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 Summer School – Auckland 2018

AUCKLAND, City of Sails, is the venue for the 2018 Australia and NZ Summer School. Full information and online application form is now available here.  Apply before the 31 October to obtain the Early Bird discount on registration fees!

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, 17 June, 2018

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

Foundation Degree  in Church Music

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News

Enroll now for 2018 Summer School

Now is the time to register as a participant in the Australia/NZ 2018 Summer School to be held in Auckland. Read the reminder below for more details.

170915 SS18 reg now notice

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Think ahead to RSCMNZ Summer School 2018

NOW is the time to take action for participation in the forthcoming RSCMNZ combined Australia and NZ Summer School 2018.

Dates; 9th -16th January 2018.

Course Director is Andrew Lumsden, Organist & Master of the Choristers, Winchester Cathedral, UK, ably supported by renowned local specialists.

Auckland NZ is the venue and Dilworth School is the hub.

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NZ Music Sunday 2017 PLUS

Music Sunday is a highlight of RSCM annual events and other special occasions are conducted nation-wide in NZ's Branches.
Auckland dedicated its new Holy trinity Cathedral organ and refurbishment of the St Mary's Chapel organ 11 June 2017 with special celebrations.
Waikato branch met at St Bride’s, Otorohanga, where they were hosted by Ven Arch heldeacon Christine...

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BENEMERENTI MEDAL for Sr Colleen Morey

BENEMERENTI MEDAL Awarded for services to music Congratulations, too, to Sr Colleen Morey for the award of the Benemerenti (‘To the well-deserving’) Medal for services to music. Originally a medal for soldiers in the Papal Army, it was broadened to be awarded by the Pope as a mark of significant service to the church in any field...

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CERTIFICATE OF SPECIAL SERVICE for Rhonda Gibbison

CERTIFICATES OF SPECIAL SERVICE Awarded for significant administrative work as a voluntary officer or member  of staff within the RSCM; or an award for a significant contribution to church music and/or liturgy at a local level:  Rhonda Gibbison has been a member of the RSCM New Zealand Waikato Branch for decades. An enthusiastic supporter of young...

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ASSOCIATE AWARD for Rachael Griffiths-Hughes

ASSOCIATES OF THE RSCM (ARSCM) Awarded for achievements in church music and/or liturgy of national significance, or for important musical and/or liturgical work within the RSCM: Rachael Griffiths-Hughes is Director of Music at the Waikato Cathedral Church of St Peter, Hamilton, NZ. Her workshops, master classes and conducting of many choirs, including for RSCM New Zealand, have...

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