About the School

Tour the School

  • Walk the School with Guildhall students
The location of the School within the City of London and being close to London's theatre life is a great advantage!

Karin Singh
BA Technical Theatre Arts

One of the most attractive things about the School is the variety of people and cultures, helping me to feel at home.

Susana Gaspar
Postgraduate Vocal Studies

London is a cosmopolitan city, so I have the opportunity to experience many different cultures which broaden my artistic horizons.

Ella Rundle
BMus Cello

When you walk into Guildhall, the whole foyer feels alive and bustling. It’s this atmosphere that got me to accept my place here.

Katharina Houy
BA Technical Theatre Arts

About the School

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

The School is a global leader of creative and professional practice and promotes innovation, experiment and research. Rated No.1 specialist institution in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2013 and 2014, it has over 800 students in higher education, drawn from nearly 60 countries around the world. The School is also the UK’s leading provider of specialist music training at the under-18 level with nearly 2,500 students in Junior Guildhall and the Centre for Young Musicians.

Milton Court

The exterior of Milton Court

Our new facilities at Milton Court are now open, with the first public events taking place in autumn 2013. The new building, virtually over the road from the main Silk St building, houses world-class performance facilities.

Our Research activity

A conference taking place at the Guildhall School

Research is a thriving part of the School. Bringing students, staff, visiting artists and academics together, it creates space to experiment, reflect and to explore fundamental questions which inform our practice as artists.


Our alumni include some of the world's most recognised names in music and drama, and our alumni community is made up of people all over the world practising their craft.

Teaching Staff

Studying at the Guildhall enables you to learn from leading international artists and practitioners, including some of the world's most recognised names on our staff.

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