What is the International Advisory Board at RCS?

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland International Advisory Board is a US-based non-profit, which supports the Conservatoire in its goal to provide outstanding arts education regardless of barriers.

The Board was founded to raise awareness and advance the aims of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in the United States.


The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) is ranked as one of the world’s top three destinations to study the performing arts in the 2021 QS World University Rankings for Performing Arts.

RCS is a diverse centre of performance, with excellent venues and active partnerships with all of Scotland’s national arts companies. Find out more about RCS.

Professional Partnerships

We have partnerships with all of Scotland’s national performing arts companies.

National Theatre of Scotland

Showcasing Scottish culture at home and abroad, the National Theatre of Scotland allows students to gain access to the important network of directors, sound technicians, stage managers and performance makers at Scotland’s national theatre.

Scottish Ballet

This bold and inspiring company designs and delivers the BA Modern Ballet programme in partnership with RCS.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Internationally celebrated orchestra which offers RCS students unique side-by-side learning and performing opportunities.

Scottish Opera

Scotland’s national opera company is the largest performing arts organisation in the country and offers performance opportunities in co-productions and side-by-side rehearsals with The Orchestra of Scottish Opera.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

One of Europe’s leading orchestras, the RSNO offers music students the chance to audition for the RSNO Professional Experience scheme and also offers side-by-side opportunities.


Our graduates are a talented and richly varied group who make a significant impact across the globe. RCS alumni perform in orchestras, teach in classrooms, produce world-class arts festivals, create iconic set designs, lead cultural organisations and star in Hollywood movies.


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