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 marc.sanderson@rco.org.uk 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

DateArticle
4th Apr '19
Cardiff and Llandaff to host OrganFest 2019

OrganFest 2019 will be hosted by Cardiff and Llandaff from 6 to 8 September.
[Full article]
9th Mar '19
RCO awards Diplomas, Certificates & Medals in cathedral ceremony

The Royal College of Organists has presented Diplomas and Certificates to 55 members of the College, and awarded the RCO Medal to two distinguished organists.
[Full article]
5th Mar '19
Dr Peter Hurford, OBE, FRCO, HonRCO (1930-2019)

It is with great sadness that the College has learned of the death of Dr Peter Hurford.
[Full article]
27th Feb '19
RCO Winter 2019 examination results

The Royal College of Organists has announced the results of its Winter 2019 examination session.
[Full article]
30th Jan '19
Jean Guillou (1930–2019) & Noel Rawsthorne (1929-2019)

Jean Guillou (1930–2019) ...
[Full article]
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.
[Full article]

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