Verity Standen

Verity is a composer, musical director and performer whose work focuses primarily on the intricacies of the human voice. Verity celebrated compositions for Bristol Old Vic, Bootworks Theatre, Living Structures and Tobacco Factory Theatres (amongst others) have been widely enjoyed in the UK and Europe. In 2015 Verity is touring her own work: both her a cappella trio piece Mmm Hmmm and her choral sound bath HUG, building upon critically acclaimed performances at the Edinburgh Festival and in Bristol.

Verity is based in Bristol. In addition to her solo work and running her choir ‘Utterance’, Verity regularly collaborates with a range of artists and companies. This winter Verity created a site-specific adventure through Muncaster Castle in Cumbria with Hocket & Hoot. Verity is also an experienced vocal coach; she occasionally teaches at Falmouth University, and runs a number of projects with inter-generational arts charity Magic Me.