About Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music is one of the world’s great conservatoires and was ranked top institution for performing arts in the UK for the sixth consecutive year in the 2021 QS World University Rankings and top in Europe in 2020 and 2021.

We train gifted musicians from all over the world for international careers as performers, conductors and composers. Founded in 1883 by the then Prince of Wales (later Edward VII), the RCM has trained some of the most important figures in British and international music life, including composers such as Holst, Vaughan Williams, Turnage a...

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