Congratulations to our Associate Fellows

The Council of the NCM sincerely congratulates all recently-elected Associate Fellows! We have been extremely impressed by the exceptional credentials of those on whom we have been able to confer the award and we hope that receipt of our highest non-examined diploma... Read more...'

Diploma Examinations for Young Musicians

Calling all young musicians! Are you fed up with NOT doing exams and then being rewarded with a rubbish result? Are you looking for a really pleasant and rewarding exam experience? How about entering for one of our diploma exams? Our entry level diploma is the Diploma... Read more...'

Diploma Examinations

If you are thinking about taking one of our diploma examinations, you may be interested to know that we have withdrawn the requirement for scales and arpeggios to be played in the Associate or Licentiate diplomas. We continue to expect a professional execution of a... Read more...'

Anna Lapwood

It’s wonderful to see Anna Lapwood, one of the NCM’s honorary fellows, presenting BBC4’s ‘Young Musician of the Year’! Anna was the first female organ scholar of Magdalen College, Oxford and is now the youngest ever Director of Music at... Read more...'

Radio 3 Breakfast

Our Director of Studies, Dr. Andrew Wilson, was surprised and delighted to hear his Cornish Overture, ‘Tros an Treys’ being played on Radio 3’s ‘Breakfast’ this morning, introduced by Petroc Trelawney! If you’d like to hear it,... Read more...'