Tin Forest in Greece

In July 2016 Dee and her students will be collaborating with the University of Athens Music Department on a production of The Tin Forest, working with Syrian children in camps in the Attica region of Greece.… Read more

Postcards from our World


For many of us living here now, Scotland has not always been our home.

Postcards from our World took as its starting point the treacherous journeys families are talking across the seas to find a place of safety. I read a translation of a poem said to be written by someone on a boat in the Mediterranean before they drowned:

“Thank you dear sea for welcoming us without a visa or passport.Read more

Projects in the Gambia


Dee continues to devise projects for Primary 3 children in Deeper Life School in the Gambia. Students, teachers and musicians from Alla Leake Drum School come together on biannual, week-long performance projects. The projects support the development of communication and language skills and immersion in an imaginative world.Read more


Dee’s upcoming projects include The Tin Forest (2015) and Postcards from Our World, a¬†work in progress for March 2016 with children from Leith Walk Primary School and Music in the Community.

More news to follow… Read more