Jenny Gould

Composer, Songwriter, Musical Director, Pianist


The Nightingale and the Rose (Extracts)

My adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Nightingale and the Rose had a very successful staging as part of the Grimeborn Festival of New Opera and Musical Theatre Writing at The Arcola Theatre, London.


Nightingale – Emma Sewell
Girl – Arabella Rodrigo
Student – Paul Rich
White Rosebush – Sheri Copeland
Yellow Rosebush – Jenny Layton
Red Rosebush – Cézanne Tegelberg


Flute – Caroline Welsh
Piano – Jenny Gould


Tom Mansfield

Pensions for All!

A devised children's opera, South London primary schools project run by Operahouse Music Projects

Songs of Imaginings

Recorded by Finchley Children's Music Group Intermediate Choir, directed by Tansy Castledine

Prince Caspian

St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Leatherhead Theatre

The Hunt for William Shakespeare (Extracts)

Written in collaboration with Roy Apps, BAFTA Award-winning children's writer, this exciting new musical tells the story of star-struck young brothers, Edmund and John, who leave their friends, Kate and Anne, and set out on a dangerous and adventurous journey to London to find the most famous theatre star of all - William Shakespeare.

A funny and moving musical that brings the world of Shakespeare's England vividly alive, and filled with fun and atmospheric songs for your young performers!

If you’re a teacher, run a youth theatre group or drama club, and are interested in putting on 'The Hunt for William Shakespeare', an information pack is available:

Information Pack

Other Tracks

When We Sing

Full Circle children's theatre company


for solo piano, previously LCM grade 7 exam piece

O, Mistress Mine

from 'Three Shakespeare Lyrics,' text from 'Twelfth Night'

Come Away, Death

as above, text also from 'Twelfth Night'