Music Education

Music Education at the RNCM encompasses a unique and innovative range of teaching and research activity within a conservatoire environment.

A violin teacher stands in front of a classroom of children holding stringed instruments.

Click on the links below to discover more about each area:

Hub for Artistic Research in Performance (HARP)
HARP aims to promote artistic research in performance across all areas of performance and pedagogy at the RNCM

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Music with Specialist Instrumental Teaching
A unique programme designed for graduates who wish to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) whilst specialising in instrumental teaching

Young Strings
RNCM Young Strings aims to help pupils aged 5-12 become confident, expressive musicians, who have a deep understanding of all the elements of music.

Dalcroze Eurhythmics (information coming soon)
Dalcroze Eurhythmics is a whole-person approach to experiencing and understanding music by tapping into the sense of movement in music. 

Key Staff

Programme Lead, Music Education 
Robbie Gardiner

Head of Music, Health and Wellbeing 
Dr John Habron

Senior Tutor, RNCM Young Strings
Sarah Crooks

Tutor in Dalcroze Eurhythmics
Karin Greenhead

Tutor, RNCM Young Strings and in Dalcroze Eurhythmics
Bethan Habron-James

Music Education Administrator
Bryony Taylor

Enquiries can be sent to [email protected]