• 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.

  • Music Workshops

    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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    Musical Sorcery
    Cheryl delivered musical workshops to approximately 60 eager family participants on the general theme of magic in Huddersfield and at Meltham Library. Composing and singing centred around Margaret Mahy’s book “Leaf Magic” with leaf, wind and dance music, much laughter and a rendition of “Yo Ho Yo Ho Ho” as our hero Michael’s gift to the […]
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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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    Busy June: Here and There
    June is going to busy. There’s composing to do, choirs to conduct, concerts to play and sing in, visitors from home and abroad to entertain, house renovations to endure, family birthdays to celebrate…I’d best get cracking then…
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    May and New Beginnings
    After two stuttering months, I’m aiming for more composing and new beginnings in May. Keep up to date with my daily composer doings here.
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    Travelling Through April
    April will be more productive than March, I’ve decided. Tune in here each day to check on progress!
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    March Music Stories
    It’s started with snow. Let’s see how it pans out. I can tell you that there’ll be gardening (once the snow’s melted, and composing.
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    Musical Digestive System
    “Why not take a music journey through the digestive system?” I once asked myself when, confronted with a year 4 class whose teacher wanted them to learn about food and nutrition in my music lessons. The digestive processes lend themselves readily to replication in musical composition, after all!
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