Sean Gregory
director of innovation and engagement, Barbican Centre and Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Sean Gregory is responsible for developing and delivering a range of innovation, research and knowledge exchange and wider lifelong learning programmes, across the Barbican Centre and Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Alongside working as a composer, performer and creative producer, he has led collaborative arts projects for all ages and abilities in association with many British and international orchestras, opera companies, theatres, galleries and arts education organisations.

Sean has held a number of roles at the Barbican and Guildhall School of Music and Drama including director of creative learning, head of the centre for creative and professional practice and head of professional development. He set up and ran the Guildhall Connect programme which won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2005 for its pioneering music leadership and creative ensemble activity with young people in East London.


Saturday 2 November, 09:30 Free Stage
Battle of Ideas 2019 Welcome Address

Saturday 2 November, 18:45 Conservatory
Festival Reception and Drinks

Sunday 3 November, 12:00 Frobisher 4-6
What is an arts education for?