Scholarships available for viola students from US and Canada We are delighted to announce three new scholarships worth 75% tuition fee per year available to US and Canadian viola students for entry in 2017/18 to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. The Royal conservatoire of Scotland’s Strings department is one of the finest in Europe. Led by renowned cellist David Watkin, our BMus and MMus Strings courses are two of the most innovative programmes for string players in Europe. Developing a fluent technique is central to any performer - we help you integrate it with the theoretical and contextual understanding crucial to any creative musician today. Join us at RCS and be part of a national institution which is uniquely placed to enlist help from other musical worlds, from a wide range of world-class professional ensembles, and artists from other disciplines The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is ranked sixth in the world for performing arts education is ranked number one in Scotland for graduate employability. The Conservatoire is a national and international centre of excellence for the performing arts. Building on our roots in 1847 as a national academy of music, we are now one of Europe’s most multi-disciplinary performing arts higher education centres offering specialised teaching across music, drama, dance, film and production as well as encouraging trans-disciplinary learning throughout our innovative curriculum. Around 900 students are currently pursuing degrees at RCS across our specialisms. We work in partnership with the national companies, including the National Theatre of Scotland, Scottish Opera and BBC Scotland, to provide students with the very best learning experiences the Scottish landscape has to offer. Based in the heart of Glasgow, RCS is also a busy performing arts venue; we host more than 500 public performances each year and issue around 64,000 tickets from our box office annually. Additionally, we teach over 3000 part-time learners every year through our Junior Conservatoire and Lifelong Learning Departments.