Woodwind News

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).

Royal Academy of Music at the 2019 BBC Proms


The BBC Proms has today announced its 2019 programme, featuring two Academy-focused concerts.

Fellowship Awards 2019-2020


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

Alex Ross


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

Denis Bouriakov joins the Academy as Visiting Professor of Flute


We are delighted to welcome Principal Flute of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Denis Bouriakov to the Academy as a Visiting Professor.

Academy at the Proms


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

London Sinfonietta Commission Junior Academy Student


Junior Academy student Toby Anderson has been commissioned by the London Sinfonietta

Academy Honours Announced


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


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


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


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

Recent graduate lands top London orchestral job


Academy oboe player wins Philharmonia position aged only 21

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

Tickets to our Autumn season are on sale


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

Academy success at John Fussell Trust Award


Bassoonist Angharad Elin Thomas is winner; trumpeter also Jason Lewis also amongst finalists

Success at Arts Club Karl Jenkins Music Award


Academy students are awarded all three major prizes

Academy recorder student Tabea on Radio 3


Tabea Debus will perform live on In Tune

Student Fellowships 2015–16


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

Alumnus Toby Thatcher appointed Sydney Symphony Orchestra assistant conductor


Recent oboe graduate appointed assistant conductor of Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

New woodwind appointments


Five new appointments to our woodwind department.

Patrons’ Award: Winners’ Recital


Friday, May 23, 2014 Each year the Royal Academy of Music Patrons’ Award provides a Wigmore Hall showcase opportunity. ...

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), ...

BBC Young Musician 2014


Congratulations to Junior Academy student Sophie Westbrooke, who competes today in the final of BBC Young Musician 2014.  ...