Conservatoires UK Conference 2022

By on October 12, 2022 in CONSERVATOIRES, Conservatoires UK

I was very happy to be asked by Josette Bushell-Mingo to attend the CUK conference this month and to catch up with some of my friends in the UK’s conservatoires. The conference itself was hosted by Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and featured presentations from Maria Delgado and Low Kee Hong on Ethics

A new era for Central

By on June 13, 2022 in Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Thank you Central! Now that I have completed my time as Interim Principal and then as Associate Principal to support Josette Bushell-Mingo in her first year as Principal at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama it is good to look back on my time there. Central is undoubtedly a powerhouse in the world of

News from Central

By on December 28, 2021 in Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

As we come to the end of an extraordinarily busy autumn of 2021, it is good to reflect on the many exciting events and developments that have been taking place despite the challenges of the pandemic. Firstly, this was Josette Bushell-Mingo’s first term as Principal and it has been very exciting to work for her

Michael Hill

By on May 19, 2021 in MUSICIANS, People, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

18 May 2021: It is five years today that we lost dear Michael Hill after a courageous battle with illness. Michael was a unique musician and person, remembered with admiration and love by all of us who knew him. His wonderful musicianship and insight into so many things in music, the arts and literature along

Josette Bushell-Mingo

By on February 28, 2021 in Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Five months after starting my interim year as Principal of Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, I am delighted that we have appointed Josette Bushell-Mingo as the new Principal. Josette, who is currently Head of Acting at the University of the Arts (Uniarts) in Stockholm will take up her post in August and so

A new Principal

By on July 2, 2018 in Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Helena Gaunt The process of appointing the new Principal for the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama came to an triumphant conclusion on 9 April when the Board, chaired by John Derrick, confirmed the appointment of Professor Helena Gaunt from 1 September this year.  Helena has been Vice-Principal and Director of Guildhall Innovation in

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