ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC
Location: London, England
Total Students: 880
Percentage of International Students: 9%
- The Royal Academy of Music is in the heart of London, one of the most vibrant, cosmopolitan, eclectic, exciting, historic and beautiful cities in the world. It’s a great place to be a student and an inspiring place to study music.
- On any day of the week it’s possible to hear the world’s finest soloists, bands, orchestras and singers in venues around the city (and with the benefit of a student discount). For those looking for different artistic inspirations, there are countless theatres, galleries, clubs, bars, parks and museums to visit – or the shops of London’s famous Oxford Street, or the buzz of Shoreditch, Camden Town or Brixton.
- Whatever your passions and interests – new music, musical theatre, historical performance, opera, folk music, sport, art, languages, knitting, chess or just relaxing and being with friends – you will find your perfect environment in London.
- The academy offers paid job opportunities to students to work as stewards, stage managers and Front of House managers for its calendar of events; and paid work as stewards during the annual audition and examination periods and as part of the Box Office and Museum teams.
- The academy encourages the attitude that a student enters the profession on the day they begin their course.
- Drop-in guidance and a wide range of one-off events and seminars cover CV preparation, PR and marketing, running ensembles, general entrepreneurship and career strategies.
- The professional development service delivers events, seminars, lectures and training opportunities.
- The Royal Academy of Music also aims to prepare students to adapt to new trends. A Music Business strand equips students to grasp key concepts and processes in the music business, along with the skills required. As well as individual career support and placements with major industry players, there are options to further specialise in music business and management, and ample opportunities for networking.
- There are many options available to academy students when choosing somewhere to live, with assistance provided by the academy’s Estates Department.
- The Marylebone Flats are a group of 11 residences, providing accommodation for 31 academy students in two, three and four bedroom self-catered flats, about 5 minutes’ walk from the academy.
- Students also can use University of London accommodation (intercollegiate halls) and private halls of residence nearby or within a short tube ride.
- Academic and study support
- Career and employment
- Health and wellbeing
- Financial support
- The Academy’s current facilities are situated on Marylebone Road in central London adjacent to Regent’s Park.
- The academy is located in central London.
- The nearest underground stations are Regent’s Park (Bakerloo line) or Baker Street (Bakerloo, Jubilee, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City, and Circle lines). Both stations are a short walk along Marylebone Road from the academy. The nearest step-free tube station is Kings Cross St Pancras.
- The academy can also be reached by bus, rail or taxi.
TEF Gold is awarded to institutions that consistently deliver outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for their students.
- Former students include John Barbirolli, Judith Bingham, Harrison Birtwistle, Dennis Brain, Alan Bush, Eason Chan,Odaline de la Martinez, Edward Gardner, Katherine Jenkins, Clifford Curzon, Lesley Garrett, Evelyn Glennie, Elton John, Graham Johnson, Annie Lennox, Felicity Lott, MouraLympany, Michael Nyman, Simon Rattle, Arthur Sullivan, Eva Turner, Henry Wood, Joe Jackson, Jacob Collier and Nicky Hopkins.
- Sir Harrison Birtwistle – British composer and visiting professor of composition at the academy.
- Lesley Garrett – Britain’s best known soprano.
- Dame Evelyn Glennie – virtuoso percussionist.
- Sir Elton John – singer, pianist, and composer.
- Graham Johnson – classical pianist and Lieder accompanist.
- Annie Lennox – singer, songwriter, political activist.
- Dame Felicity Lott – soprano.
- Joanna MacGregor – concert pianist, conductor, composer, and festival curator, head of piano at the academy.
- Michael Nyman – composer of minimalist music, known for numerous film scores.
- Sir Simon Rattle – principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic since 2002.
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