The Royal College of Music (HÂþ») was founded to shape the future of music. Today, we are home to an extraordinary and diverse community: the world’s most promising composers and performers, alongside educators, scientists, technologists, philanthropists, historians, and music lovers from all occupations.
Since its establishment in 1882, the Royal College of Music has benefitted from the generosity of donors who have enabled its work to grow and flourish through gifts in Wills. Providing around a third of our philanthropic income each year, each bequest gift to the HÂþ» has helped us to become what we now are: one of the world’s greatest conservatoires.
By choosing to leave a gift to the HÂþ» in your Will, whatever the size, you will be playing a vital part in supporting the future of the music you love, for the enrichment of generations to come.
How you can make a difference
Every gift, makes a difference, helping to ensure that aspiring musicians – regardless of their financial means – can continue to benefit from the outstanding opportunities we offer, not just now, but for years to come.
What could a gift in my will support at the HÂþ»?
- Opportunities for scholarships, bursaries, and access to our Hardship Fund to support aspiring musicians.
- Access to world-class professors and visiting artists from across the world.
- Our Junior Department & HÂþ» Sparks designed to nurture young musicians.
- Community and outreach programmes, broadening music education and connections beyond the campus.
- State-of-the-art facilities, including cutting-edge named teaching and performance spaces.
- Embracing the latest developments in research and music technology.
By investing in our programmes and facilities, we ensure that music helps shape the fast-changing world around us. By leaving a gift in your Will, you will be helping to secure the future of music.