The College produces a number of its own publications through the course of the year, both online and in print.

RCO Journal

The Journal of the Royal College of Organists (first issued in 2007) is the RCO's annual research publication. It features articles and reviews about organ and choral repertoire, topics concerning performance practice and interpretation, and organ and choral pedagogy. Click here to find out more about the Journal and about past article commissions. Enquiries about submitting a proposal for an article should be sent to the editor, Andrew McCrea.

Complete editions of the Journal, as well as individual papers, can be found by logging in to the College's virtual campus, iRCO. Digital downloads are free to College Members; guest users will be charged £7.99 for a complete edition or £2.49 for an individual article.

Full and Student members can also request (free of charge) a printed copy of the Journal by emailing or calling +44 (0)20 3865 6998.

Additional copies and back issues of RCO Journal (first series 1993–1996, and second series from 2007), and the RCO Yearbook (1999/2000–2004/2005), may be obtained by contacting the editor at Additional copies and back issues are priced £11.99 for non-members, and £9.99 for members of the RCO and partner organisations, including the Institute of Organ Builders (IBO).

RCO News

The College’s a bi-annual newsletter contains features, details of forthcoming events and courses, and general news and views from the RCO. It is sent free of charge to Full and Student Members, and issues from June 2020 can be found in iRCO. Contact the editor of RCO News at

RCO e-News & e-Diary

Our monthly e-newsletters brings the latest College news, updates and listings direct to Members’ inboxes. To subscribe to College communications, to change an existing email address on our mailing list, or to unsubscribe from College emails, please click here

You can contact the editor of RCO e-News at


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