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 Education

2002
ENO Baylis Programme. The Handmaid’s Tale, an opera by Poul Ruders based on the novel by Margaret Atwood.

2003
spnm Artistic Director.

2004
Sound Inventors Residential Composition Summer Programme

2005
Sound Inventors/ Youth Music compsition project SARC Centre Belfast

2006
Venus Blazing Music Theatre Trust 'Goliaht a Go Go!, Belfast Festival (see www.venusblazingmusictheatre.com)

2008
'Crossing the Sea' Wilton's Music Hall
Tower Hamlet schools

2010-12
Masterclass developement with young composers at West Cork Chamber Music Festival

2013
Sir Wnston Churchill Fellowship  'Self-advocacy therough Music Composition for young people with Down Syndrome' Research in Canada and USA

2014
Keynote address at The Innovations Convention at the EU  Brussels

2015
Venus Blazing Music Theatre Summer Programme  'Action Songs' for children with Down Syndrome, Park Theatre, Finsbury Park

2016
Venus Blazing Music Theatre Summer Programme for children with Down Syndrome at Park Theatre

2017
Ongoing programme for children with Down Syndrome Park Theatre London





 

"To place a new work between these masterpieces was to measure it against giants.

Yet, extraordinary as it may seem, Deirdre Gribbin’s What the Whaleship Saw seemed every bit as mesmerising as the Haydn or Bartok."


Richard Morrison
The Times