Academic Studies News

Christian Gerhaher and Chloë Hanslip announced as Visiting Professors


The Academy is pleased to welcome two internationally acclaimed musicians to its extensive roster of visiting professors: baritone Christian Gerhaher and violinist Chloë Hanslip.

Edward Gardner named Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra


Edward Gardner has today been named the next Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Royal Academy of Music embarks on a major new educational partnership with the Czech Philharmonic


The Royal Academy of Music today announces an ongoing educational partnership with the acclaimed Czech Philharmonic (CP).

Academy Student awarded Davis Projects for Peace grant


Academy student Malgorzata Katarzyna Zwierzchowska awarded $10,000 grant by the Davis Projects for Peace programme to support her project ‘Music with no borders’.

Alex Ross


It is with great sadness that the Academy announces the death of Alex Ross, double bass student, on 22 December 2018.

Academy Honours Announced


We are pleased to announce the latest Honours awarded by the Royal Academy of Music and the University of London

The Academy appoints four new University of London Professors


The Royal Academy of Music has appointed four Professors of Music

Academy Principal awarded CBE in New Year Honours


Professor Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, Principal of the Royal Academy of Music, has been awarded a CBE in recognition of his services to music in the 2018 New Year Honours

Spring 2018 Booking Now Open


We are delighted to announce our spring season of concerts, masterclasses and events at the Royal Academy of Music

Helen Grime appointed Professor of Composition


The Royal Academy of Music is delighted to announce composer Helen Grime as a new Professor of Composition.

Academy unveils new Finzi scholarship and bust


The Royal Academy of Music has unveiled a new specially-commissioned bust of the English composer Gerald Finzi as well as a significant new scholarship in the composer’s name

Academy receives Maxwell Davies manuscript


The Royal Academy of Music has been gifted the manuscript of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’s 1971 work From Stone to Thorn.

New audition centre opens in Australia


Academy opens audition centre in Australia

Academy tops conservatoire student satisfaction ranking


Academy scores highest in overall student satisfaction among UK conservatoires

Academy rated Gold in Teaching Excellence Framework


It was announced today that the Royal Academy of Music has been rated Gold in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) create...

Summer Diary available now


Find out what’s in our new Summer Diary of Events

2017 ARAM and Hon ARAM awards


2017 Academy ARAM and Hon ARAM awards

Arts Council head praises Open Academy


Academy’s ‘significant work’ towards diversity in classical music is celebrated in keynote speech

2015 graduates demonstrate success


Higher Education Statistics Agency survey reports 100% in work or study

The Principal celebrates top rating for world-class Royal Academy of Music


HEFCE declares its strongest support for the Academy’s work

Summer 2016 at the Academy


Announcing our Summer events schedule

2016 Honours are announced


Annual Honours recognise achievements in the music profession

Open Academy Fellowships 2015–16


Support for graduates who have shown an exceptional passion and aptitude for creative learning and participation projects

Academy joins the Southbank Centre for events marking the First World War Centenary


A day of events marking the 100th anniversary of World War One

Student Satisfaction Survey


Outstanding results for the Academy in the National Student Satisfaction Survey.

Open Academy Fellowships 2014-15


Julian West, Head of Open Academy, writes: As well as providing training in learning and participation skills for both underg...

Academy in Brazil


This week six Academy students will be travelling to Brazil for the 45th Campos do Jordao festival. Luke O’Toole (flute), ...

Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Enterprises


The jury for this year’s Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Enterprises were impressed by both the sheer range and quality ...

Student Fellowships Announced


Congratulations to all of the current students who have been awarded Fellowships to continue working at the Academy over the nex...

Graduation Awards 2014


Discretionary Awards Awards for outstanding studentship 2013–14 were presented at the Academy&rsquo...