Project management

Among the Polyphony Arts team, we have decades of experience of project management. Katie Beardsworth’s experience includes the Sage Gateshead, Cheltenham Music Festival, Orpheus Foundation, University of Hull Events Series (music, film, literature and theatre), Hull Chamber Music, New Paths Music, and the Northern Chords Festival.

Katie has worked with venues including Cadogan Hall, St George’s Hanover Square, St Paul’s Covent Garden, Hull Minster, Middleton Hall (University of Hull), and Hull Truck Theatre.

Do You Need A Project Manager?

If you are interested in hearing more or would like to discuss a project management contract with me, please email Katie Beardsworth.

project experience: past and present

The Come And Sing Company

The Come and Sing Company – project managers since November 2019.

Hull Chamber Music

Hull Chamber Music – Artistic Director (Katie Beardsworth) since 2012, with exciting projects and developments coming soon!

New London Chamber Ensemble

New London Chamber Ensemble – anniversary project on Beethoven and hearing loss.

Northern Chords Festival

Northern Chords Festival – festival management since 2019, including producing their Festival Day in October 2020 under Tier 2 Covid-19 restrictions.

Other Projects

Hull City of Culture 2017 – producer of the Once Contemporary, Always Contemporary event strand.

New Paths Music – Festival Administrator and Manager, 2018

University of Hull Event Series (music, film, theatre, literature) – Programmer / Producer, 2012-2018

Orpheus Foundation – General Manager, 2010-2012

Chapters & Verse – running a programme of cultural tours, lectures, and other events.

American Academic Associates – acting as Academic Director for the Oxford summer school with responsibility for curriculum, the extra-curricula enhancement programme and student learning outcomes.

St Andrew’s Quay Heritage Action Group (STAND) – managing an international design competition for a memorial garden to lost trawlermen.

Social Media Work

We are admin/moderators on several Facebook groups, including Love Classical Music for Classic FM. We have also managed social media for a wide range of clients and organisations including the University of Hull Events Series, Hull Chamber Music, New Paths Music, Society for Storytelling, New London Chamber Ensemble, and Northern Chords Festival. We offer social media work on a stand-alone basis and as part of wider projects.