Student Membership

Please choose how much you would like to give from just £12 per year. Every donation, large or small, will make a real difference, so please do give as much as you can.

Thank you very much for joining the Royal Philharmonic Society.

Choose between…

Option 1: Donate online (minimum £12). You don’t need to complete a membership form.

When joining online, you will have the option to opt-in to receive e-mail updates from us. The relates to optional communications from us regarding latest news, courses, events, competitions and fundraising campaigns. Please note, if you opt-out, we will continue to send you customer service messages about transactions or active subscriptions you hold with us (such as a Membership). If you do not wish to receive these customer-service messages, please contact us. For more information, please read our Privacy Policy.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are joining as a member as part of a competition application (e.g. RPS Composition Prize, Julius Isserlis Scholarship), please DO NOT check the box which anonymises your donation. If you make your donation anonymous, we will be unable to pair it with your application, which may not be accepted as a result.

Option 2: Donate via cheque  (minimum £12)
Please download a membership form and send along with a cheque (minimum £12) made payable to the ‘Royal Philharmonic Society’ to RPS, 48 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7BB.


Brian McMaster, advocate for the arts, former director, Edinburgh International Festival: presented with RPS Honorary Membership in 2009.


In October 1970, Lutoslawski's Cello Concerto received its world premiere, having been commissioned by the RPS. The soloist was Rostropovich, who received our highest honour, the Gold Medal, the same year.