Helena Gaunt, The Principal at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Helena Gaunt is the Principal at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. She began her career as a professional oboist, before moving into academia. She then transitioned into strategic leadership roles, serving as Vice Principal and Director of Innovation at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Here, Helena pioneered the use of coaching to boost creative output, a practice she continues to develop in her current role.
In this episode, we discuss:
- The discipline of presence
- The culture and practice of ensemble working
- Why we should all be paying more attention to the ways in which we breathe