News & Media Centre

News & Media Centre

Whether you are a professional journalist or simply interested in our latest news, welcome to the Royal College of Organists' media centre.

The latest press releases from the College can be found below (for older releases, see our news archive). For media enquiries relating to these items, please contact in the first instance Head of Marketing Marc Sanderson on or 01789 739247.

In addition you will find plenty of updates, information and a wider picture of the College's works elsewhere around this website, especially in our online magazine StopPress.

StopPress can be found within our iRCO virtual learning environment. iRCO is freely available to non members, with guest registration only taking a moment. Explore iRCO.

News Releases

11th May '18
RCO Director Philip Meaden to retire in 2018

Royal College of Organists Director Philip Meaden has announced his intention to retire in 2018.
[Full article]
20th Apr '18
IAO and RCO announce organ competition semi-finalists

Six semi-finalists have been announced in the IAO/RCO Organ Playing Competition 2018.
[Full article]
12th Mar '18
RCO awards Diplomas, Certificates & Medals in cathedral ceremony

The Royal College of Organists has presented Diplomas and Certificates to 49 members of the College, and awarded the RCO Medal to four distinguished practitioners and scholars from the fields of organ ...
[Full article]
28th Feb '18
RCO announces new Curzon Loan Collection library arrangements

The Royal College of Organists is pleased to announce the Curzon Loan Collection, the first in a series of new arrangements allowing members to better access holdings in the RCO Library & Archive ...
[Full article]
22nd Feb '18
Peter Williams memorial recital

An organ recital in memory of former RCO vice-president Peter Williams will be performed at St George’s Church, Hanover Square, London on Thursday 24th May.
[Full article]
22nd Feb '18
RCO winter 2018 examination results

The Royal College of Organists has announced the results of its Winter 2018 examination session.
[Full article]

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