The Royal School of Church Music is an educational charity committed to promoting the study, practice and improvement of music in Christian worship. We are an open, lifelong learning organisation, offering face-to-face and distance education and training through its programmes, published resources, courses and activities.

The RSCM supports a world-wide membership of churches, schools and individuals, and is sustained by thousands of donors and volunteers worldwide. Founded by Sir Sydney Nicholson in 1927, the RSCM’s original emphases were English and choral. Now, in a diverse international context, the RSCM’s work is far broader and more varied, and we aim to make all our work ecumenical in purpose, nature and content.

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

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Welcome to the RSCM
Hugh Morris, RSCM Director

Latest News

RSCM Celebration Day, 5 October 2019

This year's Celebration Day is taking place on 5 October 2019 at Salisbury Cathedral with Evensong starting at 5.30pm and lasting approximately an hour. All are welcome to attend the ... Read More.

RSCM Honorary Awards – 2019

Many heartfelt congratulations to all those receiving an RSCM Honorary Award this year. Every year the RSCM Council confers Honorary Awards on those who have made outstanding ... Read More.

Welcome on board Ian

We are delighted to announce our new Volunteer Team Leader for RSCM Scotland. Ian Munro joins the RSCM on Monday 19th August, and will be working closely with our volunteers in Scotland. ... Read More.

Upcoming Events

Devon Area Festival Rehearsal

Chapter House, Exeter Cathedral
Cost: No charge

Devon Area Festival Rehearsal

Theatre, Kingsley School, Bideford
Cost: No charge