Details

RCO Events, Courses & Classes | Listings

Your RCO event details can be found below.

Please note that the 24-hour clock is used on all event listings, with all times being GMT/BST. To book courses and classes, please follow the Book Online link wherever you see it, and email bookings@rco.org.uk or call 020 3865 6998 with any queries. Where events are free or not bookable online, please follow the instructions for that event.

Raise Your Game!

Monday 30th May 2016 (09:30 – 17:30)
St Andrews

Organists of all ages and stages—join us in St Andrews, Scotland on Spring Bank Holiday Monday for the very must of a Spring inspiration day promoted by RCO Academy in partnership with the University of St Andrews.

A great ‘hands-on’ day-programme with tuition in small, informal graded classes. Ideal too for pianists who would like to try the organ. Just bring the music you are currently studying.

Featuring:
Lunchtime celebratory organ recital by Henry Fairs in St Salvator’s Chapel, University of St Andrews, at 13:00.

Culminating in:
a recital given by you, the students, in St Salvator's Chapel at 16:30.

PLAY THE SUPERB PIPE ORGANS IN ST ANDREWS
4-manual 1973 Hradetzky in St Salvator’s University Chapel – exciting, modern, eclectic!
2-manual Walker in St Leonard’s University Chapel – cultivate an accurate and sensitive touch
Iconic 1923 instrument by Hill, Norman and Beard at All Saints’ Church – lush, romantic timbres
2-manual Walker in the University Younger Hall – ideal for our hands-on classes

AND RECEIVE TOP TIPS FROM TUTORS
Tom Wilkinson, University Organist and Director of Chapel Choirs, University of St Andrews
Henry Fairs, (Head of Organ Studies, Birmingham Conservatoire; Organist to the University of Birmingham; Honorary Professor of Organ, St Andrews University
James Parsons, Head of Student Development, RCO Academy; Tutor in Organ Birmingham Conservatoire

Attendance Fees
RCO Members and IAO/SFO Members: £40
RCO Student Members and IAO/SFO Student Members: £35
Other full time students: £37
All others: £45

Please email James Parsons with any questions.

 

For RCO courses and classes, the following key is used as a guide to level and suitability:
Beginner (Grades 1-4)
Intermediate (Grades 4-6)
Advanced
(Grades 6-8 / CRCO)
Diploma 1
(CRCO–ARCO)
Diploma 2
(ARCO–FRCO)

Subscribe for updates