Support the world’s brightest young talent

When it comes to learning about becoming a professional musician in the 21st century, the Academy is the primary destination for the world’s brightest young talent. 

Our environment fosters outstanding musical prowess and nurtures individual creativity. We take great pride in the achievements of our alumni, permeating the highest levels of the profession throughout the world. 

Our supporters play a crucial part in our successes and those of our students. As pressure on the balance sheet increases in the education sector, they accompany us in our mission to nurture and educate the musicians of tomorrow.

Donate now

You can donate today to make a difference to the lives of our students.

Become a Patron

If you share our passion for music and would like to become involved in Academy life, then we hope you will consider becoming a Patron. Patronage donations support our core work, ensuring that we can continue to train our students to the highest professional standards.

Support Academy scholarships

We are committed to opening up opportunities to the widest range of musicians, regardless of background or circumstance. By donating to our Scholarship Fund, you will support some of the Academy's most talented and deserving students – and see them develop.

‘Inspiring People’ Seat Campaign

A special chance to name your own seat in our new Theatre and Recital Hall or pay homage to someone who has inspired you.

Help us build a new Theatre

A rare opportunity for supporters to make an indelible mark on British musical life, enabling brilliant young artists to prepare for the world stage.

Leave a legacy

Many of the world’s most eminent and inspiring musicians have learned their craft at the Academy. A gift in your will - whatever its size – would help future generations to make their mark.

Sir Elton John

Sir Elton John studied at the Royal Academy of Music during his teenage years. He has always regarded the training he received at the Academy as vitally important to the development of his career.

Our American Society

The American Society for the Royal Academy of Music is a non-profit organization based in New York that supports the work of the Royal Academy of Music in the UK.

Contact us

If you are considering supporting the Royal Academy of Music, we would love to hear from you to talk through the options.

Simon Rattle

Simon Rattle

Latest News

Latest visit from an exceptional Bach performer


Murray Perahia is the latest in a long line of exceptional Bach performers who have visited us recently, and generously praised the Academy and Kohn Foundation from the stage of the Duke’s Hall.

follow us on twitter@RoyalAcadMusic
Photos from Tuesday’s celebrations of @bearesuk’s 100-year Bow Prize #support: #strings
@RoyalAcadMusic #support