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

6th Aug '18
Accreditation Update 2019-2020

The RCO Diploma Regulations for 2019–2020 will be published on the 15th of this month, just as the current examination session draws to a close. The Regulations will be available on the ...
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2nd Jul '18
RCO launches mentoring scheme

The Royal College of Organists has launched a new mentoring scheme designed to give College Members access to informal and confidential support with career-related matters from fellow professionals.
[Full article]
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.
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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.
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