leadership Supporters

The Estate of Jill Anderson

Jane Barker CBE FRCM

Blüthner Pianos

Andrea Bocelli Foundation

G & K Boyes Charitable Trust

The Derek Butler Trust

Philip Carne MBE HonRCM & Christine Carne

Meredith & Denis Coleman

Colt Clavier Collection Trust

The Estate of Thomas Cottrell

The Estate of John & Marjorie Coultate

The Estate of Jocelyn Cruft

The Estate of John & Sylvia Daughtry

The Estate of Margaret Dewey

The Foyle Foundation

The Estate of Albert Frost

The Harry & Gylla Godwin Charitable Trust


Linda Hill HonRCM & Tony Hill

The Victor and Lilian Hochhauser Foundation

Sara Nelson Horner

The Humphrey Richardson Taylor Charitable Trust

Community Jameel

Kirby Laing Foundation

Leonora Countess of Lichfield

The Linbury Trust

Philip Loubser Foundation

The Estate of William Mealings

The Mirfield Trust

The Polonsky Foundation

Pureland Foundation

The Julia & Hans Rausing Trust

The Reed Foundation & The Big Give Christmas Challenge

The Estate of Michael Rimmer

Victoria, Lady Robey OBE HonRCM

The Estate of Emma Rose

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

The Segelman Trust

Dasha Shenkman OBE HonRCM

The Estate of Gerald Charles Webster

The Estate of Nancy Ann Wolfers

Principal Supporters

Amaryllis Fleming Foundation

Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne

Jane Avery in memory of Robert Avery

C. Bechstein Pianofortefabrik AG

Lord Black & Mark Bolland  

Ian Boag

The Estate of Heather Curry

Peter & Annette Dart

The Drapers' Company

The Fishmongers' Company

Martin Fraenkel

J Paul Getty Jr Charitable Trust

The Harbour Foundation

The Headley Trust

Jules Hess and the late Tony Hess

HSH Dr Prince Donatus von Hohenzollern


The Estate of Frida Betty Koganovitch

John Lewis Partnership

The Estate of Sir Neville Marriner FRCM

Rosemary Millar HonRCM & Richard Millar

Michael & Dorothy Needley

John Nickson & Simon Rew

Oak Foundation

The Estate of Sheila & Christine Partridge

The Charles Peel Charitable Trust

Pro Musica Ltd

The Estate of Prudence Raphael née Gaffikin

The Estate of Charles Stewart Richardson

Leopold de Rothschild 1959 Charitable Trust

Roland Saam

The Estate of Humphrey Searle CBE FRCM

Alethea Siow & Jeremy Furniss

Miss Kathleen Beryl Sleigh Charitable Trust

The Peter Sowerby Foundation

Steinway & Sons

Ian & Meriel Tegner

The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation UK

Mrs Lynette Tiong

The Estate of Ivor Charles Treby

The Estate of Gweneth Urquhart

Van Cleef & Arpels

Vaseppi Trust

Sir Siegmund Warburg's Voluntary Settlement

Bob & Sarah Wigley

Henry Wood Accommodation Trust

The Worshipful Company of Musicians

Major Supporters

The Victor Dahdaleh Foundation

Andrew Darke

Petronella Dittmer

E B M Charitable Trust

Richard Goulding  

The late Dr Martin Schwartz

The Steel Charitable Trust

Suha Yusuf Charitable Trust

Swire Charitable Trust

Kevin Thompson OBE FRCM and Patricia Thompson

The Robert Turnbull Piano Foundation


The Aldama Foundation

Robert Anderson

The Robert Anderson Trust

Melanie Arora

In memory of Sabina and Francis Ashley

Tim Ashley & John Booth

Vivien & Peter Beckwith

Dr Linda Beeley

The Maria Björnson Memorial Fund

Peter & Kirsty Brooks

Catherine Clarke

Noël Coward Foundation

Nicola Danciger and Dr Danielle Wise in memory of Leonard Marks

Fiona Dauppe & Michael Petchey

Diane Davies

Sue Dibley

The Gilbert & Eileen Edgar Foundation

The Exilarch's Foundation

The Patrick & Helena Frost Foundation

The Estate of Audrey Fryer

Faye Hamilton & John Stewart

L G Harris Trust

The Hedley Foundation

Hollick Family Foundation

The Honourable Society of the Knights of the Round Table

The Houston Family

The Estate of Elaine Hugh-Jones

Sir George Iacobescu CBE & Lady Iacobescu

International Music & Art Foundation

David James

Richard & Susan Jarvis

Karaviotis Foundation

Ruth Keattch

Christopher Kneale

David & Mary Laing

Lee Abbey London

The Lennox Hannay Charitable Trust

LIBER Foundation

London Women's Clinic Foundation

In memory of Tony Luker

Lord and Lady Lurgan Trust

The Hon Richard Lyttelton HonRCM & Romilly Lyttelton

The Helen Rachael Mackaness Charitable Trust

The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust

The Estate of Sheila Melluish

The Mills Williams Foundation

The Howard & Abby Milstein Foundation

Family of Peter Morrison

Richard and Minako Mountford

Ofenheim Charitable Trust

Old Possum's Practical Trust

Phillimore Trust

The Stanley Picker Charitable Trust

Richard Price FRCM & Sue Price

Russell Race

Rhona Reid Charitable Trust

Mark Redman

Hilda Scarth

The Estate of Richard Silver

South Square Trust

Peter & Dimity Spiller

Stephen Stuart-Smith

Janis Susskind OBE HonRCM

Betty & the late Robert Sutherland

Tait Memorial Trust

Anton Tasker

Rosemary Taylor

Rhoddy Voremberg FRCM

Anne Wadsworth OBE & Brian Wadsworth

The Wall Trust

Sir Peter & Lady Walters

Sir Guy Weston HonRCM

The Wyseliot Charitable Trust

Core Contributors

Abinger Hammer Village School Trust

Anglo-Norse Society

John & Halina Bennett

Richard Blackford

The Bliss Trust

Gary & Eleanor Brass

Anne-Marie and Christopher Braun

Rev Lyndon van der Pump FRCM & Edward Brooks FRCM

Andrew Bruce

Chapman Charitable Trust

Sir Anthony Cleaver FRCM & Lady Cleaver

The Estate of Roselyn Ann Clifton Parker

Elizabeth Davison

Douglas Downie & Kyra von Schottenstein

The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust

The Ann Driver Trust

Dr Ian & Janet Edmondson

The Finzi Trust

Baroness Fleet CBE

Edward Fox OBE & Joanna David

Douglas & Adele Gardner

The Hon William Gibson

Peter Granger

Richard Hamilton

Harbinson Charitable Trust

Mike Harris

Lily Harriss HonRCM & Julian Harriss

The Derek Hill Foundation

Gillian Humphreys OBE HonRCM & Peter J David

Clare Hyland

Il Circolo

Professor Pat Kendall-Taylor

The Estate of Courtney Kenny

James & Margaret Lancaster

Professor Colin Lawson CBE FRCM

David & Sue Lewis

John & Jackie Lower

Charles & Dominique Lubar

Richard Mansell-Jones

David Mildon

Ellen Moloney

Music Talks

Keith O'Nions

The Risman Foundation

Linda Perez

P F Charitable Trust

PRS for Music Foundation

Catherine Quinn

Andrew Ratcliffe

Rotary Club London

Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea

Alan Sainer

The David & Jennifer Sieff Charitable Trust

Sarah Sillem

St Giles & St George Education Charity

Penny Streeter OBE

The Tamir-Sternberg Foundation

James Williams

Quentin & Sarah Williams

Moira Witty GRSM ARCM

The William Walton and La Mortella Trust

The Worshipful Company of Cutlers

The Worshipful Company of Saddlers

We are grateful to ABRSM for their significant contribution.  

RCM Legacy Ensemble

Dr Emma Adlard

Mr Robert C Andrews

Christopher Ball

Sue Balston

Margaret Barfield

Mr Brian Barker

Mrs Jane Barker CBE FRCM

Elizabeth Bates

John Beech

Lady Eve Bergman ARCM LRAM

John Bertalot

Lord Black and Mr Mark Bolland

Mrs Elizabeth Blackman

Helen Brunner

Mrs Brenda Bunyan

Miss Valerie Byrom-Taylor

Sir Roger & Lady Carr HonRCM

Mr Chris Christodoulou HonRCM

Daphne Clarke

Sir Anthony Cleaver FRCM
Colin Coombs

Mr Colin Cree

Mr Paul Duffy

Mrs Marion Dyer

Mr John East

Mrs Catherine James Edwards

Scott Elkins

Baroness Fleet CBE

Iain Fowler HonRCM and Robert Rose

Pete Fozard

Sarah Gibb

Olivia Graham

Lady Victoria Harrison

Lily Harriss HonRCM & Julian Harriss

Mr Michael Hodges

Ms Poppy Holden

Susan Holland

David Holohan

Bryan Husband

Michael Kadwell

Karaviotis Foundation

Mr Ivan Katzen

Bryan Kelly

Professor Pat Kendall-Taylor

Mr Nicholas King FRCM

Mr Matthew Knight

Professor Colin Lawson CBE FRCM

John Lawson

Kenneth and Daphne Midwood

Lorraine Migliorini

Miss Madeleine Mitchell FRSA MMus GRSM ARCM

Ellen Moloney

Avril Nelson GRSM ARCM & Graham Fearnhead

Mr Grant Newman & Mr Neville McDonough

Mr John Nickson & Mr Simon Rew

Michael Normington

Mr Humphrey Norrington OBE FRCM

Terry and Valerie Osborne

Mrs Katia de Peyer

Mrs Sue Pudifoot-Stephens

Dame Janet Ritterman DBE HonDMus

Victoria, Lady Robey OBE HonRCM

Mrs Hilda Scarth

Christopher Scott

Mr William & Mrs Valerie Shackel

Ms Barbara Simmonds

Stephen Stuart-Smith

Susan Sturrock HonRCM

Mr Robert Sutherland

Ms Frances Tait

Anton Tasker

Patricia and Kevin Thompson

Kyra von Schottenstein

Anne Wadsworth OBE & Brian Wadsworth

Caroline Wallis-Newport

Timothy Wilcox

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