Jenny Gould trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the London College of Music and Media, and now works as a vocal coach, composer, arranger, musical director and freelance pianist.
Work as Composer/Musical Director includes productions with Greenwich Theatre, New End Theatre, Southwark Playhouse and the Young Shakespeare Company. One of her choral pieces, The Church-Floore, was recently accepted by the renowned Elysian Singers. Earlier this year she was MD of a production of Sondheim’s A Little Night Music at the Cumbria Institute of the Arts, and during the Xmas period she was Assistant MD/keyboards on a new version of Peter Pan for Chichester Festival Theatre.
In addition, Jenny has written a number of other works for a variety of instruments and voices. These include Stamp! for solo piano, and Last Song of a Nightingale, a flute and piano piece published by Hunt Edition for the British Flute Society, also available for solo piano. Her Shropshire Lad settings for tenor and String Quartet were premièred by the Solaris Quartet at the Ludlow Festival.
Current work includes music for The Principal Theatre Company’s Twelfth Night, a collaboration with award-winning children’s writer Roy Apps, adapting one of his books into a musical for schools, and composing music for a new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for The Young Shakespeare Company.