Royal College of Music, London, UK
With its main building located directly opposite the Royal Albert Hall, students at London's RCM are as inspired by the history that surrounds them as they are by their distinguished professors.
The school trains over 750 students from over 60 different countries in all aspects of Western classical music from undergraduate level right through to PhD.
Facilities and opportunities here are second to none, with two large concert halls seating over 400 audience members each, as well as a 150-seat recital hall and a number of smaller recital rooms.
Previous alumni include: Composers Gustav Holst and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, conductor Leopold Stokowski and world famous tenor Alfie Boe.