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

29th Oct '19
Recitalists and programme revealed for Westminster Cathedral’s nine-organ concert

The musicians who will together perform the UK premiere of Jean Guillou’s unique La révolte des orgues for nine organs and percussion at Westminster Cathedral on Wednesday 20th November ...
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16th Oct '19
Edinburgh to host IAO/RCO 2020 playing competition for young organists

The Incorporated Association of Organists (IAO) and the Royal College of Organists (RCO) have announced details of the IAO/RCO Organ Playing Competition 2020 for young organists.
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1st Oct '19
RCO announces new National Organ Day for 2020

The Royal College of Organists (RCO) has announced plans to hold a National Organ Day on Saturday 18 April 2020, as the centrepiece of a year of outreach to promote the organ as an instrument and ...
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2nd Sep '19
Organs for organists - RCO seeks partners for UK-wide practice instrument network

The RCO has launched a search for partners to help it establish a network of practice instruments as widely as possible throughout the UK.
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30th Aug '19
RCO announces Summer 2019 exam results

The Royal College of Organists has announced the results of its Summer 2019 examination session.
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