PROJECTS ABOUT CONTACT NEWS
  • 2019 - ‘FINDING FRIENDSHIPS’ NEW SONGS AND ROLE PLAY THROUGH COMMEDIA MASKS
    A new phase of development in our 2019 Summer Skills week involved siblings in the programme, employing action, gesture and visual learning to devise a musical theatre piece.MORE
  • 2018 - ‘VAGABOND’ ONE MAN AND HIS DOG at the PARK THEATRE
    Phase 3 of Music and Theatre skills week for children with Down Syndrome.MORE
  • 2017 - 'OVER THE SEA' AT THE PARK THEATRE
    Phase two of development of music and theatre skills week for children with Down Syndrome.MORE
  • 2016 - GIANTS AND MASKS AT THE PARK THEATRE
    A development of music and theatre skills week for children with Down Syndrome, funded by the John Lyon's Charity. MORE
  • 2015 - ACTION SONGS
    In 2015, VBMT successfully launched its first pilot project with young people with Down Syndrome, called Action Songs. MORE
  • 2014 - LEVERHULME OVERSEAS FELLOWSHIP
    Deirdre Gribbin awarded a Leverhulme Overseas Fellowship to work with the University of Toronto Children’s Rehabilitation Unit on music performance and rehabilitation pilots for children with severe disabilities. (2014).Deirdre Gribbin is invited to speak at the EU Innovations Convention in Brussels on her work with music and genetics, ‘Hearing Your Genes Evolve’.MORE
  • 2013 - WINSTON CHURCHILL FELLOWSHIP
    Deirdre Gribbin awarded Winston Churchill Fellowship to visit leading disability focused music and theatre organizations in Canada and the USA in order to create and disseminate work in the UK.MORE
  • 2010-12 - WEST CORK CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
    Younger Composer’s Mentoring Scheme (2010-2012). Funded by Contemporary Music Centre Ireland.MORE
  • 2008 - CROSSING THE SEA
    One woman opera by Deirdre Gribbin, with education workshop led by Deirdre Gribbin and Lou Stein.MORE
  • 2007 - GOLIATH A GO GO
    Theatre Cross-cultural Education Project. Belfast. Inspired by Deirdre Gribbin’s Percussion Concerto broadcast by the BBC. Funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Belfast Community Relations Council.MORE
  • 2006 - BRIAN FRIEL'S 'PERFORMANCES'
    Wilton’s Music Hall premiere of Brian Friel’s PERFORMANCES. Music theatre with the Brodsky Quartet and starring Rosamund Pike and Henry Goodman. Education work sponsored by the Cavatini Music Trust.MORE
  • 2004/2005 - VENUS BLAZING
    Arts Council Contemporary Music Network Tour of ‘Venus Blazing’, with education projects in Cambridge, Liverpool, Cardiff and London.MORE
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