Strings News

Academy unveils new Finzi scholarship and bust

02.10.2017

The Royal Academy of Music has unveiled a new specially-commissioned bust of the English composer Gerald Finzi as well as a significant new scholarship in the composer’s name

New audition centre opens in Australia

21.08.2017

Academy opens audition centre in Australia

Academy tops conservatoire student satisfaction ranking

16.08.2017

Academy scores highest in overall student satisfaction among UK conservatoires

Tickets to our Autumn season are on sale

19.07.2017

Tickets to the Academy’s Autumn season are now on sale

Junior Academy bassist awarded fellowship

03.07.2017

Jude Chandler, 14, made Honorary Fellow of the Guild of Musicians

June at the Academy

01.06.2017

Find out about our June highlights

RPS wins for Academy family

10.05.2017

Academy alumni and professor win RPS awards

‘It’s all about team playing’

27.04.2017

Clio Gould previews Sainsbury Royal Academy Soloists’ next concert

Academy artists at the 2017 Proms

20.04.2017

Academy artists at the 2017 BBC Proms

Summer Diary available now

07.04.2017

Find out what’s in our new Summer Diary of Events

Stravinsky CD reviewed

06.04.2017

Reviews for Manson Ensemble’s Stravinsky

The Principal and the EU

29.03.2017

A personal message from the Principal

Violinist James Ehnes joins Academy roster

16.03.2017

Canadian violinist James Ehnes is to join the roster of the Royal Academy of Music as Visiting Professor of Violin. Ehnes is one...

Arts Council head praises Open Academy

13.12.2016

Academy’s ‘significant work’ towards diversity in classical music is celebrated in keynote speech

Steven Isserlis and Bengt Forsberg become Academy Visiting Professors

30.11.2016

Two more internationally acclaimed performers join our extensive roster

Sheku joins Decca Classics

14.11.2016

Junior Academy cellist signs major recording deal

Juan-Miguel Hernandez appointed as professor of viola

07.09.2016

International artist of impressive range and quality joins Strings Department

2015 graduates demonstrate success

03.08.2016

Higher Education Statistics Agency survey reports 100% in work or study

Autumn 2016 events

25.07.2016

Tickets for Autumn events are on sale now

Royal Academy of Music and English Chamber Orchestra announce an exciting new collaboration

09.06.2016

Professional mentoring and performance at the highest level

Royal Academy of Music strengthens still further its exceptional Strings and Vocal staff

27.05.2016

Appointments are announced of Hannah Roberts, Ben Hughes, Mark Wilde and John Ramster

Academy joins BBC for Get Playing Virtual Orchestra

24.05.2016

Digital orchestra launched for amateur musicians all over UK

Sheku Kanneh-Mason wins BBC Young Musician

16.05.2016

Major triumph for Junior Academy student

The Principal celebrates top rating for world-class Royal Academy of Music

07.05.2016

HEFCE declares its strongest support for the Academy’s work

Junior Academy cellist wins RPS Duet Prize

05.05.2016

Sheku Kanneh-Mason is awarded inaugural RPS Duet Prize for Young Instrumentalists

Fellowship Awards

03.05.2016

Announcing Fellowships for current students

Nominations for the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards

01.04.2016

Congratulations to all who have been nominated for Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards.

Summer 2016 at the Academy

22.03.2016

Announcing our Summer events schedule

Success at Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition

21.03.2016

Congratulations to Timothy Ridout (first prize) and Wenhong Luo (third prize)

Success at Arts Club Karl Jenkins Music Award

14.03.2016

Academy students are awarded all three major prizes

2016 Honours are announced

04.03.2016

Annual Honours recognise achievements in the music profession

Academy appoints new University of London Professors

17.02.2016

Recognition of outstanding contributions both to the Academy and to international musical life.

Junior Academy at BBC Young Musician

18.01.2016

Five performers with Academy connections reach category finals

Academy violinist selected for Menuhin Competition

05.01.2016

Academy undergraduate Mathilde Milwidsky, from north London, will be one of 22 international competitors

Bohemian Rhapsody at 40

18.12.2015

Composition alumnus Charlie Piper rearranges Queen’s classic for the Academy students of the Behn Quartet

Museum Digitisation Project

10.12.2015

The Royal Academy of Music Museum is collaborating in a major partnership with the Royal College of Music, the Horniman Museum a...

The Evening Standard’s The 1000

18.09.2015

Congratulations to Academy alumni and professors selected as some of the 1000 most influential people in London

RPS supports alumni studies in Germany

27.07.2015

Scholarships for violin alumna Kristine Balanas and trumpet alumna Imogen Hancock

Paul Silverthorne

08.07.2015

‘Au revoir’ to a remarkable and highly valued professor

Junior Academy Cellist wins Talent Search

26.06.2015

Sophie Kauer selected in Musicale Young Artists’ Symphony Orchestra’s Search for a Cello Soloist

15th International Tchaikovsky Competition

15.06.2015

Two of our Latvian alumni have been selected as finalists to compete for the coveted award in Moscow.

Rodney Friend joins Strings staff

02.06.2015

Violin professor of international renown will teach at the Academy from September 2015

Student Fellowships 2015–16

11.05.2015

Congratulations to all of the current students who have been awarded Fellowships to continue working at the Academy over the nex...

Artesian Quartet perform at Young Artists Special In Tune event

01.05.2015

The Academy’s CAVATINA Chamber Music Fellows will perform as part of this exclusive live broadcast on Monday.

Menuhin Competition 2016 opens for entries

22.04.2015

The Menuhin Competition London 2016 opens for entries today, on what would have been Lord Menuhin’s 99th birthday.

RPS Awards shortlist is announced

06.04.2015

Congratulations to the many people with Academy connections who are celebrating being shortlisted for the Royal Philharmonic Society Awards 2015.

Success at Wigmore International Quartet Competition

01.04.2015

Piatti Quartet win second prize and award for performance of the set work

Timothy Ridout at Windsor Festival

24.03.2015

Undergraduate violist is second in International Competition

Christoph Richter joins Strings staff

19.03.2015

Distinguished musician is appointed as professor of cello

Academy Manson Ensemble at Aldeburgh Festival

04.03.2015

The Academy Manson Ensemble will travel to Aldeburgh Festival to perform in a concert celebrating the ninetieth year of Pierre Boulez.