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Event details can be found below. Please book online whenever you see the Book Online link. If you have any enquiries relating to a booking, please email bookings@rco.org.uk or call 020 3865 6998.

Note that the 24-hour clock is used on all event listings. For 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); All Standards. For more information on the different types of events organised by the College, click here.

 

Date

Event

29th Feb 2020
Hymn and worship song playing
The second of three linked classes for pianists who find themselves playing for church services on a regular or occasional basis, self-taught organists, and those with a little more experience who would like some fresh ideas.

St Mary's Church, Diss, IP22 4QQ [more details]

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7th Mar 2020
AGM & Conferment of Diplomas
The College's AGM, followed by the presentation of diplomas to successful candidates, will take place in Southwark Cathedral at 12 noon (AGM) and 14:00 (Conferment ceremony).

Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, London SE1 9DA [more details]

14th Mar 2020
Exploring Victorian and Edwardian organ music
Join James Lancelot for a morning workshop on the 3 manual Brindley & Foster (rebuilt by Hill Norman & Beard) organ at St John's Renfield, Glasgow.

St John's Renfield, Glasgow G12 0NB [more details]

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14th Mar 2020
Develop your Sight Reading and Transposition
Fluency in sight reading and transposition is not only useful for success in ABRSM and RCO examinations, but aids the faster learning of repertoire and the mastering of other musical techniques such as improvisation. For organists of grade 5 level and above.

St Matthew's Church, Great Peter Street, London SW1P 2BU [more details]

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21st Mar 2020
Confident performing
The third of three linked classes for pianists who find themselves playing for church services on a regular or occasional basis, self-taught organists, and those with a little more experience who would like some fresh ideas.

St Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich, NR2 1QZ [more details]

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21st Mar 2020
Play Bach (even) better
Whether preparing for an examination or a recital, or simply playing for pleasure all organists play Bach. Catherine Ennis teaches what is therefore an essential class.

St Lawrence Jewry Church, Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AA [more details]

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21st Mar 2020
TOSE-in-a-Day
A varied day of tuition for teenage organists of grade 5 standard and above using superb organs.

London W1 [more details]

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28th Mar 2020
Choosing and Performing Contemporary Organ Music with Tom Bell
Class for Grade 4/5 to Grade 7/8 (and beyond) on approaching contemporary organ music

St Cassian's, Chaddesley Corbett, Nr Kidderminster DY10 4SD [more details]

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4th Apr 2020
Preparing for CRCO, ARCO and FRCO
Essential preparation for anybody taking RCO examinations in Summer 2020

St Paul's Hall, Huddersfield University, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH [more details]

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7th Apr 2020
Vierne Pièces de Fantaisie: class with Benjamin Bloor
Explore the variety of Louis Vierne's organ music with Ben Bloor

St Salvator's Chapel, St Andrews [more details]

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15th Apr 2020
Easter Course
In-depth tuition for those preparing for all or part of the RCO's organ playing diplomas, plus a non-diploma Repertoire & Skills strand.

Oxford [more details]

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18th Apr 2020
Advanced Hymn Playing
For those seeking more ways of inspiring the congregation and for those preparing CRCO hymn playing.

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

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25th Apr 2020
Continuo playing—1
The first of two linked classes offering detailed tuition in continuo playing. Attend as a player or observer.

St Mary le Bow, Cheapside, London EC2V 6AU [more details]

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4th May 2020
Teach the Organ!—class 4
The fourth class in our innovative series of six, covers repertoire for the student organist

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

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4th May 2020
Teach the Organ!—class 5
The fifth class in our innovative series of six, covers teaching a new piece; teaching sight-reading

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

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9th May 2020
The new List C pieces for CRCO and ARCO
Explore the new CRCO and ARCO List C pieces with Richard Brasier.

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

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16th May 2020
Continuo playing—2
The first of two linked classes offering detailed tuition in continuo playing. Attend as a player or observer.

St Mary le Bow, Cheapside, London EC2V 6AU [more details]

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17th May 2020
Scandinavia Study Trip
Top level tuition for organists of diploma level on instruments from the 16th to 20th centuries.

Denmark and Sweden [more details]

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23rd May 2020
The new List B pieces for CRCO and ARCO
Explore the new CRCO and ARCO List B pieces with Roger Carter

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

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30th May 2020
Teach the Organ!—class 6
The sixth class in our innovative series of six, covers teaching registration; teaching the church organist

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

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20th Jun 2020
Preparing for CRCO, ARCO and FRCO
An essential day for those entered for all or part of CRCO, ARCO or FRCO in July 2020 and offering invaluable guidance for those whose sights are set further ahead.

St Barnabas Church, Calton Avenue, Dulwich, London SE21 7DG [more details]

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25th Jul 2020
The IAO-RCO Organ Playing Competition 2020
The second joint IAO-RCO competition for organists will be held during the 2020 IAO Music Festival in Edinburgh (24-26 July).

Edinburgh [more details]

3rd Aug 2020
Summer Course for Organists
The big course with the personal touch for all ages and stages.

City of London [more details]

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4th Aug 2020
The Organ Student Experience (TOSE)
The course for teenage organists of grade 7 level and above offering tuition in repertoire, keyboard skills, and choral conducting and accompaniment.

Cambridge [more details]

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