Freya Waley-Cohen’s music has been performed by musicians including Orchestra of the Swan, CHROMA ensemble, Blossom Street Singers, Richard Watkins, Huw Watkins & Mark Simpson. She was 2013 Composer in Residence at Northern Chords festival, a 2013 Apprentice Composer with Orchestra of the Swan, and is the Associate Composer of both the Magnard Ensemble and Reverie Choir. Her music has been performed in the Sage Gateshead, Spitalfields Festival, The British Film Institute, Snape Maltings Aldeburgh, The National Portrait Gallery, and Kew Gardens during the 2014 Intoxication Season. Freya studied with Giles Swayne during her undergraduate at Cambridge, and with Simon Bainbridge for her Masters at the Royal Academy of Music. At RAM, Freya was awarded the 2013 J.E. West Prize, and is the current Manson Fellow. She holds an Open Space residency at Aldeburgh Music where she was a Britten-Pears Young Artist in both 2014 & 2015. She is a founding member and artistic director of Listenpony.