Latest news. There has to be a place for new musicians to connect, collaborate and create. We are that place. A risk-taking conservatoire, based in the heart of London, where the traditions of the past meet the talent of the future.
The Royal Academy of Music (RAM) in London, England, is one of the oldest music schools in the UK, founded in 1822 by John Fane and Nicolas-Charles Bochsa. It received its royal charter in 1830 from King George IV with the support of the first Duke of Wellington.
We welcome the finest students from around the world to learn and perform alongside globally renowned artists, ensuring they benefit from a music-making environment of the highest quality. Discover more about the various opportunities you will have when you come to study at the Academy.
The Royal Academy of Music moves music forward by inspiring successive generations of musicians to connect, collaborate and create. We are the meeting point between the traditions of the past and the talent of the future, seeking out and supporting the musicians today whose music will move the world tomorrow.
Founded in 1822, the Royal Academy of Music is the UK’s longest-standing conservatoire and the second oldest in the world. For 200 years, the Academy has been at the forefront of musical performance and education. Students are encouraged to find their own voice and develop individual excellence.
Tailor your studies to suit your musical interests on our four-year Bachelor of Music (BMus) degree course. We also offer one-year courses, where you'll benefit from all the facilities we offer, as well as enjoying a variety of performance opportunities. Bachelor of Music (BMus) One Year Courses.
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