Pippa Cleary

Pippa Cleary

Pippa is a musical theatre composer, songwriter and lyricist based in London. She writes many of her shows in collaboration with playwright Jake Brunger - www.brungerandcleary.co.uk.  Pippa’s music spans musical theatre, incidental music for plays, children's theatre and audiobooks, choral work and library music.  She consistently writes original songs for her business Pippa’s Poppets, baby & toddler music classes in central London. Pippa has a 2:1 BA in Music from Bristol University where she specialised in Singing and Composition. She previously studied Composition under Jeffery Wilson at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. and then went on to study Composition at the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia in Rome and Music at L’Université d’Aix en Provence 1.

 

Awards

WINNER / The Arts Foundation Fellowship for Composition for Musical theatre 2012

WINNER / The Times Christmas Carol Competition 2011 with  In The Snow (full article here)

WINNER / MTM Judges Discretionary Award for Composition Development for Jet Set Go! 2008

WINNER / Wax Chandler’s Prize for Composition 2004

RUNNER UP / Notes for the Stage Competition 2008 with song Christmas Without You.mp3 

SHORTLIST / Fourth Tim Williams Award 2011 with song  Star Shine sung by Gina Respall

 

 

As composer / lyricist

THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13¾ / Leicester Curve Theatre

PRODIGY / St James’ Theatre London

TREASURE ISLAND / Singapore Repertory Theatre

NEXT FALL / Southwark Playhouse / incidental music only

RED RIDING HOOD / Singapore Repertory Theatre / Pleasance Theatre London / Middle East Tour

TESS OF THE D’URVERBILLES / South Hill Park 

ALICE IN WONDERLAND / Polka Theatre London

JET SET GO! / Theatre 503 / Jermyn Street Theatre / licensed by josef Weinberger

THE GREAT BRITISH SOAP OPERA / Jermyn Street Theatre

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS / The Humble Theatre Company Letchworth

KATY’S ROAD SHOW / CBeebies

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISSOCIA / Wickham Theatre Bristol

A SONG CYCLE FOR SOHO / Soho Theatre 

Author's Shows