“Bridie’s contribution has elevated every commission she has worked on with CaroleW Productions whether
a digital or live performance. Her sensitivity, attention to detail and understanding of what her compositions bring to the whole narrative is valued and appreciated” - Carol Wears, CaroleW Productions, Theatre and Production Company
Bridie is a talented and versatile composer, songwriter, producer and sound artist, well known for her innovative use of voice and vocal harmonies. She is regularly commissioned to write new music for choirs and has composed and produced bespoke musical scores for Theatre, Opera and Film for a range of companies, including Theatre Hullabaloo and CW Productions.
As a sound artist she creates immersive, site specific pieces that aim to uncover unheard stories through combining different sound elements including original music, recorded interviews and archive footage. Her most recent piece, ‘Bees, Bees, Hark to Your Bees’ is showing at Woodhorn Museums as part of the exhibition series, A Northumberland Menagerie, by visual artist Bethan Madocks, commissioned by Museums Northumberland.
Original music written, performed and recorded by Bridie Jackson
Jumpers for Goalposts
Jumpers for Goalposts is a new family dance piece for 9-12 year-olds created by the company Meta 4 Dance, music by Bridie Jackson, which follows a football team as they test and build relationships, confidence, and teamwork – all while having a kick about!
Christmas with The Hobs
A festive family animated film, commissioned in 2020 by Alnwick Playhouse, Maltings Berwick & Queen’s Hall Arts
Please Forgive me My Human Ways
Used in 2017 in a trailer for Key Change, a play by Open Clasp Theatre Company. Devised with women in HMP Low Newton to tour to male prisons, critically-acclaimed Key Change carries their voices over the razor wire in a raw, illuminating and very funny portrayal of women in prison. Written by Catrina McHugh MBE Directed by Laura Lindow
Little Wonders Musical Adventure
An interactive musical map created by Bridie Jackson and Carol Bowden in 2021, commissioned by Theatre Hullabaloo for Hullabaloo in the Park, a two–week outdoor family theatre festival held annually in Darlington
As Our Voices Reach The Stars
A commission to compose an original choral piece for Tynedale Community Choir to perform at a special event to mark their 20th anniversary in June 2022. The lyrics were written collaboratively with members of the choir and are about both the significance of singing with others and the individual relationships we each have with music throughout our lives.