Royal College of Music
- Telephone 020 7591 4314
- Website www.rcm.ac.uk
The Royal College of Music was founded in 1882 by Edward VII and has trained some of the most important musical figures including Vaughan Williams, Britten, Sir Roger Norrington, Dame Joan Sutherland, Alfie Boe, James Galway and Natalie Clein, to name but a few. It currently hosts 750 students from more than 60 countries studying to become talented and open-minded musicians.
The college is located in South Kensington. Access is available by the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines which stop at South Kensington only a ten minute walk away. Gloucester Road and High Street Kensington stations are both approximately 15 minutes away. Buses 9, 10, 52 and 452 pass the Royal Albert Hall, whilst the number 360 stops directly outside.