10 composers / music creators / sound artists have been selected take part in CoDi DIY – a paid pathway for artists who have not accessed formal, post-school music education.
Cara Ludlow, Francesca Murphy, Gwen Siôn, Hannah Ratigan, Heledd Evans, Jake A Griffiths, Josh Whyte (aka Blank Face), Kevin Ford and Richard Thair were chosen to take part in CoDI DIY. The artists were guided through the developmental process by a mentor (selected to suit their genres), over a series of workshops and studio sessions. They also had the opportunity of working with strings and record with the Mavron Quarte.t
Overseeing the pathway alongside Tŷ Cerdd was be Pwyll ap Siôn, CoDi DIY lead artist, masterminding the process of matching music-creators and mentors. Pwyll’s experience as a composer and musician is extensive – from pop to classical – and he now works as part of the team at Bangor University School of Music.
Tŷ Cerdd is a PRS Foundation Talent Development Partner in association with Youth Music