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:

Daniel Fardon: Life as an Apprentice Composer

Olivia Clarke: Women Conductors: My Story

Phoebe Manley: My journey to the conducting podium

Laurence Osborn: Writer's Vertigo and My Piano Quintet

The old RPS blog on Wordpress can be viewed here.


Jane Manning, internationally recognised soprano specialising in contemporary music over an eminent career, premiering over 350 new works.


The RPS Gold Medal for outstanding musicianship has been awarded only 100 times since 1871.