Courses, Classes & Events | Listings

Please note that for times on event listings, the 24-hour clock is used. For more information on the different types of learning events organised by the College, click here.

Please book online whenever possible, following the links below. If you have a problem booking online please call RCO Bookings and Accounts on 020 3865 6998.

The following key is used as a guide to the level and suitability of classes: Beginner (Grades 1-4); Intermediate (Grades 4-6); Advanced (Grades 6-8 / CertRCO); Diploma 1 (CertRCO–ARCO); Diploma 2 (ARCO–FRCO); All Standards.




31st Jul 2017
RCO Academy Summer Course for Organists
The big course with the personal touch for complete beginners through to advanced level.

London [more details]

8th Sep 2017
The fourth OrganFest, organised jointly by the College, the British Institute of Organ Studies, the Incorporated Association of Organists and Hull & East Riding Organ Group, takes place on 8 and 9 September in Hull - the UK 2017 City of Culture.

Hull City Hall [more details]

23rd Sep 2017
Harmonic formulas in Bach chorales
Get started on or boost your understanding of chorale harmonisation in the style of Bach

St George's RC Cathedral, Southwark [more details]

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30th Sep 2017
Supporting the Parish Organist
A free event for regular and occasional church organists and for leisure players too. Of interest also to organ teachers. Please note that the date was wrongly stated in the June edition of RCO News as being in October.

Totnes [more details]

30th Sep 2017
Develop your choral conducting skills
A chance for early-stage choral conductors to develop their skills and confidence.

St Giles Cripplegate Church, Barbican, London EC2Y 8DA [more details]

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7th Oct 2017
Certificate of Accredited Membership performance class
For those preparing for or considering entering for the RCO's new Certificate of Accredited Membership and others playing at grades 2–6 level

All Saints, Maidstone [more details]

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7th Oct 2017
The G major, A minor and B minor Fugues (J S Bach)
Study three of Bach's greatest organ fugues

St Giles in the Fields Church, London WC2 [more details]

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19th Oct 2017
Guildhall Organ Festival
A new festival at the Guildhall, Derry, featuring the newly restored Guildhall organ.

Derry-Londonderry [more details]

21st Oct 2017
Derry~Londonderry Organ Masterclass
A morning workshop for organists of all stages and abilities as part of the Guildhall Organ Festival.

Guildhall, Derry~Londonderry [more details]

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21st Oct 2017
François Couperin's Organ Masses
Small class for organists of Intermediate level through to Diploma.

Jesus College Chapel, Turl Street, Oxford, OX1 3DW [more details]

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28th Oct 2017
RCO Organ Forum 2017 - a celebration of Olivier Messiaen
Take a fresh look at the music of 'Le Maître' in this the twenty-fifth anniversary year of his death with leading Messiaen scholars and interpreters.

Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT [more details]

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28th Oct 2017
Improvise with confidence
For students of Grade 5 and above who want to gain confidence in improvisation

St Patrick's RC Church, Huddersfield [more details]

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