Strings

The Academy’s enviable reputation for training string players is firmly based on the stimulating educational and cultural experiences of our students, the distinction of our faculty and visiting professors, and — not least — the successful careers of many of our alumni throughout the profession.

Our string students benefit from a combination of strong artistic traditions with forward-thinking realism about today’s musical life. We aim to provide you with an imaginative springboard from which to launch your careers.

The Academy offers Principal Study in

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass

For study on historical instruments, please see Historical Performance.

See also: Performance, the central driving force behind all Academy studies

 
Contact

Emily Good, Strings Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7395 / Email strings@ram.ac.uk

Jo Cole

Head of Strings: Jo Cole

Successful and versatile orchestral and chamber musician

Dedicated and experienced educator

Diverse career also includes outreach and consultancy work with big business

Studied at the Royal Academy of Music: Head of Strings since 2010

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07.02.2018

Sheku Kanneh-Mason has become this year’s best-selling British debut artist

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Auditions 2016

01.12.2016

Advice for everyone auditioning for studies in 2017

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London Cello Society: Bella Vivaldi

25.02.2018 日曜日 11:00, Duke’s Hall

With cellist Roel Dieltiens and his Ensemble Explorations, Bella Vivaldi, an exploration of Vivaldi’s music for the cello, reveals a fresh and unusual approach

Strings Performance Prize Day free

25.02.2018 日曜日 11:00, Various venues around the Academy

The day comprises three separate prizes, which will take place concurrently

Soundbox free

01.03.2018 木曜日 12:30 - 14:00, Museum Strings Gallery

Soundbox is a series of events inspired by the Academy’s Museum and collections

Sir Mark Elder conducts the Academy Symphony Orchestra (sold out)

02.03.2018 金曜日 13:05, Duke’s Hall

Sir Mark Elder returns to conduct Shostakovich’s Eighth Symphony

Listening to Recordings: The Kolisch Quartet and the Second Viennese School free

02.03.2018 金曜日 14:30 - 16:00, Museum Piano Gallery

Professor Neil Heyde, in conversation with Daniel-Ben Pienaar, examines the remarkable recorded legacy of the Kolisch Quartet

Nobility, Nostalgia and Innovation

06.03.2018 火曜日 19:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

A selection from Parry’s Short Pieces for violin and piano and Elgar’s Piano Quintet frame Bridge’s Second Piano Trio

String Quartets free

08.03.2018 木曜日 13:05, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Tickets: Free, no tickets required Edmund Finnis Realisation for string quartet Maxwell Davies Naxos Quartet No 10 Tippett ...

Harold Craxton Prize free

09.03.2018 金曜日 10:00, New Recital Hall

A prize for chamber ensembles with piano

Violin Masterclass with Pavel Vernikov free

12.03.2018 月曜日 14:00 - 17:00, New Recital Hall

Violin masterclass with Pavel Vernikov

Composers’ Project: Violin and Piano free

12.03.2018 月曜日 19:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Michael Foyle and Huw Watkins give a recital of six new pieces for violin and piano

Academy Song Exchange free

14.03.2018 水曜日 13:05, New Recital Hall

Singers and instrumentalists from the Academy and the Hochschule für Musik

Academy Song Exchange free

15.03.2018 木曜日 13:05, New Recital Hall

Singers and instrumentalists from the Academy and the Hochschule für Musik

Wolfe Wolfinsohn String Quartet Prize free

16.03.2018 金曜日 10:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

A prize open to all student string quartets at the Academy

Oliver Knussen conducts Academy Manson Ensemble

16.03.2018 金曜日 19:30, Duke’s Hall

Tickets: £10 (concessions £8) from the Academy’s Box Office Oliver Knussen conductor Cage Five Wolpe Ch...

Junior Academy Symphony Orchestra free

17.03.2018 土曜日 15:45, St Mary Magdalene

Tickets: Free, no tickets required  Thomas Blunt conductor

Academy at Colston Hall

27.03.2018 火曜日 13:05, Colston Hall

The Florizel Quartet performs Mozart and Prokofiev

Academy at St Martin-in-the-Fields free

30.04.2018 月曜日 13:00, St James's, Piccadilly

Academy students perform at St Martin in the Fields

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