Report of the Principal.
Members considered the Principal’s Public Report and the following points were made.
· The Principal noted that Ben Sumner had resigned to take up a role at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Recruitment to fill the vacancy he would leave would commence during week commencing 30 September 2019.
· The Director of Guildhall Young Artists highlighted the performance of Leia Zhu with the Mariinsky Orchestra at the Mariinsky Concert Hall in St Petersburg, and the performance of the Junior Guildhall Brass Band with students from Brass Academy Alicante at the 8th International Brass Festival.
· The Principal noted that UK Government changes to postgraduate study visas would make the School more attractive to potential students, and placed on record her thanks to the Remembrancer for his work in support of the School’s position.