London Music Masters is proud to work creatively with some of the most respected organisations and institutions in the music industry. The strong relationships and on-going collaborations we continue to develop are paramount to the successes of both the LMM Learning and LMM Artists programmes.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is recognised as one of the finest orchestras on the international stage. Strong links with LMM | Artists and LMM | Learning since the foundation of London Music Masters have resulted in a series of collaborations including joint commissions, in-school workshops and concerto performances for our Award Holders. LPO Chief Executive and Artistic Director Timothy Walker is an LMM board member as well as being a mentor to the LMM Award holders.
Fresh from its recent Royal Philharmonic Society win in the ensemble category, London Contemporary Orchestra (LCO) is renowned for its innovative, engaging performances of works by contemporary composers. In recent years we have worked with London Music Masters has worked with LCO to stage performances of new music, for joint commissions and to deliver education projects.
The Royal College of Music (RCM) is one of the world's leading conservatoires, providing specialised musical education and professional training at the highest international level for performers, conductors and composers. Many of our LMM Learning teachers are RCM graduates, and we are currently working with the RCM to develop an innovative three year modular pathway for upper-strings students called excellence in group teaching. RCM Principal Prof. Colin Lawson and renowned violin teacher Prof. Itrzhak Rashkovsky are LMM board members. Prof. Rashkovsky also pioneered the LMM | Learning Pathways programme for highly talented students in our primary schools.
The Southbank Centre is the largest single-run arts centre in the world and houses several incredibly respected venues including the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and the Hayward Gallery. Southbank Centre has welcomed hundreds of children from LMM| Learning schools as performers and audience into its main performances spaces and Head of Classical Music Gillian Moore is a mentor to the LMM Award Holders.
Wigmore Hall is one of the world’s most prestigious chamber venues and an essential platform for the most highly regarded soloists and chamber musicians. Each LMM Award Holder is given the fantastic opportunity to perform a recital at Wigmore Hall as part of their Award. LMM and Wigmore Hall also work together to provide exciting outreach days at our LMM | Learningschools.
YCAT has been supporting the careers of young artists for over 30 years. They take an unusually caring and nurturing approach which, in the fiercely competitive business of classical music, sets the bar high for all of us who are engaged in career development for young talent.
The Sphinx Organization focuses on building diversity in classical music and providing access to music education in underserved communities in the United States of America. London Music Masters holds the same ethos and although Sphinx is based in America, we continue to build strong connections with the organisation and its performers. The critically acclaimed Harlem Quartet, formed through Sphinx, has helped to inspire our students when visiting and performing in our LMM | Learning schools.