In the current, disrupted world, the work of the Royal School of Church Music is more important now than at any time in the 93 years of our history.

The RSCM is an educational charity, whose mission is to ‘promote the study, practice and improvement of music in Christian worship.’

We are supporting churches and church communities of all kinds, by ensuring that they have the support resources to sustain them through this challenging period of dislocation and disconnection – a new section of our website is HERE – and we are continuing to work to help musicians plan and develop skills for when a return to a more normal life is possible.

Psallam spiritu et mente
I will sing with the spirit and with the understanding also
(1 Corinthians 14:15)

Latest News

RSCM Lunchtime Lectures

We are delighted to bring you our second series of free, fascinating weekly live Friday lunchtime lectures starting 15 January 2021 at 1pm (GMT). Focused on a variety of aspects of ... Read More.

An Evening in Conversation with Brian Kay – Thursday 28 January 2021

Join us for a fascinating evening in conversation with Brian Kay, Vice-President of the RSCM. A founding member of the King’s Singers, Brian has spent a lifetime in music and is ... Read More.

RSCM Music Sunday Anthem Competition 2021

We are inviting composers to submit an anthem, setting words of a prayer written by Revd Canon Gordon Giles, to celebrate Music Sunday 2021. The winner of the competition will ... Read More.

Catch-up With The First Series Of RSCM Lectures

Focused on a variety of aspects of sacred music, these hour-long sessions were delivered by experts in their respective fields and include short interactive Q & A sessions to enable ... Read More.

Upcoming Events

Lift Up your Voice (and your instrument!)

Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Road, Stroud (next to the hospital)
Cost: £15

Small is beautiful, too!

St Nicolas, Cranleigh
Cost: £10 adults, u18s free

Area Choirs Festival Evensong and Presentation of Awards

Guildford Cathedral
Cost: £10 to include music, £5 under 18s (award winners free)