Jonathan Vaughan

Director of Music, Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Biography

Jonathan is Vice Principal and Director of Music at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. He was formally Director of the National Youth Orchestra and before that, Chairman and playing member of the London Symphony Orchestra.

He studied Double Bass and Piano at the Royal College of Music. As well as performing with many of Britain’s major ensembles and opera companies he has had extensive outreach and one to one teaching experience.

He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Governor of Wells Cathedral School where he is also Chair of the Music Committee.

He lives in Wiltshire with his wife and three children.

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