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“I was a Saturday student at the Royal Academy of Music and there was an inspirational teacher there called Graham Treacher who opened my eyes and ears to modern music.”
Andrew Davis, musicalcriticism.com

Junior Academy offers courses at the Royal Academy of Music on Saturdays for talented and committed young musicians of secondary school age (12–18) as well as a dedicated Junior Jazz course. Primary Academy (age 8–12) provides for the musical development of the most able younger musicians. There are also more general preliminary courses (age 4–8).

Information downloads 

Download a Prospectus (PDF)
Download an application form for 2015 (PDF)
Download Open Day invitation (PDF)
Download a list of our termly events schedule (PDF)
Download our list of term dates (PDF)
Download fees information for 2015/2016 (PDF)

Junior Academy Staff

Director, Junior Academy: Howard Ionascu

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

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

View a list of all our staff 


Junior Academy, Royal Academy of Music
Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT
Phone 020 7873 7380 / email juniors@ram.ac.uk

Junior Academy is in the ‘family’ of Foundations for Excellence, which exists to share research, resources and best practice for the support and development (particularly in health and wellbeing) of talented young musicians, singers and dancers and their teachers worldwide.

Director's blog

from Junior Academy's Howard Ionascu

How to Apply

Entry requirements, term dates, etc.