Thank You

We would like to take the opportunity to thank those public bodies, individuals, trusts, foundations and business sponsors who have contributed to the College and continue to support us.

Business Support



Arts & Business Cymru

Cardiff Business Club

John Lewis Partnership

Western Power Distribution



Dame Shirley Bassey FRWCMD
Philip Carne MBE FRWCMD and Christine Carne FRWCMD
Jean Davies
The Friends of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Eira and Don Halley
Valerie Hodges
Huw and Jacqui Jenkins
The late Leonard and Marian Jones
The late Peter Kearney
Frank Kelleher
The late Sir Charles Mackerras CBE FRWCMD
Eluned H McGrenery
The late Gwenllian Phillips in memory of her husband
Valerie Pitt
Carlo Rizzi FRWCMD
David Seligman OBE FRWCMD
Ian Stoutzker CBE FRWCMD
Kate Thomas
UK Friends of the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Foundation
Elizabeth Walbröl

Public Bodies

Arts Council of Wales
Welsh Government

Trusts and Foundations

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation
The Ashley Family Foundation
The Colwinston Charitable Trust
The Community Foundation in Wales
The Dyfrig and Heather John Charitable Trust
The Else and Leonard Cross Charitable Trust
The EMI Music Sound Foundation
The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
The Fenton Arts Trust
The Foyle Foundation
The Garfield Weston Foundation
The G C Gibson Charitable Trust
The Helen Rachael Mackaness Trust
The Jane Hodge Foundation

The John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation
The Joseph Strong Fraser Trust
The J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust
The Leverhulme Trust
The Linbury Trust
The Mackintosh Foundation
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation
The Radcliffe Trust
The Richard Carne Trust
The Simon Gibson Charitable Trust
The Spielman Charitable Trust
The Tillett Trust
The Walton Trust
The Waterloo Foundation
The Wolfson Foundation
The Worshipful Company of Musicians


Transform Appeal

We would like to thank all donors to the recent Transform Appeal, including those who choose to remain anonymous.

Wei Hong Duan
Yimei McCabe
The Mosawi Foundation
James and Andrea Clarke
Reed and Christine Halladay
Norris and Tori Whitmore

CPA Global
Alan and Maggie Peterson
Alan Rogers
Western Power Distribution

Alison Atkins Crowther
Sir Anthony and Lady Evans
Scott and Lynsey Fisher
Danny and Carmela Hargreaves
Paul and Mary Higgins
Sara Pearce
Gareth Skelding and Rhys Griffiths
Ian Stoutzker CBE FRWCMD and Mercedes Stoutzker
Peter and Janet Swinburn
Edward Thomas FRWCMD and Nathalie Thomas
Alan and Susanne Thomas

Welsh Government
Gregory Nasmyth and The Hon. Samantha Rowe-Beddoe
Hywel and Elizabeth Ball
Carol Bell
British Schools and Universities Foundation
Kate Burton FRWCMD
David and Annwen Carey-Evans
William and Rhiannon Carey-Evans
Clive and Isobel Carr
Alexander Chandler and Laura Bottega
Christopher and Andrea Costa
James Cronin and Simon Pearson
John Derrick and Preben Oeye
Charles H Duggan
Anita George
Hywel and Mary George
Christopher and Caroline Hacking
Antares Trust
Peter and Cynthia Hardy
Huw and Jacqui Jenkins
Nancy Lee
Jeremy and Julie Llewelyn
Capt Sir Norman Lloyd-Edwards KVCO GCSt J RD JP RNR FRWCMD
Lloyd George Asia Foundation
Lord and Lady MacGregor
Christopher Moorsom
Sir Idris Pearce CBE TD DL
Mark and Denise Poulton


Great Western Railway
The Red Butterfly Foundation
Menna Richards OBE FRWCMD
Martyn and Anne Ryan
Kenneth and Hazel Sievewright
Michael and Heather Slade
John and Susan Stanion
The Viscountess St Davids
Steinway & Sons
Rod and Julie Stevenson
Lucy Stout
Claire Thomsett
Liza Todd Tivey
Werner and Elizabeth Walbroel
Robin Wilkinson and Ken Watters



Patron Connect Gold

Chris Ball
Geraint Talfan Davies OBE
John Derrick and Preben Oeye
Martin and Jo Furber
Anita George
Hywel and Mary George
Brian Gilbert
David Goldstone CBE
Frank Kelleher
Captain Sir Norman Lloyd Edwards FRWCMD
Michael and Cora McGrane
Vince McNabb
Christopher and Mere Moorsom
Chris Nott OBE
Sir Idris Pearce
Alan and Maggie Peterson
Sir Antony and Lady Reardon Smith
Betsan Roberts
Martyn and Anne Ryan
Carlo Rizzi FRWCMD and Lucy Stout
David Seligman OBE FRWCMD
Babs Thomas OBE
Ted and Val Yates

Patron Connect

Hilary Boulding
Peter Curran FRWCMD
Keith James OBE and Linda James MBE
Robert and Philippa John
Allan and Kath Jones
Graham and Dorothy Jones
Hywel Ceri and Morwenna Jones
Mrs Rhiannon Jones
Christine Lewis OBE
Hywel Peterson
Alison Shan Price MBE
Eileen Price
Menna Richards OBE FRWCMD
Pat and Robin Sharpe
Sir Paul and Lady Kathryn Silk
Simon Smail CBE
Roger and Rhian Thomas
Howard Weeks

College Connect Gold

Doug and Pandora Allin
Mary Browning
Douglas Dalwood
Mrs E J Eyres MBE
Nina Gobat
Ken Griffin
Anita Johansson
Catherine Leaker and Colin Nalder
Janet McDonald-Curry
Ivor Mugford
Suzanne Pari
John Richardson
Cynthia Roberts
Dr Ronald and Susan Smith
Mathew Talfan FRWCMD
Muriel Weeks

College Connect

Scott Allin
John and Elizabeth Andrews
David Bacon
Roger Bonehill
R&A Botterill
Leigh Bracegirdle
Jenny Broughton MBE
Ann E. Bryan
Professor Paul Cantrill
Jennifer Anne Gent
Helen and Glyn Evans
Andrew Healy
Julie Hawkins
Gloria Jenkins
Barbara and Merfyn Jones
Clare Kimber
Mr and Mrs Longden
Hélène Mansfield OBE
Geraldine Martin
Clive Maslen
Pam Naysmith
Glyn Parry
Shirley Parry
Margaret Perring
Lynne Plummer
Cynthia Pulsford
Dame Janet Ritterman DBE
Ceridwen Roberts
Paul Rothwell
Dr Martin Sage
Ann Saalbach and Peter Bryant
Sharron Scott
Ceinwen Statter
Jane and Mike Tooby
Linda Vickers
Haydn and Alison Warman
Sara and Harry West
Mark White
Timothy White
Marie Wood


Friends Connect

Marian Allsobrook
Len and Kath Bartlett
Pearl Bishop
John Blackmore
Paul Bowen
Patricia and Ken Brinkworth
Mr and Mrs Bryett
Patricia Buckingham
Rita Burtch
Mr and Mrs Channin
Carol Cobert
Sarah Cockbill
Jeffrey Coles
Tony Fiorentini and Angela Cooke
Mr and Mrs Corsi
Margaret Cotter
Joyce Davidson
Glenys Marilyn Ashley Davies
Jean Davies
Larry Davies
Derek and Pamela Day
Janet Dewes
John Entwistle
J Wynford and Sigi Evans
Janet and Gareth Evans
John R Evans
Tamsin Evans
Peter and Jill Ferdinando
Fred and Betty Fox
Philip J Flook
Martin and Jo Furber
Jane Gibson
Brian Gilbert
Eluned Goode
Rees Govier
Sian and Simon Gray
Wendy Grey-Lloyd
Vera Griffith
Bette Griffiths
Bradley Harris
Doreen Marshall and David Harris
Mair Haywood
Tony and Suzanne Hazell
Colin Hicks
Eryl Hicks
Patricia Holbrook
Paul Hooker
Elizabeth Hotchkiss
Hazel Hughes
Valmai Hunter
Gwyneth and Hywel Jeffreys
Alun and Rhiannon John
David and Gail Johns
Howard Johnson
Valerie and Roger Johnson
David Allan Jones
Kathleen Jones
Alison and David Kitchen
Mr and Mrs Ladd
Amanda Lakin
David and Diana Lambert
Vee Lancaster
Judith Land
Ann Lewis
John C Lewis
Charles Islwyn Lloyd Jones
Hefin Looker
William Mapleson
Eric Markland
Eluned McGrenery
Rod McKerlich
Hilda Morgan
Christine Mullins
David M Murphy
John Napier
Jane Newman
Lesley and John Noaks
Jean O'Donnell
Philomela Parratt
John and Margaret Phillips
William Potter
William and Daisy Roberts
Ceri Rossiter
Kerry Russell
David Salt
Michael and Anne Scales
Dennis and Daphne Sellwood
David Singleton
Mr and Mrs Sirrell
Simon and June Smail
Terrence and Janet Smith
Jack and Beryl Spackman
David Suthers
Brian R and Sandra Taylor
Col R A and Mrs R M Taylor
Andrew Teal
Corris and Joan Thomas
Dewi Thomas
Lynda Thomas
Maureen Thomas
Godfrey and Marjorie Thomis
John Tolan
Michael Pierce and Steven Tyrer
Peter and Dorothy Walker
Gloria and James Wakelin
Marcia Watts
Valerie Weir
Rita White
Karen Whitecross
Eric and Sheila Whitfield
Chris Woolley
Michael Young



We remain immensely grateful to those public bodies, individuals, trusts, foundations and business sponsors who gave their support to our Capital Campaign: A Stage for Success. The new training and performance spaces at the College provided the foundation for a new phase in the College's history.

The Welsh Government
University of South Wales
Cardiff Council
Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
Ian Stoutzker CBE FRWCMD
The Foyle Foundation
The Garfield Weston Foundation
The Linbury Trust
The Wolfson Foundation
MADSU Ltd, the RWCMD Students Union
Anthony and Elizabeth Bunker
Diane and Henry Engelhardt CBE
Hywel and Mary George
Prof and Mrs David Halton FRWCMD
The late John Hinley
Peter and Anne Mathias
Vincent McNabb
Christopher Nott
Sir David and Lady Prosser
The Lord and Lady Rowe-Beddoe
Philippa and David Seligman OBE FRWCMD
Sir Howard and Lady Stringer FRWCMD
The late Dame Elizabeth Taylor and family
Edward Yates
The Clore Duffield Foundation
The Coutts Charitable Trust
The Dunard Fund
The Foundation for Sport and the Arts
The G C Gibson Charitable Trust
The Gwendoline and Margaret Davies Charity
The Idlewild Trust
The Landfill Community Fund
The Simon Gibson Charitable Trust
Sir Siegmund Warburg's Voluntary Settlement
The Waterloo Foundation
Capital Law LLP
Champagne Pommery
Davis Langdon
Grant Thornton
Hilton Cardiff
Helical Bar Wales plc
Land Securities
Liberty Living
Pitney Bowes
PMH Properties
St David's 2
Steinway & Sons
Western Power Distribution
Professor John Andrews CBE
Owain Arwel Hughes FRWCMD
Pippa Bartolotti
Dame Shirley Bassey FRWCMD
Hilary Boulding
Rob Brydon FRWCMD
Professor Indira Carr
Philip Carne FRWCMD & Christine Carne FRWCMD
Elizabeth & Edmond Fivet CBE FRWCMD
Brian Gilbert
Ioan Gruffudd FRWCMD
Terry Hands FRWCMD
Valerie Hodges
David Jackson
Dr Karl Jenkins CBE FRWCMD
Robert John
Sir Tom Jones FRWCMD
Professor Harryono Judodihardjo
Neil & Glenys Kinnock
Captain Sir Norman Lloyd-Edwards FRWCMD
Charles Lloyd-Jones
John & Margaret Phillips
Michael & Cora McGrane
The late Angharad Rees FRWCMD
Carlo Rizzi FRWCMD & Lucy Stout
Trevor Shortman
Babs Thomas OBE
Corris Thomas
Roger Thomas
Marcia Watts


Also, everyone who supported our Take Your Seat Campaign (Patron, Rob Brydon) and our Royal Gala at Buckingham Palace, many members of College staff who gave generously and several donors who wish to remain anonymous.