The Academy has a fine tradition of training talented singers for international careers.

Our Vocal Faculty professors have a depth and range of expertise in every area of the singing profession. Through comprehensive training in vocal technique and language tuition, we fully prepare our students for careers in both opera and concert repertoire.

The Academy offers Principal Study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We are interested in training singers who demonstrate professional potential with vocal, musical and intellectual maturity.

Undergraduate Vocal Studies: Your Experience

Postgraduate Vocal Studies: Your Experience

See also:
Performance, the central driving force behind all Academy studies
Regent Scholarship Scheme


Chris Loake, Senior Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7384 / Email voice@ram.ac.uk

Professor Mark Wildman

Head of Vocal: Professor Mark Wildman

Studied at the Royal Academy of Music; head of our prestigious Vocal Faculty since 1991

Jury member for major international singing competitions

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Academy artists at the 2017 Proms


Academy artists at the 2017 BBC Proms

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Advice for everyone auditioning for studies in 2017

Upcoming Events

Vocal Masterclass with Anne Howells free

Wednesday, 03.05.2017 14:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

International operatic mezzo-soprano, Anne Howells, gives a masterclass

Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award and Webb Award for Accompanists free

Sunday, 07.05.2017 15:00, Duke’s Hall

The final round of the highly prestigious Richard Lewis/ Jean Shanks Award for postgraduate vocal students at the Academy.

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 07.05.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

BWV 150, BWV 81, BWV 562, BWV 193

Russian Songs and Arias free

Wednesday, 10.05.2017 13:05, Henry Wood Room

The Academy’s Russian Song class presents a varied programme of Russian songs and arias featuring works by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky

Composers’ Project: Songbook free

Tuesday, 16.05.2017 19:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Academy composers present a recital of eleven new songs for soprano, two clarinets, viola and double bass

Elena Gerhardt Lieder Prize and Marjorie Thomas Award free

Friday, 19.05.2017 10:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

A recital of English, French and German songs. Free, no tickets required 

Vocal Masterclass with Brindley Sherratt free

Tuesday, 13.06.2017 15:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

International operatic bass, Brindley Sherratt gives a masterclass

The Art of Chaos: A Weimar Collage

Thursday, 15.06.2017 17:00, The Ditch

4.30pm doors and animations 5.00pm performance 6.30pm animations Premieres of works by student composers taking inspiration...

The Art of Chaos: Vibrations free

Saturday, 17.06.2017 12:00, The Ditch

Audiences are welcome to experience Vibrations anytime between 12.00pm – 2.30pm and 4.30pm – 7.00pm; due to limited ...

The Art of Chaos: Vibrations free

Saturday, 17.06.2017 16:30, Shoreditch Town Hall

A collection of new sound installations by student composers which variously explore the rich and complex sounds of vibrating st...

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 25.06.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

Solo voices and the timbre of a solo oboe predominate in today’s cantatas.

Weekend Vocal Workout

Friday, 07.07.2017 17:00 - Sunday, 09.07.2017 20:00, Various venues around the Academy

Our intensive Weekend Vocal Workout gives aspiring singers the opportunity to explore their potential.

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 08.10.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

Unusual texts are to the fore in this concert’s cantatas. Leichtgessinte Flattergeiste (‘Frivolous flibbertigibbets’) takes the palm for the most charming and least likely opening line in the entire repertoire

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 05.11.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

Brightness and darkness are juxtaposed in this concert, conducted by the Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Prize winner Philippe Herreweghe

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 03.12.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

The final concert of the season focuses on celebratory works for Christmas and Michaelmas

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‘Every singer is treated as the individual they truly are, for no two human voices are identical’

Mark Wildman