Every Saturday, the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is
the home of the Junior Conservatoire. From your child’s very first
steps in music through to intensive preparation for
conservatoire-level training, the Junior Conservatoire offers
opportunities for children and young people to learn in a
stimulating and supportive environment, and to realise their full
"I’ve really been able to grow as a
musician in such a friendly and supportive place."
Amy, Age 16
The Junior Conservatoire offers the only training of its kind in
Wales, immersing students in a specialist environment where they
can benefit from an intensive and holistic musical education.
Crucially, it allows them to share these experiences with other
young people, whose interests and goals are similar to their own.
The aim is to enable students to explore their full potential, and
to lay the foundations for a successful and fulfilling musical
For ages 8-18 and at the heart of the Junior Conservatoire. The
Advanced Course enables talented young musicians to benefit from
training at one of the UK’s leading music conservatoires.
A stepping stone for children aged 7-11 who have started their
musical education and want to develop their skills quickly through
regular instrumental lessons.
A chance for children aged 4-8 to take their first steps in
music through rhythmic movement and singing activities.
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Flautist Jack’s Concerto Performance
BBC Young Musician Returns to RWCMD
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Foundation, ABRSM and the D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
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