RPS Blog

Written by our musicians, composers, academics and arts professionals, the RPS Blog is for the musically and culturally curious. Whether you want to try conducting, study abroad or meet a modern-day composer, you can learn more about it by clicking the links below.

RPS blogs are now published on our website under News.

Recent posts include:

Laurence Osborn | Writer's Vertigo and My Piano Quintet

Bethan Morgan-Williams | Quartet vs Quartet

Jane Macpherson | Orchestras alive and thriving across the country

Previous articles can be viewed on the old RPS blog on Wordpress.


José Antonio Abreu, founder of the revolutionary Venezeulan ' El Sistema' which educates the poorest children in musical schools around the country: awarded RPS Honorary Membership in 2008.


Voting for the RPS Gold Medal is still carried out using the original 19th century yes/no voting box.