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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

 

Corporate Information


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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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Corporate Information

Come work with us! Explore current opportunities at The Royal Conservatory. Plus, information about building safety at 273 Bloor St. W.

CAREERS BUILDING SAFETY
 
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Contact Us

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

CONTACT US


Related News

Mar. 26, 2021
The RCM Pushes for Action: Help Persuade Government to Support Music Teachers
Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, was recently interviewed by William Littler for an article in the Toronto Star and other newspapers titled: “Music teachers need government help to weather the pandemic”.
Mar. 10, 2021
RCM Musicians Honoured with 2021 Juno Award Nominations
In keeping with tradition, members of The Royal Conservatory community have garnered Juno Award nominations in the double digits – some earning more than one.
Mar. 5, 2021
Min-Jeong Koh Appointed RCM Program Development Leader (String Instruments)
In this new position, Dr. Koh will work across multiple divisions of The Royal Conservatory providing leadership in teacher training and pedagogy, and will also serve as a member of the teaching faculty at The Glenn Gould School and The Taylor Academy.
Feb. 25, 2021
Alumnus Oscar Peterson Featured in New Heritage Minute
The legacy of Oscar Peterson, RCM alumnus and widely regarded as one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, has been showcased in a new Historica Canada Heritage Minute that follows Dr. Peterson from his humble beginnings in the Montreal neighbourhood of Little Burgundy to his rise to fame.