Cathy Phillips Brady

Cathy Phillips Brady

Social impact programme managementUnited Kingdom
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Cathy Phillips Brady

Cathy Phillips Brady

Social impact programme managementUnited Kingdom
About me
Senior leader with more than ten years experience leading social impact projects within arts, culture and education. Qualified teacher and project manager.
  • Reimagining King Arthur at Wigmore Hall
    Reimagining King Arthur at Wigmore HallI co-managed a largescale community opera project at Wigmore Hall, with Early Opera Company. This opera was based on Purcell's King Arthur, 'reimagined' by composer Alasdair Nicholls
  • London Youth Choir Wellbeing Programme
    London Youth Choir Wellbeing ProgrammeI spearheaded a new weekly wellbeing programme to check in with the 350 children and young people who attend the six choirs in central London. This involved group wellbeing activities, face to face counselling and talks with parents, youth mental health first aid and physical first aid, sitting on the National Safeguarding Youth Forum and NCVO Safeguarding working group.
  • London Youth Choir Aspire
    London Youth Choir AspireI developed and managed London Youth Choir's outreach programme in 7 boroughs over two years. More than 100 children experiencing disadvantage from the outer London boroughs were recruited in to the main body of the six London Youth Choirs, each with an Arts Award.
  • Harrow 1918: Lest We Forget
    Harrow 1918: Lest We ForgetI designed and programmed a 3 month festival to celebrate the armistice, I won £10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund to make it happen. Harrow Arts Centre was the lead partner, and it involved thousands of local people and many organisations.
  • Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus
    Royal Opera House Thurrock Community ChorusI managed the ROH Thurrock Community Chorus during their 5th anniversary year. Projects included: Jo Cox Charity Single and TV FUSED choral festival Thurrock youth singing leadership programme New centre for choral singing in Thurrock Local community engagement and performances at ROH Covent Garden
  • Royal Opera House Design Challenge
    Royal Opera House Design ChallengeI managed the ROH Design Challenge programme during my time there. ROH Design Challenge FE/HE works as stand-alone enrichment project to build a student’s portfolio, or can be planned into course content by the subject teacher/lecturer. At this level, the judges are looking for excellence in the design process, the concept of the ‘world’ of the opera or ballet imagined by the designer, and the realised final piece. Students from around the UK submit a portfolio and final piece for judging in the
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Work history
    Self employed arts education consultantSelf Employed
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Self employed arts education consultant: Gabrieli - Education development and project management Voices Foundation - General Manager (teacher training) London Youth Choir - Education and safeguarding development and strategic management Music For Youth - Digital Marketing Music Education Council - Policy Harrow Arts Centre - Participation Programming
  • General Management
  • Project Management
  • Charity Fundraising
  • Strategy Development
  • Education
  • Event Management
  • Teaching
  • Training
  • Line Management
  • Programme Management
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    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    MA Arts Administration and Cultural Policy: Music PathwayGoldsmiths, University of London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Masters in arts business management and policy, with distinction
    PGCE Secondary MusicCardiff Metropolitan University
     - Cardiff, United Kingdom
    PGCE in Secondary Music Teaching with QTS Completed
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    Youth Mental Health First AiderMental Health First Aid England
    Qualified YMH First Aider
    Arts Award AdviserArts Award
    Qualified Arts Award Adviser from Discover to Gold I have successfully entered over 2000 young people for these qualifications