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The Royal School of Church Music is an educational charity committed to promoting the study, practice and improvement of music in Christian worship. We are an open, lifelong learning organisation, offering face-to-face and distance education and training through its programmes, published resources, courses and activities.

The RSCM supports a world-wide membership of churches, schools and individuals, and is sustained by thousands of donors and volunteers worldwide. In a diverse international context, we aim to make all our work ecumenical in purpose, nature and content.

Latest News

Thank you Stephen

It is with great sadness we learn of the passing (c. 19 December 2020) of Stephen Rowley, our much admired, remarkable musician, teacher and RSCM supporter. Dave Brookes, now Chairman Waikato Branch recalls when he was Auckland Branch Chairman the many times Stephen led Junior Chorister Training Weekends. Also his remarkable ability to sing any […]

News, Wellington

Goodies for Xmas

RSCM UK has shared an event scheduled for 6.00PM 12 December (UK time). CLICK progressively on the various links below; follow prompts to reach each page or item. View this email in your browser The Big Christmas Carol Service Book On Saturday 12 December (6pm UK time) the RSCM will be hosting a participative, virtual Christmas Carol […]


Choir School 2020 and ahead

Please visit the Wellington Page of this website to read about the inspirational Choir School held Wellington during October 2020 and to get an idea of how future schools could be. Clicking the download button immediately below gives you an example of a Brochure about any forthcoming Wellington based Choir School open to choristers aged […]


Oz/NZ Join in Bubble

NB: click on heading to see full story. RSCM Australia and RSCMNZ made history today when they joined together (10.00am AEST/12Noon NZST Saturday 6 June 2020) in an unique bubble. Fifty-nine representatives from all over Australia with a goodly number of NZers used ZOOM to listen to an inspiring dialogue between The Very Revd. Dr […]