Dominique Le Gendre


Dominique Le Gendre is a composer born in Trinidad & Tobago and based in the UK, she studied Classical Guitar and Cuatro from an early age. Dominique was also part of her local church choir as the guitarist from the age of 10 and wrote calypso for her annual school competitions.Dominique also composed music for the drama prodcutions and briefly played ''cello pan'' in her schools steel pan orchestra. 
Dominique went on to study classical Guitar in Paris under Ramon De Herrera while composing music for experimental student films by Maria Reggiani and Nathalie Abensour.
Based in London, UK. Dominiques skills spread across, performance, composition, musical direction, teaching, curation and producing musical events. She has composed music for, theatre, dance, art installations, film , television and radio drama for BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4. She composed and produced music for all 38 Shakespeare plays recorded for the audio and CD collection 'The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare', directed by Clive Brill
Dominique is a former Associate Artist of The Royal Opera House, which commissioned her full length opera, 'Bird of Night'

She is currently developing three musicals for the UK stage. 

Dominique was also part of a documentary series by Des Oliver, created  for The British Music Collection, 'Identity and the Anxiety of Influence'