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.
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!
RSCM Music Direct
Order all your music and choir training supplies online from the RSCM Online Shop.
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
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.
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...
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More