I am a project producer, musician, songwriter and facilitator based in the North East of England.
I am currently working as a producer and facilitator with Durham BRASS Festival, Queen’s Hall Hexham, New Writing North and East Boldon and Cleadon Library.
I lectured in popular music at Newcastle College from 2005-2016 and currently work as Project Producer, Singing Leader and Songwriting Facilitator. I’ve worked with New Writing North, Newcastle City Council, We Make Culture, Generator , The Cultural Spring, Useful Vision, Big Little Gigs, The Word and The Sage Gateshead as a songwriting facilitator/singing leader and as a project producer for New Writing North, Generator, Hexham Book Festival, Ionic Events and The Social Lectures as a well as leading choirs for Pop Choir Project, Useful Vision and Cultural Spring.
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It’s Home Isn’t It
By Jennie Brewis
Animation by Lily Mae Kroese
Using the voices of local people and the sounds of nature and the environment It’s Home isn’t it? captures the positive communal experience of Hexham.
This piece was made in collaboration with Gary Bowden, Chrysalis Club Tynedale and the patrons of The Coach and Horses, Rowan Lees, the young people and staff at Corbridge Middle School, Rob Mackay, David de la Haye, Julie Bartley and the families involved in Queen’s Hall’s Sound Explorers workshops as well as John Ashton, who worked on the audio post-production.