Thank You

We would like to take the opportunity to thank those public bodies, individuals, trusts, foundations and business sponsors who have contributed to the College and continue to support us.

Business Support

Arts and Business Cymru
Brewin Dolphin
Cardiff Business Club
Catering Academy
Da Vinci's Demons
Hern & Crabtree
John Lewis Partnership
Liberty Living
The Penderyn Distillery
Steinway & Sons
Wales & West Utilities
Western Power Distribution


Dame Shirley Bassey FRWCMD
Philip Carne MBE FRWCMD and Christine Carne FRWCMD
Jean Davies
The Friends of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Eira and Don Halley
Valerie Hodges
Huw and Jacqui Jenkins
Dr David Pollak
The late Leonard and Marian Jones
The late Peter Kearney
The late Frank Kelleher
The late Sir Charles Mackerras CBE FRWCMD
Eluned H McGrenery
The late Gwenllian Phillips in memory of her husband
Valerie Pitt
Carlo Rizzi FRWCMD
David Seligman OBE FRWCMD
Ian Stoutzker CBE FRWCMD
Kate Thomas
UK Friends of the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Foundation
Elizabeth Walbröl

Public Bodies

Arts Council of Wales
Welsh Government

Trusts and Foundations

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation
The Ashley Family Foundation
The Colwinston Charitable Trust
The Community Foundation in Wales
The Dyfrig and Heather John Charitable Trust
The Else and Leonard Cross Charitable Trust
The EMI Music Sound Foundation
The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
The Fenton Arts Trust
The Foyle Foundation
The Garfield Weston Foundation
The G C Gibson Charitable Trust
The Helen Rachael Mackaness Trust
The Jane Hodge Foundation
The John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation
The Joseph Strong Fraser Trust
The J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust
The Leverhulme Trust
The Linbury Trust
The Mackintosh Foundation
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation
The Radcliffe Trust
The Richard Carne Trust
The Simon Gibson Charitable Trust
The Spielman Charitable Trust
The Tillett Trust
The Walton Trust
The Waterloo Foundation
The Wolfson Foundation
The Worshipful Company of Musicians


Transform Appeal

We would like to thank all donors to the recent Transform Appeal, including those who choose to remain anonymous.

Wei Hong Duan
Yimei McCabe
The Mosawi Foundation
James and Andrea Clarke
Reed and Christine Halladay
Norris and Tori Whitmore

CPA Global
Alan and Maggie Peterson
Alan Rogers
Western Power Distribution

Alison Atkins Crowther
Sir Anthony and Lady Evans
Scott and Lynsey Fisher
Danny and Carmela Hargreaves
Paul and Mary Higgins
Sara Pearce
Gareth Skelding and Rhys Griffiths
Ian Stoutzker CBE FRWCMD and Mercedes Stoutzker
Peter and Janet Swinburn
Edward Thomas FRWCMD and Nathalie Thomas
Alan and Susanne Thomas

Welsh Government
Gregory Nasmyth and The Hon. Samantha Rowe-Beddoe
Hywel and Elizabeth Ball
Carol Bell
British Schools and Universities Foundation
Kate Burton FRWCMD
David and Annwen Carey-Evans
William and Rhiannon Carey-Evans
Clive and Isobel Carr
Alexander Chandler and Laura Bottega
Christopher and Andrea Costa
James Cronin and Simon Pearson
John Derrick and Preben Oeye
Charles H Duggan
Anita George
Hywel and Mary George
Christopher and Caroline Hacking
Antares Trust
Peter and Cynthia Hardy
Huw and Jacqui Jenkins
Nancy Lee
Jeremy and Julie Llewelyn
Capt Sir Norman Lloyd-Edwards KVCO GCSt J RD JP RNR FRWCMD
Lloyd George Asia Foundation
Lord and Lady MacGregor
Christopher Moorsom
Sir Idris Pearce CBE TD DL
Mark and Denise Poulton


Great Western Railway
The Red Butterfly Foundation
Menna Richards OBE FRWCMD
Martyn and Anne Ryan
Kenneth and Hazel Sievewright
Michael and Heather Slade
John and Susan Stanion
The Viscountess St Davids
Steinway & Sons
Rod and Julie Stevenson
Lucy Stout
Claire Thomsett
Liza Todd Tivey
Werner and Elizabeth Walbroel
Robin Wilkinson and Ken Watters



Patron Connect Gold

Chris Ball
Dr Carol Bell
Geraint Talfan Davies OBE
John Derrick and Preben Oeye
Anita George
Hywel and Mary George
Brian Gilbert
Ray Holman
Christine Lewis OBE
Nic Lloyd – Malvern Theatres
Captain Sir Norman Lloyd-Edwards FRWCMD
Michael and Cora McGrane
Christopher and Mere Moorsom
Sir Idris Pearce
Alan Peterson OBE and Maggie Peterson
Sir Antony and Lady Reardon Smith
Clive Richards OBE and Sylvia Richards
Carlo Rizzi FRWCMD and Lucy Stout
Betsan Roberts
David Seligman OBE FRWCMD
Babs Thomas OBE
Robin Wilkinson and Kenneth Watters
Ted and Val Yates

Patron Connect

John and Manon Antoniazzi
Dame Hilary Boulding DBE FRWCMD
Jonathan Brown
Peter Curran FRWCMD
John Entwistle
Keith James OBE and Linda James
Robert and Philippa John
Graham and Dorothy Jones
Hywel Ceri and Morwenna Jones
Rhiannon Jones
Eileen Price
Menna Richards OBE FRWCMD
Sir Paul and Lady Silk
Simon Smail CBE
Howard Weeks

College Connect Gold

Doug and Pandora Allin
Dr Mary Browning
Professor Paul Cantrill and Mrs Beryl Cantrill
Douglas Dalwood
Sonia Davies
Esme Eyres MBE
Ken Griffin
Clare Kimber
Catherine Leaker and Colin Nalder
Charles Marshall
Vince McNabb
Dan O’Sullivan
Suzanne Pari
Nicholas Pollock
Cynthia Pulsford
Cynthia Roberts
Paul Rothwell
Mathew Talfan FRWCMD
Roger and Rhian Thomas
Muriel Weeks

College Connect

Scott Allin
John and Elizabeth Andrews
David Bacon
Ian Barber
David Botterill
R&A Botterill
Leigh Bracegirdle
Jenny Broughton MBE
Ann E Bryan
George Caird
Peter Campbell
Jerry Cowhig
Diana Craig
Janet Dewes
Timothy and Alison Down
Julie Emlyn-Jones
Helen and Glyn Evans
Jennifer Anne Gent
Edwina Hart MBE FRWCMD
Nick Hawkins
Andrew Healy
Ray Heath
Geoff Hollett
Peter and Jane Hordley
Gloria Jenkins
Allan and Kath Jones
Barbara and Merfyn Jones
Mrs J C Jones
Diana Langmaid
David Lermon
Liz and Gary Maloney
Hélène Mansfield OBE
Geraldine Martin
Anthony Mason
Linda Nash
Pamela Naysmith
William O’Farrell
Glyn Parry
Shirley Parry
Margaret Perring
Mike Perry
Lynne Plummer
John Richardson
Ceridwen Roberts
Sylvia Robert-Sargeant
Ann Saalbach and Peter Bryant
Dr Martin Sage
Sharron Scott
Ceinwen Statter
Gareth and Trish Thomas
Hilary Thomas
Jane and Mike Tooby
Louisa Turner
Sara and Harry West
Mark White
Timothy White
Eric and Sheila Whitfield
Marie Wood
Robin and Sally Young


Friends Connect

David Allen
Len and Kath Bartlett
Pearl Bishop
Judith Bond
Paul Bowen
Patricia and Ken Brinkworth
Marilyn Broadstock
M W Bryett
Rita Burtch
Carol Cobert
Jeffrey and Rose Coles
Tricia Curtis
Joyce Davidson
Jean Davies
Glenys Marilyn Ashley Davies
Tamsin Evans
John R Evans
Janet and Gareth Evans
John and Miriam Evans
Peter and Jill Ferdinando
Fred and Betty Fox
Isobel Gelder
Jane Gibson
Brian Gilbert
Eluned Goode
Rees Govier
Wendy Grey-Lloyd
Vera Griffith
Bette Griffiths
David Harris
Tony and Suzanne Hazell
Eryl Hicks
Colin Hicks
Duncan Hockridge
Patricia Holbrook
Elisabeth Hotchkiss
Alun and Rhiannon John
David and Gail Johns
Howard Johnson
Valerie and Roger Johnson
David Allan Jones
Kathleen Jones
Leslie Jones
Olivia Jones
Alison and David Kitchen
Amanda Lakin
David and Diana Lambert
Judith Land
Ann Lewis
John C Lewis
Hefin Looker
Doreen Marshall and David Harris
Alan and Pauline Matthews
Eluned McGrenery
Rod McKerlich
Christine Mullins
John Anthony Napier
Jane Newman
Lesley and John Noaks
Marian and Colin Oliver
Philomela Parratt
John and Margaret Phillips
William Potter
Liz Richards
William Roberts
Ceri Rossiter
Vera and Pat Ruddock
Kerry Russell
Emma Salter
Michael and Anne Scales
David Seligman
Dennis and Daphne Sellwood
David Singleton
C and O Sirrell
Terrence and Janet Smith
David Suthers
Col R A & Mrs R MTaylor
Brian R and Sandra Taylor
Andrew Teal
Dewi Thomas
Margaret Thomas
Maureen Thomas
Godfrey and Marjorie Thomis
John Tolan
Maria Tucker
Michael Pierce and Steven Tyrer
Franz Von Habsburg
Peter and Dorothy Walker
Marcia Watts
Rita White
Karen Whitecross
Chris Woolley
Michael Young



We remain immensely grateful to those public bodies, individuals, trusts, foundations and business sponsors who gave their support to our Capital Campaign: A Stage for Success. The new training and performance spaces at the College provided the foundation for a new phase in the College's history.

The Welsh Government
University of South Wales
Cardiff Council
Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
Ian Stoutzker CBE FRWCMD
The Foyle Foundation
The Garfield Weston Foundation
The Linbury Trust
The Wolfson Foundation
MADSU Ltd, the RWCMD Students Union
Anthony and Elizabeth Bunker
Diane and Henry Engelhardt CBE
Hywel and Mary George
Prof and Mrs David Halton FRWCMD
The late John Hinley
Peter and Anne Mathias
Vincent McNabb
Christopher Nott
Sir David and Lady Prosser
The Lord and Lady Rowe-Beddoe
Philippa and David Seligman OBE FRWCMD
Sir Howard and Lady Stringer FRWCMD
The late Dame Elizabeth Taylor and family
Edward Yates
The Clore Duffield Foundation
The Coutts Charitable Trust
The Dunard Fund
The Foundation for Sport and the Arts
The G C Gibson Charitable Trust
The Gwendoline and Margaret Davies Charity
The Idlewild Trust
The Landfill Community Fund
The Simon Gibson Charitable Trust
Sir Siegmund Warburg's Voluntary Settlement
The Waterloo Foundation
Capital Law LLP
Champagne Pommery
Davis Langdon
Grant Thornton
Hilton Cardiff
Helical Bar Wales plc
Land Securities
Liberty Living
Pitney Bowes
PMH Properties
St David's 2
Steinway & Sons
Western Power Distribution
Professor John Andrews CBE
Owain Arwel Hughes FRWCMD
Pippa Bartolotti
Dame Shirley Bassey FRWCMD
Hilary Boulding
Rob Brydon FRWCMD
Professor Indira Carr
Philip Carne FRWCMD & Christine Carne FRWCMD
Elizabeth & Edmond Fivet CBE FRWCMD
Brian Gilbert
Ioan Gruffudd FRWCMD
Terry Hands FRWCMD
Valerie Hodges
David Jackson
Dr Karl Jenkins CBE FRWCMD
Robert John
Sir Tom Jones FRWCMD
Professor Harryono Judodihardjo
Neil & Glenys Kinnock
Captain Sir Norman Lloyd-Edwards FRWCMD
Charles Lloyd-Jones
John & Margaret Phillips
Michael & Cora McGrane
The late Angharad Rees FRWCMD
Carlo Rizzi FRWCMD & Lucy Stout
Trevor Shortman
Babs Thomas OBE
Corris Thomas
Roger Thomas
Marcia Watts


Also, everyone who supported our Take Your Seat Campaign (Patron, Rob Brydon) and our Royal Gala at Buckingham Palace, many members of College staff who gave generously and several donors who wish to remain anonymous.