Learn with RSCM
As part of our mission to promote the study, practice and improvement of music in Christian worship, the RSCM provides training, resources and advice in many forms to those who seek to make a difference to worship in their own context.
New and established programmes offer targeted support to those in different roles within their worshipping communities, in a variety of teaching formats and related to the local situation. Day and residential courses and events provide more intensive study on a particular topic in the company of others working towards similar goals. Browse the links below to explore what the RSCM has to offer, and let us know how we can support you.
Statement regarding coronavirus:
The RSCM is working to ensure that we are responding to the COVID-19 situation at the right time; and with the need to keep everyone safe whilst also continuing to support all those engaged with church music.
It has become clear that, with much regret, we have to cancel all our residential choral courses from now until the end of the summer; we do not think that we will be able to comply with the social distancing requirements which we predict will still be in place in the context of a residential setting. We thank you for your understanding, despite the inevitable disappointment, but look forward to welcoming you to another course in the future – we are already hard at work planning an exciting, enhanced range of courses for next year and beyond. For all those who have booked a place for this summer, we will be in touch shortly to arrange the refunds as appropriate.
We await guidance from the Government to inform our decision about a date for resuming face-to-face activity, but are deferring all RSCM events due to take place between now and 31st July. Depending on the advice that is forthcoming, we may be able to schedule some exam sessions during that period, whilst adhering to the relevant social distancing requirements.
We have also released details of our next big initiative – a special, participative, international celebration of RSCM Music Sunday on 14th June, giving thanks for the contribution of musicians of all kinds to the worshipping life of the church. We need you to take part!