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

16th May '22
Simon Preston CBE, MA, MusB, HonDMus, HonFRCO, HonRCO (1938–2022)

The College is saddened to learn of the death of Dr Simon Preston CBE.
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15th Mar '22
RCO awards Diplomas, Certificates and Medals in cathedral ceremonies

The Royal College of Organists has presented diplomas and certificates to members of the College, and awarded the Medal of the Royal College of Organists to distinguished practitioners and scholars ...
[Full article]
18th Feb '22
RCO Winter 2022 examination results

The Royal College of Organists has announced the results of its Winter 2022 examination session.
[Full article]
1st Feb '22
Celebrating around the world with International Organ Day 2022

Organs, organ music and organists will be celebrated around the world on International Organ Day on Saturday 23 April 2022.
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