Musicians from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) is a place like nowhere else, powered by performance, its people, and their passion. Established in 1847 and celebrating its 175th anniversary in 2022, RCS is consistently recognised as a global leader in performing arts education (currently ranked as one of the world’s top three performing arts education institutions by the QS World University Rankings).
With students from more than 50 countries, specialist staff and active partnerships with all of Scotland’s national arts companies, RCS is a centre of performance offering a learning environment which encourages students to create new work, collaborate with peers across disciplines and develop innovative ideas and grow into artists the world needs.

RCS graduates are resourceful, highly employable and members of a dynamic community of artists who make a significant impact across the globe.

At RCS, students develop not just their art but their power to use it.