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.

Academy Guide 2025/26


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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.

Discovery Events

Are you considering conservatoire training as the next step in your musical journey?

Discovery Events are the perfect way to find out more about the Academy and whether it’s the right place for you.

Are you considering conservatoire training as the next step in your musical journey?

Discovery Events are the perfect way to find out more about the Academy and whether it’s the right place for you.

Composer In Residence: Academy Manson Ensemble

27 June 2024

The Power of Music

Together we have the power to help talented students realise their potential. Your gift today will help to shape the next generation of remarkable musicians.

Give before 31 July 2024 to double your donation, thanks to the generosity of one of our closest supporters.

Together we have the power to help talented students realise their potential. Your gift today will help to shape the next generation of remarkable musicians.

Give before 31 July 2024 to double your donation, thanks to the generosity of one of our closest supporters.

Why study at the Academy?


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.

A violin duo read and play sheet music side by side

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.

Student Life

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

Follow Their Lead

Academy alumni shape musical culture in countless ways.

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