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Our supporters

Two RCM singers in performance with an orchestra and choir
The Royal College of Music would like to thank everybody who has supported the work of the RCM and our students.

Music has the power to transform lives and your contributions play a vital role in our shared musical life, today and in the future. The following list recognises all those who have made donations of £5,000 or more between May 2017 and May 2018.

More Music Founding Patrons

  • ABRSM
  • The Estate of George Frederick Burgan
  • The Estate of Basil Coleman
  • Croucher Hong Kong Charitable Foundation
  • Heritage Lottery Fund
  • The Estate of Christopher Hogwood CBE HonDMus
  • Kingdom Music Education Group
  • Rena & Sandro Lavery
  • The Estate of Neville Wathen
  • Ruth West HonRCM & Dr Michael West
  • Garfield Weston Foundation

Leadership supporters

  • The Derek Butler Trust
  • G & K Boyes Charitable Trust
  • Philip Carne MBE HonRCM & Christine Carne
  • The Estate of John & Marjorie Coultate
  • The Estate of Jocelyn Cruft
  • The Estate of Margaret Dewey
  • The Foyle Foundation
  • The Future of Russia Foundation
  • The Harry and Gylla Godwin Charitable Trust
  • HEFCE
  • Linda Hill HonRCM & Dr Tony Hill
  • Sara Nelson Horner
  • The Leverhulme Trust
  • The Linbury Trust
  • The Estate of William Mealings
  • The Mirfield Trust
  • The Polonsky Foundation
  • Geoffrey Richards HonRCM & Valerie Richards
  • The Estate of Michael Rimmer
  • Victoria, Lady Robey OBE
  • The Estate of Emma Rose
  • Soirée d’Or Scholarships
  • The Wolfson Foundation

Major supporters

  • Jane Barker CBE
  • Laurie Barry
  • The Bertarelli UK Foundation
  • The Estate of Heather Curry
  • The John Curwen Society  
  • Peter & Annette Dart
  • Fishmongers’ Company
  • Hamish & Sophie Forsyth
  • The Harbour Foundation
  • The Hargreaves and Ball Charitable Trust
  • The Headley Trust
  • Help Musicians UK
  • Kirby Laing Foundation
  • John Lewis Partnership
  • Professor Christopher & Vivienne Liu
  • Philip Loubser Foundation
  • The Estate of Billy Newman
  • John Nickson & Simon Rew
  • The Pure Land Foundation
  • The Julia & Hans Rausing Trust
  • The Estate of Olive Gwendoline Rees
  • The Estate of Ann Richardson
  • Dasha Shenkman OBE HonRCM
  • Peter & Dimity Spiller
  • H R Taylor Trust
  • Michael Whittaker and the Big Give Christmas Challenge
  • The Henry Wood Accommodation Trust

Supporters

  • The Estate of Gillian Ashby
  • Ashley Family Foundation
  • BAE
  • Dr Linda Beeley
  • Lord Black & Mark Bolland
  • Bowerman Charitable Trust
  • The Boltini Trust
  • Anne Bradley
  • Cambridge in America
  • Sir Roger & Lady Carr HonRCM
  • The Estate of Ella Carstairs
  • The Thomas Sivewright Catto Charitable Settlement
  • The Estate of Roselyn Ann Clifton Parker
  • Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE
  • The Drapers' Company
  • The Gilbert & Eileen Edgar Foundation
  • Lesley Ferguson
  • The Freakley Family
  • In memory of Alvin Gold
  • Elaine Greenberg & Linda Perez
  • Helen Hamlyn Trust
  • The Estate of Barbara Margaret Holt
  • The Houston Family
  • Independent Opera at Sadler's Wells
  • JMC
  • Ruth Keattch
  • Lark Insurance
  • Professor Colin Lawson CBE FRCM
  • Lee Abbey London
  • Carol & Geoff Lindey
  • Lord and Lady Lurgan Trust
  • The Hon Richard Lyttelton & Romilly Lyttelton
  • The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation UK
  • The Honourable Society of the Knights of the Round Table
  • The Dolly Knowles Charitable Trust
  • The Estate of Anthony Mason
  • The Mercers' Company
  • Jamie Milford
  • Rosemary Millar HonRCM & Richard Millar
  • The Countess of Munster Musical Trust
  • Pro Musica Ltd
  • Midori Nishiura HonRCM
  • Humphrey Norrington OBE FRCM & Frances Norrington
  • The Charles Peel Charitable Trust
  • P F Charitable Trust
  • The Stanley Picker Charitable Trust
  • The Estate of Charles Stewart Richardson
  • Sir Simon & Lady Robertson
  • Hilda Scarth
  • Kathleen Beryl Sleigh Charitable Trust
  • South Square Trust
  • Steinway & Sons
  • Ian Stoutzker CBE FRCM
  • Tait Memorial Trust
  • Ian & Meriel Tegner
  • Lynette Tiong
  • Universal Music Group
  • Rev Lyndon van de Pump FRCM & Edward Brooks FRCM
  • The Wall Trust
  • Sir Peter & Lady Walters
  • Bob & Sarah Wigley
  • The Mills Williams Foundation
  • Jane Wilson
  • Professor Lord Winston & Lady Winston
  • The Worshipful Company of Musicians
  • The Wyseliot Charitable Trust

And those who wish to remain anonymous

Circles for Excellence members

Chairman's Circle

  • Brian & Janice Capstick
  • Philip Carne MBE HonRCM & Christine Carne
  • Guy Dawson & Samantha Horscroft
  • Gisela Gledhill
  • Linda Hill HonRCM & Dr Tony Hill
  • Terry Hitchcock
  • TSH Prince Donatus and Princess Heidi Von Hohenzollern
  • David James
  • Clare & James Kirkman
  • James & Margaret Lancaster
  • Lark Insurance
  • Dr Mark Levesley & Christina Hoseason
  • Victoria, Lady Robey OBE
  • Roland Saam        
  • Dasha Shenkman OBE HonRCM
  • Alethea Siow & Jeremy Furniss
  • Betty Sutherland
  • Brian & Anne Wadsworth OBE
  • Ruth West HonRCM & Dr Michael West

Director's Circle

  • Sir Peter & Lady Middleton FRCM
  • John Nickson & Simon Rew
  • Richard Price FRCM & Sue Price
  • Russell Race
  • Peter & Dimity Spiller

Patrons' Circle

  • Isla Baring OAM
  • Jane Barker CBE
  • John & Halina Bennett
  • Lady Bergman
  • Lorraine Buckland
  • Sir Anthony Cleaver FRCM & Lady Cleaver
  • Elisabeth de Kergorlay
  • Dr Ian & Janet Edmondson
  • Professor Alice Gast
  • Lily & Julian Harriss
  • Greta Hemus
  • John & Susan Heywood
  • David & Sue Lewis
  • Charles & Dominique Lubar
  • David Mildon
  • Ellen Moloney
  • Jennifer Neelands
  • Kara Radcliffe
  • Kerry & Dimity Rubie
  • Sir Richard & Lady Sykes
  • Anthony Thornton
  • Rhoddy Voremberg
  • John Ward
  • Sir Robert & Lady Wilson

Benefactors

  • Christopher Bellew
  • John and Jean Botts
  • Roger Chadder HonRCM
  • Jonathan and Susan Cole
  • Morella Cottam
  • Caroline Doggart
  • The Hon William Gibson
  • Kyoko Gledhill
  • Peter Granger
  • Valery Honeyman
  • Gillian Humphreys OBE HonRCM
  • Ruth Keattch
  • Dr Graham Kidd
  • Richard Mansell-Jones
  • Humphrey Norrington OBE FRCM
  • John and Jennifer Reid
  • John Sharpe OBE
  • Janis Susskind OBE HonRCM
  • William Tilden
  • John Wright