Membership of the Royal College of Organists is open to anyone who takes an interest in organ and choral music and the related arts, whether you play, conduct, teach, compose or simply appreciate and enjoy the music.
To apply to join, please read the following details and complete the form below.
The College runs a fixed membership year from 1st July to 30th June. New members joining at any point in the year will therefore become a member of the College until the subsequent 30th June, when their membership will be due for renewal. Please note the following variations, which may apply to the first year of membership:
The College offers four membership categories: Member, Student Member, Affiliate Student Member and Corporate Member. Please note that Student membership is available to anyone in full-time study, regardless of age. Affiliate Student membership is available to students up to the age of 19 who are studying at either an RCO Accredited Institution or with an RCO Accredited Teacher (please check your eligibility with either your institution or teacher before applying). Corporate membership is available to any business or other organisation wishing to join the College.
|Type||Fee||Half Year Fee*|
|Affiliate student membership||£27.50||£13.75|
To make your application, please fill out the details below. All values are required except where indicated as optional.
Once you have submitted the form you will have the opportunity to complete your application with an online payment. Please note that your membership will not be confirmed until payment is accepted.
You will also be sent a welcome email containing your membership number, a password for the website, and alternative ways of completing your subscription payment if you did not make it at the point of application.
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