• Cheryl

    Composing

    I’m a composer of music for choirs, schools and other ensembles. Writing for a range of abilities, my music is characterful and ear-tingling.

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    Workshops

    I run a variety of fun-filled, inspiring music workshops, often with primary school children, but also sometimes with grown-ups.

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    There are well over a hundred pieces of sheet music notation already composed, just waiting for you to sing or play. For schools, choirs and instruments.

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    Burns Night Celebration
    Only a month after Christmas, The Bridge Singers put on another concert, full of new repertoire, for Burns Night on 25th January 2018. There were many of Cheryl’s arrangements of Robert Burns’ songs in the concert as well as a couple of her compositions: No-Umbrella Blues and Loud Blaw The Frosty Breezes. Many of the arrangements are […]
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    Christmas Treats
    Christmas 2017 has featured several performances of Cheryl’s festive pieces, most notably Rock Festival Choir and Lionheart Harmony giving In The Bleak Midwinter a go, the entire population of Swansfield Park Primary School rocking St. Paul’s Church Alnwick with Tiny, Flickering Flame (as well as their school choir giving an unaccompanied version of That First […]
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    Bananas Are Not The Only Fruit
    The Bridge Singers’ Festive concerts centred around a theme of fruit and featured several of Cheryl’s compositions and arrangements: Tiny, Flickering Flame; Ooh Ladyfinger; Chantry Chapel Carol; Gary Steward’s Till Autumn Comes; and a little bit of Alison’s K6 Telephone Box.
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    Silver Stars At Play
    Cheryl’s Christmas choral fanfare Cantate Domino has been included on the CD The Silver Stars At Play, which is full of contemporary Christmas music performed by the choir Kantos. On December 16th 2017 the official launch of the CD took place at St. Ann’s Church in Manchester and Cantate Domino opened the concert. The CD is released […]
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    Miner’s Hands
    On 8th October 2017 Cheryl’s newest song for Yew Tree Youth Theatre was performed by them at the Yorkshire Miners’ Memorial Service in Selby Abbey. The lyrics for the song were taken from Sarah Osborne’s play script and the verses were sung mostly as solos throughout the course of their play which centred on the […]
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    Seeds Grow Into Plants
    When asked to design some musical ideas to help with the study of flowering plants for some 9-10 year olds, I composed a song and then went to town with a complete unit of work using science and music curricula, with a bit of art and dance thrown in for good measure.
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    Robert Burns Choral Arrangements
    A catalogues of arrangements for choir and recorder ensemble of Robert Burns songs as performed by The Bridge Singers at their Burns Night Celebration on January 25th 2018.
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    Song Stories: Loud Blaw The Frosty Breezes
    It’s a story of collaboration as well as continuing to indulge my passion for the poetry of Robert Burns.
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    February Music Stories
    Musical things I know are coming up in February mostly involve choirs. Keep up to date with these and all the musical surprises that are bound to show up right here every day!
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    Burns, Music and Sun January 2018
    I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions as I have no will power and therefore they end up with disappointment, However, I am resolved to compose more music and to do more sunrise walks. Also, Burns Night this year will feature lots of my music!
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