workshop in playing sculpted sounds in wales

West Wales School of the Arts, Carmarthen – 2004

Derek Shiel has taken workshops with adults, students at universities, art colleges and secondary schools, creating scores, rehearsing and performing their own compositions or improvisations. He has also worked with primary schoolchildren, making, playing and performing on their own sound sculptures or varied recycled materials.


Theatre Noise Conference, Central School of Speech and Drama, London


Hinchley Wood Secondary School, Hinchley Wood, Surrey

Primary Schools, Northmead, Worplesdon, Guildford Grove, Guildford, Surrey

Secondary Schools, Kings’ College and Christ’s College, Guildford, Surrey


Llandeilo Primary School, Llandeilo, Wales

Earlham Primary School, London


St. Joseph’s Primary School, London

Mayflower Primary School, London

Raynham Primary School, London

Workshop with musicians, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Studios, Maida Vale, London

West Wales School of the Arts, Carmarthen, Wales

sound sculpture workshops

West Wales School of the Arts, Carmarthen – 2004


Oldham Primary and Secondary Schools

Grafton School, London


Heathside School, Weybridge, Surrey

Riverhouse Barn, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

C.P. School, Narberth, Wales


York City Art Gallery

Walnut Tree Walk School, London.

Westbridge School, London.


Collaboration with Islington Music Centre and visiting primary and secondary schools, Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London

Highbury Fields School, London

Laycock School, London

Grafton School, London

Lyceum School, City of London


Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Central School of Speech and Drama, London


Bishop Otter College, Chichester, Sussex

Visits from primary schools, Europa Gallery, Sutton, Surrey

metal music workshops

West Wales School of the Arts, Carmarthen – 2004


Workshop series, St. James’s Church, Piccadilly, London


City Literary Institute, London


South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, Surrey

Children’s Arts Festival, Wexford, Ireland