About the School

Joselyn Jee Esien being interviewed at an alumni event

People who studied at the Guildhall School

Alumni of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama are at the heart of the performing arts in London, the UK and on the global stage. Their names are pre-eminent in the worlds of music (including opera, jazz, music therapy, and education and outreach work), drama (stage, screen, TV and radio), and technical theatre. 

Some of the School’s alumni include: Dame Eileen Atkins, Naveen Andrews, Neil Austin, Alison Balsom, Claire Bloom, Orlando Bloom, Guy Chambers, Susan Chilcott, Daniel Craig, Judy Craymer, Dido, Joseph Fiennes, Sir James Galway, Dave Holland, Sarah Lancashire, Paul Lewis, Tasmin Little, Sir George Martin, Alistair McGowan, Ewan McGregor, Julia McKenzie, Marian McPartland, Omar, Anne Sofie von Otter, Rachel Podger, Rebecca de Pont Davies, Jacqueline du Pré, William Primrose, Patricia Rozario, Clive Rowe, Simon Russell Beale, Claire Rutter, Bryn Terfel, Marcia Warren, and Janice Watson.

Follow the links below to read more about people who studied here.

Our Music alumni

Our Acting alumni

Our Technical Theatre alumni

If you previously studied at the Guildhall School, read about how you can stay in touch with us. We'd love to hear from you.

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

Tour the School

  • Walk the School with Guildhall students