Music makes us

There has to be a place for new musicians to connect, collaborate and create. We are that place. A risk-taking conservatoire where the traditions of the past meet the talent of the future.

Why study at the Academy?

Students Studying in the Corridor

Jacob Collier, Lucy Crowe, Freddie De Tommaso, Jonathon Heyward, Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Freya Waley-Cohen all learnt their craft here.

We're excited to discover who’s next.

Jacob Collier, Lucy Crowe, Freddie De Tommaso, Jonathon Heyward, Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Freya Waley-Cohen all learnt their craft here.

We're excited to discover who’s next.

Academy Guide 2024/25


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Discover all you need to know about our community and how you can become a part of it.

Discover all you need to know about our community and how you can become a part of it.

Student Life

When you come to the Academy, you will form lifelong friendships with people from around the world.

A student carries a cello at the Academy entrance
A student carries a cello at the Academy entrance

The Royal Academy of Music's future


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As we enter our third century, our aim is to shape the future of music by discovering and supporting talent wherever it exists.

With your gift, you can help unleash the potential of young musicians today who will change the world of music tomorrow.

As we enter our third century, our aim is to shape the future of music by discovering and supporting talent wherever it exists.

With your gift, you can help unleash the potential of young musicians today who will change the world of music tomorrow.

Spring 2024 concerts


Our spring season spans a wide range of musical styles and genres, from English music of the late Elizabethan era through to pioneering compositions of the 20th century and premieres of new works.

A violin duo perform alongside each other, reading sheet music

Our spring season spans a wide range of musical styles and genres, from English music of the late Elizabethan era through to pioneering compositions of the 20th century and premieres of new works.

The 'Short Stories' Podcast


A podcast series uncovering and celebrating some of the people, past and present, whose stories resonate through our building and define the institution.

A podcast series uncovering and celebrating some of the people, past and present, whose stories resonate through our building and define the institution.

200 Pieces

As part of its Bicentenary celebrations, the Academy has invited 200 composers to write 200 new works for solo instrument or voice.

The recordings and scores for these works are now available, creating a new library of varied contemporary works by many of the world’s leading composers.

Follow Their Lead

Academy alumni shape musical culture in countless ways.

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