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Principal Jonathan Freeman-Attwood CBE welcomes all students to the Academy for the 2020/21 academic year

Principal Jonathan Freeman-Attwood CBE welcomes all students to the Academy for the 2020/21 academic year

COVID-19 GUIDANCE – AUGUST 2020


COVID-19 GUIDANCE – AUGUST 2020

Latest information and news from the Academy on the ongoing COVID-19 crisis

Latest information and news from the Academy on the ongoing COVID-19 crisis

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Royal Academy Opera Scenes

29 October 2020
male opera singer singing in black and white

Edward Gardner conducts the Academy Symphony Orchestra

27 November 2020
Ed Gardner © Ben Ealovega

Jazz Ensembles

22 October 2020

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Academy alumni shape musical culture in countless ways.

Your future starts here

Your future starts here

Ready to take the next step on your musical journey? Find out more about our courses and how to apply.

Ready to take the next step on your musical journey? Find out more about our courses and how to apply.

Why study at the Academy?


Why study at the Academy?

Simon Rattle, Felicity Lott, Elton John and Harrison Birtwistle all learnt their craft here. We're excited to discover who’s next.

Simon Rattle, Felicity Lott, Elton John and Harrison Birtwistle all learnt their craft here. We're excited to discover who’s next.

Music's future

Music's future

What is it like to study at the Academy? Download our prospectus to find out more.

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