Junior Academy - Royal Academy of Music

Junior Academy

Junior Academy offers a fantastic opportunity to talented and committed young musicians who want to be inspired, challenged and encouraged in their aim to make the very most of their musical ability.

Whether you are still quite young and would benefit from the special focus of Primary Academy or are in your teens and ready for the full Junior Academy programme, you will find yourself amongst others who share your love of music and for whom Saturday is the most important day of the week.

Director, Junior Academy:
Howard Ionascu MusB

Associate Director, Junior Academy and Director, Primary Academy:
Krystyna Budzynska GRSM, LRAM, ARAM

Administrator, Junior Academy:
Karen Ingram BA (Hons), Hon ARAM

Read more about Junior Academy here...

Howard Ionascu

Head of Junior Academy: Howard Ionascu

Director of Junior Academy

Founder of Laudate Choir

Previously Director of Music at The King’s School, Canterbury


London Sinfonietta Commission Junior Academy Student


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


Junior Academy visits Instituto Baccerelli in Brazil


Head of Junior Academy Howard Ionascu blogs on his visit to Instituto Baccerelli in Brazil.

Junior Academy


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