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

30th Jan '19
Jean Guillou (1930–2019) & Nigel Rawsthorne (1929-2019)

Jean Guillou (1930–2019) ...
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3rd Jan '19
RCO Medal awarded to distinguished musicians

The Royal College of Organists is to recognise the achievements of two distinguished musicians by awarding them its highest honour, the RCO Medal.
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30th Nov '18
Organ practice facilities at Freemasons’ Hall for RCO Members

The United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) is extending its generosity to the Royal College of Organists by allowing Members to book practice time free of charge on the organs in the Grand Temple and in ...
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23rd Nov '18
RCO announces spring/summer 2019 events programme

The Royal College of Organists has unveiled a 2019 events programme packed with courses and classes aimed at organists and choral directors of all ages and levels of attainment.
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