Timpani and Percussion News

Alex Ross

26.12.2018

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

The Royal Academy of Music and Edition Records announce vibraphonist and composer Jonny Mansfield as the 2018 Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize winner

18.06.2018

We are pleased to announce that Academy student, vibraphonist and composer Jonny Mansfield has won the 2018 Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize.

Academy at the Proms

23.04.2018

This year’s BBC Proms look as exciting as ever, with around 30 alumni, 13 staff and three current students featuring throughout the season.

Academy Honours Announced

26.03.2018

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

Six Academy Students in BBC Young Musician of the Year Finals

30.01.2018

Three undergraduate students and three Junior Academy students have been selected for the BBC Young Musician of the Year Category Finals

Spring 2018 Booking Now Open

12.12.2017

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

Academy unveils new Finzi scholarship and bust

02.10.2017

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

New audition centre opens in Australia

21.08.2017

Academy opens audition centre in Australia

Tickets to our Autumn season are on sale

19.07.2017

Tickets to the Academy’s Autumn season are now on sale

Academy percussionist blogs for Bell Percussion

12.01.2017

Tegan LeBrun, a Masters percussion student, has been selected by Bell Percussion for its annual award to an Academy student, and...

2015 graduates demonstrate success

03.08.2016

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

Autumn 2016 events

25.07.2016

Tickets for Autumn events are on sale now

Academy joins BBC for Get Playing Virtual Orchestra

24.05.2016

Digital orchestra launched for amateur musicians all over UK

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

07.05.2016

HEFCE declares its strongest support for the Academy’s work

Summer 2016 at the Academy

22.03.2016

Announcing our Summer events schedule

2016 Honours are announced

04.03.2016

Annual Honours recognise achievements in the music profession

BBC Proms 2015 season

24.04.2015

Many of our distinguished alumni and professors set to perform during the BBC Proms 2015 season.

RPS Awards shortlist is announced

06.04.2015

Congratulations to the many people with Academy connections who are celebrating being shortlisted for the Royal Philharmonic Society Awards 2015.

Dame Evelyn Glennie awarded Polar Music Prize

11.03.2015

Congratulations to alumna Dame Evelyn Glennie, who has been named a 2015 Laureate of the Polar Music Prize.