Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Barbican Conservatory, Silk Street, London, United Kingdom


+44 (0) 20 7628 2571

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama is one of Europe’s leading conservatoires, offering musicians, actors, stage managers and theatre technicians an inspiring environment in which to develop as artists and professionals.

The School first opened its doors on 27 September 1880 to 62 part-time students in a disused warehouse in the City of London.

Today it is situated in the heart of one of Britain’s most important arts venues at the Barbican and has over 800 full-time music and drama students, with a growing international reputation for its teaching and research. More than a third of the School’s students are currently from outside the UK and represent over 40 nationalities.

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    The man with the golden flute: Sir James Galway

    […] Sir James went to study the flute at London’s Royal College of Music, going onto the Guildhall School of Music, then becoming an orchestral player with Sadler’s Wells Opera (now English National Opera), […]

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