Project management

Among the Polyphony Arts team, we have decades of experience of project management. Katie’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. I have 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.

Some details of current and previous projects in these pages. I hope you enjoy reading about it. If you are interested in hearing more or would like to discuss a project management contract with me, please do get in touch.

summary of the team’s project experience, past and present

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

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

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

Northern Chords Festival – festival administration, 2019. More details here.

Social media work – We are admin/moderators on several world-wide Facebook groups, including Love Classical Music, for Classic FM. I 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.

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

New Paths Music – Festival Administrator and Manager, 2018

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

Orpheus Foundation – General Manger, 2010-2012

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

Ministry of Justice – designing and running a series of team workshops for three major prison projects which were encountering difficulties

Freshfields, solicitors – designing and administering an international conference on European law and policy for American lawyers with Britain’s Commissioner to the EU as the keynote speaker

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.