Aurélia Jonvaux is a French Language and Diction Teacher at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where she assists Florence Daguerre de Hureaux. She is also a French Language Coach for the GSMD, the Royal Academy of Music and the Associated Studios.
Since 2013 Aurélia has coached opera productions such as L'Enfant Prodigue and L'Enfant et les Sortilèges for the GSMD. She has also coached concert repertoire for The Sixteen, the BBC Choir and Symphony Choir and has been invited by Dominic Wheeler to join the tutoring staff at the annual GSMD Summer Course in Fontainebleau.
Born in France, Aurélia initially read psychology and musicology at the François Rabelais University in Tours. In 2004 she joined the GSMD studying with David Pollard and graduated in 2010 with a Guildhall Artist MMus as a soprano. For this she was generously supported by the Guildhall School Trust. In 2011 she completed a Guildhall Artist Fellowship Programme and was subsequently invited to join the Vocal Studies staff and collaborate with Gordon Stewart as a French Language and Diction Teacher.
As a singer, Aurélia Jonvaux has enjoyed performing in operas, operettas, recitals and concerts around Europe. She was a member of Iain Burnside’s dramatised song performance The Lads in their Hundreds and made her dramatic debut as Miss Julie in a Strindberg performance project devised and directed by Polly Graham at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2010.