Catherine de Sybel is a composer, pianist and music educator. She read Music at The University of Cambridge and continued with postgraduate studies in Composition at the École Normale de Musique in Paris, where she won the prestigious Premier Prix for her work for mezzo soprano and piano, Imagination.
Her teaching career has always centred around bringing inclusive music education to the forefront of the curriculum. As Head of Music at Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School she facilitated outreach projects with The London Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment together with high profile performances for Her Majesty the Queen and Michelle Obama.
She has led music composition workshops for trainee teachers at the University of Cambridge, mentored beginner teachers from the Institute of Education and worked as Schools Projects Manager at the London Symphony Orchestra.
Catherine believes passionately in the power of music to inspire and educate and has dedicated her career to enabling the finest musical opportunities for children from all backgrounds.