News Releases

News Releases

24th Jul '21
Winner of IAO-RCO Organ Playing Competition revealed

Organist Wenying Wu has been announced as the winner of the IAO-RCO Organ Playing Competition.
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22nd Jul '21
IAO/ RCO Organ Playing Competition final

The final of the IAO/ RCO organ playing competition will be broadcast online on Saturday 24 July from 11am. The programme will contain the full recitals from all six finalists, concluding with the ...
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30th Jun '21
The RCO Medal awarded posthumously to Jennifer Bate OBE, FRCO

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death Ms Jennifer Bate OBE, at the age of 75, in March 2020. Jennifer made a unique contribution to organ-playing in the UK and internationally, and ...
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15th Jun '21
Judith Weir CBE at Leeds International Organ Festival

Judith Weir CBE (Master of the Queen’s Music) has been interviewed by Richard Mantle OBE (General Director of Opera North) in an event sponsored by the RCO as part of the Leeds International Organ ...
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1st Jun '21
Royal College of Organists and Musicians’ Union launch new partnership

The Royal College of Organists (RCO) and the Musicians’ Union (MU) have announced a new partnership to deliver services and support for organists and choral directors.
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28th May '21
IAO-RCO Organ Playing Competition final rescheduled

The IAO and RCO are pleased to announce that the Organ Playing Competition final, which was to have taken place at the IAO’s Edinburgh Music Festival in 2021, will now take place online.
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14th Apr '21
HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

President of the Royal College of Organists Gerard Brooks has written to the College’s Patron, Her Majesty The Queen, to express condolences on the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of ...
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