GEMMA STORR (she/they/them)

revious RSC includes, as Composer/Musical Director: Peer Gynt (Projekt Europa).

Theatre & Opera includes: A Pacifists Guide to the War on Cancer (Theatre de Complicité) UK/International tour); Ugly Chief (Battersea Arts Centre/CTN Tour); Snappy Operas (Mahogany Opera Group/UK Tour); American Idiot the Musical (Mountview School of Theatre Arts); The Gentlest Work (By Jove Theatre); Free Women (Folkestone Quarterhouse); Key to Return (Bright Sparks P21).

Other work: Gemma is the longstanding Creative Director of Minds Ear Orchestra and the previous Musical Director of the Sing for Freedom Choir. Gemma specialises in voice, devised composition, and community music. Gemma’s awards, support, and sponsors include Fender Guitar, PRS Foundation for New Music, Snape Maltings, The Banff Centre and Red Bull.

Trained: London College of Music, 2020-23, recipient of the Vice Chancellors Scholarship for PhD work in ensemble composition and improvisation. Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Master’s in Music. Winner of the Headley Fellowship 2017-2020. Additional training:  Royal Philharmonic Society, School for Wise Children, Association of British Choral Directors.