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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 £1,000 or more between August 2017 and August 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

  • Jane Barker CBE FRCM
  • G & K Boyes Charitable Trust
  • The Derek Butler 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 HonRCM
  • The Estate of Emma Rose
  • Soirée d’Or Scholarships
  • The Wolfson Foundation

Principal supporters

  • Meredith & Denis Coleman
  • The Estate of Thomas Cottrell
  • The Estate of Heather Curry
  • J Paul Getty Jr Charitable Trust
  • The Harbour Foundation
  • Kirby Laing Foundation
  • John Lewis Partnership
  • Philip Loubser Foundation
  • John Nickson & Simon Rew
  • The Pure Land Foundation
  • The Julia & Hans Rausing Trust
  • Leopold de Rothschild 1959 Charitable Trust
  • The Estate of Humphrey Searle
  • Dasha Shenkman OBE HonRCM
  • The Peter Sowerby Foundation
  • H R Taylor Trust
  • The Estate of Ivor Charles Treby
  • The Estate of Gweneth Urquhart
  • Sir Siegmund Warburg's Voluntary Settlement

Major supporters

  • Laurie Barry
  • The Bertarelli UK Foundation
  • The John Curwen Society
  • Peter & Annette Dart
  • Fishmongers’ Company
  • Hamish & Sophie Forsyth
  • The Hargreaves and Ball Charitable Trust
  • The Headley Trust
  • The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation UK
  • The Dolly Knowles Charitable Trust
  • Professor Christopher & Vivienne Liu
  • The Estate of Billy Newman
  • The Estate of Ann Richardson
  • Peter & Dimity Spiller
  • Steinway & Sons
  • Michael Whittaker and the Big Give Christmas Challenge
  • The Henry Wood Accommodation Trust

Supporters

  • The Estate of Gillian Ashby
  • Ashley Family Foundation
  • The Estate of Kenneth Atkinson
  • Dr Linda Beeley
  • Lord Black & Mark Bolland
  • The Boltini Trust
  • Bowerman Charitable Trust
  • Cambridge in America
  • Brian & Janice Capstick
  • Sir Roger & Lady Carr HonRCM
  • The Estate of Ella Carstairs
  • Thomas Sivewright Catto Charitable Settlement
  • Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE
  • The Drapers' Company
  • The Gilbert & Eileen Edgar Foundation
  • Lesley Ferguson
  • Fiona & Douglas Flint
  • The Freakley Family
  • Gisela Gledhill
  • Elaine Greenberg & Linda Perez
  • Helen Hamlyn Trust
  • The Abinger Hammer Award
  • Terry Hitchcock
  • The Houston Family
  • Independent Opera at Sadler's Wells
  • David James
  • JMC
  • Ruth Keattch
  • James and Clare Kirkman
  • The Honourable Society of the Knights of the Round Table
  • James & Margaret Lancaster
  • Lark Music
  • Lee Abbey London
  • Dr Mark Levesley and Christina Hoseason
  • Carol & Geoff Lindey
  • Ian and Natalie Livingstone
  • Lord and Lady Lurgan Trust
  • The Hon Richard Lyttelton & Romilly Lyttelton
  • Ian Mactaggart Trust
  • The Estate of Anthony Mason
  • The Mercers' Company
  • Sir Peter & Lady Middleton FRCM
  • Jamie Milford
  • Rosemary Millar HonRCM & Richard Millar
  • The Howard & Abby Milstein Foundation
  • Midori Nishiura HonRCM
  • P F Charitable Trust
  • The Charles Peel Charitable Trust
  • The Stanley Picker Charitable Trust
  • Richard Price FRCM and Sue Price
  • Pro Musica Ltd
  • Russell Race
  • The Hon Robert Rayne and Mrs Benita Refson
  • The Estate of Charles Stewart Richardson
  • Sir Simon & Lady Robertson
  • Roland Saam
  • Christopher Saul
  • Hilda Scarth
  • Alethea Siow & Jeremy Furniss
  • Kathleen Beryl Sleigh Charitable Trust
  • Bryan Stott
  • Ian Stoutzker CBE FRCM
  • Betty Sutherland
  • Ian & Meriel Tegner
  • Richard Toeman / Weinberger Opera Scholarship
  • Universal Music Group
  • Rev Lyndon van der Pump FRCM & Edward Brooks FRCM
  • Their Serene Highnesses Prince Donatus and Princess Heidi von Hohenzollern
  • Brian and Anne Wadsworth OBE
  • Sir Peter & Lady Walters
  • Bob & Sarah Wigley
  • Jane Wilson
  • Professor Lord Winston & Lady Winston
  • The Worshipful Company of Musicians
  • The Wyseliot Charitable Trust

Core Contributors

  • Robert Anderson
  • The Anglo Norse Award
  • Avenue Chapter of Royal Arch Freemasons
  • Isla Baring OAM
  • John & Halina Bennett
  • Lady Bergman
  • Blenheim Music Circle
  • The Bliss Trust
  • Gary & Eleanor Brass
  • Frank Bridge Bequest
  • Edward Brooks
  • Lorraine Buckland
  • Sir Anthony Cleaver FRCM & Lady Cleaver
  • Andrew Curran
  • Jonathan Davie
  • The Derek Hill Foundation
  • Douglas and Kyra Downie
  • The Ann Driver Trust
  • Dr Ian & Janet Edmondson
  • The Finnis Scott Foundation
  • Douglas & Adele Gardner
  • Professor Alice Gast
  • Elaine Gould
  • Peter Granger
  • Edwin and Hilary Green
  • Julian Hardwick
  • Lily & Julian Harriss
  • Greta Hemus
  • John & Susan Heywood
  • Lilian Hochhauser CBE FRCM
  • The Estate of Barbara Margaret Holt
  • Professor Colin Lawson CBE FRCM
  • David & Sue Lewis
  • Charles & Dominique Lubar
  • Marcus McDonald
  • David Mildon
  • Ellen Moloney
  • Music Talks
  • Jennifer Neelands
  • Keith O'Nions
  • Ofenheim Charitable Trust
  • Opperby Stokowski Collection Trust
  • Gordon Palmer Charitable Trust
  • Kevin Porter HonRCM
  • Kerry & Dimity Rubie
  • South Square Trust
  • Michael Steen
  • Sudborough Foundation
  • Janis Susskind OBE HonRCM
  • Robert Swannell
  • Sir Richard & Lady Sykes
  • Anthony Thornton
  • Kara Radcliffe
  • John and Jenny Reid
  • Janet Richardson
  • Rhoddy Voremberg
  • The Wall Trust
  • John Ward
  • Marc Wassermann and Lisa Osofsky
  • Sir Robert & Lady Wilson
  • Yip Wing-Sie
  • The York Competitive Festival of Singing

 And those who wish to remain anonymous