Workshops and courses around South Kensington.
A musician, composer and instrumentalist, whose repertoire ranges from medieval music to contemporary music, Pierre Hamon is welcomed to the College for this year's Recorder Festival. He takes an afternoon masterclass with RCM woodwind players.
Stephen Hough is one of the most distinctive musicians of his generation, ‘a virtuoso who begins where others leave off’ according to The Washington Post. the RCM is thrilled to welcome Stephen to give unique insight into his method in a masterclass with RCM pianists.
Marisa Robles has worked with such conductors as Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Mstislav Rostropovich, and Yehudi Menuhin. Her amiable stage personality and her warm, clear playing endeared her not only to audiences, both live and television, but also to composers. This Visiting Professor of Harp returns to the College for an afternoon masterclass with RCM harpists.
Top female arts directors, composers and broadcasters join forces for an introductory International Women’s Day event to discuss the role of women in the music industry today and beyond. Don’t miss this opportunity to join the discussion with some of the UK’s most influential female arts professionals.
Isabel Villanueva is regulary invited to give masterclasses at international institutions. She returns to the College to work with talented string players.
Join the Young Creatives as they host a day of workshops and talks exploring the theme Impact.
Join this three-part course to find out everything you need to know about funding opportunities for your creative start-up.
Tackle the under-representation online of women designers, architects and others in this free Wikipedia edit-a-thon with WikiD and guests.
RCM professors Maria Ayerza, Ashley Solomon and Julien Feltrin explore chamber music for recorder from the 16th, 18th and 20th centuries.
Ages 10–12 Join Katie Teage as she sows the seeds for a lifetime love of singing in this dynamic and fun spring-themed choir-in-a-day.
Ages 4+ - Encounter an outsized floor keyboard, virtuoso live performances, top of the range Steinway grand pianos, electronic keyboards, arts and crafts, storytelling and heritage objects from the RCM Museum. Suitable for all the family!
The book clubs meet once a month to informally explore the ideas contained in the best works of German fiction.
Whether seeking guidance across a broad area, or niche support on topics such as, audience development, forging new revenue streams, organising private hire events, and collections management, there’s a plethora of subjects to choose from. Led by expert staff, learn and share best practice with colleagues from fellow UK and international cultural organisations.
Using the museum and its permanent collection as a starting point, explore drawing techniques for visualising and communicating ideas. Over three weeks you will learn how to draw isometric projections, scale elevations, diagrams and more.
The event series celebrates the opening of Upopoy, Japan’s first national museum featuring the history and culture of the Ainu. Japan House will host concerts by contemporary Ainu musicians and other events include talks and workshops on Ainu decorative needlework traditions and patterns.
American pianist Lindsay Garritson works with RCM musicians on the intriguing keyboard works of composer Carl Vine.
Andrew Marriner has held the position of principal clarinet in the London Symphony Orchestra since 1986, when he succeeded the late Jack Brymer. During his orchestral career Andrew has maintained a presence on the worldwide solo concert platform, in the field of chamber music, and as a teacher. He works with young clarinettists in this evening masterclass.
Renowned British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage works with RCM composers as part of this season's Composer in Residence series. With his flair for vivid titles, and his complete absorption of jazz elements into a contemporary classical style, Turnage produces work with a strong appeal to an enquiring, often young audience.
Juliette Bausor is currently Principal Flute of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, having previously held the same position with both the Royal Northern Sinfonia and London Mozart Players.
Our bite-sized Bach series continues this spring with a 30-minute programme of masterworks performed on our Flentrop Orgelbouw organ.
Key Stage 2 - A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Join the RCM Philharmonic as it orbits asteroids and heads into light speed for this epic interstellar concert, presented by 'Jedi Master' Katie Teage. Take a trip into space and explore the sounds of cosmic composer Kaija Saariaho and feel the force with a performance of John Williams’s main theme from Star Wars!
Ages 6–12 - Calling all young recorder players! Join us for a unique opportunity to play as a mass ensemble accompanied by a professional live band in the inspiring surroundings of the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall. Beginners are very welcome!
A regular drop-in peer-to-peer workshop for literary translators between German and English. Participants can bring passages or queries from a translation they are working on to discuss with the group or just come to listen and offer feedback.