We understand that now is a very difficult time for students, staff and alumni, with the Coronavirus casting uncertainty on future plans. The Academy seeks to remain a place for music-making, albeit online. For those that wish to share their digital performances with our community please continue to tag us with #RAMplaysON in Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts.

Australian/British composer Luke Styles spoke to our Artist Development team this week about his working life, digital collaborations and the possible impacts of the Coronavirus on contemporary culture. https://www.ram.ac.uk/about-us/blog/alumni-blog/luke-styles-alumnus-profile

We have been making more of our concerts available to view online. Stay up to date and never miss a video by subscribing to our YouTube channel.

Here are some highlights from members of our community in the past week:

The Stay at Home Choir was set up by alumni Tori Longdon and Jamie Wright. Watch the performance of Vivaldi's 'Gloria' on YouTube.

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243 Musicians Perform Vivaldi! - The Stay at Home Virtual Choir (With BSL)

Alumnus Clifton Harrison presents Max Bruch’s 'Kol Nidrei' arranged for solo viola and piano as part of his One Camera, One Take series.

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One Camera, One Take | Bruch Kol Nidrei, Op.47 - Clifton Harrison

Alumna Anne Denholm took part in a digital concert for the Edinburgh International Harp Festival.

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MONDAY CONCERT - VIRTUAL Edinburgh Harp Festival 2020

Maho Harada, a violin student, gave a solo recital from her balcony.

The Kanneh-Masons, all students at the Academy or Junior Academy, continue with their home concert live streams.

Fresh from playing the title role of Chérubin in Royal Academy Opera’s staged performance last month, Yuki Akimoto collaborates with a flautist friend to perform 'Small Sky' by Toru Takemitsu.

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「小さな空」武満徹 Small Sky by Toru Takemitsu

Academy alumni Natasha Page and Shiori Hosoda performed Schumann’s 'Die Lotosblume' together remotely from the UK and Japan. View the video on Twitter.