The Royal School of Church Music supports a world-wide network of 8,500 churches, schools and individuals. We are committed to achieving the best use of good music in worship – whatever the resources, whatever the styles. Through education, training, publications, advice and encouragement, we aim to support church music today and to invest in church music for the future.

Auckland

RSCM NZ and Australia Winter School – Sydney July 2019

SYDNEY is the venue for the 2019 Australia and NZ Winter School. Running from 6 to 14 July – a winter school instead of a summer one…that will beat Sydney’s heat! Start preparing! Full information coming!

A core RSCM educational programme to support and promote singing in churches, schools and other communities. More information
RSCM Music Direct

Order all your music and choir training supplies online from the RSCM Online Shop.

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Sunday, 16 June, 2019

An education programme designed to help practising church musicians to develop the skills they need for the role. More information
Sunday by Sunday

 An essential week-by-week church music guide for every Sunday and major festival of the Church’s year. More information

News

New leaders for RSCM

New Chairman for RSCM



On 27 July 2018, RSCM UK announced that The Very Reverdend Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster Abbey would succeed retired Lord Brian Gill as Chairman of Council for the worldwide Royal School of Church Music (RSCM). He commences duties in the Autumn...

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Chance to join the heavenly team of Organ players



Waikato Branch of the Royal School of Church Music, under the administration of Dave Brookes, extends an invitation to Pianists who have reached Grade VI or better to enter the magical world of organ playing and study using a tried and true course.

It is an achievement...

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Obituary: Nigel Werry NZ

It is with sadness we learn that Nigel Werry of Wellington NZ has passed away early May 2018. He served as NZ Secretary for RSCM for numerous years during the 20th Century.
He will be remembered by many senior members as the brilliant organiser of annual Summer Choir Schools. He was also custodian of the RSCM...

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RSCMNZ National Council AGM

President Paul Ellis has called Councillors to the RSCMNZ National Council 2018 AGM (to be held by teleconference) starting 7.30 am Saturday 19 May. Reports from the five branches will cover respective activities for the 2017/18 year and future visions. He is pictured at the organ of St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Christchurch, during a Music Sunday...

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Billions of Christians can celebrate

On or about 10 June 2018 over 8,500 Christian church entities involving up to 2.3 Billion members have the opportunity to celebrate Music Sunday.
This is one of the thousands of choral and educational events conducted each year worldwide (UK, America, Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, South Africa etc.) by the Royal School of Church Music...

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Music Sunday 2018

Music Sunday is a highlight of RSCM annual events held throughout the world about mid-year. Winter for the Southern Hemisphere and Summer for the Northern. NZ likewise observes this special occasion marking the partnership of Clergy, Laity and Musicians with a sing fest or similar activities at its Branches.
Contact your local Branch for events and...

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