Located in the heart of London’s South Kensington, the Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history, contemporary outlook and inspiring location. Founded in 1882, the RCM trains gifted musicians from all over the world for international careers as performers, conductors, composers and other significant leadership roles within the arts.
With around 800 students from more than 60 countries studying at undergraduate, masters or doctoral level, the RCM is a community of talented and open-minded musicians. RCM professors are leaders in their fields and have trained some of the most important figures in British and international music life. Each year, the RCM is proud to welcome renowned musicians such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Pinchas Zuckerman, Kiri te Kanawa and many others – further enhancing its inspiring offer to students.