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Exceptional teaching by dedicated faculty to nurture gifted young talent. The Royal Conservatory created The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists to formalize its existing program for extraordinary young musicians aged nine to 18. 

The Glenn Gould School

Nurturing sustainable careers in performance

L’École Glenn Gould

Créer des carrières soutenues en interprétation

The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists

Intense and well-rounded musical training in an extracurricular format


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The Glenn Gould School

The Glenn Gould School is one of the foremost music schools dedicated exclusively to performance training. With a maximum enrollment of 130 students, the school offers a nurturing environment and close mentoring from its acclaimed faculty.

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L’École Glenn Gould

L’École Glenn Gould dispense un enseignement musical de la plus haute qualité et offre tout le soutien nécessaire à ses étudiants afin de leur permettre d’atteindre des sommets d’excellence.

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The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists

The Royal Conservatory created The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists to formalize its existing program for extraordinary young musicians aged nine to 18. Built on the philosophy that young talent, when properly nurtured and expertly trained, can become great talent, today The Taylor Academy is recognized as one of the finest training programs for young artists in North America.



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The RCM Pushes for Action: Help Persuade Government to Support Music Teachers
Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, was recently interviewed by William Littler for an article in the Toronto Star and other newspapers titled: “Music teachers need government help to weather the pandemic”.
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RCM Musicians Honoured with 2021 Juno Award Nominations
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Min-Jeong Koh Appointed RCM Program Development Leader (String Instruments)
In this new position, Dr. Koh will work across multiple divisions of The Royal Conservatory providing leadership in teacher training and pedagogy, and will also serve as a member of the teaching faculty at The Glenn Gould School and The Taylor Academy.
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Alumnus Oscar Peterson Featured in New Heritage Minute
The legacy of Oscar Peterson, RCM alumnus and widely regarded as one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, has been showcased in a new Historica Canada Heritage Minute that follows Dr. Peterson from his humble beginnings in the Montreal neighbourhood of Little Burgundy to his rise to fame.