Discover Guildhall

The School’s reputation of providing world-class tuition and support for every student has proved to be true – I have been supported every step of the way.

Ben Gernon
Conducting Fellow

Guildhall has a unique buzz and vibe to it…a great sense of community and friendliness

Rebecca Carson
BMus Flute

Being right next to the Barbican Hall and Milton Court is a great environment to be in, being able to regularly perform there gives us great perspectives

Ricky Gore
MMus Violin (Orchestral Artistry)

The tutors showed me how my wider interests are strengths to build on - I now more than ever feel like I've found an artistic purpose

Elena Gramatikovska
MMus Leadership

Guildhall has prepared me for a career in music therapy from searching for jobs to having brilliant work experience from the placements they chose for me

Emma Barber
MA Music Therapy

Guildhall had a crucial role in my success. The very high quality orchestral projects and masterclasses prepared me for professional life

Joao Seara
BMus Double Bass

Studying at the Guildhall School has been a life-changing and unforgettable adventure

Rebekah Carpio
MMus Clarinet (Orchestral Artistry)

The students, faculty, and administration are very forward thinking and not afraid to take risks

Hunter Noack
MPerf Piano

I have met some of the most inspiring people, from colleagues to teachers and visiting professors

Lorena Paz Nieto
BMus Vocal Studies

The strong collaboration between departments has created a very special and supportive atmosphere

Meili Li
MMus Opera Studies

The teaching staff encourage the diversity that Guildhall is known for…there is something for everyone, regardless of style and influence

Oliver Leith
MMus Composition

Guildhall has an open-minded view of music...each person here has their own expertise

Jordan Riley
BMus Electronic Music

Such incredible musicians and inspiring teachers and the opportunity to hear from world-class visiting artists has been invaluable

Vijay Prakash
MMus Jazz Trombone

During my time here, I organised an international conference based around my subject involving delegates from 4 continents

Emily Baines
DMus, ‘Mechanical Musical Instruments as a Source for Historical Performance’

Studying Music

Artistic excellence and high quality performance are central to studying Music at the Guildhall School.

We pride ourselves on the eminence of our international teaching staff. Students learn from leaders in their field who are linked to the music profession. This is further enhanced by the pedigree of our international visiting artists and access to world-class performance spaces. Students perform regularly in the Barbican Hall, LSO St Luke’s, Wigmore Hall, and venues around London and the UK.

Read about the many performance opportunities that are available to Guildhall students including LSO masterclasses, visiting ensembles and our annual Gold Medal competition.

We pride ourselves on the eminence of our international teaching staff, made up of some of the world's leading and most recognised performers.

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