You inspire the music in us

We keep great music alive in a changing world.

The Academy is a primary destination for the world’s brightest young talent. It’s also a source of inspiration and enjoyment for music lovers worldwide. Scroll down to meet the incredible young musicians your gift can help support, or to find out more about our plan to make music more relevant than ever to the nation’s cultural life.


Why support the Academy? Our thanks to you
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‘I am incredibly grateful for the support Academy donors have provided. Coming from a single-parent home where the only income has been my mother's disability allowance, my family cannot afford to help me with my studies…’

Read more of Emily's story here

Today, many students are able to attend the Academy because of gifts left to us in Wills – last year or a century ago. If you would like to ensure your passion for music lives on, find out more about our Legacy Programme.

We’re here to help. Please contact us if you have any questions about making a gift to the Academy, directing your support to where it can have the most impact, or alumni programmes and opportunities.

When I make a gift to the Academy, my dearest hope is that it helps a student finish their studies.’

Learn more about Helen and why she supports the Academy here.