Junior Academy

Junior Academy offers a fantastic opportunity to talented and committed young musicians who want to be inspired, challenged and encouraged in their aim to make the very most of their musical ability.

Whether you are still quite young and would benefit from the special focus of Primary Academy or are in your teens and ready for the full Junior Academy programme, you will find yourself amongst others who share your love of music and for whom Saturday is the most important day of the week.

Director, Junior Academy:
Howard Ionascu MusB

Associate Director, Junior Academy and Director, Primary Academy:
Krystyna Budzynska GRSM, LRAM, ARAM

Administrator, Junior Academy:
Karen Ingram BA (Hons), Hon ARAM

Read more about Junior Academy here...

Howard Ionascu

Head of Junior Academy: Howard Ionascu

Director of Junior Academy

Founder of Laudate Choir

Previously Director of Music at The King’s School, Canterbury


Primary Academy Director receives Lifetime Achievement Award


Krystyna Budzynska, Founder and Director of Primary Academy and former Associate Director of Junior Academy, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award in the Music Teacher Awards for Excellence, sponsored by the Incorporated Society of Musicians.


Memorable collaborations


Working with John Adams, Nigel Hess and Piers Adams

Junior Academy


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@RoyalAcadMusic • 3月 20
Congratulations to the #JuniorAcademy piano trio of Julia de Luca, Katherine Yoon and Sophie Kauer, winners of the @procorda U16 category.
@RoyalAcadMusic • 3月 13
This week at the Academy: Sir Mark Elder, @ClioGould, 2 masterclasses & #JuniorAcademy perform Berlioz… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
@RoyalAcadMusic • 3月 13
Congratulations to pianist @RhysConcessao, winner of @rso_reading Young Musicians' Competition 2017 #JuniorAcademy