Woodwind News

Edward Gardner named Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

25.07.2019

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

24.04.2019

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

17.04.2019

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

Fellowship Awards 2019-2020

02.04.2019

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

26.12.2018

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

06.06.2018

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

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.

London Sinfonietta Commission Junior Academy Student

29.03.2018

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

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

Recent graduate lands top London orchestral job

31.08.2017

Academy oboe player wins Philharmonia position aged only 21

New audition centre opens in Australia

21.08.2017

Academy opens audition centre in Australia

Academy tops conservatoire student satisfaction ranking

16.08.2017

Academy scores highest in overall student satisfaction among UK conservatoires

Tickets to our Autumn season are on sale

19.07.2017

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

Academy success at John Fussell Trust Award

15.06.2016

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

Success at Arts Club Karl Jenkins Music Award

14.03.2016

Academy students are awarded all three major prizes

Academy recorder student Tabea on Radio 3

07.12.2015

Tabea Debus will perform live on In Tune

Student Fellowships 2015–16

11.05.2015

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

10.04.2015

Recent oboe graduate appointed assistant conductor of Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

New woodwind appointments

16.02.2015

Five new appointments to our woodwind department.

Patrons’ Award: Winners’ Recital

06.08.2014

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

Open Academy Fellowships 2014-15

02.07.2014

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

Academy in Brazil

01.07.2014

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

18.05.2014

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