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 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, 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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Life of Father of NZ Choral Music honoured

At St Paul's Cathedral, Wellington on 12 November 2017, family, friends and choristers from near and far who revered Peter D Godfrey CBE (fondly known as PDG) and whose musical lives were inspired by this great man, gathered to honour his life (born UK 1922, died...

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Waikato Branch Choral Festival

Register Now for an afternoon of enjoyable choral music with massed choirs and singers from around the region. 28 Oct 2017        2:00pm to 5:30pm Wesley Methodist Church, 100 13th Avenue, Tauranga Registration is free Go to to register

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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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