Kathleen Shanks

CAPITAL ARTS PROPRIETOR AND DIRECTOR: KATHLEEN SHANKS

Kathleen was educated at the Wyggeston Girls' Grammar School, Leicester, where, at the age of 14, she won the Elizabeth Henderson scholarship to study music as a Junior Exhibitioner at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London. She furthered her studies at Birmingham University & Conservatoire of Music, returning to the Guildhall for postgraduate study in composition and orchestration. Currently her career is divided between her composing and her work as a music director.

Her sound design business embraces freelance work as a composer, arranger and orchestrator for recording studios, theatre, films, television and radio as well as advertising corporate work for businesses. Kathleen is a member of the British Music Council of Composers & Arrangers. As a music director Kathleen trains children for West End shows and operas. She is in the forefront of pioneering work with children's choirs is this country. She is internationally recognised as a treble choir specialist and her work takes her to Europe, USA and Canada as a guest conductor. She is Music Director of the Capital Arts Children's Choir, founder of Opera Minor and Artistic Director of the London Children's Opera Company.

Kathleen's recording work for
Sony BMG is managed by:

The Music Partnership Limited
New Broad Street House
New Broad Street
LONDON. EC2M 1NH
Tel: + 44 (0) 207 840 9592
Mb: + 44 (0) 7801 655 941
www.musicpartnership.co.uk

Kathleen's music is published by:

Hal Leonard Corporation
7777 West Blue Mound Road
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
United States of America

London Office
17-18 Henrietta Street
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 8QH