Sian Croose is a singer, conductor and performance maker with over 30 years experience creating and directing music projects in the UK. After an apprenticeship in bands and alternative theatre, she trained on the Community Music programme founded by John Stevens. She is co-director of The Voice Project, developing large scale, site-responsive performances that bring together community choirs and professional performers in innovative pieces of choral theatre with singer and composer Jonathan Baker.
Since 1997, she has conducted new choral works by a long list of great composers, including Barbara Thompson, Karen Wimhurst, Andy Sheppard, Jon Hassell and Gwillym Simcock. She has sung with the Helen Chadwick Group and Human Music and performs in the Voice Project Quintet with Sianed Jones, Jeremy Avis, Lisa Cassidy and Jonathan Baker.
Other projects include The Dawn Chorus, with American singer and composer Brendan Taaffe, writing and performing new songs inspired by the Shape Note tradition and Harmonium, a wordless systems-based a cappella project for 12 women‘s voices that premiered in 2016. She runs Norwich – based choir Big Sky, regularly commissioning new music from award-winning songwriter Chris Wood and performing with storyteller Hugh Lupton and multi-instrumentalist Adrian Lever. She also runs workshops for choirs and vocal groups throughout the UK and Ireland and training and coaching for vocal leaders and singers.