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About Us
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The Royal Conservatory is one of the largest and most respected music education institutions in the world, providing the definitive standard of excellence in curriculum design, assessment, performance training, teacher certification and arts-based social programs.

Our Story and Mission

 

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO

 

Our Renowned Alumni

 

Honorary Fellows of The Royal Conservatory

 

TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning

 

Statement from the RCM on anti-racism


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Our Story and Mission

The Royal Conservatory is one of the largest and most respected music education institutions in the world, providing the definitive standard of excellence in curriculum design, assessment, performance training, teacher certification and arts-based social programs. Entrenched in the minds and hearts of Canadians, The Royal Conservatory has united generations of citizens since its inception in 1886.

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OUR MISSION
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RCM in the News

Thank you for your interest in The Royal Conservatory! Whether you are looking for a quick fact, some historical context, a quote, or a news release, we strive to provide you with everything you might need to develop a story on The Conservatory. 

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IN THE NEWS
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RCM Publishing

For generations The Royal Conservatory has been delivering the highest quality learning and teaching materials for students and teachers of all instruments, learning styles, and stages of development.  RCM Publishing is an imprint of Frederick Harris Music.

EXPLORE RCM PUBLISHING VISIT BOOKSTORE
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Our Research

Studying how the mind makes music and how music shapes the mind.

RCM RESEARCH AND RESOURCES
 
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Venue Rentals and Ticketing Services

Explore one of Toronto's finest event and performance venues, or inquire about our ticketing services. 

VENUE RENTAL INFORMATION RCM TICKETING SERVICES
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RCM Participating Schools - United States

Information about schools that participate in our program in the United States. 

US SCHOOLS
 
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Governance

Discover our Board of Directors and Senior Staff.

Board of Directors SENIOR STAFF
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Statement from the RCM on anti-racism

As an institution and as individuals, we condemn racism of any form in the strongest possible way. 

Read Our Statement
 
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Contact Us

We're pleased to help! Find contact information for our various departments here. 

CONTACT US


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